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Norwalk IMS Health Wins Supreme Court Victory

June 23, 2011
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Norwalk IMS Health Wins Supreme Court Victory

Written by Rochelle Green In a 6-3 ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Vermont law that restricts the sale or use of doctors’ prescribing information for the purpose of marketing prescription drugs. The decision represents a significant victory for Norwalk-based IMS Health, Inc., a leading drug data provider, and its co-respondents,...

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Greenwich Sex Offender Doctor Loses Right To Practice

June 23, 2011
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Greenwich Sex Offender Doctor Loses Right To Practice

Written by Lisa Chedekel Clifford Berken  The state Department of Public Health has overruled a medical board decision that would have allowed a Greenwich physician who is registered as a sex offender to resume his medical practice in Connecticut. In May, C-HIT reported that the Medical Examining Board had voted to allow Clifford Berken...

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Ct Chiropractors Win Two Crucial Disputes

June 15, 2011
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Ct Chiropractors Win Two Crucial Disputes

Written by Jennifer Kaylin Connecticut chiropractors, under fire for allegedly violating state law and failing to warn patients of the potential risk of some of their treatments, scored two recent victories, thanks to the General Assembly and the courts. “We’re very pleased with the outcome in the legislative arena as well as the courts,”...

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Ct Outlaws Tooth Whitening At Spas, Malls

June 13, 2011
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Ct Outlaws Tooth Whitening At Spas, Malls

Written by Colleen Shaddox Most tooth whitening services performed in spas, salons and shopping malls were outlawed last week by the Connecticut Dental Commission. The commission, comprised of six dentists and one lay member, ruled tooth whitening “dentistry,” which must be performed under the supervision of a licensed dentist. Because tooth whitening had not...

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