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Tue October 4, 2011
NPR Story

Doctors And Patients Manage Drug Shortages

There is a growing list of over 200 medications — cancer drugs, antibiotics, anesthetics and more — that are in low supply or have already run out. Drug shortages, once rare, have been on the rise in recent months and force difficult decisions about who gets necessary medication, and who doesn't.

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