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September 24, 2010 08:46 ET

Equity Research on McKesson and Cardinal Health -- Pharma Sales Rebound

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - September 24, 2010) - offers investors comprehensive research on the drugs wholesale industry and has completed analytical research on McKesson Corp. (NYSE: MCK) and Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE: CAH). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

Pharmaceutical sales rose 2% year-over-year last month helping to boost sales of prescription wholesalers. New prescriptions were up a little over 6% as well. Strong end of summer sales figures are encouraging heading into fall when flu vaccinations typically provide a shot in the arm for the pharmaceutical industry. Other sectors of health care were also up for the month, which could mean the entire healthcare industry is stabilizing as a whole. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the drugs wholesale industry. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the drugs wholesale industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc.; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at

While the positive prescription data bodes well for the industry, there is growing concern amongst investors regarding the increase in lobbying efforts by the top 3 pharmaceutical distributors. Lobbying spending for the big three went up by an average of 33% with Cardinal Health Inc. spending $300,000 for the second quarter and McKesson Corp. $240,000. McKesson Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc. research reports are accessible for free by registering today at or

The jump in lobbying efforts could be indicative of pharmaceutical wholesalers and distributors being displeased or concerned with the ramifications of healthcare reform. The previous spike in lobbying occurred just prior to the signing of the reform bill. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

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