| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine appears increasingly likely to be acquired by a Canadian rival, an analyst said Tuesday.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has been working for five months to acquire Allergan and its coveted lineup of beauty...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 1:46 PM
After several months as a customer of NuScriptRX, a 4-year-old pharmacy management company based in Nashville, Tenn., Sentara Healthcare has purchased a 12 percent share in the company.
The company has developed a fully automated on-site medication...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Despite growing criticism from lawmakers in Washington, a Deerfield drugmaker on Friday officially planted its corporate flag in Ireland, a move designed in part to lower its tax bill.
Horizon Pharma completed its $587 million acquisition of the Irish...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Working past 66 may not be everyone's idea of a dream "retirement," but for many baby-boomers, it could represent the future. A 2013 Wells Fargo survey showed that one-third of respondents expect to work until "at least 80"...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:34 PM
In a decade, Americans have saved an estimated $1.2 trillion by taking generic drugs instead of the high-priced originals. But the booming market in copycat prescription pharmaceuticals - coupled with insurance companies' efforts to keep healthcare...
| Aug 17, 2014
For months, Advanced Grow Labs LLC — one of Connecticut's four medical marijuana growing companies — slogged through the process of competing for a state license, securing local zoning approvals, and outfitting a building to state...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Shares in North Chicago-based AbbVie and other drugmakers fell Tuesday after the Obama administration this week issued a string of new rules to crack down on U.S. companies that seek to cut their tax bills by moving their addresses abroad.
| Sep 3, 2014
| 10:08 AM
A startup backed by Google, the Silicon Valley powerhouse whose innovations range from its eponymous search engine to self-driving cars, is teaming up with a North Chicago drug company to develop treatments for diseases tied to aging.
| Sep 23, 2014
| 1:30 PM
An American doctor who is recovering from Ebola at a Nebraska hospital got an experimental Canadian drug as part of his treatment, hospital officials disclosed this week.
Dr. Rick Sacra started receiving TKM-Ebola, manufactured by Canadian drug firm ...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 9:14 PM
AbbVie got hosed on its aborted Shire deal. Let's get that up top. It's also very hard to feel sorry for it.
Sure, the North Chicago-based pharmaceutical business failed to score Adderall and the Irish outfit behind it. You can make all the cracks you...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Abbott Laboratories on Wednesday said third-quarter earnings tumbled 44 percent on a tax charge that offset an uptick in sales.
The north suburban-based maker of infant formula, medical devices and drugs, said it earned $538 million in the most recent...