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Institutional Memory: Models and Their Artists

Daniel Maidman | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

A bit over a year ago now, I guess, Alexis Hilliard moved to New York. She came here to develop her skills at the New York Academy of Art. She's not a celebrity in the world overall, but I am a member of a very narrow sector among whom her face, if not her name, is extraordinarily well known. I've been looking at her face for nearly a decade.

The Women in the Fields of Gold: Brad Kunkle at Arcadia

Daniel Maidman | Posted 04.23.2012 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

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American Mengele

Alan Singer | Posted 11.16.2011 | World
Alan Singer

Unfortunately, medical testing on unwitting human subjects or people who consent under duress has not stopped.

China's Ambivalent Tiger Moms: When in Rome...

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.29.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

In the People's Republic, contemporary mothers, flooded with information that promote a more liberal model of modern parenting, are conflicted.

World's Largest Drug Company Gets Even Larger

AP | Marley Seaman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Pfizer Inc. said Tuesday it will buy a company specializing in pain drugs in a $3.6 billion deal meant to shore up the portfolio of t...

Reglan Lawsuits Spark Debate Over Generic Preemption, Corporate Immunity

Edward F. Blizzard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Edward F. Blizzard

The U.S. Supreme Court asked the Obama administration this week for its position on an appeal filed by generic drug manufacturers who argue that feder...

How to Face Your Company's Mortality

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ron Ashkenas

Cross-posted from Harvard Business Online One corporate drama playing out in the news is the fate of Saab -- a now-orphan division of General Motors ...

Pfizer-Wyeth Deal Approved By FTC

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (AFP) -- US regulators gave tentative approval Wednesday to a deal allowing Pfizer to buy pharmaceutical Wyeth, boosting the size of the worl...

Top Ten Civil Justice Triumphs Of the Decade!

Joanne Doroshow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joanne Doroshow

We look back with pride, and with some amazement really, at these great civil justice wins during the past decade. It hasn't been easy, and there are many to thank.

This Week In Cheating: Drugs

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

So, let me get this straight: Pfizer is the drug company who'll lie to you, but Merck's the one that'll kill you?

Ghostwritten Medical Articles Cast Doubt on Reliability of Drugs

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lennard Davis

We need to be extremely careful when we read that "experts have said" or that "experiments have shown" -- particularly when we are looking at difficult-to-treat affective disorders.

Wyeth Loses Supreme Court Case, Opens Consumer Suits Against Pharma

Reuters | Lisa Richwine and James Vicini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the drugmaker Wyeth on Wednesday, holding that pharmaceutical companies can be held liabl...

Pfizer To Buy Wyeth For $68 Billion

AP | LINDA A. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TRENTON, N.J. — Pfizer Inc., the world's largest drugmaker, said Monday it is buying rival Wyeth for $68 billion in a deal that will quickly boo...

Stiffed: Why Are Bailed-Out Banks Helping Pfizer Buy Wyeth?

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paul Loeb

Pfizer, Viagra's daddy, is using money from taxpayer-bailed-out banks to help buy major pharmaceutical competitor Wyeth. That won't help taxpayers or consumers. Nor is it designed to.

Pfizer, Wyeth In Talks For $60B Merger

Wall Street Journal | MATTHEW KARNITSCHNIG and JONATHAN D. ROCKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Pfizer Inc. is in talks to acquire rival drug maker Wyeth in a deal that could be valued at more than $60 billion, said people familiar with the matte...

Andrew Wyeth, "Christina's World" Artist, Dies At 91

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

PHILADELPHIA — Although some critics deride his art as drab and kitschy, Andrew Wyeth's melancholy paintings were praised by others as profound ...

Drug Maker Wyeth Said To Have Paid Ghostwriters For Favorable Journal Articles

NY Times | DUFF WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wyeth, the pharmaceutical company, paid ghostwriters to produce medical journal articles favorable to its female hormone replacement therapy Prempro, ...

The Supreme Court, the Election and the Sad Story of Diana Levine

Doug Kendall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Doug Kendall

Monday the Supreme Court will hear argument in Wyeth v. Levine -- Diane Levine is a Vermont musician who went to the hospital for treatment of a migraine headache and left with her arm amputated and career in ruins.

Bush Administration Made Complete Immunity for Negligent Corporations a Top Priority

Les Weisbrod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Les Weisbrod

In the past three years federal agencies, have engaged in a campaign to hand corporations a 'get-out-of jail-free' pass when their products have harmed consumers.

Wyeth May Slash Up To 5,000 Jobs

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Wyeth on Friday said it is considering cost cuts that could eliminate 10 percent of its work force over a three-year period, although the U.S. drugmak...

Wyeth Sues Teva Over Heartburn Drug

AP | DAMIAN J. TROISE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A patent dispute over the heartburn drug Protonix escalated Monday when Wyeth said it will sue to recover lost profits from sales of Teva Pharmaceutic...

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Kids' Cough Syrup

Reuters | Debra Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Johnson & Johnson Wyeth and other makers of infants' nonprescription cough and cold products are recalling certain medicines in the United States beca...