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