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Health Net Inc. has signed a contract with Prime Healthcare Services to add 14 hospitals to its network.
UCLA Health System and the Motion Picture & Television Fund on Wednesday said UCLA plans to take over operations and leases on six Fund health clinics that now serve entertainment industry workers.
City of Hope and Providence Health & Services on Wednesday announced a partnership that will add City of Hope's cancer patient care expertise to Providence’s Los Angeles-area hospitals.
LTC Properties Inc. on Tuesday said that it plans to spend $19.6 million to construct communities in Colorado for elderly patients with memory disorders.
Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. on Monday announced a $100 million stock offering as it prepares to seek FDA approval of its groundbreaking drug that reduces double chins.
OP-ED: Individual payer finds pricey policies and few choices on California’s health care exchange website.
California’s health care exchange gets a poor early prognosis from Steve Duchesne.
Alma Morales Riojas gags on Herbalife’s claims about the distributors of its nutritional supplements.
Health care real estate firm HCP Inc. on Thursday said it fired longtime chief executive James Flaherty.
Molina Healthcare Inc. on Thursday said that its board has authorized the repurchase of up to $50 million worth of the company's common stock.
Amgen Inc. has completed its tender offer to purchase all outstanding shares of Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc. at $125 a share, or a total price of $9.7 billion.
Cities’ concerns leave e-cigarette shops up in air
All the new e-cigarette shops are up in the air as local authorities try to figure out how to regulate vaporized nicotine.
The FDA has approved the first artificial pancreas system in the United States, a device developed at Medtronic Inc.’s Northridge facility, the company announced on Friday.
An Orange County doctors group has signed an agreement to join ApolloMed ACO, a subsidiary of Apollo Medical Holding Inc. in Glendale.
Genesis Biopharma Inc. late Wednesday announced a 1-for-100 reverse stock split that will be effective Thursday. The company will change its name to Lion Biotechnologies Inc., and be run by former ImmunoCellular Therapeutics head Manish Singh.
Molina Healthcare Inc. on Tuesday said that it plans to protest its exclusion from Florida’s Medicaid managed care market, starting next year.