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April 18, 2017

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Happy Easter, readers! Anyone else see this retro Cadbury commercial running on cable TV last week? After a successful egg hunt, we tucked into our second chocolate bunny of the day (TWTW always eats the ears first)—but before our sugar coma...

November 7, 2016

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The Week That Was: Crises in Communications

Readers, We’re feeling a bit plucky this evening! We report on how “big chicken” may be artificially keeping the price of poultry high. The pharma industry and ICER duked it out in the press…meanwhile, the FDA can’t get prospective hires...

October 1, 2015

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Navigating Post-Turing: Defining Value In Today’s Landscape

Last week, Turing Pharmaceuticals defended a 5000% price hike in its drug Daraprim, a 62-year-old medicine for treating toxoplasmosis, a form of infection common among immune-compromised patients, including those with HIV. The increase created a firestorm and sparked national media...