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Opioid latest: Judge under attack; Ohio counties demand $8B; ‘negotiating class’ wins OK

With Purdue Pharma agreeing to settle with dozens of cities and states for a record-setting $ 12 billion, more opioid settlements could be on the way. But Purdue’s agreement doesn’t mean all the defendants are willing to go to the negotiating table quietly.  On the contrary. Defendants in a Cleveland multidistrict litigation have gone so… Read More »

WCLC: Merck’s Keytruda dispels ‘urban legend’ with latest lung cancer survival win

Merck’s Keytruda-chemo combo has a history of silencing its critics when it comes to its effectiveness in previously untreated non-small cell lung cancer patients. And it may have just done it again. A pooled analysis from three trials showed that the combo majorly cut patients’ risk of death, even among those whose tumors tested negative… Read More »