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Debra Sherman

Baxter posts lower earnings on acquisition-related expenses

Apr 18 2013

Baxter International Inc on Thursday said quarterly net earnings fell slightly, as expected, on acquisition-related costs.

St. Jude Medical profit tops view, forex to hurt revenue

Apr 17 2013

Medical device maker St. Jude Medical Inc said on Wednesday first-quarter profit rose as lower expenses outweighed a decline in sales but warned that full-year revenue will be hurt by foreign exchange effects.

Prescription drugs cost least at Costco and most at CVS: study

Mar 28 2013

Some of the most popular prescription drugs that recently became available in generic form are sold at the lowest prices at Costco and at the highest prices at CVS Caremark, according to an analysis by Consumer Reports.

Prescription drugs cost least at Costco and most at CVS-study

Mar 28 2013

March 28 Some of the most popular prescription drugs that recently became available in generic form are sold at the lowest prices at Costco and at the highest prices at CVS Caremark, according to an analysis by Consumer Reports.

Regulator issues fraud alert on doctor-owned distributors

Mar 27 2013

A government watchdog has issued a warning about the risk for fraud when doctors buy an ownership interest in a medical device distributor and then share in its profits from sales to hospitals.

St Jude Medical's device to prevent stroke misses study goal

Mar 20 2013

A clinical trial evaluating St. Jude Medical Inc's implantable device used to prevent stroke in patients who have a common congenital heart defect failed to achieve its main goal.

St Jude Medical's device to prevent stroke misses study goal

Mar 20 2013

March 20 A clinical trial evaluating St. Jude Medical Inc's implantable device used to prevent stroke in patients who have a common congenital heart defect failed to achieve its main goal.

Too many drug types are compromising heart health: doctors

Mar 14 2013

About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs.

Too many drug types are compromising heart health - doctors

Mar 13 2013

About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs.

Too many drug types are compromising heart health: doctors

Mar 13 2013

About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs.

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