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  • Allergan urges shareholders to reject Valeant buyout offer

    Allergan urges shareholders to reject Valeant buyout offer
    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox, is urging shareholders to reject a buyout offer from a Canadian pharmaceutical firm. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said last week that it will take its acquisition offer directly to...
  • U.S. senators seek review of proposed Valeant buyout of Allergan

    Seven U.S. senators have asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to review the proposed acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Inc. by a Canadian company, saying the deal could increase consumer pricing and curtail the development of new...
  • Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • Irvine welcomes middle age

    IRVINE — Tina Williams, 68, moved here in 1970, when the mailing address was still Santa Ana. "It was so attractive with the agriculture that we had all around," Williams said of moving into a new house in a largely undeveloped suburb. "There was...
  • Lap-Band sales fell 16% in third quarter, Allergan says

    Lap-Band sales fell 16% in third quarter, Allergan says
  • Another patient dies after Lap-Band surgery

    Another patient dies after Lap-Band surgery
    An Orange County woman has died after weight-loss surgery at a West Hills outpatient clinic, the fifth person to die shortly after Lap-Band procedures at clinics affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign since 2009, according to lawsuits,...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads

    FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN of using misleading Lap-Band ads
    The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients. The...
  • Lap-Band maker needs to step up

    Lap-Band maker needs to step up
    Like most big companies, Irvine pharmaceutical giant Allergan Inc. likes to project the image of an upstanding corporate citizen. Indeed, it devotes several pages of its website to its purported good works. Yet it's still proper to ask: When will...
  • 1-800-GET-THIN is sued by former workers

    1-800-GET-THIN is sued by former workers
    Workers at weight-loss surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign persuaded patients to have medically unnecessary surgeries and billed insurance companies for procedures that were never performed, a new lawsuit alleges. Two women who...
  • Inaction by regulators as weight loss surgery allegations mount

    Inaction by regulators as weight loss surgery allegations mount
    Several current or former workers for the people behind those 1-800-GET-THIN ads have made allegations about this weight-loss enterprise that government regulators should have gotten to the bottom of long ago. Taken together, the allegations are that...
  • State launches Lap-Band investigation

    State launches Lap-Band investigation
    The California Department of Insurance is investigating the business practices of Lap-Band surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN advertising campaign, according to insurer Aetna Inc. The insurance giant said in a statement that it was...