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PhillyPharma Archive: June, 2012
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Public health group files FTC complaint about Merck's 'Madagascar 3' marketing
Thu, Jun 21, 2012, 7:39 AM
Merck is now atop the pharmaceutical most-wanted list of at least one public advocacy group. The Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern...
Walgreen's European expansion prompts skepticism, but.....
Wed, Jun 20, 2012, 6:31 AM
Walgreen's announcement that it was expanding to Europe with a $6.7 billion, two-part purchase of Alliance Boots prompted a bit of scorn on...
Supreme Court saves Big Pharma big money
Tue, Jun 19, 2012, 8:30 AM
The Supreme Court spared pharmaceutical companies a big expense in its Monday ruling against former sales representatives for GlaxoSmithKline...
Geisinger, Merck to collaborate
Mon, Jun 18, 2012, 8:35 AM
Merck and the Geisinger Health System, which is based in Danville, Pa., and often cited as one of the most innovative in the country, Monday...
AMA may urge requirement of early warning of drug shortages
Fri, Jun 15, 2012, 9:40 AM
The American Medical Association gathers in Chicago Saturday for its annual convention and its House of Delegates will consider an advisory...
Health-care fraud investigations paying dividends, Justice Department official says
Thu, Jun 14, 2012, 8:23 AM
Acting Assistant Attorney General Stuart F. Delery told lawyers at the American Bar Association’s ninth National Institute on the Civil...
Teva, Eagles recognize community leaders
Wed, Jun 13, 2012, 9:00 AM
Teva Pharmaceuticals and the Philadelphia Eagles combined to spend $100,000 to reward community leaders and their non-profit groups for efforts...
Nursing-home pharmacy company Omnicare has more turmoil
Tue, Jun 12, 2012, 9:48 AM
Omnicare, Inc., which manages pharmacies in nursing homes and other facilities in all 50 states, changed its chief executive officer Monday...
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