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Isis jumps 10 percent after 'Mad Money'

Stock in Carlsbad’s Isis Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ISIS) jumped nearly 10 percent Friday morning to all-time highs after CNBC commentator Jim Cramer called it “one of the most exciting companies I’ve ever come across,” partly based on prospects of a proposed treatment for blood clots.

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Orexigen clears European hurdle

A key team of European regulators has given a green light to an anti-obesity treatment developed by La Jolla’s OrexigenTherapeutics (Nasdaq: OREX), the company announced Friday.

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Quidel gets dual clearances from FDA

San Diego’s Quidel Corp. (Nasdaq: QDEL) announced Wednesday that it has simultaneously received marketing clearance and a CLIA waiver from the Food and Drug Administration a technology aimed at rapid detection of bacterial infections.

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Illumina leads Nasdaq price rise

BIOTECH

Stem-cell use gets EU boost as court sidesteps sci-fi fears

GENERAL

Halozyme enters major licensing deal

MEDICAL

Philips buys Volcano for $1 billion to boost medical imaging

REAL ESTATE

Evan Kovac joins HFF's health care practice

BIOTECH

Apricus Bio appoints Barbara Troupin as CMO

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Economic forecast, how to price, Panama Canal on tap this week

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Wellness programs at work may not be as private as you think

Wendy Schobert got a sinking feeling in her stomach the day a local health clinic showed up at her office to collect detailed medical information on her and her co-workers as part of the company’s new wellness program.

Express Scripts CFO Leaves After 11 Months at Benefit Company

(Bloomberg) -- Express Scripts Holding Co. Chief Financial Officer Cathy Smith will leave after 11 months at the drug benefits administration company, which she joined from Wal-Mart Stores Inc.

Employee relations important to success, Scripps CEO writes

Since being named Scripps Health chief executive 14 years ago, Chris Van Gorder not only engineered a financial turnaround for the then-ailing company, but also helped build its reputation as one of the most employee-friendly businesses in the country.

Van Gorder's 10 tips for leading an organization

Scripps Health CEO Chris Van Gorder's new book, "The Front-Line Leader: Building a High-Performance Organization from the Ground Up," offers 10 broad suggestions for effective leadership.

Batu Biologics files Investigational Drug Application with FDA

Batu Biologics of San Diego has filed an Investigational Drug Application with the U.S Food and Drug Administration for its lead immune therapy, ValloVax.

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ALS Association's Steve Becvar on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 18, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Steve Becvar, executive director of the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter, about the Ice Bucket Challenge, the sixth annual ALS Golf Classic on Aug. 29 and other efforts to raise funds and awareness for fighting cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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Inside Biotech - 2014

Learn about innovations and trends in San Diego’s thriving biotech and life science industries.

Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness, The Daily Transcript looks at how local companies are finding ways to combat diabetes.

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The Daily Transcript honors Heart Health Month by offering news and information related to preventing cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Dick Crowley, Kitchell Contractors Inc.

Dick Crowley, Senior VP of Kitchell discusses the Largest Construction Project in San Diego County.

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