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  • Bank on it? A $60,000 bet on stem-cell cures Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Lab technician at Cellectis

    Using a technology that echoes science fiction, a company is offering people a place to store their stem cells in a bet that they may one day be used to grow replacement organs.

  • Experts Mull New Rules of Road for Kid Transplants Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Transplant experts will meet to decide whether and how to change the rules for children, after the parents of two youngsters successfully sued to get restrictions temporarily lifted.

  • Cramer Picks Through Rubble for Value Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Time to begin picking through the rubble, looking for stocks that have already been crushed, Cramer said.

  • Bristol and Merck Shares Surge on Cancer Drug News Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 3:32 PM ET

    Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck stocks climbed higher Monday as analysts said billions stood to be made from treatment breakthroughs.

  • Heart Device Approval Delays Leave Doctors Frustrated Monday, 27 May 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    Americans accustomed to immediate access to the newest technology may be shocked to find that is not the case when it comes to devices that treat ailing hearts.

  • Pharma Has Recovered From the 'Patent Cliff'     Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 10:52 PM ET

    Peter Wilmshurst, Portfolio Manager, Templeton Global Equity Group at Franklin Templeton Investments tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes pharmaceutical stocks at the moment.

  • Growing Skills Gap for Health-Care Tech Workers Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:16 PM ET
    Registered nurse JoAnn Brand (L) examines Sham Tavakoli at the Lifelong Medical Marin Adult Day Health Care Center.

    The health-care industry is looking to harness big data, but finding the right workers isn't always easy. In some cases, companies are making acquisitions to bring talent in-house.

  • IBM's Watson Is Being Taught to Treat Cancer Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    A team of oncologists from Sloan-Kettering have been working with IBM's Watson programmers and engineers to train the system to understand cancer treatment in the hopes of providing better care.

  • What's the Next Big Thing in Tech Innovation?     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    John Sculley, Former Apple CEO, Former PepsiCo President, and Partner at Sculley Brothers says Apple is still a strong player in the tech arena. He also sheds light on what could be the next big innovation from the technology and healthcare space.

  • Keith Smith, Co-founder, Managing Partner at the Surgery Center of Oklahoma says that all funds are channeled to patient care, helping his team deliver quality healthcare and low costs.

  • Hospitals See Surge of Weapons in War on 'Superbugs' Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 8:24 AM ET

    The rise of "superbugs," and pressure from the government and insurers, is driving hospitals to try all sorts of new approaches to stop their spread.

  • The Da Vinci Code: Growing Sales, Growing Concerns Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:04 AM ET

    In recent years, as the surgical robot's popularity has grown, so have questions and concerns about its safety, training and the aggressiveness of its marketing.

  • Irish drugmaker Elan has sweetened the terms on offer to shareholders under its $3.25 billion disposal plan, as it aims to stave off an approach for the company from U.S. investment firm Royalty Pharma.

  • Slower Growth of Health Costs Eases US Deficit Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 8:33 AM ET

    A sharp and surprisingly persistent slowdown in the growth of health care costs is helping to narrow the federal deficit, leaving budget experts trying to figure out whether the trend will last.

  • Pfizer Unit IPO Carries a Huge Price Tag Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 8:17 AM ET

    Pfizer's unit Zoetis plans to sell 86.1 million shares at between $22 and $25 each in an initial public offering.

  • Eli Lilly will be "very challenged" by the loss of exclusivity on several blockbuster drugs, CEO John Lechleiter told CNBC on Tuesday, but added the company can manage its growth in response.

  • Device Makers Face Excise Tax     Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 1:27 PM ET

    States are setting up health insurance exchanges, reports CNBC's Bertha Coombs. Max Nisen, Business Insider, also weighs in.

  • Obamacare Tax Hikes May Just Be Getting Started Tuesday, 25 Dec 2012 | 3:20 PM ET

    It's hard to see how lawmakers can avoid touching health insurance if they want to eliminate loopholes and curtail deductions so as to raise revenue and lower tax rates.

  • DaVita May Profit From Obamacare Boost: Pro Wednesday, 19 Dec 2012 | 4:43 PM ET

    DaVita could be a beneficiary among health care stocks from changes in the U.S. health care market, an analyst said Wednesday.

  • Surprising Cities Where New Businesses Are Built Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012 | 12:14 PM ET

    While Silicon Valley and other traditional high-tech hubs claim dominance as places for startups, demand for health care  and other business services has put places like Indianapolis and Salt Lake City on the entrepreneurial map.