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Supreme Court gives Merck another shot to avoid Fosamax lawsuits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Merck & Co a new opportunity to avoid lawsuits accusing the company of failing to properly warn patients of debilitating thigh-bone fractures from taking its osteoporosis drug Fosamax, throwing out a lower court decision that had revived the litigation. FILE PHOTO: The Merck logo is… Read More »

Portion control is just another diet that won’t work for most – Quartz

Most diets fall into one of two categories—they either claim to unlock a previously misunderstood secret of nutrition science that will lead to effortless weight loss (see: Keto, Atkins); or they promise an innovative way to change your thinking around food that will lead to effortless weight loss (see: Noom, intermittent fasting). The reality is… Read More »

Another big private insurer just vowed to fight ‘Medicare for All’ plans in Washington

Senator Bernie Sanders, an independent from Vermont, speaks during a health care bill news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Humana CEO Bruce Broussard warned U.S. lawmakers Wednesday the insurer won’t back any legislation that makes private health coverage illegal as… Read More »