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  • Walgreens Boots Alliance unveils new logo

    Walgreens Boots Alliance unveils new logo
    Walgreens Boots Alliance unveiled a new logo Friday, a sphere meant to look like a globe that is a corporate departure from the red W that has been a fixture at its U.S. drugstores for years. The logo for the Walgreens stores is not changing, the...
  • Mann steps down as CEO of inhaled insulin maker MannKind Corp.

    Mann steps down as CEO of inhaled insulin maker MannKind Corp.
    Alfred Mann, the billionaire entrepreneur and inventor behind several successful medical device companies, is stepping down as chief executive of MannKind Corp., a Valencia maker of inhaled insulin. Mann, 89, the founder and chief financial backer of...
  • Shire to buy specialty drugmaker NPS Pharma for $5.2 billion

    Irish drugmaker Shire PLC said Sunday it will pay $5.2 billion to acquire NPS Pharmaceuticals, which specializes in drugs for rare conditions. The acquisition will expand Shire's portfolio of specialty drugs, medications for niche diseases and...
  • Energy companies lead an advance in U.S. stocks

    Energy and health-care companies led major stock indexes higher on Tuesday, even as crude oil resumed its slide. General Motors rose after reporting stronger sales, and Biogen, a biotech company, soared following news that its drug for Alzheimer's disease...
  • Japanese firm Otsuka to buy Avanir Pharmaceuticals for $3.5 billion

    The merger wave sweeping the healthcare business caught up another Southern California company Tuesday as Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Aliso Viejo agreed to be acquired for about $3.5 billion in cash. Japanese drug giant Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co.,...
  • Japanese firm to buy Avanir Pharmaceuticals for $3.5 billion

    Japanese firm to buy Avanir Pharmaceuticals for $3.5 billion
    Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Aliso Viejo said Tuesday that it has agreed to be acquired by Japanese drug giant Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. for about $3.5 billion in cash, the latest in a string of mergers sweeping the healthcare sector. Otsuka, a unit...
  • Los Angeles seafood company ordered shut over unsanitary conditions

    A Los Angeles seafood company specializing in smoked and pickled fish was ordered shut by a federal judge over unsanitary conditions. Neptune Manufacturing Inc. can’t reopen until it meets compliance with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration....
  • Dropping coverage of popular prescription drugs is sad and shameful

    Express Scripts, which handles prescription-drug benefits for millions or people nationwide, is dropping coverage for 66 brand-name drugs next month in an effort to keep costs down. Rival CVS Health is dropping 95 drugs from its own list of covered drugs....
  • Karen Hicks: FDA should not approve sex drug for women

    There's yet another pharmaceutical campaign on the offensive, hoping to convince women with sexual problems that a drug called Flibanserin will cure them. This compound is a central nervous system formula originally studied as a remedy for depression....
  • Use these 4 simple strategies to cut your drug spending

    Trying to save money on prescription drugs can be enough to make you reach for the pain pills. Navigating the annual changes to your health plan, figuring out insurance co-pays, and finding the pharmacy with the best buys can be daunting. And if you're on...
  • Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover

    Few Allergan execs to keep top jobs in Actavis takeover
    The soon-to-be owner of Irvine-based Allergan Inc. announced sweeping leadership changes that pass over many current executives including the Botox maker's CEO. Irish pharmaceutical giant Actavis expects to finalize its $66-billion acquisition in the...