Archive: 06/04/2013

Final rules on employment wellness programs released

(HealthDay)—The final rules on employment-based wellness programs, which support workplace health promotion and prevention as a way of limiting health care costs and reducing the burden of chronic disease, ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Obesity surgery-diabetes study shows pros and cons

Obesity surgery worked much better at reducing and even reversing diabetes than medication and lifestyle changes in one of the most rigorous studies of its kind. But the researchers and others warn that possible serious complications ...

Jun 04, 2013
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Judge halts Royalty Pharma's bid for Elan stock

Irish drugmaker Elan Corp.'s fight against a takeover bid by Royalty Pharma has spilled into U.S. federal court, where a judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing Royalty from completing its offer to buy the ...

Jun 04, 2013
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J&J recalls 32M contraceptive packages outside US

Johnson & Johnson is conducting a voluntary recall of millions of oral contraceptive packages in 43 countries outside the U.S., but the health care giant says there's a "very low" risk that the flawed tablets could cause ...

Jun 04, 2013
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