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Johnson & Johnson stock climbs as judge reduces opioid penalty to $465 million

Alex Gorsky, Chairman and CEO of Johnson & Johnson. Adam Jeffery | CNBC Johnson & Johnson shares climbed about 3% Friday after an Oklahoma judge reduced the penalty the company must pay over the state’s opioid lawsuit from $ 572 million to $ 465 million. Immediately after the reduction, the company said it would appeal… Read More »

Brooklyn is one in 19 million, literally

A seven-year-old Wagga girl is one in 19 million, with the diagnosis of a rare condition. Two weeks ago, Brooklyn Greaves was diagnosed with KBG Syndrome, which is caused by a mutation in a gene. According to the KBG Foundation, about 400 people worldwide have been diagnosed with the condition. Amy Jerrick said the journey… Read More »

Kino MacGregor On How She Inspires More Than A Million People To Lead A Healthy Lifestyle

Kino MacGregor is an author and one of the youngest certified yoga teachers in the Ashtanga yoga tradition. MacGregor is one of only a few yogis to have earned a certificate in India directly from founder K. Pattabhi Jois. Kino MacGregor is a Miami native who is happiest on the beach with a fresh coconut… Read More »

HSE spends almost €7 million on private ambulances in eight months

Letterkenny University Hospital had the biggest at just over €1 million.  The HSE spent nearly €7 million on private ambulances in the first eight months of this year. This is a large increase on the €4.3 million spent in all of 2014. The National Ambulance Service responds to emergency calls 24 hours a day but often struggles to meet… Read More »

Outcome Health to pay $70 million to settle U.S. doctors’ office ad fraud probe

(Reuters) – Outcome Health, which streams pharmaceutical ads on televisions and computer tablets it installs in doctors’ offices, agreed to pay $ 70 million to end a U.S. criminal probe into whether it defrauded clients by selling ad inventory it did not have. In a statement on Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice said Chicago-based… Read More »