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  • FDA approves Belsomra, a new prescription sleep drug

    FDA approves Belsomra, a new prescription sleep drug
    The Food & Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the first in a new class of sleep drugs that targets the brain's wakefulness centers to speed the onset of sleep and reduce nighttime awakening. The new medication, which goes by the generic name suvorexant, is to be marketed by its manufacturer, Merck, Sharpe & Dohme Corp., as Belsomra.
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: July consumer confidence, S&P Case-Shiller home price index for May, Redbook and ICSC-Godlman Sachs retail sales for period ending July 28 Local earnings: A.M. Castle & Co., Anixter International Inc., Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Calamos Asset...

    Pfizer Slightly Beats Expectations, Leaves Investors Guessing About AstraZeneca

    Pfizer Inc on Tuesday left investors guessing whether it would renew its pursuit of its British rival, AstraZeneca, but said it was considering other deals. The largest U.S. drug maker reported higher-than-expected second-quarter revenue, helped by...

    Who gains from those drug discount deals? (Spoiler: Drug companies)

    Who gains from those drug discount deals? (Spoiler: Drug companies)
    The pharmaceutical industry has been bragging for nearly a decade now about its efforts to help cash-strapped patients pay for expensive prescription drugs.  "An important safety net," the industry says, that has "already helped millions of Americans...

    MetLife, Developer To Build $110 Million Industrial Distribution Center Near Atlanta

    MetLife Inc. announced Thursday it is teaming with a California developer to build a $110 million industrial distribution center near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia. The New York life insurer, which has operations in...