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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

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AZ Health Connections

  • The Journey of Having a Child with GERD 31 July 2015 15:14 BST

    My husband Ben and I have worked at AstraZeneca for 11 years and have a personal story that makes us grateful to work for the maker of the Purple Pill. Our son Cash spent his first months crying with what was initially diagnosed as colic. It’s not what we expected...