dermatology industry

Growing pains in pediatric dermatology: Workforce shortage
Growing pains in pediatric dermatology: Workforce shortageUp to 30% of pediatric primary care visits include a skin-related complaint, but the longstanding shortage of providers continues. One expert discusses some of the factors involved.
Acquisition breathes new life into Allergan’s R&D effortsThe recently announced acquisition of Allergan Inc. by Actavis means the Irvine, Calif.-based maker of Botox will no longer be the target of a hostile takeover by Canadian firm Valeant Pharmaceuticals—which in turn means Allergan’s research-and-development programs will continue unabated.