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3Qs: Analyzing why sudden drug shortages occur

Drug manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) scrambled earlier this month to address a sudden shortage of methotrexate, a 60-year-old drug that treats children with severe cases of leukemia ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Hospitals face drug price-gouging

(AP) -- A severe drug shortage is endangering patients and forcing hospitals to buy life-saving medications from secondary suppliers at huge markups because they can't get them any other way.

Sep 23, 2011
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