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Insys agrees to pay $4.45 million to resolve Illinois opioid lawsuit

BOSTON (Reuters) – Insys Therapeutics Inc has agreed to pay $4.45 million to resolve a lawsuit by Illinois’ attorney general claiming it deceptively marketed an addictive fentanyl-based cancer pain drug…

India threatens Philip Morris with ‘punitive action’ over alleged violations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with “punitive action” over the tobacco giant’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws, according to a…

Eating disorders linked to history of theft

(Reuters Health) – Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft – often petty thefts like shoplifting – compared to…

India threatens Philip Morris with ‘punitive action’ over alleged violations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with “punitive action” over the tobacco giant’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws, according to a…

Exclusive: India threatens Philip Morris with ‘punitive action’ over alleged violations

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with “punitive action” over the tobacco giant’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws, according to a…

China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province

BEIJING (Reuters) – China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country’s southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement on Friday. The outbreak…

Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

BOSTON (Reuters) – Mylan NV (MYL.O) has finalized a $465 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department, resolving claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which…

House Democrats launch probe into MS drug pricing

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democrats on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform said on Thursday they are launching an investigation into why prices for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) treatments…

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma

Reuters Health – Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and treatment needs to address…

China says no risk of contamination from EU egg scare

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Agriculture ministry said on Thursday no eggs from Europe have been imported into the country, leaving no risk of contamination from a scare sweeping Europe about…