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  • New database details payments from medical companies to local doctors

    New database details payments from medical companies to local doctors
    — During the last five months of 2013, Lehigh Valley medical-device manufacturers spent more than $2 million on food, travel, speaking fees and other payments to doctors and hospitals that the companies want to see using and promoting their...
  • Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed

    Payments to doctors from drug companies, device makers revealed
    Late last year, medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. made two large payments to Dr. Andrew N. Pollak, chair of the University of Maryland Medical System's orthopedics department. The payments, one for $47,225 and the other for $45,902, were...
  • Pacific Pact Could Hurt Drug Innovation, Drug Makers

    Pacific Pact Could Hurt Drug Innovation, Drug Makers
    This month, negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership resume in Australia. Officials from the United States and 11 other major economies are meeting to settle the final details of the trade pact, with the hope of passing the final deal by year's...
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals drops tax inversion deal amid backlash

    Salix Pharmaceuticals drops tax inversion deal amid backlash
    Salix Pharmaceuticals called off its merger with a foreign drug maker Friday, citing the political backlash against tax inversion deals. The deals—in which a company reincorporates abroad to gain lower taxes—drew fire this summer after...
  • Nazareth police undercover drug buy nets heroin, pills and synthetic marijuana

    Nazareth police undercover drug buy nets heroin, pills and synthetic marijuana
    Nazareth police said an undercover drug buy Wednesday netted more than 50 bags of heroin, prescription painkillers and synthetic marijuana. Pedro Alexander Vera, 25, of the 1200 block of Livingston Street, Bethlehem, is charged with manufacturing...
  • Obamacare Sunshine Act sheds light on $3.5B paid to doctors

     Obamacare Sunshine Act sheds light on $3.5B paid to doctors
    U.S. doctors and teaching hospitals received nearly $3.5 billion from pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers over the last five months of 2013, according to a partial set of data released Tuesday by the federal government. The data...
  • Hospira gets warning from FDA over drug manufacturing violations

    Hospira gets warning from FDA over drug manufacturing violations
    Hospira said Wednesday it received a warning letter from the Food and Drug Administration after an inspection of its Australian manufacturing facility this year identified "significant violations" of drug manufacturing practices. The warning was...
  • No. Dressing up marijuana as medicine doesn't cut it

    The relationship between a doctor and a patient is a sacred trust and a legal bond. One of the most common treatments that doctors provide to patients is to prescribe medications. When writing a prescription, the doctor stipulates a specific medication,...
  • Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland

    Horizon Pharma defies lawmakers, moves to Ireland
    Despite growing criticism from lawmakers in Washington, a Deerfield drugmaker on Friday officially planted its corporate flag in Ireland, a move designed in part to lower its tax bill. Horizon Pharma completed its $587 million acquisition of the Irish...
  • Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors

    Feds to publicize drug company payments to doctors
    For decades, Big Pharma and medical technology firms have made gifts and other payments to physicians as part of developing, testing and marketing their products, an expense long recognized as another cost of doing business. On Tuesday, the federal...
  • Allergan likely to lose bid to stop takeover by Valeant, analyst says

    Allergan likely to lose bid to stop takeover by Valeant, analyst says
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine appears increasingly likely to be acquired by a Canadian rival, an analyst said Tuesday. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has been working for five months to acquire Allergan and its coveted lineup of beauty...