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The Next “Surge”: Drug Shortages

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

President Obama’s drug shortage executive order puts drug shortages in some pretty heady company: alongside mortgage relief and jobs for veterans to rescue the economy, and invoking the metaphor of turning points in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. The order itself won’t change much.

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