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UnitedHealth Group Revenues Stung by Obamacare

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE: UNH) reported first-quarter results before markets opened Thursday. The health insurance and benefits management firm posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.10 on revenues of ...
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Rite Aid

Rite Aid Earnings Show Turnaround Lives, With Value Too

Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE: RAD) is showing that the turnaround continues. On top of acquiring RediClinic on Thursday, the retail pharmacy operator announced earnings of $0.06 per share on revenues ...
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Los Angeles

America’s Most (and Least) Healthy Cities

There's no doubt that great strides have been made in Americans' health over the years. Americans smoke less, are more likely to be insured and live longer. However, significant health ...
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FDA Keeps Driving Up Future Cost of Inhalable Insulin

MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD) is suffering another setback from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. While the FDA has been far from a friend to MannKind over the past few ...
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research

Credit Suisse Says Grit Your Teeth and Buy Biotech

For the second time since late February, a huge run on the momentum, and specifically biotech, names hit the market last week. Again, the biotech benchmark took a huge 4% ...
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biotech

Amgen Faces Cool Reception Over GSK Pact Termination

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN) submitted an SEC Filing showing that, as of April 1, its Amgen Manufacturing Ltd. subsidiary and GlaxoSmithKline PLC (NYSE: GSK), via Glaxo Group Ltd., have terminated ...
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Vindication for MannKind With FDA Panel Backing

MannKind Corp. (NASDAQ: MNKD)had been trading as though the stock was bracing for an U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel decision recommending against the approval of its inhalable insulin ...
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Teva’s Latest Victory in Effort to Protect Key Patents

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) shares reached a new multiyear high Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear its appeal to revive a patent that would protect ...
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Merger

Baxter Split-Up, a Page From Abbott’s Playbook

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX) is taking an activist investor role of its own. The health care company has announced that it is splitting itself into two separate companies, in ...
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biotech

Medicare Reimbursement Relief for Lab Testing, Maybe

The House of Representatives may be single-handedly saving the lab companies in America on Wednesday. A bill was posted to propose a short-term fix to the sustainable growth rate, delaying ...
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biotech

Did Endocyte Just Become Buyout Bait?

Endocyte Inc. (NASDAQ: ECYT) is trading like the company is being acquired. This is proof that any biotech with great cancer drug news can run, regardless of market conditions. It ...
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Jefferies’ Cheapest Health Care Stocks to Buy

With the beating the market took Thursday, many investors are starting to get a little worried that a major correction might be right around the corner. With the first quarter ...
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biotech

Zogenix Tumbles on Fears Its Pain Drug May Lose Out to a Rival

Shares of Zogenix Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGNX) fell as much as 26% on Wednesday after a rival pharmaceutical company said it will seek regulatory approval of a tamper-proof version of Zogenix's ...
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The Fattest States in America

Many Americans consider obesity one of the nation's most important health issues. Many also battle themselves with the problem every day. According to a recent report, 27.1% of all Americans ...
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Health Insurance Satisfaction Slashed by Coverage Issues

More than 40% of health insurance plan customers were dissatisfied with their plan's coverage, according to the latest data from J.D. Power's 2014 Member Health Plan Study. Overall member satisfaction ...
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