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Doctors Urge Caution As Pharmaceutical Payments Become Public

10/01/2014 – 1:39 PM |

By Shefali Luthra

A federal database unveiled Tuesday afternoon details 4.4 million payments from pharmaceutical and medical technology companies to doctors and teaching hospitals, sparking concerns that consumers might …

Drug, Medical Device Firms Paid $3.5B to Doctors

09/30/2014 – 8:07 AM |
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By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR and JACK GILLUM, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals …

FDA Tells Doctors To Watch Out For Fake Dugs

09/24/2014 – 2:28 PM | One Comment
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By MATTHEW PERRONE
AP Health Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal …

Questions About Obamacare Abortion Coverage

09/16/2014 – 8:05 AM |
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By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — A nonpartisan congressional agency is raising new questions about compliance with a key compromise on abortion that allowed …

Texas Asks Court to Allow Closure of Most Abortion Clinics

09/13/2014 – 7:30 AM |
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By JANET McCONNAUGHEY

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Texas asked a federal appeals court Friday to allow the state to immediately enforce a law requiring all abortion …

Federal Judge Halts Texas Restriction On Abortion

09/02/2014 – 12:44 AM |
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By Carrie Feibel, KUHF
In a highly anticipated ruling, a federal judge in Austin struck down part of a Texas law that would have required all abortion clinics in …