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A growing number of employees are required by companies to set up savings accounts but over time, they are also encouraged to invest a portion in financial instruments.
There are a handful of stocks out there that the market loves and should take even higher by the end of the year, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday.
Time Warner Inc is planning to transfer its U.S. retirees from company-sponsored health plans and move them to private insurance exchanges.
Unsanitary conditions at a Pittsburgh hospital are raising concerns about Veterans Affairs health care, according to a CNBC investigation.
Biogen Idec has agreed to pay another $100 million upfront to Isis Pharmaceuticals as part of a broad collaboration to develop neurological medicines.
The Tōkum Fund, a hedge fund that invested in the stocks of medical and pharmaceutical companies, is being liquidated.
Careful planning for present needs and long-term care is a necessity. Here are a few tips to make the process more manageable.
Smartphones are getting smarter, laptops are becoming more portable, and people who can't put them down are getting treatment at clinics like one opening next week in Pennsylvania.
After two decades of research, a treatment that slows or reverses the progression of Alzheimer's has proved elusive. The aging of the global population makes the need more urgent.
As resources move to other areas, cardiologists fear the battle against heart disease could stall after advances marked by critical drugs to lower cholesterol and blood pressure.
The next time you use your smartphone to inquire health symptoms, there is a chance that information could be passed on to insurance and pharmaceuticals companies. The FT reports.
Some businesses are making a scapegoat of Obamacare, blaming the president's extensive health reform for cuts that hurt workers.
Desperate for rest in a frenzied world, at least 8.6 million Americans take prescription sleeping pills to catch some Zzzs, NBC News reports.
Former Citigroup chief Sandy Weill tells CNBC he and his wife, Joan, are making an additional $100 million donation to Weill Cornell Medical College.
In a CNBC.com editorial, banking legend Sandy Weill and his wife, Joan, say philanthropy is much more than just writing a check.
Scientists have turned human stem cells into pea-sized organs with a neural structure similar to that of a developing embryo.
The booming electronic cigarette market will approach nearly $2 billion by the end of 2013, a top tobacco analyst predicts.
Caution should be used with a number of traditional Chinese medicines because they could contain dangerously high levels of toxins. The Caixin Online reports.
The world's largest retailer's is behind many other large companies on health coverage for domestic partners. Sixty-two percent of the Fortune 500 already offer such benefits.
After news that U.S. missile strikes in Syria could come "as early as Thursday," Cramer suggested some sectors that may help investors protect portfolios amid geopolitical turmoil.
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