Pharmaceuticals

This smart pill is hard to swallow

This smart pill is hard to swallow

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Reading the disturbing news in McKnight's about the ingestible digital antipsychotic pill that tracks patient data has me all befuddled. I wish I could swallow a pill that would tell me how to feel about it, and what it means for the future of our society and world.

Those crazy direct-to-consumer ads

Those crazy direct-to-consumer ads

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OK, I have to admit it. Because I hate all things impractical I HATE those pharmaceutical direct-to-consumer advertisements. Oh, and every pharma rep I know hates them, too. I have a solution.

What to do with unused meds

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There is more and more talk in state legislatures of finding new ways to dispose of unused medications at healthcare facilities. This is an idea whose time has come.