merck http://michiganradio.org en Michigan loses prescription drug lawsuit http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-loses-prescription-drug-lawsuit <p><a href="http://coa.courts.mi.gov/Digest/DigestDetail?mode=view&amp;digestId=75425">The state Court of Appeals today&nbsp;ruled against Michigan in a prescription drug case</a>.&nbsp; The decision could cost the state millions of dollars.&nbsp;</p><p>In 2004, the pharmaceutical company Merck pulled the arthritis drug,&nbsp;<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vioxx">Vioxx</a>, off the market, because it caused serious heart and other health problems.</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:39:20 +0000 Steve Carmody 1709 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan loses prescription drug lawsuit