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  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 6:04 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.38 or. 6 percent, to $224.17. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 83 or 1.1 percent, to $71.43. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 09 or. 6 percent, to $14.84.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:31 PM ET

    Allergan rose$. 72 or. 3 percent, to $223.51. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 35 or. 5 percent, to $71.91. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 03 or. 2 percent, to $14.90.

  • WASHINGTON— Bowing to privacy concerns, the Obama administration reversed itself Friday, scaling back the release of consumers' personal information from the government's health insurance website to private companies with a commercial interest in the data. The administration made the changes to HealthCare.gov after The Associated Press reported...

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    Allergan rose$. 24 or. 1 percent, to $223.03. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $72.04. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $14.89.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.00 or. 5 percent, to $222.79. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 90 or 1.3 percent, to $72.26. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 54 or 3.8 percent, to $14.93.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.25 or. 6 percent, to $223.04. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $71.68. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 26 or 1.8 percent, to $14.66.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:09 PM ET

    Allergan fell$. 31 or. 1 percent, to $221.49. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $71.25. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 11 or. 8 percent, to $14.50.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.77 or. 8 percent, to $221.79. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 45 or. 6 percent, to $71.36. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 06 or. 4 percent, to $14.39.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.97 or. 9 percent, to $221.99. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $71.48. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $14.28.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 10:45 AM ET

    Allergan rose $1.57 or. 7 percent, to $221.59. Baxter International Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $71.87. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 05 or. 3 percent, to $14.38.

  • Final Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 6:36 PM ET

    Allergan rose $1.36 or. 6 percent, to $220.02. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $71.81. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 13 or. 9 percent, to $14.33.

  • Midday Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 1:33 PM ET

    Allergan rose$. 24 or. 1 percent, to $218.90. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 16 or. 2 percent, to $71.85. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 14 or 1.0 percent, to $14.32.

  • Early Glance: Medical Devices companies Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:33 AM ET

    Allergan fell$. 46 or. 2 percent, to $218.21. Baxter International Inc. fell$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $71.65. Boston Scientific Corp. fell$. 04 or. 3 percent, to $14.42.

  • Johnson & Johnson tops 4Q earnings expectations Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 8:59 AM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— The strong dollar and stiff competition for some products squeezed Johnson& Johnson in the fourth quarter and it missed Wall Street expectations for revenue, triggering a sell-off of its shares. Hospital admissions and surgeries are increasing, which boosted sales of Johnson& Johnson's surgical devices, wound care products and medicines, the...

  • The cost of halting a pandemic? $344 billion: Study Saturday, 17 Jan 2015 | 12:15 PM ET
    A custodial worker wears a mask and eye protection to guard against the Ebola virus as he prepares to clean Ruth Cherry Intermediate School in Dallas.

    How much would it cost world governments to insulate their economies from global pandemics. Would you believe nearly $344 billion?

  • FBI agents on Wednesday raided the offices of Med-Care Diabetic& Medical Supplies Inc, a Florida medical device company whose executive vice president helped inspire the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street," according to a Reuters reporter and other witnesses. Danny Porush is a top executive at Med-Care who inspired the character portrayed by actor Jonah Hill in the...

  • FBI agents on Wednesday raided the offices of Med-Care Diabetic& Medical Supplies Inc, a Florida medical device company whose executive vice president helped inspire the movie "The Wolf of Wall Street," according to two witnesses. Dozens of agents from the FBI, Florida fraud department, and local police closed entrances to the building that houses Med-Care, and...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it has approved a new device to treat obesity, the first since 2007, sending shares of its maker, EnteroMedics Inc, up as much as 74 percent. Known as the Maestro Rechargeable System, the device controls hunger and feelings of fullness by targeting the nerve pathway between the brain and the...

  • FDA approves EnteroMedics' novel device to treat obesity Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 10:47 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, Jan 14- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it has approved a new device to treat obesity, the first since 2007.. Known as the Maestro Rechargeable System, the device, made by EnteroMedics Inc, controls hunger and feelings of fullness by targeting the nerve pathway between the brain and the stomach. But an FDA advisory panel...

  • Ten year flu shot near reality: Mount Sinai CEO Sunday, 11 Jan 2015 | 9:00 AM ET

    A flu shot that lasts 10 years could be a reality soon, a top hospital executive told CNBC, along with "real steps" toward a cancer vaccine.