China accuses GSK foreign executive of bribery

May 14, 2014
Chinese police took unprecedented step of charging a foreign executive of bribery.
Posted In: China, GlaxoSmithKline, bribery

GlaxoSmithKline's bribery scandal highlights China's corrupt health care system

Jul 23, 2013
China alleges British drug maker GlaxoSmithKline bribed Chinese doctors. But so does everyone else, say longtime observers. Why is China singling out GSK?
Posted In: GlaxoSmithKline, pharmaceuticals, China, health care

GlaxoSmithKline accused of bribery in China

Jul 11, 2013
China’s security ministry claims executives of the British drug company GlaxoSmithKline have confessed to bribery charges.
Posted In: China, GlaxoSmithKline, pharmaceuticals

FDA to consider lifting safety warnings on Avandia, but is it too little, too late?

Jun 5, 2013
The FDA is expected to take another look at controversial diabetes drug Avandia after researchers at Duke have concluded the drug doesn't increase the risk of cardiovascular death as previously reported.
Posted In: diabetes, GlaxoSmithKline, FDA

The money behind drug testing for Olympians

Jul 25, 2012
This year's games marks the first time a private company -- GlaxoSmithKline -- is aiding in the fight against athletic doping in the Olympics.
Posted In: Olympics 2012, GlaxoSmithKline, drugs, athletes

Can big fraud settlements curb corporate misdeeds?

Jul 11, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says top officials need to feel the heat in order to change corporate behavior.
Posted In: GlaxoSmithKline, fraud

What's so bad about off-label uses of medication?

Jul 3, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline, the huge British drug-maker, will pay $3 billion in fines and compensation to the U.S. government and the states. They are in trouble for marketing drugs for off-label uses of its drugs.
Posted In: health care, GlaxoSmithKline, prescription

GlaxoSmithKline reaches $3 billion settlement for fraud

Jul 3, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline, the huge British drug maker, will pay $3 billion in fines and compensation to the U.S. government and the states. According to the Justice Department, it's the biggest settlement in a health-care fraud case in history.
Posted In: GlaxoSmithKline, health care, pharmaceuticals, fraud

MID-DAY UPDATE: Ben Bernanke, health care law, Energy Star

Feb 3, 2011
In a rare press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke will answer questions from reporters today at the National Press Club in...
Posted In: Bernanke, drugs, Federal Reserve, GlaxoSmithKline, healthcare, healthcare reform, income, medicaid, mid-day update

MIDDAY UPDATE: Sustainable jobs and cell phones

Oct 27, 2010
This week on Marketplace we'll be following sustainable jobs. Today, we learned about the fastest growing industry in the job field: biomedical...
Posted In: airline safety, biomedical engineering, cell phones, China, debt, Facebook, FDA, future-job-o-matic, GlaxoSmithKline, Halloween, mid-day update, MySpace, stimulus, Taxes