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4 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

Amgen closing Longmont, Boulder facilities that employ 430

Biotechnology firm Amgen announced Tuesday that it plans to close its facilities in Colorado and Washington by the end of next year, resulting in the loss of approximately 430 jobs in Boulder County.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Longmont, CO, Boulder, CO, Boulder County, CO

8 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Ocean Spray worker dies in fall through skylight

Authorities say a Las Vegas man is dead after falling through a skylight at an Ocean Spray fruit juice distribution center in Henderson.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Henderson, NV, Clark County, NV, Medicine, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center, Hospital Administration

10 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Ranbaxy Laboratories quarterly net loss narrows to Rs 185.92 cr

Drug firm Ranbaxy Laboratories today reported consolidated net loss of Rs 185.92 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Ranbaxy Laboratories, Food and Drug Administration

14 hrs ago | KBCI CBS 2

Idaho boy recovering from rattlesnake bite

A 6-year-old western Idaho boy who suffered a rattlesnake bite on his big toe is recovering in the intensive care unit at a Spokane hospital.

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Related Topix: Culdesac, ID, Medicine, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Fruitland, ID

15 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Liberians in US worry about Ebola outbreak

The potentially Ebola-related death last week of a Liberian government official whose wife and children live in Minnesota has heightened concerns and inspired a fundraising drive to send medical supplies to Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Minnesota Government, Minnesota, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine

15 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

Michael Douglas Reveals He Lost 40 Pounds During His Cancer Treatment

In 2010, Michael Douglas was devastated to learn that he had stage-four cancer. Speaking to a group of doctors at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies' 5th World Congress in New York City on Sunday, he spoke about his grueling experience with the disease and how it affected him.

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

16 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Drugmaker Pfizer's 2nd quarter profit sinks 79 per cent but still beats analyst expectations

Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 per cent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Erectile Dysfunction, Lipitor, Atorvastatin (generic)

19 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Merck 2Q profit more than doubles

The Whitehouse Station, New Jersey-based company said net income increased to $2 billion, or 68 cents per share, from $906 million, or 30 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Whitehouse Station, NJ, Seattle, WA

19 hrs ago | KING-TV Seattle

Pfizer's 2Q profit sinks 79 pct but tops forecasts

Pfizer's second-quarter earnings plunged 79 percent from last year, when the world's second-largest drugmaker booked a business spinoff gain of more than $10 billion, but results in the most recent quarter still edged analyst expectations.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Erectile Dysfunction, Seattle, WA

23 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

$1,000 pill now hepatitis C treatment of choice

In less than six months, prescriptions for Sovaldi have eclipsed all other hepatitis C pills combined, according to new data from IMS Health.

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Related Topix: Hepatitis, Medicine, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Startups, Health Insurance, Medicaid

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

The report is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'... )--PartnerRe Ltd. today reported net income of $257.7 million, or $5.02 per share for the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Insurance, PartnerRe, Semiconductors, Amkor Technology, Electronics, Startups, Intevac, Exactech, Medicine, Medical Equipment

Business Journal

KCI's skin-graft device named innovate health product

Trade publication Podiatry Today named Kinetic Concepts Inc.'s CelluTome Epidermal Harvesting System one of the magazine's top 10 new product innovations for 2014.

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Related Topix: Kinetic Concepts, Medical Equipment, Medicine

USA Today

Got a spider bite? Most of the time no need to panic

An increase in spider-bite patients at Vanderbilt University Medical Center here has created some concern - but not about an influx of brown recluse spiders in garages or bathroom cabinets.

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Related Topix: Vanderbilt University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Medicine, Illinois, Entomology, Science

Medical News

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital earns Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has been named one of 15 recipients of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve of the Department of Defense.

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Related Topix: St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Department of Defense, US News, US National Guard, US Military, Health

KFVS12

Tonsillectomy for sleep apnea may trigger weight gain

Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially if they're already overweight.

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Related Topix: Sleep, Medicine, Health, Family, Kids, Life, Food, Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Hospital Administration

Daily Herald

Firefighter hurt in Bartlett house fire

One firefighter was injured by falling debris while battling a Bartlett house fire Sunday afternoon and had to be transported to Central DuPage Hospital.

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Related Topix: Fire, Bartlett, IL, Medicine, Central DuPage Hospital, Hospital Administration

West Australian

Pfizer's need for deal looms larger with earnings report

While many industry watchers expect Pfizer to re-engage with Britain's AstraZeneca in coming months, some say the U.S. drugmaker should consider targets more focussed on biotechnology, a strategy that has paid off for Merck & Co Although Pfizer is conducting trials of promising products - including breast cancer drug palbociclib and vaccines ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Merck , Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Cancer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Births

The Bee publishes birth information from Kaiser Modesto Medical Center and Emanuel Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA, Medicine, Memorial Medical Center, Hospital Administration

My FOX Chicago

DCFS investigating parents for neglect in Schaumburg boy's death

Trevor Labak, 12, of the 1700 block of Stratton Pond Lane in Schaumburg, was pronounced dead at 9:18 a.m. at St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's office.

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Related Topix: Schaumburg, IL, St Alexius Medical Center, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Hoffman Estates, IL, Cook County, IL

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people and sickened more than 700 are set to go to trial this week in Georgia.

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

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