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Catalent reportedly to buy Paragon Bioservices for $1.2 billion

Apr 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Catalent said on Monday it would buy privately held gene therapy-focused Paragon Bioservices Inc in an all-cash deal for $1.2...
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NYC health department closes a child care center amid measles outbreak

Apr 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio last week declared measles a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations for people living in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood where the disease is...
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Amazon Alexa is luring health developers, but it will be a while before we use it to call a doctor

Apr 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Alexa is now offering medical skills, but don't expect to be able to call a doctor or therapist using the device anytime...
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Salmonella outbreak across 9 states is linked to pre-cut melons, CDC says; 93 people infected

Apr 14, 2019 , CNBC Health
The pre-cut melon products have been recalled from Whole Foods, Kroger and other retailers across nine states reporting...
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Bristol-Myers CEO: We're 'one step closer to creating that great company' with Celgene

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Celgene brings to Bristol-Myers five late-stage products that could be approved in the near term, Caforio...
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Bristol-Myers shareholders approve drugmaker's $74 billion deal with Celgene

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
The deal, announced in January, was a hard sell to Bristol shareholders from the start. The approval concludes a tumultuous period for Bristol, which saw pushback from institutional...
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FDA threatens to fine Walmart, Kroger and convenience store chains for selling tobacco to minors

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
The agency cited high rates of violations in nearly identical letters sent to retailers last...
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HHS considers bringing healthcare concierge services into federal programs

Apr 13, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
A relatively new employer trend of making healthcare navigators available to insured employees has caught the attention of the Trump administration’s healthcare policy...
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Health stocks plunge as uncertainty rises on Obamacare, Congress threatens action on drug prices

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Health-care stocks were poised to end the week in the red after lawmakers on Capitol Hill threatened to take legislative action against the nation's largest pharmacy benefit mangers on rising prescription drug...
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CDC suspects ground beef is the source of recent E. coli outbreak

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
The agency said it is looking at the grocery stores and restaurants where people said they ate beef just before they fell ill to try to find the...
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Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley doubts Obamacare will be ruled unconstitutional: Report

Apr 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley doesn't believe a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act's constitutionality will succeed, the Iowa Republican told the Des Moines Register on...
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April 15-19: See what events are coming in healthcare

Apr 12, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Stay ahead of healthcare news and developments with this listing of hearings, conferences, webinars, contests, public forums, and deadlines for the week of April...
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Maryland’s global budget model: Impact on overall healthcare utilization remains murky

Apr 12, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Implementation of global budgets at some Maryland hospitals cut utilization for several services, according to recent research, but evidence suggests the care merely shifted to other hospitals and...
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A healthy 'three-parent baby' born in Greece, fertility doctors say

Apr 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain say they made medical history after a healthy baby boy was born using genetic information from three...
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Rite Aid posts a mixed fourth quarter, gives weak full-year forecast

Apr 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Rite Aid's fourth-quarter loss was half that expected by analysts, but revenue fell short of...
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Helium is in short supply, hitting balloons and scientific research

Apr 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Helium is well-known to the general public for its use in balloons, but it is also an important component of medical and aerospace...
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Rite Aid will start selling CBD products in 2 states, stop selling e-cigarettes in all stores

Apr 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Rite Aid will start selling CBD creams, lotions and lip balms in Washington and Oregon this month, the company announced...
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Research Backs up Recommendations to Avoid Alcohol with AFib

Apr 11, 2019 , CardioSmart
Study confirms cutting out alcohol reduces abnormal heart rhythm in moderate...
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Sanofi sets a fixed price of insulin at $99 per month for some patients

Apr 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
The move is a pre-emptive one as the French drugmaker is set to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the rising prices of insulin later in the...
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Walgreens will soon open primary care doctors offices in some stores

Apr 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Walgreens signs a partnership with VillageMD to open primary care doctors' offices in five stores in...
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