That Drug You Want? Sorry, There's Still a Shortage

Nationwide shortfall ultimately hurts 'the little guy'

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 17, 2012 4:52 PM CST

(Newser) – Why would a paramedic in Ohio not administer morphine to a woman in pain? Because it was his last vial—and he wasn't alone in making such an agonizing decision, the New York Times reports. A nationwide drug shortage is leaving health care workers...   Read full story »


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