In the following video, Motley Fool health care analyst David Williamson talks about Pfizer's earnings report. He details how the company managed to cut costs and shore up emerging market sales -- leading to it beating expectations this quarter -- despite the loss of patent protection for its cardiovascular disease prevention drug Lipitor, which was once the greatest-selling drug of all time.

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The article Foolish Review: Pfizer Earnings originally appeared on Fool.com.

David Williamson owns shares of Pfizer. Follow him on Twitter @MotleyDavidThe Motley Fool recommends Johnson & Johnson. The Motley Fool owns shares of Johnson & Johnson. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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