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Judge Slashes Roundup Weedkiller Verdict From $80 Million To $25 Million For California Man With Cancer

Jul 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said Monday the higher award was “constitutionally impermissible” because it was nearly 15 times the compensatory damages award. He denied Bayer's request for a new trial. Edwin Hardeman used Roundup for many years starting in the 1980s to treat poison oak and weeds on his property. He was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2014. The company is fighting thousands of...
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Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars

Jul 17, 2019 , Reuters
Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five times in the next few years, aiming to reach millions more patients worldwide, the company told Reuters....
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Babies As Young As 3 Months Old Are Being Held In U.S. Custody Without Any Parents At The Facilities

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A Center for Investigative Reporting report finds that a dozen children arrived at Child Crisis Arizona starting in mid-June, after it garnered a $2.4 million contract to house unaccompanied children through January 2022. It's unclear where the children's parents are. In other news from the crisis at the border: a momentary reprieve in arrests, a commemorative coin's connection to a toxic culture within Border Patrol, ICE raids, and more....
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20 million children miss out on life-saving vaccines, U.N. warns

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
More than one in 10 children - or 20 million worldwide - missed out last year on vaccines against life-threatening diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, the World Health Organization and the UNICEF children's fund said on Monday....
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U.S. judge slashes Roundup jury award to $25.3 million; Bayer still plans to appeal

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27 million, while rejecting the company's bid for a new trial....
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Exclusive Investigation: How Lies And a Troubled Workplace Brought Down The Founder Of $115 Million Cleo

Jul 16, 2019 , Forbes
Backed by ex-GE boss Jeff Immelt and venture capital firms Greylock and NEA, Cleo was on the Silicon Valley fast track. But its CEO and cofounder Shannon Spanhake lied about her background and built a work culture that didn’t match the vision of a parent-friendly company she was...
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Changing habits: China's pig farms clean up to beat swine fever

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
A devastating outbreak of African swine fever that has killed millions of pigs in China is changing attitudes in a country where farm hygiene has often been seen as lax by international standards....
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U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola

Jul 16, 2019 , Reuters
Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states inject hundreds of millions of dollars now, U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock told Reuters on Monday....
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Many Pneumonia Patients Get Too Many Antibiotics

Jul 13, 2019 , WebMD
Each year in the United States, pneumonia sends 1 million adults to the hospital. The new study examined the medical records of 6,500 pneumonia patients treated at 43 Michigan hospitals. Of those, 60% were interviewed by phone within a month after they left the...
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30 States Sign $10.4M Agreement With Premera Blue Cross Over Data Breach Impacting Millions

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, bank account information and health data, was exposed to hackers for ten months in 2014 and 2015. “It’s horrifying to think that for nearly one entire year, a hacker had access to the sensitive health records and personal data of millions of Americans,” said Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. The lawsuit claimed Premera knew it had security problems and failed to fix them....
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Croatia's drugs wholesalers limit hospital deliveries as debts rise

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
Croatian drug wholesalers have decided to limit deliveries of medicines to some hospitals in a row over mounting debts and urged the government to pay immediately at least half of them now totaling 2.6 billion kuna ($396 million)....
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Trump’s Aborted Drug Price Rule Spares ‘Middlemen’ And The Drug Industry

Jul 12, 2019 , Forbes
The Trump administration only months ago said eliminating drug rebates would go a long way to reducing the cost of prescription drugs that the government buys for millions of...
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Lupin launches generic Gleevec

Jul 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Imatinib mesylate tablets had a market value of about $548 million, according to IQVIA May 2019 data. Read More...
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Amneal announces restructuring and costs savings plan

Jul 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amneal’s restructuring and cost savings plan is expected to reduce costs by approximately $50 million annually. Read More...
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ESPN, V Foundation Reach A $100 Million Milestone In The Fight Vs Cancer

Jul 12, 2019 , Forbes
Here is how this ESPN and V Foundation For Cancer Research partnership has made a...
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Researchers Awarded Grant To Study Obesity In Children With Spina Bifida

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Children with spina bifida, a congenital condition of the spine and spinal cord, have a higher rate of obesity compared to typically developing peers. One barrier to better prevention of obesity is accurately assessing body fat. Michele Polfuss is leading a research team in a $3.6 million federal g......
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Three Prevention Efforts Could Save 94 Million Lives Over 25 Years

Jul 12, 2019 , CardioSmart
Global analysis shows that improving blood pressure and diet could save millions of lives over the next few...
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Glenmark gets FDA nod for generic Ranexa

Jul 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Ranexa ER tablets, 500 mg and 1,000 mg, had a market value of roughly $929 million for the 12 months ended May 2019. Read More...
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ESPN And V Foundation Reach $100 Million Milestone: What You Need To Know

Jul 11, 2019 , Forbes
Here is how this ESPN and V Foundation For Cancer Research partnership has made a...
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Potential IPO candidate BioNTech secures $325 million in financing round

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
German biotech firm BioNTech has secured $325 million in a private financing round to boost its cancer immunotherapies pipeline, the company said on Tuesday....
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