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Whistleblowers: Company bribed doctors to boost sales

The effort, the whistleblowers said in a lawsuit against the company, was part of an intentional “multi-tiered strategy” by Questcor Pharmaceuticals, now Mallinckrodt, to boost sales of H.P. Acthar Gel, cheating the government out of millions of dollars. The price of the drug, best known for treating a rare infant seizure disorder, has increased almost… Read More »

Maryland attempts to boost kidney donations

Maryland state legislators are looking to help people desperate for kidney transplants by enacting new protections for donors. The “Organ Donation — Prohibition on Discrimination by Insurer and Unpaid Leave Bill” would prevent life and disability insurers from denying or canceling living organ donors’ policies on the basis of health as a result. The bill… Read More »