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Doing College the Right Way

08/22/2012
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I have done it twice; once for under-grad and then again for my juris doctorate; also, I am at that age where I feel at liberty giving advice (don’t worry you will be here someday too). Here is my advice as you head off to college.  You are, of course, […]

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Propecia: The Choice of Baldness or Sexual Dysfunction

07/16/2012
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Finasteride, one of the most popular drug used in the fight against baldness, has been linked to long-lasting sexual dysfunction in men using the drug.  Commercially sold as Propecia, the drug was originally approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat prostate issues.  One side effect was that […]

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GlaxoSmithKline fined $3 Billion

07/5/2012
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The United States Justice Department has fined British drug company GlaxoSmithKline $3 billion for failing to accurately report safety data related to two of its most popular drugs, Wellbutrin and Paxil.  The fine is divided – $2 billion to resolve the largest fraud settlement in U.S. history and $1 billion […]

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FDA Trying to Define and Refine "Gluten Free"

08/8/2011
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On August 2, 2011, the FDA reopened the public comment period on its proposed gluten-free labeling rule.  After the 60 day comment period, the FDA will issue a final rule that defines “gluten-free” for labeling food products.  The original rule was published on January 23, 2007. By establishing a standard […]

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