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Meningitis Victim Now Facing Huge Medical Bills

More than a year after a routine steroid injection turned into a painful fungal infection that nearly killed her, Marjorie Norwood is still suffering physically and emotionally. She also carries a huge stress: the hospital that houses the clinic where she contracted the infection has billed more than half a million dollars for her treatment.

10/27/2013

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Lawmakers OK Compounding Pharmacy Crackdown

The Massachusetts House on Wednesday unanimously approved tougher state regulations on drug compounding pharmacies like the one blamed for a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak.

10/02/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Congress Unveils Bill For More Oversight For Compounding Pharmacies

House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bring more federal oversight to large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.

09/13/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Mass. Firm Tied To Meningitis Outbreak Paid Out $70M

An attorney for creditors of a pharmacy blamed for a nationwide meningitis outbreak said Thursday that the firm paid out $70 million to company insiders over the last six years.

01/24/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Judge Appoints Trustee To Oversee NECC’s Bankruptcy

A judge has agreed to appoint an independent trustee to oversee the bankruptcy of the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

01/24/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Owners Of Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Got $16M In Final Months

The owners of a pharmacy linked to a fatal meningitis outbreak received more than $16 million in wages and payments as the company grew increasingly prosperous in its final months.

01/22/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

NECC Blames Cleaning Contractor For Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

The Framingham compounding pharmacy company linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is blaming its cleaning contractor.

01/04/2013

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Patrick Proposes Tighter Regulations On Compounding Pharmacies

Gov. Deval Patrick is proposing tighter regulations on compounding pharmacies following last year’s deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts company.

01/04/2013

Ameridose in Westborough

Ameridose In Mass. Extends Closure Until Feb.

A drug company with the same founders as a compounding pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak has agreed to remain closed until at least Feb. 22.

01/03/2013

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