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Alison Bass

A dose of honesty in prescription drug ads

By Alison Bass
June 2, 2008

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LAST MONTH, a congressional committee held a hearing to examine the extent to which drug companies run misleading ads about their products. The committee spotlighted TV commercials for three drugs - the cholesterol-lowering drugs Lipitor and Vytorin, and the antianemia drug Procrit - and it raised concerns that the makers of these drugs had, in the words of Representative Bart ... (Full article: 773 words)

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