Biostatistics Professor Joins Simulations Plus Board

Dr. Lisa LaVange has joined the board at Simulations Plus, according to a statement from the Lancaster company.

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Exer Urgent Care Opens Westlake Village Location

Exer Urgent Care opened its newest location in Westlake Village on April 24, according to a statement from the health clinic chain.

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Amgen’s Breakaway Challenge Coincides with Cycling Tour

Ahead of its May cycling event, Amgen Inc. has launched the Breakaway Challenge initiative, a national social fitness program aimed at motivating people to be healthier in the face of heart disease and cancer.

Behavioral Health Organization to Lay Off 74

Anka Behavioral Health has announced it is laying off employees in nine locations, including 74 individuals in Burbank and Glendale.

HealthX Event Enjoys Its Fourth Year

The Valley Economic Alliance hosted its fourth annual HealthX conference Friday morning, with roughly 90 members of the L.A.-area health care community in attendance at Adventist Health Glendale.

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Amgen Settles Claim With Multi-Million Payment

Amgen Inc. will pay $24.75 million to settle claims linked to Sensipar, its hyperthyroidism drug, according to a Reuters article published Thursday.

Henry Mayo Hospital Reaches Deal With Nurses Union

The California Nurses Association has reached a tentative agreement with Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, according to a statement from the association on Friday.

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Casamba Partners with Florida-Based Health Tech Firm

Casamba, an electronic medical record company in Agoura Hills, has partnered with Forcura, a document management and health care communications firm in Jacksonville, Fla.

New Amgen Osteoporosis Drug Priced at $1,825 a Month

Amgen Inc.’s osteoporosis drug Evenity has been priced at $1,825 a month, or $21,900 a year.

FDA Approves Amgen Osteoporosis Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Amgen Inc.’s Evenity, an osteoporosis drug, according to a statement from the Thousand Oaks company on Tuesday.

Aligned Telehealth Expands Marketing Team

Aligned Telehealth, a behavioral health care provider, has named Miles Kramer as its new chief development officer.

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MannKind Receives $12.5 Million Milestone Payment

MannKind Corp. announced the first of several development milestones under a licensing and collaboration agreement with United Therapeutics as of April 1.

Preview: Indy 500 Puts Face on Afrezza

Race driver to promote MannKind's insulin.

HemaCare Partnership Aims to Accelerate Research Timeline

HemaCare Corp. has entered into a partnership with Tissue Solutions Ltd. to supply customers with a wider range of disease-state biomaterial for research.

Urgent Care Opens Near Calabasas

The UrgentMED Network has announced the opening of its Calabasas Urgent Care location, which actually is in Woodland Hills.

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