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May 4, 2018 1:52 AM Four found guilty in insider trading case linked to U.S. health agency

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two partners at the hedge fund Deerfield Management and two others were found guilty on Thursday of charges stemming from what prosecutors have described as an insider trading scheme based on leaks from within a federal healthcare agency. Rob Olan and Ted Huber, partners at Deerfield Management who are on leave, were convicted of counts 119

April 23, 2018 8:34 PM Dade Schools Athletic Foundation honors these top Dade County athletes with high GPAs

Dade Schools Athletic Foundation honors these top Dade County athletes with high GPAs A perfect blend of academics and athletics came together on Monday morning when the Dade Schools Athletic Foundation hosted the Annual Miami-Dade County Public Schools Scholar-Athlete Luncheon. The event was held at the DoubleTree Convention Center Miami Airport Hotel 84

April 12, 2018 5:29 AM Healthcare group Sanofi to invest 350 million euros in Canada vaccine facility

PARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group Sanofi (SASY.PA) is investing 350 million euros ($432.4 million) in a Canadian vaccine facility, which the drugmaker said would help it meet growing demand in this area. Sanofi’s new investment will finance the construction of a new state-of-the-art vaccine manufacturing facility at the Sanofi Pasteur Canadian 96

April 10, 2018 10:58 AM People at genetic risk for heart disease can decrease chances of heart attack by getting active

If you have a parent or sibling with heart disease, especially one that died at a young age, should you avoid exercise because of your genetic risk? Many people likely know that staying active and physically fit, in addition to other healthy behaviors, can prevent heart disease. Heart disease is the number one cause of death of men and women in the United 134

April 3, 2018 4:07 AM GE to Sell Part of Health-Care Division to Veritas Capital for $1.05 Billion

New private-equity owner to transition the value-based care division to a stand-alone company General Electric Co. has reached a deal to sell part of its health-care information-technology business to private-equity firm Veritas Capital for $1.05 billion in cash, the latest move from the conglomerate to streamline its operations. Veritas said Monday 73

March 23, 2018 8:14 AM GSK pulls out of $20 billion race for Pfizer assets

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) has withdrawn from the race to buy Pfizer’s (PFE.N) consumer healthcare business, the British drugs company said on Friday, endangering an auction for an asset some said could fetch as much as $20 billion. GSK was seen as the front runner to buy the assets, which include Advil painkillers and Centrum vitamins 73

March 17, 2018 8:58 PM French Montana's Uganda Hospital Up and Running

Here's a feel-good story for the day -- French Montana's humanitarian efforts in Uganda have culminated with the opening of a hospital that's equipped to take care of 300,000 people. We broke the story ... the "Unforgettable" rapper became hip-hop's first Global Citizen Ambassador for his work in Uganda, after he witnessed the country's healthcare hardships 66

March 9, 2018 8:48 PM Doctor in Insys opioid kickback scheme gets four years in prison

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Reuters) - A Rhode Island doctor was sentenced on Friday to more than four years in prison after admitting he took kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe its fentanyl-based cancer pain drug to people who did not suffer from the condition. Jerrold Rosenberg, 63, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John McConnell in Providence 121

March 1, 2018 11:52 AM Finnish PM says would dissolve coalition if healthcare reform falls

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila said on Thursday that he would dissolve his center-right coalition government if it fails to push through its healthcare and local government reform in the coming months. The reforms, expected to reduce annual costs by 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion), are a cornerstone of the three-party coalition’s 85

February 22, 2018 4:03 PM Ford reshuffles executives after abrupt departure of U.S. chief

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) on Thursday named company insider Kumar Galhotra as head of its North American operations, filling the gap left by the abrupt departure of Raj Nair after an internal investigation uncovered “inappropriate behavior” by the executive. The appointment was part of a broader executive reshuffle by the No. 2 U.S. automaker 62