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2 hrs ago |

Mylan to buy Abbott business line in $5.3B deal

Mylan said Monday that the deal will diversify and expand its business outside the U.S. The combined company will be organized in the Netherlands, which will help reduce its tax expenses.


Related Topix: Mylan Laboratories, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pharmaceuticals

3 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

AbbVie, Shire enter detailed talks on combination

Drugmakers AbbVie and Shire are in detailed talks about a possible combination after AbbVie once again raised the deal price and gave Shire shareholders a bigger stake in the new company.


Related Topix: Shire plc, North Chicago, IL, Business News

4 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

* Shire Plc is seeking a higher takeover offer from U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc that would value the company at about 31 billion pounds , according to people familiar with the matter.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Chocolate, Shire plc

9 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

China indicts US, British corporate investigators

Prosecutors in Shanghai filed charges of illegally obtaining and selling private information against British investigator Peter Humphrey and his wife Yingzeng Yu, a U.S. citizen, at the city's No.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Sun Jul 13, 2014

ABC 33/40

Police officer slain by killer who sought fame

Family and friends say Melvin Santiago had dreamed of being a police officer since he was a boy, seeking to follow in the footsteps of his uncle.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Life, Veteran Affairs, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Train Disaster

Johnson & Johnson Prescribes Healthy Returns Without M&A or Breakup

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, Scios, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Medical Equipment


House Panel Sets Witness List For CDC Anthrax Hearing

A U.S. congressional committee said on Sunday that it will hear from half a dozen witnesses this week about dangerous lapses at federal health facilities, including one that led to the potential exposure of 84 people to live anthrax.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Agriculture, Science, Rutgers University, Comedy, Entertainment, Television


The Myths of Big Corporate Capitalism

Large corporate capitalism is a breed apart from smaller scale capitalism. The former can often avoid marketplace verdicts through corporate welfare, strip owner-shareholders of power over the top company bosses and offload the cost of their pollution, tax escapes and other "externalities" onto the backs of innocent people.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, iPhone, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/13/14: CDC calls time-out on some anthrax labs

Why We Can't Have Nice Things, no. 2,594: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has temporarily closed labs where more than 60 researchers might have been exposed to anthrax.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

El Observador

Chemicals and Obesity

Roddy Scheer & Doug Moss EarthTalk Obesity is a huge problem in the U.S. and other industrialized countries.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

The News Tribune

Growth stocks worth looking into now

After the stock market's phenomenal five-year bull run, finding undiscovered gems today is no easy feat.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Forest Laboratories, Forest Labs, Social Software

Sat Jul 12, 2014


CDC: Smallpox found in NIH room is alive

At least two of the vials employees at the National Institutes of Health found in an unused storage room earlier this month contain viable samples of the deadly smallpox virus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Control Group, Food and Drug Administration

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Truckers at 2 Calif. ports OK cooling off period

A Democrat running for Congress in conservative central Washington has removed an online campaign video that showed him blasting an elephant-shaped pinata with a shotgun.


Related Topix: Truckers, Long Beach, CA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Tracy Morgan

Cambridge Evening News

Cambridge gets major new funding to fight disease

With worries about the looming threat of antibiotics that no longer work, the Government is putting millions of pounds into a Cambridge project.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Charitable Organizations, Wellcome Trust

Medical Daily

CDC Reports 2nd Contamination Accident Prior To Anthrax Scare; Halts...

CDC said a second accident occurred earlier this year when a culture of non-pathogenic bird flu had been cross-contaminated with the highly virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu before being shipped to a USDA facility.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Agriculture, Science

Giant Undulating Anchovy School

It's the biggest aggregation of anchovies seen in near-shore waters in three decades, according to scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego.


Related Topix: Oceanography, Science, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), UC San Diego, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Fox News

Sun Pharma recalls over 40,000 bottles of antidepressant

A man carrying a gas cylinder walks out of the research and development centre of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in Mumbai May 29, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, Effexor, Venlafaxine (generic), Food and Drug Administration, Pharmaceuticals, Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Healthcare Industry

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Biz Break: Yahoo, Salesforce and Microsoft go shopping for startups

Today: Yahoo picks up an Israeli video startup, Salesforce agrees to buy Palo Alto big-data startup RelateIQ for $390 million, and Microsoft scoops up a San Jose company.


Related Topix: Salesforce, Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Celebrities, Katie Couric, Marketing


Shire confirms in talks with AbbVie on takeover bid

Shire Plc on Friday confirmed it has held a meeting with U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc to discuss AbbVie's takeover bid for the Dublin-based maker of drugs for rare diseases.


Related Topix: Shire plc

WLNE-TV Providence

Biden calls on governors to lead nation

Citing a recurring problem with safety, U.S. officials have suspended the shipment of potentially dangerous germs from government laboratories in Atlanta to other labs.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, US News, US Politics, Joe Biden, Gay/Lesbian


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