R.Ph.s 'most trusted'--gain
For the ninth straight year, pharmacists have been voted America's most trusted professionals, according to the latest CNN-USA TodayGallup poll. Sixty-nine percent of Americans rated the honesty and ethical standards of R.Ph.s as either "high" or "very high"-a 5% gain over last year. The next most trusted profession, the clergy, were 10 points behind, at 59%. At the bottom of the rankings were car salesmen, trusted by only 8%, and Congressmen, insurance salesmen, and advertising practitioners, cited by 12%.
New arthritis therapy cleared for marketing
The FDA has given marketing clearance to Searle's Arthrotec (diclofenac sodium 50 or 75 …