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image-final-croppedThis month’s roundup features stories on NIH funding, vaccinations in California, pharmaceutical marketing, bad data, and even cosmeceuticals.

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Elizabeth Warren vs. Big Pharma,” by Sam Baker, National Journal, January 22, 2015

Obama Wants Funding For Research On More Precise Health Care,” by Richard Harris, Shots, NPR, January 30, 2015

Getting Ahead of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria,” by Colin Poitras, Drug Discovery & Development, February 2, 2015

California legislators want to make it way harder for parents to opt out of vaccines,” by German Lopez, Vox, February 5, 2015

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Marketing to Doctors (HBO),” John Oliver, Last Week Tonight, February 8, 2015

The mysterious nicotine lozenge that ex-smokers are hoarding,” by Todd C. Frankel, The Washington Post, February 9, 2015

How to Stop Retracted Papers and Bad Data,” by Michelle Taylor, Laboratory Equipment, February 11, 2015

Facilitate recreational drug testing to help save lives,” by Leslie A. King, The Pharmaceutical Journal, February 12, 2015

Putting cosmeceuticals in context,” Emma McConnell, The Pharmaceutical Journal, February 12, 2015

New map of human epigenomes is most expansive ever,” by Brooks Hays, UPI, February 18, 2015