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9 min ago | Fortune
The year-to-date level of announced M&A activity in the healthcare sector is at its highest level since Thomson Reuters began tracking such deals in 1980, hitting $153.5 billion.
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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Eli Lilly & Co., the drugmaker in its worst year of declining sales, reported profit that matched analysts' estimates as gains from its animal health unit helped offset declining pharmaceutical revenue.
8 hrs ago | Washington Times
A federal health official is scheduled to speak about the state's rising infant mortality rate at Alabama State University .
12 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Processing
The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday declined to reconsider its decision that threw out a $1.2 billion judgment against a pharmaceutical company accused of improperly marketing an antipsychotic drug.
16 hrs ago | Chicago Sun-Times
Orthopedic device maker Zimmer is buying privately held Biomet for about $13.35 billion in a move aimed at helping expand its product offerings and services.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, making an appearance at a Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut breakfast Wednesday at the Mystic Marriott while fighting allergies and a cold, touted his relationships with the business community, including discussions at high levels of Pfizer Inc. that led to the donation this month of a building to house a bioscience ... (more)
Police near San Francisco surrounded and searched a medical building Wednesday after reports that a gunman may have opened fire inside.
The launch of Sovaldi, the $1,000-a-day pill for hepatitis C, is shaping up as the most successful ever.
Amedisys and its affiliates make up one of the nation's largest home health providers, operating in 37 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, according to a Justice Department news release.
EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men.
Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.
The Medical Center of Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant and its parent company, Health Management Associates Inc., have agreed to pay $1,065,000 to the United States and $435,000 to the State of Oklahoma to resolve allegations that the hospital billed for unnecessary surgical procedures by a doctor at the hospital.
European shares rose on Tuesday, boosted by mergers and acquisitions activity in the pharmaceuticals sector and by bullish euro zone consumer confidence data.
A former pharmaceutical executive has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in an insider trading scheme.
The company badly missed Wall Street's expectations for both earnings per share and revenue, sending down its shares.
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.
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.