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  • GHIT: A fund for neglected tropical diseases

    BT Slingsby, CEO of the Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT), explains why it is developing new innovative health technologies to combat diseases like tuberculosis and malaria.

  • Biotech to watch ahead of ASCO

    The American Society of Clinical Oncology conference will occur at the end of May in Chicago. CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports which companies investors should watch. Also, Les Funtleyder, ESquared Asset Management, shares his view.

  • How much do Americans spend on drugs?

    A new report says the number of Americans being billed more than $100,000 a year for their prescriptions has tripled in the past year. CNBC's Meg Tirrell breaks down the report, saying slightly more than half of the spenders were men.

  • Willie Nelson performs at the MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year gala honoring Bob Dylan in Los Angeles, Feb. 6, 2015.

    Music icon Willie Nelson is going into the weed business, according to a pot activist.

  • Orexigen CEO: Excited about obesity drug progress

    Mike Narachi, Orexigen CEO, speaks with CNBC's Meg Tirrell about its obesity drug and program.

  • Biogen Idec beefs up pain pipeline

    Dr. George Scangos, Biogen Idec CEO, discusses new therapies in multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease and pain.

  • America's going to pot

    CNBC's Jane Wells shares her top three predictions for the pot industry this year, including changing bank regulations and the beginning of voters' remorse where it's legal.

  • A Walgreens store is shown in Homestead, Fla.

    U.S. drugstore chain operator Walgreen reported a 16 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by a record number of prescriptions filled.

  • Lottery ticket sector of 2015

    Mark Fisher, MBF Clearing Corp. chairman, shares his favorite stock in the biotech space.

  • Cramer's view of AbbVie-Express Scripts deal

    Don't start your trading day without finding out what CNBC's Jim Cramer is watching ahead of the opening bell.

  • Hepatitis C virus

    Express Scripts Medical Chief Steve Miller, provides insight to his company's deal with AbbVie. The two companies have come to a deal which gives Express Scripts a significant discount on the hepatitis C drug.

  • Express Scripts gets deal for AbbVie's hepatitis C drug

    CNBC's Meg Tirrell provides insight to a newly approved hepatitis C drug from AbbVie, which Express Scripts made an exclusive deal for a significant discount on the drug.

  • Intercept CEO: NASH epidemic of liver disease

    Intercept Pharmaceuticals CEO Mark Pruzanski, provides insight to his company's efforts to tackle NASH, or nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, saying over 10 percent of the U.S. population is thought to have NASH. Pruzanski also weighs in on being a public company.

  • Lots of risk in biotech: Pro

    Discussing warning signs from Dendreon, and other worrisome companies, with Les Funtleyder, E Square Asset Management.

  • Dendreon declares bankruptcy

    Joseph Pantginis, Roth Capital, has been negative on Dendreon for a long time, ahead of the drugmaker's bankruptcy protection filing.

  • A shopper outside a Kroger supermarket in Peoria, Illinois.

    Kroger has delivered 43 straight quarters of rising sales at stores open at least a year.

  • Drugmakers want indemnity

    Drug companies may be looking for legal protection amid a massive demand for Ebola vaccines, reports CNBC's Meg Tirrell.

  • Walgreen's former CFO sued the drugstore operator, alleging executives defamed him in news reports that blamed him for errors in its forecast.

  • GW Pharma: Focused on epilepsy

    GW Pharma shares are down sharply after a study of its treatment for ulcerative colitis missed its primary endpoint in a mid-stage trial. GW Pharmaceuticals CEO Justin Gover, says the company's main focus is on its product for epilepsy.

  • Cannabis Expo: Pet food & more

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports from the East Coast Cannabis Business Expo, on one pot entrepreneur taking CBD, which is an extract of the hemp plant, and putting it in pet food.