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Smith & Nephew’s (NYSE:SNN) third-quarter profits slip on declining profit margins for its orthopedic division, sending shares down nearly 3 percent on Wall Street today.
Rep. Erik Paulsen’s (R-Minn.) ongoing effort to repeal the medical device tax seems to be gaining momentum, now that 204 members of the U.S. House of Representatives have signed on to his bill.
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) wants a California judge to forever bar rival NuVasive (NSDQ:NUVA) from making or selling one of its spinal implants that a jury found to infringe Medtronic patents, following a $102 million jury decision finding that the NuVasive device infringes Medtronic patents.