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  • Dec 8- Short seller Citron's Andrew Left has turned his sights on Express Scripts Holding Co, calling the pharmacy benefit manager the "culprit behind pharmaceutical price gouging." Shares of Express Scripts, the largest PBM in the United States, fell as much as 8.8 percent to $69.20. President-elect Donald Trump, in a Time magazine article on Wednesday, said he...

  • Dec 8- Short seller Citron's Andrew Left has turned his sights on Express Scripts Holding Co, calling the pharmacy benefit manager the "real culprit behind pharmaceutical price gouging." Shares of Express Scripts, the largest PBM in the United States, fell as much as 8.8 pct to $69.20. President-elect Donald Trump, in a Time magazine article on Wednesday, said he...

  • Young doctors

    Many advisors disregard young doctors because they have a negative net worth. Sadly, that's when they need professional guidance most.

  • Buzzfeed News interviewed dozens of current and former United Health Services staff members. Many said they felt pressure to fill beds.

  • Healthcare

    The health-care industry is shifting $100B toward tech, which has big implications for Americans seeking new jobs or transitioning careers.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 9- The U.S. hospital industry on Wednesday said it remained focused on ensuring that Americans have access to health care, and pledged to work the Trump administration and U.S. lawmakers to address the nation's healthcare challenges. Republicans, who will control the White House and both chambers of Congress come Jan. 20, have vowed to repeal and...

  • Nov 8- Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc sued Theranos Inc on Tuesday, seeking $140 million in damages while accusing its onetime lab-testing partner of breaching a contract, according to court records. The Palo Alto, California- based company ran into trouble after the Wall Street Journal published a series of articles beginning in October 2015 suggesting its...

  • *Cuts 2016 EPS forecast to $5.77- $5.83 from $5.81- $5.89. *Issues 2017 EPS forecast of $5.77- $5.93 vs. est. In a major blow, CVS lost contracts to fill prescriptions for Tricare, a Department of Defense health care program, and for customers of pharmacy benefits manager Prime Therapeutics, to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc this year.

  • *Cuts 2016 EPS forecast to $5.77- $5.83 from $5.81- $5.89. *Issues 2017 EPS forecast of $5.77- $5.93 vs. est. In a major blow, CVS lost contracts to fill prescriptions for Tricare, a Department of Defense health care program, and for customers of pharmacy benefits manager Prime Therapeutics, to Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc this year.

  • Nov 4- A serious and potentially fatal fungal infection has been observed in at least 13 people in hospitals and nursing homes in the United States since mid-2013, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday. The agency said the fungus Candida auris had emerged globally, including in bloodstream infections, in countries that include...

  • Nov 3- Health insurer Cigna Corp said on Thursday it would not expand its individual Obamacare plans into more states next year, joining an industry pullback from the struggling business. President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, created online exchanges where consumers can shop for individual health insurance and get...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Writers need good stories to stoke their fiction. What better way to get material than a crazy first job? "I had grown up in a small town with not a lot of exposure to the world, and then I got a job as a psych aide at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Writers need good stories to stoke their fiction. What better way to get material than a crazy first job? "I had grown up in a small town with not a lot of exposure to the world, and then I got a job as a psych aide at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 3- Writers need good stories to stoke their fiction. What better way to get material than a crazy first job? "I had grown up in a small town with not a lot of exposure to the world, and then I got a job as a psych aide at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts.

  • LONDON, Nov 1- Drugmaker Shire reported a fall in third-quarter sales of hemophilia drugs acquired when it bought Baxalta, which along with increased costs to integrate the purchase sent its shares lower on Tuesday. Shire Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov said pharmacy benefit managers, which administer drug programs for insurers and others, wanted to manage...

  • LONDON, Nov 1- Drugmaker Shire reported a fall in third-quarter sales of haemophilia drugs acquired when it bought Baxalta, which along with increased costs to integrate the purchase sent its shares lower on Tuesday. Shire Chief Executive Flemming Ornskov said pharmacy benefit managers, which administer drug programmes for insurers and others, wanted to...

  • Couple reviewing papers

    Pay close attention to your benefits selections for next year. Your costs may be rising, and your coverage may be changing.

  • John Lechleiter, Chairman, president and CEO of Eli Lily.

    Eli Lilly is expanding its international operations to target diabetes and tuberculosis in areas lacking access to treatment.

  • Theranos and its founder Elizabeth Holmes have been sued by one of the blood-testing start-up's biggest backers, according to a WSJ report.

  • CVS

    UBS initiates coverage on CVS Health with a buy rating.