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3 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

1 spot in the Tampa Bay Times' Top Workplaces list for 2014. It is the third time in five years for ASI to earn the a... )--The recently discovered fracture at the Wanapum Dam's spillway structure does not currently impact bond ratings for the project's owner, the Public Utility District No.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Semiconductors, Diodes, Electronics, Nuevo, CA

7 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

US stocks turn higher in choppy trading

Major U.S. stock indexes are turning higher in the late afternoon as the market shuffles between gains and losses.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Beverages, Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups

9 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Scientists find new sponge species off La Jolla

Scientists using a remote-controlled robot submersible have discovered a new species of poisonous sponge in deep waters off San Diego.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology, Robots

12 hrs ago | National Public Radio

US Stocks Drift Lower At Midday; Homebuilders Sink

Beazer Homes, Ryland Group and other homebuilder stocks fell after a survey showed that the industry's confidence in the housing market remains low.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

14 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Stocks: Earnings to the rescue

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

16 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

J&J Q1 net up 8 percent on sales jump, lower costs

Johnson & Johnson says its first-quarter profit rose 8 percent, because of restrained costs and a big jump in prescription drug sales.

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Related Topix: Food, J and J Snack Foods, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, DePuy Orthopaedics, Medical Equipment, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

19 hrs ago | Aidsmap

Sofosbuvir/ledipasvir coformulation cures more than 90% of...

A coformulation of sofosbuvir and ledipasvir taken for as little as 8 weeks produced high sustained response rates across the board for participants in the phase 3 ION trials, including people with HCV genotype 1 starting treatment for the first time, prior non-responders and people with liver cirrhosis, according to findings presented last week at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration, Hepatitis, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Akorn gets U.S. approval to buy Hi-Tech Pharmacal, with conditions

Generic drugmaker Akorn Enterprises Inc has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy rival Hi-Tech Pharmacal Inc on condition that it sell three generic prescription eye medications and two generic topical anesthetics, the Federal Trade Commission said on Monday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, HiTech Pharmacal Co, Healthcare Industry, Pharmaceuticals, Watson Pharmaceuticals

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Merck's grass pollen allergy drug wins U.S. approval

Merck & Co said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved its grass pollen allergy drug Grastek, becoming the second such immunotherapy treatment to be given the go-ahead in recent weeks.

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Related Topix: Merck , Medicine, Pollen, Health, Healthcare Industry, Allergy, Food and Drug Administration

AmericanBankingNews.com

Eli Lilly and Rating Increased to Hold at Jefferies

The firm currently has a $54.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $45.00.

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Related Topix: Investment Banking, Financial Services, Jefferies Group, Investment Services, Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Food, Medicine, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Agriculture, International Multifoods Corporation, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Stocks bounce back...somewhat

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KMIZ

Stocks bounce back...somewhat

The stock market today felt a bit like a game of musical chairs with no one quite sure where it would end up.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Science / Technology, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Daily Camera

Drug firms have used dangerous tactics to drive sales to treat kids

Whistle-blower. Greg Thorpe, a former sales representative for GlaxoSmithKline, sits at a desk in Florida with papers from the case in which he alleged the company encouraged doctors to prescribe antidepressants to children when the FDA had not approved the drugs for pediatric use.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Food and Drug Administration

The Age

Shares in biggest daily drop in a month

The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index tumbled 69.7 points, or 1.3 per cent, to 5358.9, while the broader All Ordinaries also lost 1.3 per cent to 5353.6 with all major sectors affected.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, CSL Limited, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Red Bluff Daily News

What cancer's miracle patients can teach us about the disease

Now scientists are starting to use sophisticated DNA sequencing technology to determine if these "exceptional responders" carry gene variations that can lead to new treatment approaches, better targeted therapies or even the re- emergence of experimental drugs once deemed failures.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Cambridge, MA

Reuters

UPDATE 1-GSK faces criminal bribery investigation in Poland

GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors to promote its lung drug Seretide, adding to problems for a company already accused of corruption in China and Iraq.

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Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, World News, Poland

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Reuters

Stocks face earnings blues after tech slide

The wrenching selloff in U.S. high-growth technology and biotech shares could leave investors braced for more than a minor pullback when earnings pick up speed this week.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Financial Markets, Menomonee Falls, WI, Reuters, Hospital Administration, Thomson, Media, Medicine, Triad Hospitals, Computers, IT Services, Healthcare Industry

Reuters

GSK faces bribery investigation in Poland -BBC

GlaxoSmithKline Plc is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors to promote its asthma drug Seretide, BBC Panorama reported on Sunday.

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Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Curbed

Weekend Getaways: Sim Bruce Richards' Stunning Borrego Springs Compound

Welcome back springtime! It's another season of Weekend Getaways , where we look at homes within driving distance of Los Angeles that are on the market for you to ogle, then buy.

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Related Topix: Borrego Springs, CA, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Real Estate

Business Journal

Q&A: Don Cooper sells companies on social media

Who thought it would be possible to make a profit from selling seeds and greeting cards door-to-door? It was possible for Don Cooper , who started doing at 7 years old, and then made it into a lifelong career.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

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