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  • Express Scripts' response thus far: A pill's a pill, and Walgreen doesn't deserve more money than other pharmacies for telling patients how to take them.

    Walgreen Prescribes Rate Change

  • Bayer, the company that makes the popular birth control pill, Yaz, is being forced to run ads that "correct" some of the claims that it made in commercials touting the pill's "proven" ability to rid women of acne and PMS.

    The Consumerist: February 2009 Archives

  • Bayer, which is co-developing Xarelto with Johnson & Johnson, said it filed for the pill's use in Europe for preventing stroke in patients with irregular heart rhythm.

    Business Watch

  • New public affairs series "Need to Know" (WETA at 9, MPT at 10: 30) checks in with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Bill Clinton, and discusses everything from the birth control pill's 50th anniversary to gun laws.

    TV listings highlights for May 7, 2010

  • In general, the pill's benefits outweigh its risks for the vast majority of women because the health risks from unintended pregnancies far outweigh any risk from the pill.

    The Pill Turns 50: Taking Stock

  • The American feminist Gloria Steinem has always insisted that the pill's effect on the wider sexual revolution was overstated, and perhaps she has a point (social mores changed for a variety of complex reasons, of which the pill was only one).

    Fifty years of the pill

  • As much as people talk about how the pill's revolutionised women's lives, problems in gender relations still exist.

    Fifty years of the pill

  • The story of the pill's development is well-rehearsed.

    Fifty years of the pill

  • Britain's biggest drugs company has vigorously defended its drug, producing studies suggesting Avandia is safe, but the pill's sales have halved from £1. 4bn in 2006 to £771m last year.

    Glaxo on red alert as FDA scrutinises diabetes drug Avandia

  • Yes, the pill's now been around long enough to see long-term results.

    Elissa Stein: Happy Birthday Pill!


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