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Business News Archive - March 28, 2006

Several labor unions are suing Pfizer Inc. for allegedly marketing its Lipitor cholesterol drug outside approved uses, resulting in the unions making billions of dollars in overpayments for members' prescriptions.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.