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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.
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Two U.S. senators asked Gilead Sciences Inc. to produce documents explaining why its new hepatitis C drug is priced at $84,000, raising renewed concerns over the high costs to taxpayers.
Nice weather will continue into the start of the weekend but by Sunday it could turn stormy.
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.
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.
Following a string of public safety scares, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be shutting down two research labs, temporarily stopping all transfers of samples from high-level biosafety labs, and strengthening its laboratory safety precautions, the CDC announced in a report Friday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also shut down two of its laboratories where the recent safety lapses took place.
Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.
The Frederick News-Post reported Friday that the agency says its $34 million contract with Charles River Laboratories International Inc. will end Sept.
Will Lautzenheiser , a former teacher at Boston University, had just started teaching film at Montana State University three years ago when he lost all four limbs to a group A streptococcal infection.
Pending the signature of the buyers and approval of the federal bankruptcy court, The Natchez Democrat reports the agreement will officially make Community Health Systems the bidding stalking horse and probable buyer of the hospital.
The Jefferson Parish Council held a special meeting Thursday to review LCMC Health's revised offer to lease West Jefferson Medical Center.
In this undated file image provided by Johns Hopkins Medicine in 2005 Dr. Deborah Persaud, a pediatric HIV expert at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center in Baltimore, holds a vial.
The newly opened South Nassau Urgent Care Center at Long Beach began operations last week, replacing the shuttered Long Beach Medical Center.
CAREER: Former CEO of the health care systems Trinity Health Corp. and Centura Health Corp. Also has served as an executive for the hospital operator HCA Holdings Inc. and as a board member for the insurer Coventry Health Care, which competitor Aetna Inc. acquired in 2013.
Biomet Inc. today reported preliminary fourth-quarter and full-year earnings for fiscal 2014, reflecting the Warsaw-based orthopedics company's most profitable performance in years.
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