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Mallinckrodt paid ‘kickbacks’ to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says

In its complaint, the government demanded a jury trial that would put front and center the actions of the company at the heart of a 97,000% drug price hike. The price of Mallinckrodt’s anti-inflammatory drug Acthar — best known for treating babies with a debilitating seizure disorder — has gone from $ 40 a vial… Read More »

Bodybuilding Supplements May Cause Liver Damage, Says Study

The supplement aisle is filled with powders and pills that promise to help you build muscle mass naturally. But a new study says those supposed gains may cost you a healthy liver. Study participants who took over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements experienced liver problems, such as jaundice, yellowing of the eyes or skin, and stomach pain. Nearly… Read More »

Air pollution: Cars should be banned near schools says public health chief

Public health chiefs have called for cars to be banned around schools in the UK, reports say. Paul Cosford, the medical director of Public Health England, told the Times it should be socially unacceptable to leave a car running near school gates. The comments came as PHE published a series of recommendations on how the… Read More »