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  • Malloy Sales Tax Cut To Be Part Of Broader Spending Plan

    Malloy Sales Tax Cut To Be Part Of Broader Spending Plan
    MIDDLETOWN – Consumers would no longer pay a sales tax on over-the-counter-drugs, but they would continue to pay taxes on clothing and footwear costing less than $50 under a proposal outlined Monday by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. Both taxes were...
  • With purchase of EnvisionRx, Rite Aid gets in on the drug intermediary racket

     With purchase of EnvisionRx, Rite Aid gets in on the drug intermediary racket
    John Standley, chief executive of the Rite Aid pharmacy chain, was effusive this week in describing how consumers will benefit from his company spending $2 billion to buy EnvisionRx, a firm most people likely never heard of. The deal, he said, will...
  • Reduce your drug costs instantly with these simple changes

    As health insurers shift more of the cost burden to consumers, the average U.S. worker with employer-provided coverage now pays $9,695 per year in premiums and out-of-pocket costs for a family of four -- a 118 percent increase over the past decade,...
  • Uber, Carnegie Mellon partnering on driverless car research

    Uber, Carnegie Mellon partnering on driverless car research
    PITTSBURGH — Ride-sharing service Uber is partnering with Carnegie Mellon University on a Pittsburgh research lab both hope could lead to the development of driverless cars. Carnegie Mellon and its Robotics Institute have been working on...
  • Help curb the devastation of prescription drug abuse

    Help curb the devastation of prescription drug abuse
    We get the calls every day. Parents, siblings, grandparents and friends are reaching out to our organization worried that their loved one is abusing prescription medicine. Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic and is skyrocketing among our nation's...
  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO

    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Names New CEO
    Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Cheshire has named a new chief executive, David L. Hallal, to replace current CEO and company founder Dr. Leonard Bell, effective April 1. Bell will continue to serve as chairman of the board of directors, the company...
  • AbbVie's breakup with Shire torpedoes 4th quarter, 2014 results

    AbbVie's breakup with Shire torpedoes 4th quarter, 2014 results
    AbbVie's fourth-quarter and 2014 earnings were defined by an engagement to Irish drugmaker Shire that quickly crumbled. The North Chicago-based biopharmaceutical spinoff from Abbott Laboratories beat expectations on adjusted figures but took a blow...
  • Baxter's 2014 earnings: 4th quarter beat expectations

    Baxter's 2014 earnings: 4th quarter beat expectations
    Baxter International, the Deerfield-based medical products and pharmaceutical company, reported full year 2014 earnings Thursday as well as fourth-quarter results. The company beat expectations in nearly every category. Here's how the quarter and year...
  • FDA: Lehigh County company mislabeled cough syrup

    FDA: Lehigh County company mislabeled cough syrup
    Federal authorities have notified a Lehigh County company it must change the way it sells products portrayed as therapeutic cough syrup. A U.S. Food and Drug Administration "warning letter" sent to Fragrance Manufacturing Inc. of Hanover Township says...
  • Abbott ends 2014 'with good momentum'

    Abbott ends 2014 'with good momentum'
    Abbott Laboratories, a North Chicago-based pharmaceutical and health care products company, reported full year 2014 earnings on Thursday, as well as fourth-quarter results. Abbott performed well overall, with the year marked by sales and acquisitions....
  • Hospira earnings hit some targets, miss on others

    Hospira earnings hit some targets, miss on others
    Hospira, the Lake Forest-based maker of injectable and biotechnology drugs, reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2014 earnings Thursday. The company plans to sell to pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in the second half of 2015 for $15.23 billion. Here's...