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  • As Sales Lag For Breakthrough Vaccine, Senators Offer Aid

    MERIDEN — Connecticut's U.S. senators are trying to put public pressure on the Centers for Disease Control to buy flu vaccines from a local drug company, escalating Sen. Richard Blumenthal's private lobbying. The senators sent a letter to the CDC...
  • Biotech Company To Open Lab In Farmington

    CaroGen Corp. will establish a laboratory at UConn's Technology Incubation Program in Farmington to develop its vaccine technology research, the company is announcing Monday. The Hamden-based biotechnology company has four employees and hopes to grow to...
  • Gilead counters AbbVie with exclusive hepatitis C drug deal of its own

     Gilead counters AbbVie with exclusive hepatitis C drug deal of its own
    CVS Health announced Monday that it plans to make Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C drugs the exclusive option for most of its consumers starting Wednesday. The announcement comes two weeks after Express Scripts, the nation's largest manager of prescription...
  • 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...
  • Company denies rat poison in pills linked to India sterilization deaths

    Company denies rat poison in pills linked to India sterilization deaths
    The company at the center of a probe into why more than a dozen women died after being sterilized in India has denied that the antibiotic tablets it manufactured were contaminated with a chemical compound commonly found in rat poison. Preliminary tests...
  • Allergan likely to lose bid to stop takeover by Valeant, analyst says

    Allergan likely to lose bid to stop takeover by Valeant, analyst says
    Botox maker Allergan Inc. of Irvine appears increasingly likely to be acquired by a Canadian rival, an analyst said Tuesday. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has been working for five months to acquire Allergan and its coveted lineup of beauty...
  • 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....