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California's stem cell agency, out of cash, seeks $5.5B in taxpayer backing for new lease on life

California's stem cell agency, out of cash, seeks $5.5B in taxpayer backing for new lease on life

The architect of the 2004 ballot measure that created California’s stem cell research funding initiative wants to put a $5.5 billion initiative on the November 2020 ballot. Source link

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Johnson & Johnson settlement on surgical mesh includes $2.8M for Arizona

Johnson & Johnson settlement on surgical mesh includes $2.8M for Arizona

Arizona will receive $2.8 million of a nearly $117 million settlement that Johnson & Johnson has reached over safety concerns and misleading marketing of a surgical mesh used to treat urinary incontinence and other pelvic floor disorders, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said. The nationwide settlement involved […]

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Clear Lake hospital to build $40M medical office facility for physician recruitment

Clear Lake hospital to build $40M medical office facility for physician recruitment

Houston Methodist will construct a new medical office building at its hospital in Clear Lake beginning in 2020. Houston Methodist Clear Lake Hospital will build a six-story, 150,000-square-foot orthopedic medical office facility at 18123 Upper Bay Road, a spokesperson told the Houston Business Journal. It’s expected to […]

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Where Birmingham ranks for drug costs, hospital care

Where Birmingham ranks for drug costs, hospital care

Recent data by two health care startups, GoodRx and Medbelle, show Birmingham and Alabama’s drug pricing and hospitals rating in comparison to the rest of the county.  Medbelle, a London-based end-to-end platform for medical procedures, identified the top hospital cities for 2019. According to the data, Birmingham […]

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Norton, U of L and physicians group make pediatrics agreement official

Norton, U of L and physicians group make pediatrics agreement official

Norton Healthcare Inc., UofL Physicians – Pediatrics and the University of Louisville School of Medicine have signed a definitive affiliation agreement to partner on pediatrics. This news comes after the organizations announced in June that a partnership was in the works. A news release announcing the agreement […]

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Gov. Baker's vaping sales ban survives legal challenge

Gov. Baker's vaping sales ban survives legal challenge

A Superior Court judge allowed Gov. Charlie Baker’s ban on the retail sale of vaping products to remain in place. Source link

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Cincinnati firm’s stock jumps amid C-suite shakeup, possibility of sale or merger

Cincinnati firm’s stock jumps amid C-suite shakeup, possibility of sale or merger

The price of stock in Aerpio Pharmaceuticals Inc. soared this morning following disclosure of a C-suite shakeup and an announcement that the board is exploring the potential for a sale, merger or other transaction. Stock in the firm (Nasdaq: ARPO) was trading at nearly 57 cents at […]

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MagView moving 75 workers from Montgomery to Howard County

MagView moving 75 workers from Montgomery to Howard County

Medical software company MagView is relocating its 75-worker headquarters to Maple Lawn from Montgomery County. MagView this month signed a lease for 15,000 square feet of office space at 8110 Maple Lawn Blvd. as part of an expansion in its plans to market its breast imaging products […]

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GSK sells two vaccines in deal valued at up to $1.1 billion

GSK sells two vaccines in deal valued at up to $1.1 billion

GlaxoSmithKline said Monday it has sold the rights to two vaccines to Bavarian Nordic of Denmark in a deal valued at up to more than $1.1 billion. Bavarian Nordic acquired the rights to Rabipur, a vaccine used to prevent rabies, and Encepur, a vaccine used to prevent […]

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New Jersey pharmacy company buys Lenexa operation

New Jersey pharmacy company buys Lenexa operation

A fast-growing pharmacy company expanded into the Kansas City area with its purchase of a Lenexa facility. New Jersey-based PharmScript bought UVANTA Kansas City earlier this month for an undisclosed amount. The deal for UVANTA’s operation, at 11144 Renner Blvd., gives PharmScript its 17th pharmacy nationwide. PharmScript […]

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