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Zetia is the trade name under which Merck, Inc. and Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals market their cholesterol-lowering drug generically known as ezetimibe. Zetia works differently than other commonly used statin drugs for lowering cholesterol by inhibiting absorption of cholesterol at the small intestine. This causes a reduction of hepatic cholesterol stores and an increase in clearance of cholesterol from the blood. In 2005, a Dear Doctor letter was issued in Canada advising that Zetia is associated with adverse side effects such as: Liver Damage Liver Disease Liver Failure Hepatic Failure Hepatitis Acute Pancreatitis ...
a sword symbolizing the court's coercive power; scales representing an objective standard by which competing claims are weighed; and a blindfold indicating that justice is (or should be) meted out objectively, without fear or favor, regardless of identity, money, power, or weakness. Law is a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions . It shapes politics , economics and society in numerous ways and serves as a primary social mediator of relations between people. Contract law regulates everything from buying a bus ticket to trading on derivatives markets . Property law defines rights and obligations ...
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Nevada Supreme Court: Five important (or at least very interesting ...
The Nevada Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in three very important cases Monday in Carson City: A death penalty case (should Washoe County cop killer Siaosi Vanisi get a new trial); a guilty plea case (should Washoe County wife killer and judge shooter Darren Mack be allowed to withdraw his guilty pleas); and a newspaper versus the governor case: Should Governor Jim Gibbons be forced to provide the Reno Gazette Journal with copies of hundreds of emails he sent to a female friend — and should the Washoe County Court vetted which emails would be given to the newspaper and which would not? On Tuesday, the subject ... market research, surveys and trends
Appraiser Workshops: Corporate Counsel New Media Survey Released
Consultants Greentarget recently released a study and survey of how in-house corporate general counsels are using new media, including blogs, and social media.  As this has been of interest to me, and should be to other appraisers, it is always good to gather information on how others professionals are using New Media. The in house corporate counsel survey looked at a group of 164 attorneys responses and how they were taking advantage of new media.  It did show that traditional methods, such as trade journals, conferences and press releases were dominate, yet more and more in house attorneys are using new media ... market research, surveys and trends

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Vioxx Heart Attack and Stroke Risk - Vioxx Legal News and Information
Vioxx (rofecoxib) was launched in the United States in 1999. Since its introduction, the drug has been marketed in over 80 countries. Vioxx is a blockbuster drug - more than 20 million people have taken Vioxx and reported sales in 2003 reached $2.5 billion. In some countries the product is marketed as CEOXX. Vioxx belongs to a class of drugs known as COX-2 inhibitors and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). When this class of drugs was introduced a few years ago, they were thought to be safer and more effective than other drugs such as Aspirin and Ibuprofen. However, now studies suggest that all NSAID drugs have ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The careers of real-life lawyers are often less glamorous and satisfying than those portrayed by their television counterparts in shows like “L.A. Law.” At the Chicago office of Perkins Coie, partners recently unveiled a “happiness committee,” offering candy apples and milkshakes to brighten the long and wearying days of its lawyers. Perhaps this will serve as an example to other firms, which studies show lose, on average, nearly a fifth of their associates in any given year, in an industry in which about 20 percent of lawyers over all will suffer depression at some point in their careers. Last year, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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FedEx Corp. Reports Higher Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings
today reported earnings of $1.33 per diluted share for the fourth quarter ended May 31. Last year, the company reported a fourth quarter loss of $2.82 per diluted share, including $3.46 per diluted share of charges resulting primarily from the impairment of goodwill and aircraft. Excluding these charges, fourth quarter earnings were $0.64 per diluted share a year ago. "FedEx delivered strong results in our fourth quarter, thanks to sequential growth in package volume and our ability to leverage our unique global networks to take advantage of a recovering economy," said ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Unpatched Windows XP-related hole exploited in attacks
Malicious hackers were found to be exploiting a hole on Tuesday affecting Windows XP that a Google researcher disclosed last week before Microsoft had a chance to fix it, the software giant confirmed. There was "limited exploitation" of the unpatched vulnerability, Jerry Bryant, group manager for response communications at Microsoft, said in an e-mail statement. The exploits have been taken down from the Web, but Bryant said he expects there to be further attacks "given the public disclosure of full details of the issue." "We want to reiterate that customers using Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 7 , ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Supreme Court of Ohio and the Ohio Judicial System
What happens when countries do not adhere to the rule of law will be the closing topic on Friday at the annual summer meeting of Ohio’s appeals court judges. Read more » June 15, 2010 Justices O'Donnell, Cupp Participate in National Science School for Judges Supreme Court of Ohio Justices Terrence O’Donnell and Robert R. Cupp joined judges from across the country this week at a genetic medicine and discrimination seminar at the National Judges’ Science School in Bethesda, Md. Read more » Other Judicial System News » June 14, 2010 Judicial System News » June 11, 2010 Judges ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Live trial coverage, trials in the news, public figures, offbeat crimes and general legal news. Includes some litigation documents and discussion. Findlaw Legal News - Top legal headlines, and recent news stories by topic. Includes many featured documents in PDF format. HG Legal News - From Hieros Gamos, this page links to international headlines collected from a broad range of sources powered by Moreover. Also organized by country or continent. JURIST - Legal News - Provides a constantly updated feed of legal headlines. Recent news items are organized by topic. Also includes links to related research documents and resources, ...
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It's true that attending business conferences costs you time and money, something that's in short supply for most small business owners. Yet the benefits that you'll get from taking a break from your daily routine to meet with other people in your industry can far outweigh the costs. Direct Mail Marketing for Small Businesses When you have a small business, you know that one of the most important aspects of your business plan is advertising. You probably already have a Web site and a Twitter account, but what about doing direct mail? Is direct mail a thing of the past or is it still useful today? Why ...
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Hey Dave, what do you think about websites like pspblender and allpspgames? They claim to offer full version games for Sony PSP systems as downloads which are supported on all firmware versions including v2.81 and are legal. Are they for real or just trying to con people? Dave's Answer: I think that there are two categories of games out there you can download, homebrew and commercial games. The latter should quite obviously be illegal to download and install on your PSP, regardless of what these sites say. The former, well, let's talk about that... But before we do, let me say that my experience with sites like ...