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2008-09-30 15:00:00

AMERICA'S pharmaceutical giants apparently can see the writing on the wall. Congress is ready to take a cold, hard look at their undercover payments to doctors, and they're scurrying to present at least a pretense that they're getting their houses in order.

2008-09-12 18:00:31

Today, NGVAmerica commended Senators Max Baucus (D-MT) and Charles Grassley (R-IA) for their leadership in introducing "The Energy Independence and Investment Act of 2008." That legislation would extend existing tax credits for: (1) the purchase of natural gas used in vehicles, (2) the purchase of the natural gas vehicles themselves, and (3) the installation of natural gas fueling infrastructure.

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2008-07-28 11:05:00

A report recently issued by the Government Accountability Office is shedding light onto a gray area of medical practice and federal oversight: the use of medications to treat conditions other than the ones the drugs were approved for, a practice known as "off-label" prescribing.

2008-07-28 00:00:34

By MARY RAE BRAGG Encouraging news for Dubuque's passenger train proponents: Rep. Bruce Braley, D-Iowa, is going to be on the conference committee charged with reconciling differences between the House and Senate versions of the Amtrak Reauthorization bill.

2008-07-15 15:00:47

By Valarie Allen, The Creston News Advertiser, Iowa Jul. 15--WASHINGTON -- High gas prices were the topic of a Creston News advertiser telephone interview Thursday with U.S. Sen. Charles Grassley, R -- Iowa. Increasing the gas supply is the law of economics 101, he said.

2008-06-27 12:02:19

U.S. Senator Charles Grassley [R-Iowa] is continuing to criticize what he considers to be the troubling industry ties of some medical researchers and doctors.

2008-06-21 18:00:20

The U.S. government may be considering letting farmers use millions of acres of conservation property, officials say.

2008-06-19 18:00:34

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Lisa Camooso Miller or John Norton, +1-703-683-8200, lisa.miller@ncpanet.org, john.norton@ncpanet.org, both of National Community Pharmacists Association Companion Bills Delay and Fix Competitive Bidding System for DMEPOS Equipment ALEXANDRIA, Va.,June 19/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rep.

2008-06-18 09:01:16

DALLAS, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zix Corporation (ZixCorp(R)), , the leader in hosted services for email encryption and e-prescribing, today announced the Company has processed a record 20 million prescription transactions through the ZixData Center(TM), a SysTrust(TM) certified and SAS-70 accredited center.

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2008-01-31 10:20:00

Iowa Senator Charles Grassley said yesterday that Dr. Steven M. Haffner, a well-known diabetes expert at the University of Health Science Center in San Antonio, had leaked confidential, unpublished information to GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) that questioned the safety of the company’s diabetes drug Avandia.


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