Allergan fell$. 71 or. 4 percent, to $170.43. Boston Scientific Corp. rose$. 30 or 2.4 percent, to $12.85. Medtronic rose$. 30 or. 5 percent, to $62.71.» Read More
Discussing an innovative approach to keeping fit, with Christine Robins, CEO of BodyMedia, which makes wearable body monitoring devices designed to help people lead healthier lives.
American spends more on health care than any other country. Do you know where it goes?
Discussing earnings and long term growth, with Kieran Gallahue, CareFusion Corporation chairman & CEO.
Over the last 20 years, Americans have witnessed unprecedented advances in care of hospitalized patients. Improved diagnostic procedures, quantum leaps in medical technology, enhanced treatments and a public now familiar with the concept of preventative medical care all mean that healthcare – especially in the hospital – has changed to meet the health care needs of today’s patients.
With stocks shrugging off the wall of worry in the first quarter, the second quarter could prove to be a less rewarding time for those long equity markets as central banks begin to tighten policy via rate hikes or withdrawing extraordinary measures.
The "Mad Money" host shares a few interesting spec plays in the health care space.