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Zimmer to pay Stryker $70M in surgical device fight

The award is actually less than a third of what Warsaw-based Zimmer was originally ordered to pay for infringing patents on a lavage device.
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Lilly reaches insulin development deal with Adocia

Eli Lilly and Co. could pay more than $570 million to French pharmaceutical company Adocia under an agreement to develop a fast-acting insulin that is in the early stages of clinical testing.
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Pence: HIP 2.0 timeline not as important as approval

The state and federal government have been in negotiations since the summer, but the governor said he remains confident that an agreement will be reached, even if it isn’t by his original deadline.
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Lilly bumps up dividend for first time since 2009

Shares of Eli Lilly and Co. were on the rise Tuesday morning, a day after the drugmaker announced its first dividend increase in more than five years.
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Drug delivery firm plans distribution center, 46 jobs

Simple Meds LLC, an Indianapolis-based startup, is seeking a city tax break that will help it open a local distribution facility and hire up to 46 people by the end of 2020.
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Lilly's Cyramza gets new marketing approval

Eli Lilly and Co.'s drug Cyramza has been approved as a treatment for lung cancer, regulators said. The Food and Drug Administration is allowing Lilly to market the drug as a treatment for cases that have spread.
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Alzheimer’s tests present dilemma of knowing the future

While the tests will likely help drug companies like Eli Lilly and Co. evaluate medicines, they’ll also create wrenching personal and ethical dilemmas for patients who will have to live with the knowledge that they’re destined to develop the disease.
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Indy dentist accused of $260,000 in false claims

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said Dr. Bernice Avant was charged Thursday with one count of Medicaid fraud and four counts of theft.
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Report: Nearly 43 million Americans have unpaid medical bills

The findings suggest that many Americans are being trapped by debt because they are confused by the notices they get from hospitals and insurance companies about the cost of treatment.
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Covance shareholder sues over $6.1B LabCorp deal

A Covance Inc. investor contends in a lawsuit that the drug-testing company’s board erred in relying on what the shareholder called Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s conflict-tainted advice. Covance has major laboratory operations in Indianapolis.
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