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3B Medical Claims Lack Substance, ResMed Says
April 3, 2015 1:41 PM by ADVANCE for Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine
3B Medical Inc., a sleep therapy equipment maker, this week filed suit against competitor ResMed alleging several antitrust violations, reportedly including trying to create a monopoly by “choosing winners and losers in the CMS competitive bidding process Read More...
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Stolen Inhalers Hit Supply Chain
July 20, 2010 7:54 AM by Mike Bederka
Be on the lookout for stolen Advair Diskus inhalers that have hit the supply chain. More than 25,000 inhalers were pinched in August 2009 from drug maker GlaxoSmithKline's distribution center near Richmond, Va. The stolen medicine may pose a health risk, Read More...
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Bank Robber Makes his Getaway with Loot and his Portable Oxygen System
September 16, 2009 1:17 PM by Colleen Mullarkey
The increasing portability of long-term oxygen systems has given patients more freedom to have an active lifestyle than ever before. But somehow I doubt manufacturers designed these on-the-go systems for patients on the run from bank robbery. An elderly Read More...
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Tennis Star Loses Big after Straying from Asthma Guidelines
January 21, 2009 12:00 PM by Colleen Mullarkey
When clinicians don't follow the asthma guidelines, patients usually end up paying the price. But in Filippo Volandri's case, he's literally paying the price - $166,000 in fact - for not following the guidelines as an asthma patient, Sky Sports reported Read More...
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Doctor Bilks Medicare for More than Half Million Dollars
July 22, 2008 12:14 PM by test test
A Miami-area doctor was sentenced last week to 41 months in prison for her role in schemes to defraud the Medicare program to the tune of $621,646, according to a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice. A jury convicted the physician of writing Read More...
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