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Medicare Fighting Painkiller Abuse
2011-12-14 13:23:38

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is directing Medicare prescription drug plans to withhold payments for popular painkillers when they suspect patient abuse.

2011-10-19 03:56:29

A Congressional watchdog report issued Monday Oct. 17 raises troubling questions for taxpayers about a proposed five-year block buy of 40 rocket booster cores being advocated by the rockets’ manufacturer, United Launch Alliance (ULA). ULA is a joint venture between aerospace giants Lockheed Martin and Boeing.

Senators Claim $150 Million Of Tax Dollars Used In 'Drug Dealing'
2011-10-05 04:38:58

A new government report says prescription drug abuse by elderly and disabled beneficiaries of Medicare cost about $150 million in 2008.

2011-08-02 07:00:00

CHANGZHOU, China, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Kanghui Holdings (NYSE: KH) ("Kanghui" or the "Company"), a leading domestic developer, manufacturer and marketer of orthopedic implants in China, today announced the appointment of Ms.

2011-08-01 16:47:00

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2011-07-13 13:00:00

Following Congressional Hearing, Government Accountability Office (GAO) Recommends Strengthening Data on Child Fatalities to Improve Prevention and Reduce Deaths WASHINGTON, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A congressional hearing held on July 12 about child deaths due to maltreatment called on national experts to explain why the number of child deaths has been undercounted.

2011-06-27 18:41:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chimerix, Inc., a pharmaceutical company developing orally-available antiviral therapeutics, today announced an agreement with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that will resolve the Government Accountability Office (GAO) review of the recent sole source contract awarded to SIGA Technologies, Inc.


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