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Former Associates File Suit Against Univera: Dietary Supplement Company Accused of Intimidation, Bullying, and Unfair Trade Practices

DENVER, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a lawsuit that may help determine "who owns who" in the world of multi-level marketing. According to John Terhune, one of the plaintiffs who filed suit in state court in Volusia County, Florida, today, "The last thing we wanted to do was get involved in litiga...

San Diego Pharmacy Group Suspends Accused Workers

Company was Victim of Rogue Employees and will Cooperate with Investigators, Attorney Says SAN DIEGO, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The family owners of three San Diego-based pharmacies have suspended three rogue employees arrested Thursday for alleged illegal distribution ...

Nation's Largest Retailers Accused of Organic Fraud

CORNUCOPIA, Wis., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a scandal now ensnaring some of the nations leading retailers, a series of lawsuits have been filed accusing Wal-Mart, Costco, Target, Safeway, and Wild Oats of consumer fraud for marketing suspect organic milk. The legal filings in federal cou...

Man Accused of Spreading HIV Granted Bail in Australia

Plagued by HIV/AIDS, Australia has become extremely vigilant, detaining those suspected of spreading the virus. But some of them manage to convince the courts of contrition. Like the Sudanese-born Lam Kuoth who was arrested earlier this week near his home in the Geelong suburb of Norlane in Vi...

Ten Accused On Allergy Shot Scam

Ten people including four doctors have been accused of cheating insurance companies for more than $1.5 million. This group was involved in giving allergy shots to many// patients without conducting proper tests and in unhygienic conditions. Patients were also not informed about the risk factors...

Trial on Medical Staff Accused of Spreading HIV Infection Begins

In Shymkent, a city situated in the southern Kazakhstan, the trial on twenty medical staff who is accused of spreading HIV virus begins today.// These medical personnel have been charged with serious allegations like the purchase of blood from donors who have not tested for HIV infection, reuse...

Medical researcher Accused of 'serious misconduct'

A researcher from the National Institute of Health received over $100,000 from drug companies in unauthorized deals with the firms without reporting the income// according to reports in a newspaper on Sunday. The actions of Dr. Thomas J. Walsh were noted by NIH last year during an internal revie...

The fate of an accused in a murder case to be decided

The U.S. Attorney Drew Wrigley told the jurors that Dru Sjodin, 22, struggled for her life and she left “unmistakable” proof indicating that Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. was the man responsible for her death.// Rodriguez, 53, a convicted sex offender from Crookston, Minnesota, has pleaded not guilty...

Government Accused Of Yielding NHS To Outside Interests

Campaigners and unions have accused the Government; of trying to "privatise the NHS by stealth" after they had encouraged and called on large private// sector companies to apply for the management of the healthcare services. Explaining that the notice on the contract in the Official Journal o...

False AIDS Healer Accused Of Fraud

Prophetess Lucy Nduta of the Salvation Healing Ministry, who is a self-proclaimed AIDS healer, was produced before court on charges of swindling six people of Sh1.6 million.// The money was obtained by telling the people that they would be cured of HIV/AIDS through prayers. The Nairobi Princi...

Former FDA Commissioner Accused in Criminal Case

Lester Crawford, the former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration has been subjected to a federal investigation following accusations of financial improprieties. // Attorney Barbara Van Gelder has mentioned that a grand jury had begun a criminal investigation of Lester Crawford. She...

12-year-old girl Accused for Murder of Three Family Members

A 12-year-old girl and her boyfriend have been accused of the murder of three family members whose bodies have been flown to Ontario. She made her second court appearance. // The victims were Marc Richardson, 42, his wife Debra, 48, and their son Jacob, 8 and a funeral visitation has been plann...

Doctor Accused Of Misdiagnosing 208 Patients: Further Investigation Ordered

An overseas-trained doctor, Farid Zaer, who has registered himself as a general practitioner in NSW has moved on to Queensland, to continue his medical practice.// The doctor has been prohibited from practicing elsewhere as he has been accused for wrong diagnosis involving nearly 208 patients. ...

Nurse accused of breach of conduct and duty

Christine Mitchelson, 53, working at the Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary was accused of posing a continuing risk to patients. She hailed from Denton Burn, Newcastle. // She was struck off the nursing register after the 12 allegations against her were all proved. A hearing at the Nursing an...

