Monthly Archives: September 2007

Weekly Roundup 9-21-07

Goodness, we are on the edge of the first day of Fall which will occur on Sunday.  Where, one asks, did the summer go?  Tanlines are beginning to fade, sweet potato vines are beginning to pull back, and mums are … Continue reading

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PDUFA IV

As we all wait anxiously for Congress to do its job and actually produce legislation for signature, and as many FDA employees see their jobs hanging in the balance while awaiting PDUFA IV, some may wonder what it is all … Continue reading

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Receipe for Reform – Is Food the Next Frontier?

An Associated Press story today entitled "Government Never Improved Produce Inspections After Deadly E-Coli Outbreak"  discusses the current state of food inspections, particularly leafy greens.  According to the article: "AP’s review of data obtained through the federal Freedom of Information … Continue reading

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This is Your State – This is Your State on Drugs – An Intermittent Series

I’m a bit late on this update, which came out late last month, but the National Conference of State Legislatures has released another overview of what states are doing in legislation so far this year in healthcare.  Here are a … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Pill Book Editor – Dr. Harold Silverman

I had occasion to have a conversation with Dr. Harold Silverman, editor of The Pill Book – a perennially popular resource for consumers to learn about the medicines they are taking,  now in its 12th edition.  We of course talked … Continue reading

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