By By BRIDGET MURPHYAssociated Press
BOSTON (AP) - Mathew Martoma knew from an early age he wanted to blend his interests in health care, business and law into a career, and he excelled as a bioethics student. Yet the 38-year-old Florida man now finds himself embroiled in what could prove one
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court will decide whether generic drug manufacturers can be held responsible in state courts for possible design defects that are in the brand-name medicine they are copying.
The high court on Friday agreed to hear an appeal from Philadelphia-based Mutual
By By LINDA A. JOHNSONAP Business Writer
Problem-plagued Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. has halted production of generic cholesterol drug Lipitor while it investigates how tiny glass particles got into the ingredients used for dozens of batches of the drug that were recalled in November. It was
By By MARK STEVENSONAssociated Press
MEXICO CITY (AP) - The political party that ruled Mexico for seven straight decades is back, assuring Mexicans there's no chance of a return to what some called "the perfect dictatorship" that was marked by a mixture of populist handouts, rigged votes
By By GEOFF MULVIHILLAssociated Press
PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) - A freight train derailed Friday on a railroad bridge that has had problems before, toppling tanker cars partially into a creek and causing a leak of hazardous gas that was blamed for sickening dozens of people, authorities said.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A government watchdog group is calling on the Food and Drug Administration to re-inspect more than a dozen specialty pharmacies with prior records of violations, in light of a recent deadly outbreak tied to compounded drugs.
Contaminated pain injections from a Massachusetts
By By JAY LINDSAY and LYNNE TUOHYAssociated Press
PLAISTOW, N.H. (AP) - Tips from acquaintances and others helped authorities track a fugitive New Hampshire couple to Florida, where they were arrested at the Universal Studios theme park on charges stemming from the beating and burning of the
By By JERI CLAUSINGAssociated Press
PORTALES, N.M. (AP) - Farmers in a revered peanut-growing region along the New Mexico-Texas border should be celebrating one of the best harvests in recent memory.
Instead, millions of pounds of their prized sweet Valencia peanuts sit in barns at a peanut butter