Monthly Archives: February 2011

TWANK REDUX – Bigger and Better

Where do you stand in your Twitter Ranking? In early January, I ran a posting that was quite popular that provided pharmaceutical twitter rankings – or TWANK as I called it.  The list included every pharma twitter feed of which … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – February 11, 2011

It is a flu season that has seemed endless.  Comfort food is only providing so much comfort. Highly huggable puppies have been most helpful.  Awash in tea.  Help. Meanwhile, here are a few of the more interesting things than flu … Continue reading

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House Appropriations Proposes Specific Cuts for the Continuing Resolution

Yesterday morning I posted about impending budget cuts to FDA for the next fiscal year and posed the question whether or not less money might equate to less enforcement. Ironically, a short time later, the House Appropriations Committee released a … Continue reading

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Will Less Funding for FDA Result in Less Enforcement?

From time to time on this blog, I have raised the question about whether the growth trajectory of the FDA is sustainable.  Already overseeing the regulation of over one-quarter of the economy, within the past few years, the mandate of … Continue reading

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Pharma and FDA Twitter Tips

Sorry again for the lack of posts the past week.  If you flu-shot advocates would like to say “I told you so” please feel free…. Some people like lists.  Some don’t.  I am a fence-sitter.  But I certainly don’t like … Continue reading

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