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PhillyPharma Archive: December, 2012
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Health & Pharma
Some of J&J's McNeil brands likely joining Sanofi's Chattem, Inc.
Mon, Dec 31, 2012, 7:35 AM
At least on a headquarters basis, some of Johnson & Johnson's famous over-the-products could be moving from the Philadelphia suburb of...
Ultimate impact of Caronia decision uncertain, but FDA and prosecutors might be more careful
Fri, Dec 28, 2012, 8:14 AM
Two former prosecutors say the ultimate impact of the decision in U.S. v. Caronia won't be known until further court action, but in the meantime...
Flu shots and vaccine suppliers
Thu, Dec 27, 2012, 7:59 AM
In something of a suggestion for a New Year's resolution, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommended again Wednesday that...
J&J and Sanofi have pending deal on pieces of McNeil, but not Fort Washington plant
Thu, Dec 27, 2012, 4:19 PM
Drugmakers Johnson & Johnson and Sanofi have a pending deal involving an element of J&J’s consumer products subsidiary, McNeil...
Miracles and profits in medicine and pharmaceuticals
Mon, Dec 24, 2012, 9:27 AM
The never-ending - and often profit-driven - hope for miraculous cures and the reality of the health-care business was displayed again over...
Report: Drug stocks prey for insiders as industry resists change
Fri, Dec 21, 2012, 9:18 AM
A team from Bloomberg News crunched data and reported that one in five U.S. insider-trading cases involve health-care stocks. A corresponding...
Federal judge dismisses Endo's suit against FDA on painkiller Opana ER
Thu, Dec 20, 2012, 6:43 AM
Perhaps only in the strange business of pharmaceuticals would a company sue to have a federal agency declare that one of its products was in...
British ambassador would not trade health-care systems with US
Wed, Dec 19, 2012, 8:08 AM
Sir Peter Westmacott, the British ambassador to the United States, was in Philadelphia last week and spoke with reporters and editors from...
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