TITLE

Women's Health Issue -- Adverse Medication Effects

AUTHOR(S)
Elliott, William T.
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Internal Medicine Alert;6/15/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including the link between calcium supplements and myocardial infarction (MI), the risk of venous thromboembolism due to birth control pills, and the U.S. spending on pharmaceuticals.
ACCESSION #
61774992

 

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