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Quintiles Transnational and IMS Health said they would merge, creating a company with a market value of more than $17.6 billion.
African-Americans were much less likely to undergo potentially life-saving surgery in Georgia if they lived in heavily segregated areas.
Hedge fund manager Bill Ackman defended his key holding Valeant Pharmaceuticals on Monday, as its shares continued to tumble.
Sarepta Therapeutics shares soared Monday after the stock was upgraded to "outperform" at Oppenheimer.
The hedge fund manager says he aims to bring a "meaningful" turnaround and touted embattled drugmaker Valeant's new chief executive.
Berkshire Hathaway Vice-Chairman Charlie Munger had some harsh words to say about Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Biotech stocks dragged on the market Friday, and some "Fast Money" traders contended the pain may not be done.
A top public health official told CNBC that the U.S. could very well see more instances of the Zika virus.
Puerto Rico's health secretary says the island has recorded its first Zika-related death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus.
Gilead Sciences fell nearly 8 percent, dragging down the S&P 500’s health care sector.
Quest Diagnostics said it has received emergency authorization from U.S. regulators to sell the first commercially developed diagnostic test for Zika.
Diagnostic test maker Alere said it has rejected a request by Abbott Laboratories to terminate the $5.8 billion deal to buy Alere for a breakup fee.
A huge Hewlett Packard Enterprise project hopes to use massive data sets to better craft medical treatments and medicines for patients.
If there are inflation winds in the air, it would be hard to tell by worker paychecks.
Aetna CEO and Chairman Mark Bertolini talked to CNBC about earnings, drug prices and needed changes to Obamacare.
The pharmacy benefits manager is looking to partner with retail pharmacies that do the best job at keeping diabetes patients healthy.
Abbott Labs said it agreed to St. Jude Medical for $25 billion to add heft to its heart and neurological devices business.
Creating Facebook was a bold move, but CEO Mark Zuckerberg just proposed what he said is an even bolder one.
Drugmaker AbbVie said it would buy privately held oncology company Stemcentrx in a deal valued at $5.8 billion in cash and stock.
Outgoing Valeant CEO Michael Pearson plans to tell a U.S. Senate panel that it was a "mistake" to jack up the price of two life-saving heart drugs.
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