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Preview: Drug Deal Extends MannKind's Life Expectancy

BIOTECH: Timely infusion of $45 million bolsters finances.

Research Deal Gives Cash Infusion to MannKind

Shares of MannKind Corp. jumped nearly 90 percent Tuesday after the Westlake Village biotech announced an agreement with United Therapeutics Corp. to develop an inhalable drug to treat a form of hypertension.

Second Sight Selects Manufacturing-Savvy COO

Second Sight Medical Products Inc. has named Pat Ryan as its chief operating officer effective immediately.

Providence Hires Athletic Trainers for Valley Schools

Athletic trainers from Providence Health & Services will be placed in seven San Fernando Valley high schools, the hospital system announced Tuesday.

Lancaster Doctor Convicted for Medicare Kickback Conspiracy

A doctor in Lancaster has been convicted by a federal jury of participating in a Medicare fraud scheme.

Preview: Dog Drug Theory

On Aug. 6, Immix announced that its drug Imx-110 had successfully brought a dog named Jerry into remission from late-stage lymphoma.

Workers Strike at Providence Tarzana Medical Center

Hundreds of union-affiliated workers at Providence Tarzana Medical Center staged a one-day strike and a demonstration on Aug. 16 to protest what they described as unfair labor practices, including frequent shift cancellations and wages that lag behind the region’s rising cost of living.

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Report: Valley Hospitals Among Best in State

Several local hospitals were named among the best in the state on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals list for 2018-2019.

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West Hills Hospital Appoints Chief Medical Officer

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center has appointed Dr. Yale Podnos as its new chief medical officer.

Logix Sponsors Palliative Care Bears at Henry Mayo Hospital

Burbank-based Logix Federal Credit Union and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital in Santa Clarita have partnered on a program for the children of parents who have passed away.

SetPoint Medical Appoints New CEO

SetPoint Medical in Valencia has named Murthy Simhambhatla as its new chief executive, the electronic medicine firm announced Monday.

MannKind Stock Falls 23 Percent After Earnings

Shares of MannKind Corp. plummeted more than 20 percent Friday, a day after the company released second-quarter financial results that missed Wall Street estimates for revenue.

Panorama City Hospital Names Chief Administrator

Kaiser Permanente Panorama City announced Thursday that it has appointed Kathy Kigerl as chief administrative officer.

Antelope Valley Hospital Bond Measure Makes Ballot

A $350 million bond measure that would pay for renovations or the creation of new facilities at Antelope Valley Hospital was unanimously approved on Monday by the Lancaster hospital’s public benefit corporation board for inclusion on the Nov. 6 ballot.

Amgen Announces Quarterly Results, Exec Retirements

Amgen Inc. beat Wall Street estimates on second-quarter earnings and revenue.