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  • BOISE, Idaho— A company that sells contact lenses online has cleared its first hurdle in persuading the Idaho Legislature to ban manufacturers from cutting off retailers that don't sell their product at a set minimum price. The Idaho House and Welfare Committee unanimously voted Thursday to send the bill to the House floor for a full vote.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 40 or. 2 percent, to $232.09. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 03 or percent, to $68.83. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $16.87.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:35 AM ET

    Allergan fell $1.31 or. 6 percent, to $231.17. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $68.75. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 23 or 1.4 percent, to $16.69.

  • Symmetry Surgical reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    ANTIOCH, Tenn. _ Symmetry Surgical Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $29.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Antioch, Tennessee- based company said it had a loss of $3.08. Keywords: Symmetry Surgical, Earnings Report.

  • *Cyberonics will have 54 pct of new group; Sorin 46 pct. MILAN, Feb 26- Italian medical device maker Sorin and its smaller U.S. peer Cyberonics Inc announced a merger on Thursday to create a global leader in cardiac surgery and neuromodulation with an equity value of $2.7 billion. Sorin's boss Andre-Michel Ballester will become chief executive and the board will be...

  • MILAN, Feb 26- United States- based medical device maker Cyberonics Inc has agreed to buy Sorin SpA in an all-stock deal that the Italian company said values it at about $1.4 billion. Cyberonics will hold a 54 percent stake in the new company and Sorin the rest. Cyberonics shareholders will receive one share of the new company for every share held, while Sorin...

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:18 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.56 or. 7 percent, to $233.39. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $68.90. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 24 or 1.4 percent, to $16.86.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 11:23 AM ET

    Allergan rose $1.48 or. 6 percent, to $233.31. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 09 or. 1 percent, to $68.97. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $16.67.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 6:02 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.07 or. 5 percent, to $231.88. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 42 or. 6 percent, to $69.06. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 31 or 1.9 percent, to $16.62.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    Allergan rose$. 46 or. 2 percent, to $231.27. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 27 or. 4 percent, to $68.91. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 06 or. 3 percent, to $16.25.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Allergan rose$. 83 or. 4 percent, to $231.64. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $68.86. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $16.34.

  • CHICAGO— Long-acting but reversible methods of birth control are becoming increasingly popular among U.S. women, with IUDs redesigned after safety scares and the development of under-the-skin hormone implants, a government report shows. Birth control pills remain the most popular contraceptive method nationwide, but intrauterine devices and implants...

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Allergan fell $3.19 or 1.4 percent, to $230.81. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 74 or 1.1 percent, to $68.64. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 16 or 1.0 percent, to $16.31.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 1:20 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 39 or. 2 percent, to $233.61. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 72 or 1.1 percent, to $68.62. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $16.37.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:40 AM ET

    Allergan fell$. 02 or percent, to $233.98. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $16.46. Johnson& Johnson fell$. 01 or percent, to $100.25.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    Allergan rose $2.88 or 1.2 percent, to $234.00. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 48 or. 7 percent, to $67.90. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 02 or. 1 percent, to $16.47.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 1:36 PM ET

    Allergan rose $3.00 or 1.3 percent, to $234.12. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 75 or 1.1 percent, to $66.68. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 07 or. 4 percent, to $16.38.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    Allergan rose$. 34 or. 1 percent, to $231.46. Baxter International Inc. fell $1.29 or 1.9 percent, to $66.13. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $16.32.

  • LOS ANGELES— An 18- year-old student is one of the seven people infected by a "superbug" outbreak tied to contaminated medical instruments at a Los Angeles hospital, and he is struggling to avoid becoming the third to die, his attorney said. The young man as spent nearly three months in the hospital and is in grave condition after being infected with a potentially...

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 19 Feb 2015 | 6:03 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.62 or. 7 percent, to $231.12. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 98 or 1.4 percent, to $67.42. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 23 or 1.4 percent, to $16.45.