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FDA OKs first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from J&J

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration says it has approved a first-of-a-kind diabetes drug from Johnson & Johnson that uses a new method to lower blood sugar. The agency cleared J&J’s Invokana tablets for adults with Type 2 diabetes, ...

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Different standards for name-brand, generic drugs (access required)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court decision late last month that state-law failure-to-warn claims against generic drug makers are preempted by federal law — handed down just two years after the Court held that brand-name drug makers could face such suits ...

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