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Pfizer on Thursday said it plans to acquire Hospira for $90 a share in cash, in a deal the companies valued at about $17 billion.
The World Health Organization reports that 113 countries have higher immunization rates than the United States for 1-year-olds.
Under Armour is creating a digital health and fitness community powerhouse, CEO Kevin Plank tells CNBC.
AstraZeneca reported a loss for the fourth quarter of 2014, but stressed that it was on track to return to growth by 2017.
Will poisoned politics get in the way of a resolution to the Obamacare challenge headed to the Supreme Court?
The number of people who selected a 2015 Obamamacare plan is now more than 10 million nationally after sign-up tallies were updated Wednesday.
In 17 states, less than 90 percent of children aged 19-to-35 months have gotten recommended vaccinations against measles, mumps and rubella.
Discounts on Gilead's hepatitis C drugs this year will be 46 percent, way more than investors and analysts expected.
Gilead Sciences posted strong sales of its hepatitis C drugs Harvoni and Sovaldi, sending its net profit up more than four-fold for the quarter.
The scientific community has thoroughly debunked any association behind autism and vaccination, Dr. Scott Gottlieb tells CNBC.
Shares of GlaxoSmithKline jumped on Wednesday, despite the company posting a 3 percent fall in full-year revenue.
Merck said the U.S. FDA intends to rescind its "breakthrough" designation for its experimental combination treatment for hep C.
Sen. Rand Paul clarified his views on vaccinations following an interview with CNBC in which he linked childhood vaccines with disorders.
Whether to vaccinate is a public health issue, but there are other ways to handle the matter other than mandating it, Aetna's CEO said.
Disney CEO Bob Iger said while the measles outbreak hasn't hurt business, this would be a smart thing for parents to do.
A measles outbreak to a tiny piece of the American population would drain billions from the U.S. economy, an expert said.
A leading group of physicians is warning that high prices of specialty drugs is creating barriers to care for patients.
Public health officials implored parents to vaccinate their children against the measles in a Tuesday Congressional hearing.
As health-care out-of-pocket costs rise, people can save by shopping around, but significant transparency hurdles remain.
Dr. Gail Shust, an infectious disease specialist, tells CNBC, "It really is not just a personal choice but a public health issue."
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