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Judge rules against CVS/Aetna in allowing witness testimony over merger agreement

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon has ruled against CVS Health’s motion to exclude, and the federal government’s motion to limit, the scope of witness testimony in the the antitrust hearing of the $ 69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna. Judge Leon sided with the American Medical Association’s request to allow the testimony of… Read More »

Cosmetic procedures: Firms warned over ‘duty of care’

England’s top doctor says practitioners offering cosmetic procedures should have training to help them protect vulnerable clients from “quick fixes”. Prof Stephen Powis believes providers should be officially registered and trained to spot people with body-image or other mental-health issues. NHS England says only 100 out of 1,000 practitioners are currently registered. And a charity… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

Fisher-Price recalls 44,000 Barbie Dream Campers over ‘injury hazard’

Fisher Price is voluntarily recalling about 44,000 Children’s Power Wheels Barbie Dream Campers because they can keep running after the foot pedal is released. The model FRC29 battery-operated vehicles are hot pink with blue accents and have the Barbie logo printed on the back.  (Consumer Product Safety Commission via AP) Toy giant Fisher-Price has announced a… Read More »