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Primatene Mist Coming Back; Some Docs Concerned

Jason Shandell, president, Amphastar Pharmaceuticals Inc., Rancho Cucamonga, CA. Sandy Walsh, spokeswoman, FDA. FDA: “CDER Conversation: Safely Using the Newly Available OTC Asthma Inhaler Primatene Mist.” James Li, MD, PhD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN; former president, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Dacia Morris, spokeswoman, American Thoracic Society, New York City.… Read More »

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Big Pharma Less Concerned About Industry Disruption This Year

by Dane Hamilton The pharmaceutical industry, which last year was battered by concerns over Amazon’s potential entry into the market and uncertainties over giant health insurer vertical mergers, has a more sanguine outlook for 2019. The threat of the e-commerce giant offering low-price prescription medications has now been supplanted by milder concerns that lawmakers could… Read More »

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Teen vaping rising fast, and Harvard official is concerned

A recent study charts a rapid increase in teen e-cigarette use, or vaping, with a 10 percent rise among high school seniors over the past year. The study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine and conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan and the University of Minnesota, showed that just over 20… Read More »

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