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still_one Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-05 02:11 PM
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9. think about it this way
would you rather be told BEFORE you did your Christmas shopping, or after?

Getting new drugs out, and going through the approval process is a very costly and difficult job

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  -Report: Big job cuts coming at Merck (thousands of jobs) UpInArms  Nov-26-05 01:45 PM   #0 
  - I don't understand this! Haven't the drug companies been reporting  napi21   Nov-26-05 01:49 PM   #1 
  - Of course they do  arikara   Nov-26-05 02:02 PM   #6 
  - or they introduce new coatings  depakid   Nov-26-05 07:16 PM   #18 
  - not Merck. They have some big issues  still_one   Nov-26-05 02:09 PM   #8 
     - FDA whistleblowers get fired; it's not that hard to get drugs approved.  Divernan   Nov-26-05 03:10 PM   #13 
        - Digoxin is a perfect example  still_one   Nov-26-05 07:15 PM   #17 
  - SIGH. Will this  liberalhistorian   Nov-26-05 01:51 PM   #2 
  - It comes during the Holidays so they can subtract the costs they downsize  cyberpj   Nov-26-05 01:55 PM   #4 
  - think about it this way  still_one   Nov-26-05 02:11 PM   #9 
  - They are troubled - maybe the fuckers should take what they're making.  HypnoToad   Nov-26-05 01:55 PM   #3 
  - If they made drugs that helped people instead of harming them  MellowOne   Nov-26-05 01:58 PM   #5 
  - That's simply not possible  Boomer   Nov-26-05 02:13 PM   #10 
  - I think he is referring to the Vioxx issue  still_one   Nov-26-05 02:22 PM   #12 
     - It's a shared problem  Boomer   Nov-26-05 04:09 PM   #14 
     - You articulated it beautifully  still_one   Nov-26-05 07:12 PM   #16 
     - Drugs company need to do far more research and tests  MellowOne   Nov-27-05 11:55 AM   #19 
  - that is not an accurate statement  still_one   Nov-26-05 02:20 PM   #11 
  - I smell outsourcing somewhere in all this.  niallmac   Nov-26-05 02:04 PM   #7 
  - I smell it too, and it is NOT my socks or yours. n/t  anitar1   Nov-27-05 12:39 PM   #20 
  - It's all about the label  teryang   Nov-26-05 05:30 PM   #15 

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