HEALTH CARE

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How GoodRx Fended Off Amazon

GoodRx and its consumer-focused health care apps have managed to hold their own and even thrive despite an escalating threat from Amazon.com Inc.

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Herbalife Shares Plunge After Company Lowers Revenue Guidance

The company released lowered full-year revenue guidance due to lower-than-expected results from its distributor network.

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Senior Care Provider Scan Makes First Outside Investments

Long Beach-based Scan Group, best known for its Scan Health Plan that offers Medicare Advantage plans to seniors, has made its second investment in an outside health care company.

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Molina Healthcare Awarded Nevada Medicaid Contract

Chalk up another contract win for Long Beach-based health insurance giant Molina Healthcare Inc.

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Dermavant Closer to FDA Approval for Tapinarof

In a tale of two local biotech companies trying to develop drugs to treat skin conditions, one has passed a major milestone as it seeks Food and Drug Administration approval.

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Ontrak Plots New Course After Losing Major Customers

This year has been a brutal one for Santa Monica-based Ontrak Inc.

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Mintie’s Air Cleaners Are in Demand Again

With Covid-19 driving new interest in indoor air quality, Mintie — which was recently acquired by a better capitalized industry player — could turn into more than a niche operation.

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Soon-Shiong Adds Top Science Role at ImmunityBio

Following a plunge in the share price of Culver City-based ImmunityBio Inc., company founder Patrick Soon-Shiong has resumed an active role in the company.

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Ontrak Loses Largest Customer

Behavioral health company Ontrak Inc. announced the loss of its second major customer this year.

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Larry Ellison-Backed Cancer Institute Opens

A new cancer research institute has opened its doors on L.A.’s Westside.

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Fulgent Reaches Deals With Cancer Testing Companies

Temple City-based genetic testing company Fulgent Genetics Inc. announced two deals with cancer testing companies.

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City of Hope Acquires Cancer Treatment Medical Group

In one of its largest cancer treatment practice acquisitions to date, Duarte-based cancer research institution City of Hope has acquired Long Beach-based Pacific Shores.

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Heal Founders Raise $3.8 Million for New Digital Health Venture

The founders of telehealth company Get Heal Inc. have raised $3.8 million in seed funding toward the launch of a new digital health venture.

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UCLA, Cedars Rank Among Nation's Best Hospitals

The 2021-22 edition of U.S. News & World Report rankings put UCLA Medical Center in the No. 3 spot and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the No. 6 slot nationally.

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ImmunityBio Shares Swoon After Merger

ImmunityBio’s share price has headed almost entirely downhill, shedding 70% of its value in four months.

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