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Study: Hard to find info on drug safety in pregnancy

A new study shows how difficult that information is to come by.


Study finds pregnancy nausea drug won't harm fetus

A study finds no evidence that a popular anti-nausea drug will lead to major problems.


Breast cancer drug raises risk of heart problems in older women

The breast cancer drug Herceptin increases the risk of heart problems in elderly patients, especially those with a history of heart disease and/or ...


Drug treats, prevents breast cancer

Doctors and patients have a new tool to prevent breast cancer: A drug that is already approved for the treatment of the disease.


Drugmakers script social media to push meds

It wasn't what you would call a casual get-together.  A popular New York blogger attended a brunch with fellow "frazzled moms." They took in tips from a style expert and listened to a nurse extol the virtues of Mirena, a birth control device sold by Bayer Healthcare.  The nurse was on Bayer's payroll.


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