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  • New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges

    One of the nation's leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency's No. 2 leadership job at a critical juncture for prescription drugs, medical devices and tobacco products.
  • Concierge medicine grows in Maryland

    Three years ago, Dr. Wayne Benjamin — then 67 years old — was considering retirement. He was worn out, frustrated with the daily grind of his family medicine practice and the increasing pressure to see "more and more patients in shorter and...

    Lipitor inventor takes aim at cholesterol again

    DETROIT The scientist widely credited with co-discovering the best-selling drug in U.S. history cholesterol-lowering Lipitor is quietly back at it. After reviving Esperion Therapeutics in 2008 just a year after Pfizer had closed the first version of...

    Baxter spinoff to make home in Bannockburn

    Baxter International said Monday its spinoff pharmaceutical company Baxalta will be located in north suburban Bannockburn, not far from Baxter's headquarters in Deerfield. "Selecting Baxalta's global headquarters is a key milestone on our journey to...

    Valeant agrees to buy Salix for about $10 billion in cash

    Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has agreed to buy Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for about $10 billion in cash. The companies said Sunday that their boards of directors approved the transaction, which amounts to about $158 for...