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  • Michael Hiltzik: The FDA and the Lap-Band

     
    Is the motto of the Food and Drug Administration "safety last" when it comes to the Lap-Band? As my Wednesday column reports, the FDA's approval last week of expanded use of Allergan's silicone weight-loss implant came despite considerable evidence that.....
  • Lap-Band sales fell 16% in third quarter, Allergan says

     
    Lap-Band sales dropped 16% in third quarter...
  • Botox maker Allergan sued by Las Vegas surgeon

     
    A Las Vegas plastic surgeon has sued Allergan Inc., accusing the Irvine pharmaceutical company of selling its popular wrinkle treatment Botox in large vials and encouraging physicians to unsafely reuse them. Dr. Julio L. Garcia contends that Allergan sold...
  • Lap-Band maker issues own advertising guidelines

     
    Lap-Band maker Allergan Inc. is distancing itself from surgical centers at the center of a new controversy over misleading advertising of the weigh-loss device. A spokeswoman for the Irvine company said it issued its own voluntary advertising guidelines...
  • FDA's 1-800-GET-THIN warning follows L.A. County official's complaint

     
    The Food and Drug Administration has ordered 1-800-GET-THIN, the company behind the advertising campaign for Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, to take better steps to warn consumers about risks of such procedures. The move comes one year after Los Angeles...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN centers of deceptive advertising

     
    Weight loss surgical centers affiliated with 1-800-GET-THIN have been accused by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for misleading consumers about the risks of the device used to treat obesity....
  • 1-800-GET-THIN warns of Lap-Band death risk

     
    The 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company has placed a prominent warning on its website about the risks of Lap-Band surgery. Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration said it had warned 1-800-GET-THIN that its advertisements for Lap-Band weight-loss...
  • The Crowd: Pink ties blend with Angels red at ball

    Their goal was to "hit it out of the park." The 2011 Pink Tie Ball, produced by the Orange County affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, recently took place at Angel Stadium. The benefit event drew nearly 400 guests and netted $310,000, earmarked...
  • Ed Reno receives endorsement

    The Family Action Political Action Committee has endorsed Ed Reno for Newport Beach City Council. Reno, a lobbyist for drug company Allergan, is running for the city's 3rd District seat. He's aiming to replace Councilman Don Webb, who is termed out. The...
  • Reno v. Hill heats up

    NEWPORT BEACH — The GOP elephant looks like it might stomp on former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo's head. That symbolism would be simple enough, but Ed Reno's latest mailer asks reader to make a couple leaps. If elected to Newport Beach City...
  • Briefly In Business

    Santa Claus rides in Dec. 3 The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce's annual Hospitality Night will take place from 5 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3 in downtown Laguna Beach. Santa will arrive at 6 p.m., after a concert and sing-a-long at the Laguna Presbyterian Church,...