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  • Abbott to buy Russian drug maker

    Abbott to buy Russian drug maker
    Abbott Laboratories said Monday it has agreed to acquire a Russian pharmaceutical manufacturer for between $395 million and $495 million in cash plus the assumption of about $136 million in debt. The Lake County-based medical products company will...
  • 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....
  • Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer

    Allergan employees, Irvine officials worried over Valeant offer
    Wall Street sharks are not the only ones keeping a close watch on the contentious battle for control of Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox. So are thousands of the company's scientists and researchers, many of whose jobs may be at risk....
  • Heroin use rising sharply since 2007, US mayors told

    DALLAS Heroin use increased more than 80 percent nationwide from 2007 to 2012, driven by ample supply and a crackdown on prescription narcotics, mayors and policy leaders from across the country were told Sunday. The leaders attending the U.S. Conference...
  • 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...
  • This is a civilized society? Three face possible executions this week.

    This is a civilized society? Three face possible executions this week.
    In the first executions since Oklahoma in effect tortured a condemned man to death last month, three convicted killers face death by lethal injection this week in cases that reflect the barbaric absurdity of the practice. The first man slated for the...
  • A better way to cure what ails us

     A better way to cure what ails us
    Annual spending on healthcare in America totals nearly $9,000 per person, accounting for more than 17% of the U.S. economy. Yet, on some of the most basic medical interventions, we're failing. Sometimes patients are overtreated, particularly with...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window

    Police reports: Stolen bikes, DUI arrest, broken drive-through window
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: A 22-year-old Oak Park man was arrested at 6 p.m. April 23, at his house on the 1100 block of South Lombard Avenue in connection with a theft that occurred Jan. 3 on the 900...