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Giant Company Allegedly Hid Risks Of Drug That Made Billions

AP | CHUCK BARTELS | Posted 06.11.2012 | Business

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary downplayed and hid risks associated with the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, a jury determined Tuesd...

TechStar Interview: Dean Kamen

Bill_Robinson | Posted 05.20.2012 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

For those of you who don't know Dean Kamen, you're in for a treat. For those of you that do: I hope I can still delight and surprise you with some things you may not know.

SUBMIT: 9 Months In Pictures: Share Your Favorite Pregnancy Pics (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.18.2012 | Impact

Everyone loves a baby, and it's easy to see why. The miracle of life starts with its own set of miracles when it comes to a pregnant woman's body. ...

Hip Implants Were Sold Overseas After Being Rejected By FDA

The New York Times | BARRY MEIER | Posted 02.15.2012 | Healthy Living

The health care products giant Johnson & Johnson continued to market an artificial hip in Europe and elsewhere overseas after the Food and Drug Admini...

In Role Reversal Huge Companies Lending To Ailing Europe Banks

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

By Douwe Miedema LONDON, Jan 9 (Reuters) - Blue-chip names like Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer and Peugeot are among firms bailing out...

Multiple Carcinogens in Johnson & Johnson's Baby Shampoo

Samuel S. Epstein | Posted 02.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Samuel S. Epstein

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics must be congratulated for securing an agreement with Johnson & Johnson "for reducing or gradually phasing out trace amounts of potentially cancer-causing chemicals" from Baby Shampoo, "one of its signature products."

Healthcare Giant Recalls Motrin Pills That May Work Too Slowly

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 12.22.2011 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. -- Healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson has issued another recall of Motrin pain relievers, at least the sixth in two years. It's part of...

No More Toxins: J&J Removing Harmful Chemicals From Baby Products

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 01.16.2012 | Parents

TRENTON, N.J. -- Amid pressure from activists, Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday that it is continuing efforts to remove traces of two harmful chemical...

10 Companies With The Best Reputations In America

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

It's difficult for a corporation in today's world to survive under the microscope. But in fact, while some don't, a recent survey released by marke...

The Need to Question Supposed Certain Sex 'Conditions'

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

The latest to get called out on concocting a condition is CNN blogger and sex expert Ian Kerner, who elicited harsh reactions with Sexual Attention Deficit Disorder (SADD).

Nonprofit Calls On Johnson & Johnson To Do More For HIV/AIDS Patients

Posted 06.27.2011 | Impact

USAID reports that over 33.3 million people currently suffer from HIV/AIDS around the world. The condition is the leading cause of death in Sub-Sahara...

J&J CEO 'Disappointing Recalls' Won't Slow Company Down

AP | By LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 06.28.2011 | Business

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Johnson & Johnson's chief executive told shareholders at their annual meeting Thursday that the company will come back "stronge...

J&J Buys Swiss Company For Nearly $22 Billion

Posted 06.27.2011 | Business

ZURICH (By Katie Reid) - Johnson & Johnson is to buy Swiss medical devices maker Synthes Inc for 19 billion Swiss francs ($21.6 billion) in its la...

How Much Is Enough for Big Pharma?

Cliff Schecter | Posted 06.06.2011 | Business
Cliff Schecter

Nowhere is this greed more pervasive than among those companies responsible for the health of roughly 300 million of Americans: Big Pharma.

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Sudafed Because Of A Typo

Daily Finance | Melly Alazraki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Johnson & Johnson's (JNJ) recall woes aren't over yet. The company's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit said Thursday it is recalling nine lots of Sudafe...

Apple, Gabrielle Giffords, Toyota: When Good Stories Go Bad

Peter Guber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Guber

Sometimes you have to confront bad news head on. Recently, these folks and brands have been victims, many self-inflicted, of good stories gone bad.

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Rolaids Products

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Johnson & Johnson on Thursday recalled several types of Rolaids antacids in the U.S. because of reports of metal and wood particles i...

In Command But Not in Control By Design: J&J's Management Model

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Inder Sidhu

How would you manage 250 operating companies spread over three industries that do business in more than 60 countries? That's a question Johnson & Joh...

5 Reasons the U.S. Will "Probably" Default

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

The United States will probably default on its debt one day. There, I said it. Did I get your attention?

3 Ways To Make a Buck on Pee-Wee Power

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Dorfman

Let's say you share Wall Street's growing party line that things are looking up despite all the risks and uncertainties, and you think now is the right time to be a player. What do you buy?

Green Power. Who's Buying and Where is it Headed?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its quarterly rankings of the nation's top green power purchasers, with Intel Corporation leading th...

Candidate, Former SEC Chairman Bash Water Deal that Flushed $68 Million Down the Sewer

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District got a pasting last Thursday over a botched bond deal that cost Cook County area taxpayers $68 million.

Climate Controversy Damages Chamber's Reputation

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

The Chamber's tone-deaf response to the situation is contributing to reputation damage that is hurting the organization's credibility.

More Questions About the US Chamber's Membership Number Claim

Pete Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Pete Altman

With more voices saying clearly that US Chamber of Commerce does not represent them, the Chamber's membership numbers are looking more and more questionable.

Business America Lights a Candle for Copenhagen

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jonathan A. Schein

There are many in the corporate realm who "get it" -- that's why they're finding new and innovative ways to combat climate change.