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  • Pharma cases drive U.S. Attorney's collections

     
    The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that it has collected nearly $4.4 billion in civil penalties since 2004. While the rules for disbursing those payments between state and federal agencies make it...
  • AstraZeneca to pay $68.5 million in Seroquel settlement

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris on Thursday announced a $68.5-million multistate settlement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals after the states sued the company for allegedly using unfair and deceptive marketing practices for its antipsychotic drug...
  • Party time again: Michelle Obama explains the Angela Merkel state dinner for you guys without invites

     
    Germany's leader is feted at the Obamas' fourth White House State Dinner. With full guest list....
  • Propofol, the drug that killed Michael Jackson, isn't 'dangerous'

     
    In this week’s coverage of the trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, articles have been consistent in describing the drug that killed the pop star: Tuesday: “the dangerous surgical anesthetic propofol”...
  • Some companies are healthy, producing dividends

    You might conclude that stock dividends are harder to find these days than, say, a credit card company that forgives late payments. Cash-strapped companies, most notably banks, slashed dividends last year to the tune of more than $40 billion. It was the...
  • Doctor's lucrative ties to drug firm

    Executives inside pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca faced a high-stakes dilemma. On one hand, Chicago psychiatrist Dr. Michael Reinstein was bringing the company a small fortune in sales and was conducting research that made one of its most promising...
  • Statins for all?

    Statins for all?
    Should statin drugs be put in the water, or what? More than 13 million Americans are taking these medications to lower their cholesterol and hopefully stave off heart disease -- a job the drugs appear to excel at. Statins can lower "bad" LDL...
  • Statin drug benefits people with healthy cholesterol, study finds

    Statin drug benefits people with healthy cholesterol, study finds
    Use of a cholesterol-lowering statin drug resulted in big reductions in heart attacks, strokes and deaths in people with so-called healthy cholesterol levels. The benefit was so pronounced - a 54 percent reduction in heart attacks, a 48 percent reduction...
  • Doctors draw payments from drug companies

    Doctors draw payments from drug companies
    Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
  • Some drugs raising red flags

    At drug company-sponsored seminars, Illinois doctors are speaking about dozens of commonly prescribed medications that help millions of patients. But questions have been raised about some of the drugs: •Atypical antipsychotics such as Zyprexa (...
  • Doctor-drug company database adds to confusion for consumers

    Doctor-drug company database adds to confusion for consumers
    Last week, after the launch of a new database detailing doctors' financial ties with drug companies, Dr. Daniel Carlat sat at his computer and began searching for information about colleagues. He found several doctors who had potentially compromising...