Drugs (Pharmaceuticals)

Patients Fear Spike in Price of Old Drugs

Fred Kellerman’s life was changed by a free drug that treated his Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome. He and other patients are fearful that they will not be able to afford it if a pharmaceutical company gets exclusive rights to sell it…

Opinion: Where Is the Cure for the Migraine?

By MICHELE WILLENS December 12, 2015 AT least 36 million Americans suffer from migraines, and while more and more medical professionals are on the case, they have never found satisfactory answers for why the pain starts, let alone how to make it…


Over-the-Counter Medicines’ Benefits and Dangers

According to the Food and Drug Administration, there are more than 300,000 over-the-counter drug products on the market, a number that continues to grow as an increasing number of medications move from prescription to O.T.C. status.


Pfizer’s Plan to Leave U.S. Unsettles Drug Lobbyists

Ms. Susman, a former Clinton administration staff member and a major fund-raiser in her own right for Mr. Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton, must now make the argument to Washington that cutting her company’s tax contributions to the United States Treasury by moving its headquarters to Dublin is actually good for the United States.