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Brexit Could Boost Drug Costs for Britain's National Health Service
Wall Street Journal : June 30, 2016, 9:04 am
The Brexit vote is likely to hurt the cash-strapped British National Health Service health system because the sharp fall in the pound is hurting traders that sell cut-price drugs to the NHS after importing them.
Public-Private Partnerships Aim to Bolster 'Cancer Moonshot' Initiative
Wall Street Journal : June 30, 2016, 8:18 am
Vice President Joe Biden announced a series of alliances involving government, industry and academia as part of the White House’s $1 billion proposal to speed up the national fight against cancer.
Annual Decline in Heart-Disease Death Rates in U.S. Flat Since 2011
Wall Street Journal : June 29, 2016, 6:20 am
After four decades of dramatic progress, the public-health battle in the U.S. against the ravages of heart disease may have hit a wall.
McKesson to Separate IT Unit
Wall Street Journal : June 28, 2016, 5:40 am
Health-care giant McKesson will form a health-care information-technology joint venture with an entity majority-owned by Blackstone Group that it expects to take public.
Medtronic to Buy HeartWare for $1.1 Billion
Wall Street Journal : June 27, 2016, 2:26 am
Medtronic said it agreed to acquire HeartWare International for $1.1 billion, adding more heart-treatment products to the medical-device maker.