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Articles from MondayMorning (August 3, 2009)

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Aetna cuts forecast on medical costs. Brief article 342
Agilent to buy Varian. Brief article 261
Amgen reaches deal with GlaxoSmithKline on bone drug. Brief article 220
Amgen second-quarter profit tops street. Brief article 218
Bayer AG stuck to its target of limiting the slide in core underlying profit to 5% in 2009, a goal it had previously called into question, after reporting better-than-expected second-quarter earnings. Brief article 272
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Brief article 110
Covidien Ltd. Brief article 136
Eli Lilly & Co. Brief article 265
Hospital operator Health Management Associates Inc (Naples FL) said its second-quarter profit jumped 91% compared with the year-earlier quarter in which earnings were dampened by losses from discontinued operations. Brief article 214
House healthcare measure passes as full House adjourns for summer recess. 344
IPO sector: Talecris Biotherapeutics Holdings Corp. Brief article 241
King Pharmaceuticals. Brief article 225
Markets: the stock market's best July in 20 years is giving investors reason for hope about the economy. Statistical data 414
Medical spending for obesity is estimated to have reached $147 billion in 2008, an 87% increase in the past decade, according to a government-sponsored study. Brief article 306
Obese patients who undergo weight-loss surgery have a low risk of dying or developing complications that require a second surgery or longer hospital stay, a study found. Brief article 291
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Brief article 156
Over-the-counter allergy and asthma drugs helped obese, diabetic mice lose weight and control their blood sugar, researchers reported. Brief article 260
Pfizer Inc. Brief article 274
Pharmacy benefit manager Medco Health Solutions Inc (Franklin Lakes NJ) reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by extensive use of generic drugs and new business, and it raised its full-year earnings forecast. Brief article 234
Placing portable defibrillators in schools and other busy public spaces could get timely, possibly life-saving, treatment to many people whose hearts stop beating, according to two studies published last week. Brief article 273
Sanofi to buy Merck's Merial stake for $4 billion. 347
Sanofi-Aventis SA. Brief article 166
Tenet shares up on 2q preview and raised outlook. Brief article 274
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, the world's largest generic drugmaker, reported a slight decline in second quarter profit and predicted its Barr Pharmaceuticals acquisition would yield better-than-expected results. Brief article 255
Type 1 diabetics cut their rates of vision loss, kidney damage and heart disease when they maintained long-term, intensive insulin therapy, researchers said. 340
Weekly key rates. Brief article 110
Weekly Stock Performance (as of July 31, 2009). Statistical table 459
WellCare Health Plans Inc. Brief article 117

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