Archive November 2012 XIII, No. 11

Special Report: Tainted Steroids

The Latest on the Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Stephanie Wasek, Features Editor

Compounding pharmacy rules vary by state WHAT'S IN THE SYRINGE? Compounding pharmacy rules vary by state, as do resources that allow for oversight and inspections.

Every day, 25,000 patients walk into surgery centers and pain clinics across the country to get shots for back pain. A spinal epidural of steroids, and they're on their way back home in less than 30 minutes. It's quick and it's clean.

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