Pharma: At last we talk about the issues! By Jib

For those of us who thought the government would never take health care seriously, there’s finally evidence that people in Washington are starting to get serious.  The latest thought-provoking issue is … Medicaid viagra for sex offenders

Apparently up to a hundred sex offenders in New York have been getting government sponsored Viagra through the state’s Medicaid program.  New York Governor George Pataki scored political points at a press conference this morning, blaming the problem on a Clinton-era loophole in the law.  The reference did not go unnoticed.

A story nobody even knew existed 36-hours ago now leads Google News with 617 stories, putting it ahead of Crestor (503), the bird flu (295) and the stem cell debate (137 stories).   

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