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The Deadly Drug Shortage — An Escalating Crisis

February 28, 2016
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It’s not just “what if”. The drug shortage has become so severe that you can even go to an index to find your drug and its probable shortage.

Even the US Library of Medicine has cited the continuing “Drug Shortage Crisis in the United States”.

The New York Times talks about “Drug Shortages Forcing Hard Decisions on Rationing Treatments.”

Fortune Magazines has the headline: “The U.S. has a drug shortage — and people are dying.”

And the Wall Street Journal cites “U.S. Drug Shortages Frustrate Doctors, Patients.”


The Alarming Drug Shortage — A Continuing Crisis

December 11, 2012
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The drug shortages that have been plaguing the U.S. show no signs of going away anytime soon.

The problem peaked in 2011, when a record 251 drugs were declared in short supply. This year, slightly more than 100 were placed on the list, and workers say the battle to keep pharmacy shelves stocked continues…


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    Phylis Feiner Johnson

    I've been a professional copywriter for over 35 years. I also had epilepsy for decades. My mission is advocacy; to increase education, awareness and funding for epilepsy research. Together, we can make a huge difference. If not changing the world, at least helping each other, with wisdom, compassion and sharing.

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