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Pfizer, Merck shares smoking hot in 2018 despite doldrums for overall biopharma sector

By the end of the last full week of 2018, the two best performers on the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the year were Pfizer and Merck & Co., up 22% and 38% respectively. The two pharma bigwigs outpaced such stalwarts as Apple (down 8%) and Coca-Cola (up 7%), which could very well lead some… Read More »

Cutting Down On Drinking Can Help You Quit Smoking

Research has revealed that heavy drinkers who’re attempting to quit smoking could find that limiting their alcohol consumption could also help them to quit smoking.[1] The nicotine metabolite ratio of study participants who consumed alcohol heavily reduced as their alcohol consumption was limited. Nicotine metabolite ratio is a biomarker which indicates how fast an individual’s… Read More »