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  • NPS Pharmaceuticals CEO on Gattex's FDA Approval

    NPS Pharmaceuticals CEO Dr. Francois Nader discusses the approval of its short bowel syndrome drug Gattex, and what's next for the company.

  • NPS Pharmaceuticals CEO on Orphan Drugs

    NPS Pharmaceuticals president & CEO Dr. Francois Nader, discusses strategies his company uses to finding value for shareholders, and appealing to the FDA.

  • Options Action: Monster Beverage Comeback?

    One options trader is making a big bet on Monster Beverage amid the stock's decline, with CNBC contributor Mike Khouw of CRT Capital Group LLC.

  • Monster Beverage Unaware of Fatality Caused By Drinks

    Monster Beverage responds to the five deaths reported to the FDA citing the energy drink, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • F.D.A. Receives Death Reports Citing Popular Energy Drink

    Five people may have died in recent years after drinking Monster Energy, a popular energy drink that is high in caffeine, according to incident reports recently released by the Food and Drug Administration.

  • Monster Beverage Stock Sinks

    Monster Beverage is sinking after reports that 5 people may have died after drinking the popular Monster energy drink, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg. Bill Chapell, Suntrust Robinson Humphrey analyst, weighs in.

  • FDA Recieves Death Reports Citing Monster Energy Drink

    Monster Beverage is down about 9 percent today on reports that 5 people may have died after drinking the popular Monster energy drink, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis.

  • An Iran Revolution Coming?

    Discussing whether an Iranian currency collapse could lead to a revolution, with Peter Brookes, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, and Don Luskin, Trend Macro; and America's warriors are being denied the right to vote, with Kyndra Rotunda, Military Voter Protection Project.

  • American Grounds All 757 Aircrafts

    The FDA recalled a contaminated batch of a steroid drug given by spinal injection for back pain, and American Airlines is grounding all 48 of its Boeing 757 aircrafts as they fix the seat lock mechanism that was the cause of seats coming loose, reports CNBC's Seema Mody.

  • Interest Rate

    The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage held steady this week, staying slightly above the lowest level on record.

  • Cans of Monster Beverage Corp. energy drinks are arranged for a photograph in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Monday, April 30, 2012. Monster Beverage Corp. surged the most in almost eight years after the Wall Street Journal reported Coca-Cola Co. is in talks to buy the maker of energy drinks.

    The headlines on Monster Beverage are all about health concerns as at least one state’s attorney general investigates its products. But there may be something even bigger: Monster’s growth may be showing signs of peaking.

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    The first rule of insider trading: Don’t talk about insider trading—or do a lot of Internet searches about it.

  • Amyl nitrate is a medical treatment for heart disease and cyanide poisoning. It’s also used as an inhalant that goes by the street name “poppers,” and it’s been abused ever since the disco era.

    The marketplace for narcotics isn’t what it used to be. Read ahead to see a list of dangerous drugs that are legal in many American states.

  • Drought Disaster Spreads

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis and Jane Wells report on the agriculture department's response to widespread drought conditions, Merck's new osteoporosis drug, and the buyer of Edvard Munch's "The Scream."

  • Find out which second-quarter top performer got the most votes.

  • Biotech

    With the weight loss market heating up, stocks like Arena Pharmaceuticals may be spelling out a big rally for the drug retail space.

  • Peter Madoff

    Peter Madoff, the younger brother of Ponzi swindler Bernie Madoff, was arrested this morning and will appear in court later in the day as part of a process that will see him serve 10 years in prison for his role in the swindle.

  • Arena CEO: Over a Third of Adult Population Is Obese

    Jack Lief, Arena Pharmaceuticals CEO, discusses what the drug-maker's new anti-obesity drug will mean for its bottom-line, with CNBC's Seema Mody.

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    Newly released documents reveal that Pfizer presented a study falsely claiming that its arthritis drug, Celebrex, was safer on the stomach than competing drugs, the New York Times reports. 

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    U.S. regulators, retailers and manufacturers are growing increasingly concerned that a surge in the number of products being recalled is resulting in "fatigue" by the public — increasing the chance that consumers could ignore or miss a recall that could ultimately endanger their health, USA Today reports.