What does it cost to miss a deadline? For the company that makes the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, the answer could be more than $1 billion.
The Supreme Court is taking up a challenge by industry groups and Republican-led states that...
The agency said its tracking of claims by cosmetics companies during recent years indicated a...
Indiana's Medicaid program will receive more than $126,000 from a drug manufacturer that filed false claims to Medicaid and other federally funded health care programs.
The National Advertising Division--an industry regulatory agency administered by the Council of Better Business Bureaus--investigated Prestige Brands Holdings' Little Remedies products following a complaint by Pfizer.
Prosecutors from Connecticut, Indiana and Puerto Rico have joined New York's attorney general in an investigation of the herbal supplement industry, saying they're building on the long track record of state attorneys general upholding the rights of consumers.
McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, acknowledged failing to take corrective action after discovering the adulterated bottles of Infants' and Children's Tylenol and Children's Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.
A law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare for rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to billions of dollars in extra government spending, federal investigators say.
The 2012 outbreak killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 in 20 states. They were given an injected steroid produced by now-bankrupt New England Compounding Center of Framingham, Massachusetts.
These licenses had provided Sucampo with exclusive development and commercialization rights to unoprostone isopropyl globally except for Japan, People's Republic of China, Taiwan and Korea and covered certain indications.
The Dallas hospital that treated the first patient to be diagnosed in the U.S. with Ebola lied to Congress when it said its staff was trained to handle the deadly virus, a nurse who contracted the disease contends in a lawsuit filed Monday.
A Salt Lake City-based company has agreed to pay refunds to consumers who purchased its weight-loss tablets to settle a class-action lawsuit that claimed its advertising slogan, "Eat All You Want & Still Lose Weight," was deceptive.
Federal prosecutors have indicted a New Jersey compounding pharmacy and top company officials on 37 charges, including wire fraud and violations of federal drug safety laws.
South Carolina's high court says a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary should pay the state $136 million over deceptive drug marketing of an anti-psychotic drug.
Nestle Purina, the maker of Beneful, denies the claims in the lawsuit and says similar class-action lawsuits have been dismissed in the past.
Three weeks after ordering four major retailers to pull store-brand herbal supplements off their shelves following DNA tests that found little or none of the listed herbs, New York's attorney general is targeting manufacturers of the popular products.
America's biggest tobacco companies say they are ready and willing to pass along factual public health information about cigarettes. But they say they will not go along with being forced to underwrite an ad campaign that would have the companies brand themselves as liars.
Zachary Zwerko pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to conspiring to commit securities fraud and three securities fraud counts. A plea agreement recommended a three to four-year prison sentence.
Boston Scientific will pay $600 million to settle with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson over the medical device maker's $27 billion acquisition of Guidant Corp. in 2006.
AstraZeneca has announced that the US District Court for the District of New Jersey ruled US Patent No. 7,524,834 (“the ‘834 patent”), protecting PULMICORT RESPULES in the US, is invalid.
The hacking attack that claimed information on 80 million Anthem customers is raising concerns on health companies' security preparedness.
The Justice Department says AstraZeneca will pay $7.9 million to settle allegations it engaged in a kickback scheme involving drugs such as heartburn medicines Nexium and Prilosec.
The United States has accused the Chinese government of providing prohibited subsidies on a wide range of the country's exports, providing an unfair advantage in the marketplace and hindering American businesses.
There are new questions about whether Anthem Insurance did enough to protect customers' date from cyber thieves. Chinese hackers may be behind the company's massive security breach that will affect tens of millions.
DNA barcoding has exposed some infamous cases of food fraud, like cheap catfish sold as pricey grouper and expensive "sheep's milk" cheese that was really made from cow's milk. But can it tell if a pill touted as an energy-booster contains ginseng or is just a mix of rice powder and pine?
Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.
Health care is a treasure trove for criminals looking to steal reams of personal information, as the hacking of a database maintained by the second-largest U.S. health insurer proves. The latest breach at health insurer Anthem Inc. follows a year in which more than 10 million people were affected by health care data breaches.
An investigation by the New York State Attorney General's office alleges some store brands failed ingredient tests.
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