Apple Accused Of Causing Hearing Impairment

A suit has been filed against Apple Computer in a California court. The ubiquitous iPod music player of the organization has been called defective, and capable of damaging the hearing of users. The case has been filed by John Kiel Patterson of Louisiana. // Patterson's lawsuit contends that ...

Murder Accused Wins Hearts By Donating An Eye

A partially damaged eye has been donated by a 19-year-old murder accused in the Indian State of Orissa. Biranchi Majhi, the donor is facing trial in a murder case.// A daily wage earner from Burla town in Sambalpur District, Sandha had lost his right eye in an accident. He was operated upon at Veer...

Indian Psychiatrist in UK Accused of plagiarism

London. A well-known British Indian psychiatrist apparently has plagiarised the work of an American academic and published it off as his own in an article for a medical journal//. Progress in Neurology and Psychiatry appeared in February edition was written by Raj Persaud and went unnoticed o...

Herbal Medicines with Animal, Human Body Parts! - Swami Ramdev Accused

It is time for spiritual gurus to enjoy the spotlight, following reports of contamination of herbal and other ayurvedic medicines with animal // and human body parts. Miracle cures may now become possible through medical products prepared from human skulls and bones and even animal testicles. // ...

Australian Health funds stand accused

Private health insurers in Australia have been accused of using private hospital costs as a ruse to put up premiums, while not passing on cost increases to hospitals // . Private health insurers are believed to have again asked Federal Health Minister Tony Abbott last week to approve an annual p...

Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading

...ch more they need. They let known suicide-inducing drugs like Chantix and Zyban stay on the market when they're known to be very dangerous. We've been accused of being biased in the studies our industry has had done, now we're accusing them." Others are concerned that the FDA is attempting to overexer...

Glenmark Brings to the Notice of the Authorities Irregularities of the Clinical Investigator at its Jamnagar Site in Gujarat

...acharya's site in early April 09 and in June provided the DCGI with an update of its actions and findings at the site. Dr Bhattacharya has been accused of fraudulent behaviour by the Hospital Superintendent in Jamnagar, and as a result Dr Bhattacharya has now been suspended from the Baroda Medical Col...

Remarks As Prepared for Delivery by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Heat Press Conference on Detroit Takedown

...oday include 16 company owners and executives, as well as 4 doctors, 8 medical personnel, 6 employees and 19 patient-beneficiaries. Combined, they are accused of conspiring to submit more than $50 million in false claims to the Medicare program. In one case it is alleged that defendants created a healt...

In Both the U.S. and Mexico, we Must Advance not Retreat From Strategic Government Goals Regarding Drug Addiction and Drug-Related Crime, Says Narconon International

... old, in a Juarez rehab center named "La Vida Sin Adicciones." The day before, in a sweep across northern Mexico 25 police officers had been detained, accused of ties to drug trafficking. Whether there was a direct connection is a moot point. These two incidents are only the latest violence in the drug war...

New FDLI Book Maps Out Pharmacovigilance Provisions in More Than a Dozen Countries

...o treat arthritis. The contaminated heparin caused dozens of deaths and hundreds of injuries. In February 2009, the Food and Drug Administration accused Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, an Indian manufacturer of generic drugs, of falsifying data used to obtain regulatory approval for U.S. distribution. Th...

Icahn Responds to Cook and Wilson

...a complete misstatement on your part to any way suggest that I wish to sell Amylin to Lilly at today's prices. Quite to the contrary! No one has ever accused me of selling cheaply. As you are probably aware, I currently own companies that I have held for upwards of 20 years. It is true, however, that duri...

New Book Exposes 'Junk Science,' Conflicts of Interest, Disease Guidelines Affecting Millions

... of guidelines affording chronically infected patients better options. "Chronic Lyme" is a form that the IDSA guidelines and some of its panelists are accused of dismissing. The IDSA guidelines state they are merely recommendations. Some people feel adherence to the current IDSA guidelines are a signifi...

Innappropriate drug prescriptions wasting millions, raising health risks

...care physicians and nurse practitioners and, to a lesser extent, psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners. "Some drug companies have been accused of encouraging and expanding the off-label use of drugs, and that may be where part of this misinformation is coming from," Hartung said. "That is an ...

Cynosure Obtains Favorable Markman Rulings in Patent Infringement Case Against CoolTouch

...cing collagen retraction and tissue tightening. Other key rulings in the Markman hearing concerned terms in CoolTouch's three patents that it has accused Cynosure of infringing. Following the rulings, CoolTouch's infringement claims under two of those patents, U.S. Patent No. 7,217,265 (concerning the ...

