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Added: May 29, 2019, 12:00 am
Johnson & Johnson’s greed for more sales of its addictive opioid painkillers helped create a deadly epidemic in Oklahoma that claimed thousands of lives, and the company should pay billions of dollars as compensation, the state’s top law-enforcement officer told …
Added: May 29, 2019, 12:00 am
MINNEAPOLIS — A recent ruling from the Minnesota Supreme Court saying doctors can be sued for malpractice even if they’re not directly treating a patient is causing angst in the state’s medical and legal communities. The high court said in …
Added: May 28, 2019, 10:54 am
About the photo: This June 14, 2008 file photo shows floodwaters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Weeks after the latest massive floods in the Midwest, voluntary buyouts are again being considered in at least five states –Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana and …
Added: May 28, 2019, 10:25 am
Tornadoes pulverized western Ohio early on Tuesday, killing one person, injuring scores of others and requiring emergency officials to send out snowplows to clear debris from a major highway, officials and media reports said At least one tornado hit Dayton …
Added: May 28, 2019, 10:09 am
Kansas farmer Mark Nelson had until Saturday to plant his corn or lose the insurance that protects him from a drop in prices or yield. Instead, he’s hopping on a plane to visit his father in Chicago. Nelson is now …
Added: May 28, 2019, 10:00 am
The rain across the Midwest and Great Plains that’s closed refineries, flooded streets and snarled Mississippi River traffic shows no sign of abating, adding to the U.S.’s wettest 12-month stretch on record. Heavy showers will fall from Texas to the …
Added: May 28, 2019, 9:52 am
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its opioid painkillers contributed to a public health crisis in the state. The deal, announced Sunday, was reached just as the …
Added: May 28, 2019, 9:28 am
About the photo: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked at Southern California Logistics Airport on March 27, in Victorville. Photographer: Mario Tama/Getty Images Summer living is supposed to be easy, according to George Gershwin, but millions of air passengers …
Added: May 28, 2019, 12:00 am
YouTube is littered with extreme and misleading videos, and the company has been criticized for not doing enough to limit the dreck. But one place the Google unit has managed to clean up is YouTube’s homepage. Behind the scenes, Google …
Added: May 28, 2019, 12:00 am
As we approach the halfway point of 2019, Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) continues to be one of the most rapidly evolving areas of compliance in claims. On the horizon are possible significant changes relating to each compliance point: Section 111, …

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