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Top of the morning to you, and what a fine one it is. Once again, a bright, shiny sun and cool breeze are enveloping the Pharmalot campus. What better way to start the day, yes? This is especially true now that a calm has descended since the short person left for the local schoolhouse and the official mascots are on their sixth nap of the day. No naps for us, though. There is much to be done. On that note, here are some items of  interest. Have a smashing day and do keep in touch …

A federal court jury found that Johnson & Johnson and Bayer did not mislead a Louisiana man and his doctors about the health risks of the Xarelto blood thinner, Bloomberg News reports. The companies, therefore, were determined not liable for his injuries and later medical problems. This was the first of more than 18,000 patient lawsuits filed against J&J and Bayer, which jointly developed Xarelto, to come to trial.

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