A busy day as we head toward the holiday break here in the US - Pfizer is the latest to cut jobs in Puerto Rico. Merck halts a trial over heart risks (of all things). New Hampshire, where people live free or die, will debate electronic prescription monitoring. And Bernie Poussot, who will soon become the new Wyeth ceo, will get a wee bit less than his predecessor, at least in salary. Just click on the links to read more. See you soon...
Merck Halts Cancer Drug Trial On Heart Risk (Yahoo/Reuters)
Wyeth's Poussot Will Get $1.5M As CEO (Yahoo/AP)
Pfizer To Cut 40 Jobs In Puerto Rico (Houston Chronicle/AP)
New Hampshire To Debate Prescription Monitoring (The Union Leader)
Kids' Vaccine Market Set To Quadruple (DrugResearcher.com)