July 23, 1994 |
To get Rogaine, the only federally approved drug for treating hair loss, a person must see a doctor for a prescription. But many people apparently think that visiting their doctor about a problem that is usually more cosmetic than medical is too much trouble--or maybe a little too embarrassing. "You usually go to a doctor because you're sick; you usually don't go just to discuss hair loss," said Jeff Palmer, a spokesman for Upjohn Corp., which manufactures Rogaine.
November 10, 1991 |
THE MOUSE FORMULA The threat was delivered to Hal Z. Lederman's attorney: "Inform your client that if he continues to steal the formula, I'm not just going to sue, I'm going to take drastic action." It came from one Robert Murphy. Lederman, the marketing mastermind behind a hair-growth product called the Helsinki Formula, didn't let it bother him. He had been getting the same message for months.