Daily Archives: December 22, 2010

The Secession Thread

In the comments section of the Synagis™ post, a side discussion has broken out on whether the United States should break itself into pieces. Since such a thought coincides with the 150th anniversary of the firing on Ft. Sumter, it’s … Continue reading

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Getting a New START for Christmas

14:00 hours ET. The Senate just passed the START treaty 71-26 on CSPAN 2. The 9/11 Responders bill passed as well. Merry Christmas, Mr. President. Merry Christmas America.

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Tales of Big Pharma: Synagis™ (Palivizumab)

You might recall that in my last episode of “Who’s Paying for Health Advances?” I made brief mention of a drug used to treat respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in children with chronic lung disease. RSV is a seasonal disorder that … Continue reading

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