Almost two dozen states cut taxes last year, most in the belief that lower levies stimulate the economy. Not Minnesota, which raised them on high-wage earners, business sales taxes and cigarettes by $2.1 billion.
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell the most in more than a year as Chief Executive Officer Mark Pruzanski said he may need the help of a larger drugmaker to bring the company’s experimental liver-disease treatment to market.
Mike Hawker travels 3,200 miles from his home in Anchorage to the Mayo Clinic every six months to get a test for microscopic signs that a rare form of prostate cancer he beat three years ago may have returned.
UnitedHealth Group Inc., the largest U.S. provider of medical coverage, will join the Mayo Clinic in a research alliance designed to merge insurance records and medical data to find more efficient ways to deliver care.
Dennis Gastineau started giving blood regularly when he was in medical school in the 1970s. The $25 he received bought almost enough groceries for a week. Now, it just seems like the right thing to do.
Johnson & Johnson’s experimental drug siltuximab improved symptoms and shrank growths in patients with Castleman disease, a rare condition marked by enlarged lymph nodes with no approved therapies, in a clinical trial.