PhillyPharma Archive: June, 2012

Public health group files FTC complaint about Merck's 'Madagascar 3' marketing

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Merck is now atop the pharmaceutical most-wanted list of at least one public advocacy group. The Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern... Read more

Walgreen's European expansion prompts skepticism, but.....

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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... Read more

Supreme Court saves Big Pharma big money

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The Supreme Court spared pharmaceutical companies a big expense in its Monday ruling against former sales representatives for GlaxoSmithKline... Read more

Geisinger, Merck to collaborate

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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... Read more

AMA may urge requirement of early warning of drug shortages

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The American Medical Association gathers in Chicago Saturday for its annual convention and its House of Delegates will consider an advisory... Read more

Health-care fraud investigations paying dividends, Justice Department official says

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Acting Assistant Attorney General Stuart F. Delery told lawyers at the American Bar Association’s ninth National Institute on the Civil... Read more

Teva, Eagles recognize community leaders

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Teva Pharmaceuticals and the Philadelphia Eagles combined to spend $100,000 to reward community leaders and their non-profit groups for efforts... Read more

Nursing-home pharmacy company Omnicare has more turmoil

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Omnicare, Inc., which manages pharmacies in nursing homes and other facilities in all 50 states, changed its chief executive officer Monday... Read more