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Hedge Fund Glenview Capital wants a shake-up of the board of Health Management Associates, saying the health-care company has underperformed its competitors.
Mounting medical bills are likely to force many people to file for bankruptcy, according to new data from NerdWallet. And even those with insurance are buckling under unpaid bills.
The $1.8 billion deal for Vanguard Health Systems is not the last major acquisition Tenet Healthcare will make, the company's CEO Trevor Fetter told CNBC.
After striking a $1.8 billion deal to purchase Vanguard Health Systems, Tenet's CEO Trevor Fetter said the company will be "more aggressive with acquisitions."
The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the terms of Tenet's offer, and weigh in on Vodafone's $10 billion buyout offer for Kabel Deutschland.
Top doctors are calling attention to new guidance on screening for prostate cancer—the second-leading cause of cancer deaths for American men.
After the selling frenzy dies down, Cramer expects 3 sectors to emerge and ultimately rescue the bulls.
Independent of the debate on the Federal Reserve and interest rates, FTI Consulting's Barbara Ryan expects pharmaceutical and biotech stocks can continue to do well.
The AMA's new recognition of obesity as a "disease" could put a dent into insurers' bottom lines—at least in the short-term—but boost profits for makers of weight-loss drugs.
The American Medical Association says obesity should be classified as a disease. CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports AMA's Patrice Harris says the hope is for doctors to be more proactive in treating obese patients.
Small business owners are already curtailing hiring because of concerns over the cost of Obamacare, a recent survey found.
With the Dow up more than 2000 points for the year, Jim Cramer thinks now is a good time to single out stocks that haven’t rallied, but soon could.
Already sluggish health-care inflation is projected to slow down even more in 2014 as consumers, employers and the federal government continue looking to cut medical costs, a new report said Tuesday.
Months before Americans buy coverage under Obamacare, it's becoming clear that choices for millions of people will vary depending on where they live. The NYT reports.
A Supreme Court decision gives the FTC the go-ahead to continue suing drug makers over deals that delay generic versions from being sold.
The Supreme Court says deals between pharmaceutical companies and their generic drug competitors can sometimes be illegal.
Jim Cramer believes this company is about to create immense value with the stroke of a pen.
Dawn Zier, President & CEO of Nutrisystem, discusses her company's plans to set up programs designed to meet the needs of people with special dietary needs, and its expansion into selling its products in Wal-Mart.
Biotech and drug companies say the benefits of genome research are on the way, and just as importantly, advances are pushing the technology toward affordability.
A unanimous Supreme Court decision barred patents on naturally occurring DNA, but analysts said the ruling did little harm to biotech companies.
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