Monthly Archives: April 2011

FDA Announces DTC, Fair Balance and the Internet Studies

The FDA is going to study the Internet.  In the Federal Register tomorrow, the agency is publishing a notice seeking comment on the “Examination of Online Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Promotion“. Here is an excerpt: “Pharmaceutical products are launched and marketed … Continue reading

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Haunting Emails

Every so often I write about a topic that has nothing to do with healthcare, FDA or regulatory matters.  This is one of those times. Many years ago while I was in law school, I met a man who became … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 4/22/11

Commuting in DC without school and without Congress is dreamy.  Everything is blooming, except things in my yard.  My neighbor’s lilacs are in bloom, mine aren’t.  My neighbor’s wisteria is blooming, mine isn’t.  Some of my neighbors still have daffodils … Continue reading

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Social Media Savvy is a “Must Have” During a Crisis

A few months ago in early February, a Congressman attended a meeting of the House Ways and Means Committee.  At a little after 2PM, he cast a vote on an issue before the committee. Just shy of a half hour … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 4/15/11

We have arrived at mid-April – significant for so many things.  One – we avoided a government shut-down this week.  That’s good.  This month we saw the anniversaries of the start of the Civil War and the end of the … Continue reading

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