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  • AbbVie's $46 billion bid for Irish rival rejected

    Irish pharmaceutical company Shire Plc said Friday it had rejected a $46.3 billion takeover offer from North Chicago-based AbbVie Inc., thwarting, at least for now, the company’s attempt to tap into the London-listed company’s low tax rate....
  • Pharmacist is facing disciplinary action by state regulators

    Pharmacist is facing disciplinary action by state regulators
    A pharmacist with drugstores in Glendale and West Hills is "a danger to the public health and safety" for allegedly possessing counterfeit and expired prescription medications, state regulators contend. As part of disciplinary proceedings, the...
  • MannKind shares rise 10% after insulin drug Afrezza OKd by FDA

    MannKind Corp., the Valencia company that last week won approval to market an inhalable form of insulin to people with diabetes, saw its shares climb 10% on Monday. The Food and Drug Administration announced Friday that it had approved MannKind's drug,...
  • MannKind shares surging on optimism about inhaled insulin drug

    MannKind shares surging on optimism about inhaled insulin drug
    MannKind Corp. shares were surging on the first full day of trading since the Food and Drug Administration approved the Valencia company’s inhaled insulin treatment for people with diabetes. Late Friday, the FDA announced that it had approved...
  • AbbVie says hepatitis C regimen gets nod for FDA priority review

    AbbVie says hepatitis C regimen gets nod for FDA priority review
    U.S. regulators have granted priority review for AbbVie Inc's experimental all-oral regimen for patients infected with the most common genotype of hepatitis C virus, the company said on Friday. The priority review means the Food and Drug...
  • Capital BlueCross banned from enrolling new Medicare members

    Capital BlueCross banned from enrolling new Medicare members
    Federal authorities have banned Capital BlueCross from enrolling new customers into its Medicare plans, saying the health insurance company denied some seniors coverage for emergency services and access to prescription drugs, and overcharged about 3,000...
  • Keeping workplaces drug-free: Front & Center

    With Gov. Rick Scott's effort to drug-test state employees and the push for medical marijuana, drugs and their impact on the Sunshine State fill the news. Recently, the Editorial Board conducted an email interview with Apopka's Phil Dubois, the new...
  • Drug prices: Costly cures

    Drug prices: Costly cures
    Drug company executives, investment analysts, doctors and academics swarmed into Chicago between May 30th and June 3rd for the year's biggest meeting on cancer. Treatments for cancer account for more than 30% of pharmaceutical firms' early-stage...
  • Survey: One in six job seekers fails drug tests

    Survey: One in six job seekers fails drug tests
    HARRISBURG — Last year, Gov. Tom Corbett ignited a firestorm by saying Pennsylvania companies can't find qualified workers because too many of them are on drugs. "There are many employers that say, you know, we are looking for people, but we can't...
  • Retirement healthcare costs: Not as scary, but still daunting

    By Mark Miller CHICAGO (Reuters) - The remarkable recent lull in retirement healthcare inflation isn't fading - not yet, at least. A 65-year-old couple retiring this year will need to have saved $220,000 to meet healthcare expenses during their...
  • Report: 'Doctor shopping' has declined in Virginia

     Report: 'Doctor shopping' has declined in Virginia
    "Doctor shopping" for illicit prescription drugs by Virginia residents showed a 73 percent decline from 2012 to 2013, according to data released this week by the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program. The online program allows registered users...