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Biz Break: Gilead's new hepatitis C drug produces huge sales in debut quarter

Today: Gilead Sciences demolishes earnings expectations thanks to powerful sales of breakthrough hepatitis C drug Sovaldi.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Intuitive Surgical, Netflix, Telecom, Juniper Networks, Computers

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Reuters

M&A in pharmaceuticals helps European shares extend rally

European shares rose on Tuesday, boosted by mergers and acquisitions activity in the pharmaceuticals sector and by bullish euro zone consumer confidence data.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline

Asbury Park Press

Exec at Bridgewater-based drug firm gets 16 months in inside-trade case

A former pharmaceutical executive has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Celgene, Medicine

Tri-cityherald.com

Amgen misses 1Q views as higher costs cut profit

The company badly missed Wall Street's expectations for both earnings per share and revenue, sending down its shares.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Osteoporosis, Health

WIVB-TV Buffalo

Hospital reinforces e-cig ban after fire, injury

A New York hospital is reinforcing its ban on electronic cigarettes after a patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.

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Related Topix: Fire, St Josephs Hospital Health Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Daily Journal

Pharma deals give stocks a lift

Amid a relative dearth of economic data and the lack of fresh news in Ukraine, investors are focusing on the latest batch of U.S. corporate earnings and the slew of developments in the pharmaceuticals industry.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Biotech, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline

Asbury Park Press

NY hospital bans e-cigarettes after fire, injury

A Syracuse hospital is banning electronic cigarettes after a female patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.

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Related Topix: Fire, St Josephs Hospital Health Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine

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Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.'s Eli Lilly & Co.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Leukemia, Health

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

All of t... )--Equity LifeStyle Properties, Inc. today announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: ChannelAdvisor, Science / Technology, Internet, Banking, Bank of Hawaii, Financial Services, Equity Lifestyle Properties, Exactech, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Providence, RI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Pfizer agrees to $190 mln settlement over generic Neurontin

Pfizer Inc has agreed to pay $190 million to settle a class action lawsuit alleging the pharmaceutical company took steps to delay market entry of generic versions of its epilepsy drug Neurontin, according to court documents filed on Monday.

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Related Topix: Neurontin, Gabapentin (generic), Medicine, Pfizer, Biotech

HeraldNet

Salaries rising for fundraisers at top charities

A new study of 280 nonprofits released Monday by the Washington-based Chronicle of Philanthropy shows nearly 30 top fundraisers have been earning more than $500,000, and at least two surpassed the $1 million mark.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University

GPB.org

Lead Poisoning Nightmare In Nigeria May Be Easing

Gado Labbo holds her 5-year-old son, Yusuf, at a clinic in Dareta. In 2010, when Yusuf first entered the clinic, he had a blood lead level 30 times higher than the amount the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers dangerous.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine

KSWO

Durant hospital agrees to settle fraud case

A hospital in Durant and its parent company have agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve claims alleging that an otolaryngologist billed the state's Medicaid program for unnecessary sinus surgeries.

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Related Topix: Otolaryngology, Medicine, Health Management Associates, Hospital Administration

Lincoln Daily News

AstraZeneca cancer pipeline seen as draw for Pfizer

Pfizer may come back to bid for British drug company AstraZeneca after its reported 60 billion pound takeover approach was rejected, since a deal could make sense for the U.S. pharmaceuticals giant as it seeks to build up its cancer franchise.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech

ClickOnDetroit

NYC Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Getting people to donate money is a big business, and some universities, hospitals and other nonprofits are rewarding their top fundraisers with as much as $1 million to bring in the big bucks.

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Related Topix: Memorial SloanKettering Cancer Center, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Go Local

Will New Findings on Marijuana Dangers Hurt Legalization Efforts?

Researchers from Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital conducted a study where they took 40 adolescents aged 18-25 and performed brain scans to determine whether or not marijuana usage was affecting their brain.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Hospital Administration, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital

Sun Apr 20, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

CrimeTwo killed, two injured in Tampa park shooting

When police arrived at Alfred "Al" Barnes Jr. Park, two young men were dead and two others were rushed to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Tampa General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Greenwich Citizen

Man shot in Ansonia

One man was wounded and another was in custody Sunday morning following a shooting in a hilltop home on Woodbridge Avenue.

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Related Topix: Ansonia, CT, Bridgeport Hospital, Hospital Administration, Medicine

KFVS12

BJC changes charity care standards

Charity care has long been a core mission of BJC HealthCare, but the St. Louis area's largest employer is cutting back amid increasing financial pressures.

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Related Topix: BJC HealthCare, Hospital Administration, Medicine

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Sunday Interview: Robert Granger, president and CEO of St. Francis...

Joe Paull jpaull@ledger-enquirer.com Robert Granger, President and CEO of St. Francis Hospital, stands on the second floor of the newly built women's hospital.

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Related Topix: St Francis Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Columbus, GA

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