Health Care Up Amid Anticipation Of Aetna Deal -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies rose amid anticipation of a major deal.

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Drug-store chain CVS Health is moving closer to a deal to buy health insurer Aetna for more than $66 billion in cash and stock, in a deal that would dramatically change the landscape for the insurance and prescription-drug industries.

-Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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November 30, 2017 16:34 ET (21:34 GMT)