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Nonprofit Hospitals' Earnings Drop
Wall Street Journal : August 27, 2014, 12:28 pm
Nonprofit hospitals' income declined for a second straight year in 2013 and their median rate of revenue growth fell to an all-time low, according to a new report from credit firm Moody's Investors Service.
Big Tobacco's E-Cigarette Push Gets Reality Check
Wall Street Journal : August 27, 2014, 12:06 pm
Big Tobacco is finally making its big push into electronic cigarettes. But e-cigarette sales are now falling in convenience stores, reversing three years of rapid-fire growth.
Novo Nordisk CEO Has No Plans for Big Acquisitions
Wall Street Journal : August 26, 2014, 7:33 am
The chief executive of the Danish insulin-maker suggested that Novo Nordisk will be sitting out the frenzy of deal-making that has convulsed the global pharmaceutical industry.
Medtronic Buys Brain-Stimulation Firm
Wall Street Journal : August 26, 2014, 6:50 am
Medtronic said it acquired Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation for about $200 million in cash, as the medical-devices maker looks to broaden its capabilities in the brain-function field.
Kite Pharma's Shares Soar After Study Results
Wall Street Journal : August 25, 2014, 8:19 am
Eight patients with aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma treated with Kite Pharma's cancer drug lead candidate were in complete remission and four others in partial remission, the company said Monday.