09/12/14 12:29 PM
Singer CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A pharmaceutical company’s motion to disqualify the law firm the City of Chicago hired to represent it in its opioid lawsuit “is baseless and should be denied,” attorneys for the city and its counsel asserted earlier this week. In a document filed...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/12/14 11:05 AM
Planned Parenthood is upping its opposition to Republicans now arguing for over-the-counter contraception, this time with television spots.
09/12/14 10:46 AM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Eli Lilly and Co. said Friday its potential colorectal cancer drug Cyramza helped patients on chemotherapy with advanced cases of the disease survive longer than patients on chemotherapy alone. The Indianapolis company said patients treated with Cyramza and a chemotherapy in...
By Paul Bedard | 09/12/14 08:53 AM
The nation is getting fatter according to a new study that found obesity rates climbing in six states, remaining steady in all of the rest, and ballooning among the aging Baby Boom population.
By Scott Rasmussen | 09/11/14 04:46 PM
Obamacare is the gift that keeps on giving to the GOP.
09/11/14 04:45 PM
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist who worked for a Massachusetts company blamed for a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people pleaded not guilty to a mail fraud charge Thursday as his lawyer said he is concerned he could be made a scapegoat. Glenn Adam Chin, 46, of Canton, entered his...
By Sarah Westwood | 09/11/14 01:42 PM
A Florida clinic that performed medically unnecessary tests on patients to get more money from federal heathcare programs will be allowed to participate in the same programs after an eight-year hiatus.
09/11/14 12:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — No Silicon Valley company better embodies the promise and the pitfalls of working in health care than DNA testing firm 23andMe. Launched in 2006 to a flurry of media coverage, the Mountain View, California-based company seemed to have every strategic advantage: millions in...
09/11/14 05:01 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — He's traveled to the sites of worrisome outbreaks of SARS, bird flu, MERS. But the Ebola outbreak that's spiraled out of control in West Africa presents new challenges for even a veteran infectious disease doctor — starting with how to stay safe. "You don't have to be...
09/10/14 08:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Wednesday that will require most California employers next year to provide up to three sick days for millions of workers, a policy long-sought by labor unions and opposed by business groups. "This is the least we can do," Brown told...
09/10/14 07:45 PM
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — As the U.S. government and the United Nations both stepped up giving Wednesday to quell the Ebola epidemic sweeping through several West African countries, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced it will spend $50 million on the international effort seeking...
By Mark Flatten | 09/10/14 02:47 PM
Doctors say "conclusive" proof is an unrealistic standard in judging whether patients at Phoenix VA hospital were harmed.
By Brian Hughes | 09/10/14 12:46 PM
According to the White House, the GOP bill "would allow insurers to deploy practices such as charging businesses more when a worker has a pre‑existing condition or when it has more workers who are women than men.”
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/10/14 12:32 PM
Jonathan Blum has passed through the revolving door, becoming an executive vice president at insurance giant CareFirst.
09/10/14 11:17 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) – The Ohio Supreme Court recently held that the medical doctor testifying on causation in a former smoker’s asbestos case must be a treating physician and must indicate that the smoking habit, alone, is insufficient to cause the asbestos-related disease for the...
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/21/14
By Byron York | 09/22/14
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/21/14