Mylan adds to global spread of copycat Lipitor; Cardinal Health taking on the DEA;

 @FiercePharma: Bundling dialysis payments, aimed at preventing overuse of anemia meds, promotes underuse instead--NYTReport | Follow @FiercePharma

> The march across the globe of generic versions of Pfizer's ($PFE) Lipitor continues, with Mylan ($MYL) announcing today that it has approval to market its version in France, Belgium, the U.K., the Netherlands and Ireland. Release

> Cardinal Health is going to the mat with the DEA over the suspension of its licenses to ship controlled substances like oxycodone from a Florida center that serves 2,500 pharmacies. Report

> More than 600 employees at the Merck-Serono headquarters in Geneva are saying they will strike Tuesday if the company doesn't continue to negotiate over planned layoffs. Story

> Amag Pharmaceuticals says it has named William Heiden CEO, and the company is taking itself off the market to concentrate on its anemia drug. Story

> Fresenius, the German healthcare conglomerate, has generated €1.01 billion ($1.31 billion) with the placement of new shares at €73.50 apiece. Item

Biotech News

 @FierceBiotech: Preclinical breakthrough: Scientists beat rare skin cancer tumors. Story | Follow @FierceBiotech

 @RyanMFierce: The Indian gov't has launched a probe into its drug regulator after a scathing parliamentary report. More | Follow @RyanMFierce

> Amgen pushes agenda for biosimilars on the FDA. News

> Google's Brin allies with Pfizer and GSK in war on Parkinson's. Article

> Arena Pharma's weight drug wins the day; shares soar. Item

Medical Devices News

 @FierceMedDev: A Kensey Nash shareholder, claiming a raw deal, is suing to block the company's $360M sale to DSM. News | Follow @FierceMedDev

> Boston Sci boasts stroke risk reduction for Watchman implant. More

> Ariosa Diagnostics inks deal with LabCorp for prenatal test. Item

> St. Jude Medical: Long-term ICD survival rates higher than with drugs alone. Article

And Finally... Pfizer will do what many other companies did a long time ago, drop defined benefit pensions and have employees use 401(k) accounts to prepare for the days they are no longer employed there, which might include retirement. Story

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