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Are Volcano Shareholders Getting Enough in the Buyout?

Volcano Corp. (NASDAQ: VOLC) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE: PHG). The buyout is priced at $18 per share ...
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CVS Jumps Into Dividend Hikes and Larger Buybacks

CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) apparently wanted to have its turn at the dividend hike and stock buyback game. The pharmacy giant announced Tuesday that it has decided to increase ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Healthy States

Americans are by no means the healthiest people in the world. While there have been vast improvements in infant-mortality rates and smoking rates over the last several decades, the United ...
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43 Million Americans Have Unpaid Medical Bills

According to a new study from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), 42.9 million Americans have unpaid medical bills. It is unclear how much this contributes to high health care ...
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3 Medical Device Stocks to Buy as Obesity and Diabetes Epidemic Spreads

The world as we know it has gotten bigger, literally much bigger, and the fight against obesity and the sometimes resulting diabetes has turned into a full-fledged war. From years ...
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Big News for Ebola Stocks

Monday may have started out as a fairly quiet news day for most stock sectors on a shortened week, but don't tell that to the Ebola drug stocks. NewLink Genetics Corp. (NASDAQ: ...
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5 Health Care Stocks That Need to Play Serious Catch Up

2014 has been another amazing year for stocks, and now the bull market is closer to being six years old and stocks have risen some 200% from the inflection bottom ...
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4 Biotech Catalyst Stocks to Buy With 60% to 100% Upside Potential

In the world of biotech investing, there are some sure-fire ways for stocks to move. Pipeline announcements, clinical data and regulatory approval all can move the needle as catalysts for ...
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4 Top Pharmaceutical Companies Helping Combat Hepatitis C Near Epidemic

One sad trend that has exploded in the new millennium has been the increase in hepatitis C cases in the Unites States and around the world. One startling fact is ...
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New Cancer Detection Technique Has Enormous Potential for Life Science Stocks

One of the medical scourges of our era is the increase in cancer cases, not only in the United States, but around the world. One of the most important keys ...
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Humana Earnings Hit by High Drug Costs; Guidance Won’t Cheer Investors Either

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) reported third-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Friday. The health care company posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.85 on revenues of $12.24 billion. In ...
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Key Analyst Sees Upside in Medical Devices After Midterm Elections

Following the midterm elections, the broad markets are nearing all-time highs, and there are many potential winners and losers in the mix for investors to consider. Oppenheimer has released its ...
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Top Health Care and Biotech Stocks to Buy That Have Already Posted Earnings

Many investors want to try to find the stocks that are going to offer the traditional “beat and raise estimates” before they release quarterly earnings reports. Actually, it has always ...
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Analyst’s Top 4 Specialty Pharmaceutical Stocks to Buy Before Earnings

While most of the top stocks in the S&P 500 are winding up the third-quarter reporting season, the specialty pharmaceutical stocks are ready to come from the on-deck circle and ...
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Ebola Stock Fallout Severe on Monday

Is the Ebola scare over in the United States? Probably not by a long shot. That being said, Ebola fears are subsiding on Monday as dozens of people came off ...
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