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Weekly Roundup – 5/13/11

It is gloomy outside.  I am gloomy inside.  To distract me, I will report a little of what happened this week: FDA Seeks Input on Development of User Fee Program for Biosimilars – The agency has enunciated principles for the … Continue reading

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Valuable Information from Pew; Valuable Insights Result

The Pew Internet & American Life Project today issued another in its continual and valuable series providing us with data on how people are using the Intenet and social media for purposes of navigating their own healthcare and that for … Continue reading

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Health for Sale – What Would DDMAC Do?

Last week I was fortunate enough to catch a segment of the PBS News Hour that featured a new exhibit at the Philadelphia Art Museum called “Health for Sale“.  The exhibit is comprised of the direct-to-consumer (DTC) of yesteryear – … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 5/6/11

I have been a poor correspondent of late and for that I truly apologize.  It is not that I have been on vacation – far from it – it is that I have just been so darn busy.  The Spring … Continue reading

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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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