Shares of some top medical devices companies were down at the close of trading: Allergan fell $3.13 or 1.4 percent, to $219.26.
Shares of some top biotechnology companies were mixed at the close of trading: Amgen Inc. fell $4.11 or 2.6 percent, to $152.26.
Shares of some top health care equipment companies were mixed at the close of trading: Becton, Dickinson & Co. fell $2.23 or 1.6 percent, to $138.08.
Federal health regulators have approved an attention deficit disorder drug for a new use: A first-of-its kind treatment for binge-eating disorder.
About 34,000 oil-filled space heaters are being recalled because they could spray heated oil, posing a scald hazard.
Sun Pharmaceuticals will sell the rights to one generic drug as part of its purchase of competitor Ranbaxy Laboratories, U.S. antitrust regulators said Friday.
Shares of some top managed care companies are down at 1 p.m.: Aetna fell $1.27 or 1.4 percent, to $92.34.
Shares of some top managed care companies are down at 10 a.m.: Aetna fell $.00 or 1.1 percent, to $92.61.
Shares of some top biotechnology companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Amgen Inc. fell $2.37 or 1.5 percent, to $154.00.