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Many Doctors Prescribe Brand-Name Drugs When Generics Are Available
2013-01-08 15:50:51

A new survey indicates that thousands of U.S. doctors continue to prescribe brand-name drugs at the request of patients even when cheaper generic equivalents are available, costing patients and health systems untold millions every years.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.