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Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill

Groups say Medicare discounts threatened in opioid bill

Consumer and health care groups say they're trying to block the pharmaceutical industry from commandeering opioid legislation and using it to roll back drugmaker discounts to Medicare beneficiaries with high prescription costs.Republican leaders are saying ...

Tutu urges regulated euthanasia after campaigner’s arrest

Tutu urges regulated euthanasia after campaigner’s arrest

Terminally ill people should have the right to a "dignified assisted death," former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu said Friday, following a murder charge against a local campaigner for the legalization of euthanasia.Lawmakers "should engage, ...

Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors

Biopharmaceutical company fined for misleading investors

A Colorado-based biopharmaceutical company has been penalized more than $20 million for misleading investors about the efficacy of a lung cancer drug under development before raising $300 million in a public stock offering.The U.S. Securities ...

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

Official: More possible victims of California doctor found

Investigators have identified three more possible victims after a California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women, prosecutors said Wednesday.Michelle Van Der Linden, a spokeswoman for the Orange County ...

California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie illegally plied doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's best-selling drugs, Humira, despite its potentially deadly complications, a California official said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday.The lawsuit ...