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Merck seeks cut in $47.5 million Vioxx award

July 16, 2007
Merck & Co. urged a New Jersey judge to slash a jury''s $47.5 million award to an Idaho postal worker who successfully sued the drugmaker over a heart attack he
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Pfizer waited weeks to notify employees of data breach

July 16, 2007
The Associated Press reports that Pfizer Inc. let several weeks pass before informing 17,000 current and former employees that their personal information had been posted to the Internet, according to
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Wyeth names Greg Norden CFO

July 10, 2007
Drug developer Wyeth recently named Greg Norden chief financial officer and senior vice president, according to the Associated Press. Norden, 49, will replace Kenneth J. Martin. Martin previously announced plans
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How a pharmaceutical manufacturer improved efficiencies and cost effectiveness

June 25, 2007
Ampac Fine Chemicals (AFC) is a leading U.S. contract manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients and registered intermediates, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Pacific Corporatio. AFC’s technology includes the
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Drug makers found guilty in pricing case

June 25, 2007
According to the Associated Press, a Massachusetts judge ruled against pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca PLC, Schering-Plough Corp. and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. recently, finding them guilty of engaging in unfair and deceptive
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ICI rejects $14.2 billion Akzo Nobel bid

June 19, 2007
According to Reuters, Britain''s Imperial Chemical Industries Plc has rejected a 7.2 billion-pound ($14.2 billion) bid approach from Dutch chemicals group Akzo Nobel NV saying it undervalued the company. Shares
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Pfizer moving jobs from England to Michigan

June 19, 2007
Pfizer Inc. announced it plans to move 65 jobs from Sandwich, England, to Kalamazoo, Michigan, as part of a consolidation of the drugmaker''s animal health global research operations, the Associated
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Procter & Gamble closing Connecticut plant

June 10, 2007
Procter & Gamble Co. said it will close its hair-care product plant with 615 employees in Stamford, Conn., by early 2010. According to the Associated Press, some 200 employees at
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Court allows Schering-Plough suit

May 28, 2007
Four former employees of drug maker Schering-Plough Corp.''s Argentinian subsidiary can sue over allegedly being fired for complaining about illegal marketing practices, including bribing doctors to boost drug sales, a
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Pfizer CFO, research head stepping down

May 21, 2007
Jeffrey Kindler, the chief executive of the world''s largest drug maker Pfizer Inc., continued to clean house with the announcement late Sunday that the company''s research and development chief and
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