Privacy Watchdog Condemns Google for Effort to Defund it: Calls for Greater Corporate Disclosure About Lobbying Efforts and Independent Privacy Chief

...irector of Corporate and Policy Communications, recently wrote to the Rose Foundation complaining of Consumer Watchdog's efforts: "Most recently, they accused our company -- without any evidence whatsoever and actually referencing 'a rumored lobbying effort' in a press release -- of trying to obtain permissi...

Beth Israel Deaconess Urged to Investigate Member of Board of Overseers Who Raised Millions for Madoff

...madoff_victim_list.pdf . (3) "Mass. Financiers on Madoff client list," Boston Globe, February 6, 2008; "Boston donors bilked out of millions: Trader accused of $50 billion con game; One nonprofit closes; others may suffer," Boston Globe December 13, 2008. (4) "Bernie Madoff's man to see," Boston Globe, ...

Federal Vaccine Court Rulings Against Autism Families Due to Government's Refusal to Fund Sound Science

...r Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), are responsible for vaccine safety research. Even leading vaccine proponents have accused the CDC of carrying out safety research "on the cheap," and two systematic reviews by the Cochrane Collaboration have found vaccines studies to be of ...

DNA Solves Switched at Birth Mystery ... After 57 Years

...John George, occasionally - sometimes in fun and sometimes more seriously - accused his wife of having had an affair after Fred was born since he looked nothin...John George, occasionally - sometimes in fun and sometimes more seriously - accused his wife of having had an affair after I was born," says George, "...

The Largest Pharma Fraud Whistleblower Case in U.S. History Totaling $1.4 Billion

...ion found that a substantial amount of Zyprexa sales were for off-label uses, particularly in children and the elderly. For years, Lilly has been accused of influencing doctors to prescribe Zyprexa to treat disruptive children and tranquilize nursing home patients. The FDA has not approved the drug for ...

East Tennessee Firm Of Terry, Terry & Stapleton Launches Redesigned Web Site

...ce injuries, social security disability claims, medical malpractice lawsuits and product liability cases. The firm also represents Tennessee residents accused of criminal charges. For more information, visit the firm's Web site at http://www.ttands.com/ or contact the firm at 1-800-518-3779. ### ...

NLPC Criticizes Obama's Choice of Eric Holder for Attorney General Because of Role in Health Care Task Force Cover-Up

...as in the process of putting the Clinton's health care stocks into a blind trust, a task not completed until July 26, 1994. At the time, NLPC accused the Clinton administration of a cover-up. Both Reno and Holder were appointed by Clinton, and Reno owed her job to Hillary. Additionally, the Washing...

Playboy founder embodies American Dream; changes American culture

...senting fine stereo equipment, good wine and progressive ideas in advertisements, and urging a standard of urbane, gentlemanly behavior. Although some accused Hefner of degrading women as sexual objects, Watts notes that Playboy overturned traditional gender standards by advocating economic opportunity, soci...

William F. McMurry - Lead Class Counsel Obtains $16.4 Million Settlement for Elderly Clients

...4,000 purchasers of deferred annuities. The Settlement is valued at approximately $16,400,000. American Equity Investment Life Insurance Company was accused of participating in a Living Trust mill. Working in concert with a Dallas-based insurance and legal marketing firm (Advanced Legal Marketing Services ...

NARAL'S CHOICE: Is Anyone Surprised About Out-of-the-Mainstream NARAL's Choice of Barack Obama for President?

...7/01, Obama Voted Nay) "Abortion Opponents See Obama's Vote On Medical Care For Aborted Fetuses As A Refusal To Protect The Helpless. Some Have Even accused Him Of Supporting Infanticide." (Ryan Keith, "Obama Record In State Legislature Offers Possible Ammunition For Critics," The Associated Press, 1/17/07...

Jailed Indian Pediatrician Wins 2008 Jonathan Mann Award for Global Health and Human Rights

...ed in an armed conflict involving rebels, the state government and law enforcement, and armed civilian militias. Sen was detained on May 14, 2007, and accused of passing notes from a rebel leader he was treating in jail to someone outside the prison. Sen denies committing any crime and says his activities in...

Consumer Advocates Call for Governor to Make Good on His Promise to Protect Patients From Illegal Cancellations of Health Insurance

... Health Care Regulators accused in Hearing of "Glacial Pace" in Stopping Post-Claim Rescissions, Failing to Restore Coverage to Victims SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 27 /PRNewswire-U...
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