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January 9, 2018 6:30 PM Galleria-area office building trades hands

A boutique office building in the Galleria area near the Tanglewood and Memorial Villages neighborhoods has changed hands between two Houston-based owners. A partnership led by Braun Enterprises has purchased 5757 Woodway, a 162,188-square-foot office building on 4 acres east of Augusta Drive, commercial real estate firm HFF announced. The property was sold by Woodway 68

December 26, 2017 7:22 PM Where we've failed to live up to the promise of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Bush's take on Americans with Disabilities Act Connecticut Sen. Ted Kennedy, Jr., (D-Branford), a healthcare lawyer and civil rights activist for people with disabilities, is board chairman of the American Association of People with Disabilities. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. (CNN)Twenty-seven years ago, the Americans with Disabilities 63

December 19, 2017 10:08 PM McDermott and Microsoft skid; Tenet and Darden rise

The cruise line had a strong fourth quarter, thanks in part to higher ticket prices. The offshore drilling platform agreed to buy Chicago Bridge & Iron in an all-stock deal valued at $6 billion. The hospital chain Tenet Healthcare said it plans to sell its Conifer business and cut more costs. The medical device company named former Medtronic executive 53

November 30, 2017 8:15 AM GSK starts big African study of injectable drug to prevent HIV

(Reuters) - ViiV Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s HIV unit, said on Thursday it started an African study to evaluate long-acting injectable drug for the prevention of HIV infection in sexually active women. The cabotegravir study seeks to enrol 3,200 women aged 18 to 45 years from sub-Saharan African countries, ViiV Healthcare said in a statement 104

November 22, 2017 2:30 PM FDA approves first 2-drug HIV regimen

The treatment, called Juluca, is a fixed-dose tablet that combines two previously approved drugs, dolutegravir and rilpivirine, and is available to patients who have been on a stable regimen for at least six months. (iStock) NEW YORK – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first two-drug regimen to treat HIV, the virus that causes 167

November 15, 2017 2:59 PM Houston among top global cities to raise a family

Hamburg, Germany ranked No. 5 on Homeday's best cities for families index. The city earned high marks for housing (9.36); education system (8.72); and healthcare (9.09). Its overall score was 8.14. Vancouver ranked No. 6 on Homeday's best cities for families index. Its happiness score of 9.09 and education score of 9.45 contributed to a total score of 8.09 out of 10. Munich 95

November 9, 2017 4:50 PM Insurers See Jump in Sign-Ups for Affordable Care Act

Some caution it is too early to tell if final enrollment numbers will show a surge Heading into the second week of the Affordable Care Act’s annual open-enrollment period, early sign-ups and traffic appear strong, according to industry and government officials, with more than 600,000 people selecting plans through the federal website in the initial 44

November 9, 2017 1:15 PM FDA OKs Merck drug that prevents infection post-stem cell transplant

(Reuters) - Merck & Co Ltd’s drug to prevent serious infection in patients who undergo a type of stem cell transplant was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the drugmaker said on Thursday. Merck said the drug, which is expected to be available from December, was approved both as a tablet and an injection. The list price for the tablets 102

November 1, 2017 5:30 PM Comedian Bobby Slayton Gets $150k in Wife's Wrongful Death Suit

Bobby Slayton has cut a deal with the caretakers he believes are responsible for his wife's death ... according to new legal docs. We broke the story ... "The Pitbull of Comedy" and his daughter, Natasha, sued a doctor and a nursing facility for negligence while treating his wife, Teddie Lee Tillett, who died in March 2016. According to the docs, the sides 90

October 31, 2017 10:51 PM Hospital Safety: Six Triangle hospitals get "A" grades from Leapfrog assessment

Which Triangle hospitals are safest? Find out which ones got A’s. Six Triangle hospitals received “A” grades in a biannual safety score issued Tuesday by The Leapfrog Group, a Washington nonprofit that assesses hospital safety and performance. Leapfrog graded 2,632 hospitals nationwide, awarding A’s to 832, or about 32 percent. In North Carolina, 34 out of 78 hospitals 87