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We must all work to avoid disputes over the care of very ill children

New advice will help reduce conflict between medical professionals and the parents of desperately sick children, says Mike Linney Health | Comment 18 April 2019 A memorial to Alfie EvansBeata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty By Mike Linney Modern medicine has the power to enhance and prolong the lives of seriously ill children. This is clearly good… Read More »

Pharmas That Own Their Markets

Weighing in at 800 pounds. Getty One way to reduce the degree of difficulty associated with pharma investing is to pursue companies that dominate their markets.  Two pharma companies I like because of the breadth and depth of their “ownership” are Zoetis and Vertex Pharmaceuticals.   Though often overlooked, Zoetis is among the world’s leading pharmaceutical… Read More »

US ‘concerned’ over misused funds allegations at UNAIDS

The U.S. government has expressed concern about allegations of misused funds at the U.N.’s AIDS agency after a report by The Associated Press this week revealed ongoing financial and sexual misconduct problems at the agency. In a statement late Tuesday, the U.S. State Department said the government remains “committed to ensuring that UNAIDS has a… Read More »