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3. Abbott and Boston Scientific get matching downgrades
Morgan Keegan analyst Jay Wald handed Abbott (NYSE:ABT) and Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) a set of matching downgrades this week, citing uncertainty about the market.
2. Med-tech lobby doles out $336,000 in Q2
The Advanced Medical Technology Assn. or AdvaMed spent more than $366,000 during the second quarter and $417,000 so far this year to lobby Congress in favor of the medical device industry.
1. Shoulder massager strangles one, injures three others.
The FDA issued a warning of life-threatening injury after the ShoulderFlex therapeutic massager made by King International LLC killed one person, nearly strangled another and injured two more.