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Ethicon launches new powered device for thoracic surgery

Ethicon has developed a new powered vascular stapler that is designed to provide greater precision and stability than other staplers during thoracic surgery.

FINANCE

Venture capital in '15 and beyond

Three venture capital experts discussed what trends are taking shape for 2015 and what those trends might mean for VCs and would-be portfolio companies.

MEDICAL

Alegeus Technologies announces San Diego conference

Alegeus Technologies will hold its 2015 Alegeus Technologies Client Conference in May 6 to May 8 at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in Coronado.

BIOTECH

Mapp’s Ebola drug considered for conditional approval by US

Oncology conference to be held in La Jolla Feb. 14-17

TECHNOLOGY

Cypher Genomics, Sequenom announce agreement on prenatal tests

MEDICAL

Halozyme names new member of board of directors

GOVERNMENT

SD Council tightens pot dispensary rules

BIOTECH

SD biotech Tracon Pharma sets terms for $47 million IPO

MEDICAL

Sharp Grossmont names new CEO

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The next big health-care shift is coming

The next big shift is coming in U.S. health care, and Republicans are doing their best to speed it up. What's not clear is how carefully they've thought through the consequences.

Oncology conference to be held in La Jolla Feb. 14-17

Scripps Health has announced its 35th annual Clinical Hematology and Oncology Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Feb. 14 through 17.

SD Council tightens pot dispensary rules

Medical marijuana dispensaries will have to post warning signs on their products, which may face inspections for the presence of pesticides, molds and other toxins, under amended regulations passed almost unanimously by the San Diego City Council on Tuesday.

Palomar Health bonds move to 'stable'

Fitch Ratings officials, who have been a bit concerned about the health of Palomar Health System's outstanding debt, have upgraded what had been a negative outlook to stable.

CFO, AMN Healthcare

Like the company for which he serves as chief financial officer, treasurer and chief accounting officer, Brian Scott is a model of longevity. AMN Healthcare, which provides staffing and workforce solutions to thousands of clients across the country, traces its roots back to 1985.

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Jan. 28, 2015, 5:00 P.M. -- Chip-maker Qualcomm has reduced its forecast for revenue and profit this year, reflecting lost semiconductor orders at a major customer and more competition in China.

Health Videos

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.

Special Reports

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.

Heart Health

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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