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Conn. AG accuses Best Buy of overcharging customers

Connecticut's attorney general announced a lawsuit Thursday against Best Buy Co. Inc., accusing the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer of deceiving customers with in-store computer kiosks and overcharging them.

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From the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists: DEA Targets Rogue Internet Pharmacies’ Drug Sources, (5/16) From the CDC: CDC Report Finds Significant Differences in Stroke Prevalence Among U.S. States and Territories, (5/17) From the FDA: USDA Clears Swine for Processing, ...

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Study links diabetes drug Avandia, heart attack risk

The widely prescribed diabetes drug Avandia is linked to a greater risk of heart attack and possibly death, a new scientific analysis revealed, and the U.S. government issued a safety alert Monday.

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Struggling Pfizer's research chief and CFO to leave by end of year

Pfizer Chief Executive Jeffrey Kindler proved even those at the top aren't immune to an ongoing company-wide transformation late Sunday in announcing the departure of Research and Development President John LaMattina and Chief Financial Officer Alan Levin.

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Report: Maryland could get about $965 million for kids' health

Maryland could get $965 million in new federal money for children's health care over the next five years if Congress reauthorizes an expiring federal program and finds a way to pay for increased spending, according to a report released Monday by a consumer health group.

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Surveys: West Nile virus devastated crows, robins, other birds in suburbia

Birds that once flourished in suburban skies, including robins, bluebirds and crows, have been devastated by West Nile Virus, a new study found. <p>In some places, such as Maryland, crow loss was at 45 percent, and around Baltimore and Washington, 90 percent of the crows were gone.

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