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A Defense of the Private Sector

Nathan Risinger | Posted 01.08.2013 | World
Nathan Risinger

Simply to dismiss the private sector out of hand would be a mistake for the global public health field. Private companies play a pivotal role in public health issues. It is only through a marriage of the public and the private that we can see effective change in health issues across the globe.

Pfizer Withdraws Blood Pressure Drug Over Fatal Liver Damage

AP | MARLEY SEAMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Pfizer Inc. said Friday it is pulling its blood pressure drug Thelin off the market and stopping all clinical trials because the drug...

The Search For the Right Blood Pressure Medicine

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — It's hard to predict which pills will best lower which patient's high blood pressure, but researchers are hunting ways to better pe...

Pfizer Loses $2.8 Bil In Costly Insulin Flop

Wall Street Journal | AVERY JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Pfizer Inc.'s decision to shelve a novel insulin inhaler and take a $2.8 billion pretax hit on the product -- one of the drug industry's costliest fai...