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Johnson & Johnson Recalls Leaky Insulin Cartridges

Johnson & Johnson has issued another recall, and this time, it's not over a typo. The company's Animas unit recalled five lots of leaking insulin cartridges whose use could lead to serious health problems. The 2-milliliter cartridges can leak, resulting in the delivery of less insulin than intended.

Ortho Ordered to Pay $1.7 Million in Levaquin Lawsuit

On Wednesday, a Minneapolis jury ordered Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals to pay an 87-year-old man $1.7 million because its antibiotic Levaquin damaged his Achilles tendons. It was the first verdict from about 2,600 similar lawsuits filed so far.

J&J to Acquire Vaccine Maker Crucell

Giant drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has agreed to buy Dutch vaccine maker Crucell. The deal will give J&J a bigger piece of the vaccine market and better access to emerging markets.

Was Johnson & Johnson aware of problems with its Children's Tylenol months before the recall? The House Oversight Committee has invited an FDA commissioner and Johnson & Johnson chairman to a hearing next week to address this and other questions surrounding the massive recall of children's medicines earlier this year.

Johnson & Johnson Fights Charges of Recalls and Kickbacks

Johnson & Johnson shares are rebounding as the drugmaker tries to recover from a rough week, when the Justice Department charged it with paying kickbacks to a pharmacy company to boost sales of its drugs to nursing-home patients, and the Food and Drug Administration accused it of being too slow with its product recall during a Tylenol scare.