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A federal court in Virginia has approved a $1.5 billion settlement of a case involving Abbott Laboratories' promotion of the anti-seizure drug Depakote. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says the settlement includes a criminal fine and...
Abbott Laboratories has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.5 billion over allegations that it promoted the anti-seizure drug Depakote for uses that were not approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Deputy Attorney General James Cole says the...
Bloomberg News reports: A federal judge has allowed an Abbott Laboratories shareholders suit over the marketing of epilepsy drug Depakote to proceed. The shareholders claim the company's directors failed to properly supervise marketing of the drug. Abbott...
RICHMOND – Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli lambasted the Internal Revenue Service Wednesday over $125 million worth of asset forfeiture money he said is due to the state from a Medicaid fraud case, and questioned whether the failure of the federal...
On April 29, Wanda Yvonne Parks buried her oldest son, Jason Daniel Tully, 25. Tully had struggled with mental illness since age 11, when he was first diagnosed with severe depression. He was later diagnosed with bipolar disorder and finally...
The Food and Drug Administration is warning physicians that women who suffer migraine headaches and are pregnant or may become pregnant should not use the drugs valproate or valproic acid to prevent the severe headaches, in light of new evidence showing...
Pregnant women who took the anti-seizure drug valproate during pregnancy increased the odds that their baby would have autism, and were roughly twice as likely to give birth to a child who would go on to be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder,...
Sue Grey had used the product before, so she knew what to expect when she purchased a bottle of Super Colon Cleanse at a Woodland Hills CVS drugstore. Inside should have been 240 little gray capsules. But when Grey, 57, opened the sealed bottle at her...
Special to the TribuneGregory Flesher once ran for mayor in Waukegan, owned a contracting company and headed the playground committee at an elementary school. But he was mentally ill on the day he set a fire that destroyed the vacant Salvation Army Building, according to a...
Tags: Judges, Bipolar Disorder, Arson, Punishment, Prisons
FrameworkJayden David, 5, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy called Dravet syndrome. Jayden takes a form of medical marijuana that is not psychoactive, so the sweet-tasting infusion he receives four times a day doesn't make him high....
MODESTO —Topamax. Depakote. Phenobarbital. The list goes on. Before Jayden David turned 5, he had tried a dozen powerful medications to tame a rare form of epilepsy. The side effects were devastating. There were grand mal seizures that lasted...
The Mayo Clinic on Monday announced that Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. has bipolar disorder, the clearest indication so far of what's kept the veteran South Side lawmaker on medical leave and out of the public eye for more than two months. But Jackson's family,...
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