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Biogen to pay $900 million to settle allegations it paid doctors kickbacks to prescribe multiple sclerosis drugs

A Biogen facility in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Brian Snyder | Reuters Biogen will pay $900 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged the company gave doctors kickbacks to encourage them prescribe its drugs, the Justice Department announced on Monday. A former Biogen employee turned whistleblower, Michael Bawduniak, sued the pharmaceutical company in 2012 on behalf of […]

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Pfizer asks FDA to authorize omicron Covid booster shots for kids ages 5 to 11

Jack Wasserman, 6, receives a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) booster vaccine in Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., May 19, 2022.  Hannah Beier | Reuters Pfizer on Monday asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its new Covid booster shots that target the omicron BA.5 subvariant for children ages 5 to 11. Pfizer’s application to the FDA […]

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WHO warns ability to identify new Covid variants is diminishing as testing declines

The World Health Organization on Thursday warned that it is struggling to identify and track new Covid variants as governments roll back testing and surveillance, threatening the progress made in the fight against the virus. Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO’s Covid-19 technical lead, said the virus is still circulating at an “incredibly intense level” around […]

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3 takeaways from Wednesday’s ‘Morning Meeting’ – We’re watching the Fed and firms with pricing power

Every weekday the CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer holds a “Morning Meeting” livestream at 10:20 a.m. ET. Here’s a recap of Wednesday’s key moments. We’re letting our stocks run on Fed day Companies with pricing power are winners here Quick mentions: CSCO, NVDA, QCOM, MRVL, CRM 1. We’re letting our stocks run on Fed […]

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ISO JYM® 100% Whey Protein

If you follow an active and fit lifestyle, you know that protein intake is an important part of your diet and can offer potential health benefits.* Something that can come with the territory for protein consumers is the “milky” taste of classic protein shakes that do little for your taste buds – until now. Iso […]

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Best Exercises for Firm Thighs

Absolutely. Staple exercises like squats, leg presses and lunges are all good overall thigh developers and should be considered essential in any routine. But in many cases, they aren’t sufficient to bring out truly balanced development of the quadriceps. To really get to the “upper portion” of the thighs, you need to target the rectus […]

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Lindsey Graham’s abortion ban bill baffles some Republicans as Democrats sharpen attacks in key midterm races

Republicans are distancing themselves from Sen. Lindsey Graham’s new proposal to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, as Democrats hold up the bill as proof the GOP seeks to restrict abortion nationwide if it wins control of Congress in the November midterm elections. In Graham’s proposal, Democrats see another chance to leverage an […]