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  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 81 or 1.1 percent, to $76.45. Humana Inc. rose$. 84 or. 8 percent, to $105.58. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $75.54.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 10:31 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $76.29. Humana Inc. rose$. 37 or. 4 percent, to $105.11. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $76.14.

  • Doctors urged to weigh costs in treatment decisions Friday, 18 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Some medical groups now want doctors to consider both the effectiveness and costs of treatment options.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 55 or. 7 percent, to $76.78. Humana Inc. fell$. 85 or. 8 percent, to $108.80. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.32 or 1.7 percent, to $78.19.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 39 or. 5 percent, to $76.94. Humana Inc. fell $1.02 or. 9 percent, to $108.63. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.57 or 2.0 percent, to $77.95.

  • Smartphone apps remind patients to take their meds Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Medicine only helps if you take it properly. Still, only about half of patients take medication as prescribed, resulting in unnecessary hospital admissions and ER visits that cost the U.S. health care system an estimated $290 billion a year. Michael A. Weber, a cardiologist at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 32 or. 4 percent, to $77.01. Humana Inc. fell$. 65 or. 6 percent, to $109.00. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 94 or 1.2 percent, to $78.57.

  • LONDON, April 16- The European Medicines Agency warned on Wednesday that vials of Roche's breast cancer drug Herceptin, thought to have been stolen from hospitals in Italy, have been tampered with and reintroduced into the supply chain. In a separate statement Roche said that counterfeit Herceptin has been discovered in Britain, Finland and Germany.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:01 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $77.35. Humana Inc. rose $1.09 or 1.0 percent, to $109.25. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $79.18.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $77.18. Humana Inc. fell$. 01 or percent, to $108.15. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $79.13.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.98. Humana Inc. fell$. 18 or. 2 percent, to $107.98. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 48 or. 6 percent, to $78.47.

  • April 14- China- focused hospital operator Chindex International Inc received a buyout offer of $23 per share, higher than the $19.50 offered by Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group and private equity firm TPG in February. Chindex, which runs the United Family Healthcare hospitals in China, did not name the new bidder.

  • USDA lending $8.5M to 2 Louisiana businesses Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    NEW ORLEANS— The U.S. Department of Agriculture says its rural development program is lending $7.1 million to a New Orleans sausage maker and $1.3 million to a Bunkie senior care company.

  • Final Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.98 or 2.5 percent, to $77.11. Humana Inc. fell $1.50 or 1.4 percent, to $108.16. UnitedHealth Group fell $1.04 or 1.3 percent, to $78.95.

  • Midday Glance: Managed Care companies Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell $1.07 or 1.3 percent, to $78.03. Humana Inc. fell$. 66 or. 6 percent, to $109.00. UnitedHealth Group fell$. 62 or. 8 percent, to $79.37.

  • Early Glance: Managed Care companies Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Cigna Corp. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $81.48. Humana Inc. fell$. 85 or. 7 percent, to $113.05. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 07 or. 1 percent, to $81.46.

  • March 29- Gilead Sciences Inc, under fire for pricing a new hepatitis C drug at $1,000 a pill, has discount agreements with a number of health insurers, a company executive said in an interview.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew was running a mild fever and will stay in the hospital overnight on Tuesday after treatment for a benign enlarged prostate, a Treasury spokesperson said.

  • How Obamacare's making a $5.6 billion problem worse Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    Criminal attacks on health-care providers increased dramatically—up 100 percent since 2010. And Obamacare may make it worse, according to a new study.

  • March 10- German health regulators have granted Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc special permission to sell its experimental brain cancer drug, DCVax-L, in the country, even though the small U.S. biotechnology company has not yet completed its late-stage trial of the immunotherapy.

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