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Gunman Shuts Down Sylmar Hospital

Los Angeles County Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar was locked down Thursday for about three hours amid reports that a gunman was on site, authorities said.

Exer Urgent Care Opens in Santa Clarita

Exer More Than Urgent Care has opened a new location in Santa Clarita in partnership with Providence Health & Services.

New Law Gives Tarzana Hospital Time for Retrofit

A new law will allow Providence Tarzana Medical Center to request an additional extension from the California Hospital Seismic Safety Act.

Second Sight to Conduct Clinical Trials in Germany

Second Sight Medical Products Inc. will conduct a clinical study in Germany to evaluate Argus II, its retinal prosthetic system, the company has announced.

MannKind Offering to Raise $61 Million

MannKind Corp. on Wednesday announced that the company is offering approximately 10.6 million shares to certain investors in an effort to raise $61 million.

Momentum Pushes MannKind Up 25 Percent

Riding the momentum of last week’s gains, MannKind Corp. closed up again more than 25 percent Tuesday.

Bio Science Panel Talks Up Conejo Valley

Conejo Valley’s senior biotech executives discussed why they put down roots in the region at the BioScience Alliance’s Panel Event on Wednesday in Thousand Oaks.

Valley Senior Facilities Sold in Portfolio

Two Valley eldercare facilities have traded hands as part of a $378 million portfolio to an Orange County health care property owner.

CSUN, Dignity Health Sign Partnership

California State University – Northridge and Dignity Health Northridge Hospital Medical Center have entered a health partnership, the school has announced.

Amgen to Collaborate With CytomX on Cancer Treatment

Amgen Inc. today announced that it has entered into a strategic collaboration in immune-oncology with CytomX Therapeutics Inc. in San Francisco.

MannKind Gains Another 20 Percent on New FDA Label

Following a 7 percent increase Monday, shares of MannKind Corp. stayed bullish, closing up more than 20 percent increase on Tuesday.

Simulations Plus Releases Preliminary Results for Last Time

Simulations Plus Inc. released preliminary results for its fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal 2017, saying that it’s the last time it will release results prior to officially filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

MannKind Moves Higher on Afrezza Label Update

MannKind Corp. today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration has updated prescribing information for Afrezza, the company’s sole commercial product.

B. Riley Subsidiary Hires Health Care Analysts

Investment bank FBR Capital Markets & Co. has hired four analysts to cover the health care, pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics industries.

Preview: Amgen's Slow Road to Profits

New cancer biosimilar faces lengthy run of litigation.

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