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  • AbbVie wins 3-company battle to buy cancer drugmaker for $21B

    AbbVie wins 3-company battle to buy cancer drugmaker for $21B
    Three bidders remained at the last hour, but North Chicago-based AbbVie walked away the winner late Wednesday to buy a California company and its expected blockbuster blood cancer drug. "I've been through a lot of these, and I'd say this was probably one...
  • Hospira to help biosimilar company Pfenex develop vision treatment

    Hospira to help biosimilar company Pfenex develop vision treatment
    Hospira shares got a big boost last week when Pfizer agreed to buy the company for $15.23 billion. This week, Hospira is paying it forward to a small pharmaceutical company in California, agreeing to help it develop a drug. Pfenex, which issued its...
  • 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...
  • Baxter spinoff to make home in Bannockburn

    Baxter International said Monday its spinoff pharmaceutical company Baxalta will be located in north suburban Bannockburn, not far from Baxter's headquarters in Deerfield. "Selecting Baxalta's global headquarters is a key milestone on our journey to...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • FDA issues new requirements to improve defibrillator safety

    FDA issues new requirements to improve defibrillator safety
    The Food and Drug Administration is requiring makers of heart-zapping defibrillators to submit more data on the emergency care devices after years of recalls and manufacturing problems. Regulators say companies must now submit new testing data on...
  • Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds

    Drugs expensive under plans sold on health exchange, survey finds
    The Affordable Care Act is not so affordable for many Marylanders, according to a new survey. The landmark law that was supposed to make insurance available to hundreds of thousands of people without coverage is costing Marylanders so much more in...