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Trump ‘conscience’ rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California

LOS ANGELES – Critics are assailing the Trump administration’s so-called “conscience” rule that allows health-care workers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies. They charge it allows “discrimination” against LGBTQ and women, and could result in some medical providers refusing lifesaving care. In a release last week, the U.S. Health and Human Services… Read More »

BMS deal quest gets a boost as Celgene swats aside another Revlimid patent challenge

Much of the investor doubt surrounding Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $ 74 billion Celgene buyout centers on the multiple myeloma blockbuster Revlimid—namely, whether its remaining patents can stand up to legal challenges. But the companies just scored a win in that department. Thursday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decided not… Read More »