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The announcement comes one day after federal regulators opened the door to taking enforcement action against the company.
Anthem reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, largely due to lower medical costs, prompting the health insurer to raise its full-year profit forecast.
London-listed drugmaker Shire and Japan's Takeda Pharmaceutical plan to announce a preliminary deal after a breakthrough in merger talks.
At not-for-profit and public hospitals, median operating cash-flow margins, a key measure of profitability, dropped to 8.1 percent in 2017.
The Supreme Court approved a government review process prized by tech companies as an easy and cheap way to combat "patent trolls."
Centene has been forced to lower its 2018 forecast because of an acquisition delay and extra costs.
The Food and Drug Administration is asking the company behind Juul for information on how its e-cigarettes appeal to kids and teens, opening the door to future possible enforcement actions.
Drug developer Biogen reported a 11.4 percent rise in quarterly revenue as sales of key drugs Tecfidera and Spinraza climbed, albeit at a weaker-than-expected pace.
A Food and Drug Administration panel advised on Monday against a high dose of Lilly-Incyte's rheumatoid arthritis drug while voting in favor of the lower dose.
Barriers to entering the pharmaceutical industry are too high even for Amazon, says billionaire investor.
New York's attorney general said state tax authorities are entitled to first dibs on more than $480,000 out of the nearly $7.4 million Shkreli was ordered to forfeit as regulators reveal Shrkreli had agreed to be barred from the securities industry.
Humana is teaming up with two private equity firms to buy privately held Curo Health Services for about $1.4 billion, making it the largest hospice operator in the United States.
If you have leftover pain pills or other prescription drugs, you should get rid of them. Drugstore chains Walgreens and CVS Health are adding kiosks in some of their stores to make it easier.
"It's really important that she gets time to be with her thoughts and be with her blocks and be with her toys," Reddit's Alexis Ohanian says.
Henry Schein is spinning off its animal health business and merging it with Vets First Choice to form a new company called Vets First Corp.
German health-care group Fresenius said it had decided to pull out of its planned acquisition of Akorn after it found data integrity breaches at the U.S. generic drugmaker.
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