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Business briefs: Eisai, Merck, plus another ACA delay

Eisai lobbies to push back Belviq's patent clock; a case against Paula Deen is dismissed; Merck and Avanir team up to promote Januvia; and another healthcare-reform measure is pushed back

Novo, Deen agree to suspend their relationship

Novo, Deen agree to suspend their relationship

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Novo Nordisk stresses that the company has not parted ways with Paula Deen, even as her other endorsement and business deals shrivel up.

Novo Nordisk in Paula Deen holding pattern

Novo Nordisk in Paula Deen holding pattern

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The drug maker says it has spoken to Deen about her racist comments, but an opaque company statement indicates the Danish firm has not cut ties with the now-former Food Network star.

Much ado about mommy bloggers, mobile apps and paid posts

Much ado about mommy bloggers, mobile apps and paid posts

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An Abbott iPhone app is drawing attention to the practice of compensating bloggers for app reviews, as some call into question the ethics of pay-for-play online PR.

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