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2008-09-03 08:30:00

Six months after Lipitor ads were yanked off TV amid complaints of misleading advertising, parent company Pfizer Inc. (PFE) has put the world's top-selling cholesterol fighter back in the spotlight.

2008-08-09 03:00:09

By Anonymous DR. ROBERT JARVIK doesn't row. The spokesperson for Pfizer's cholesterol-lowering medication Lipitor also isn't a cardiologist, nor is he licensed to practice medicine.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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