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Why Boomer Aging Means Trillions of Dollars for Business

Brent Green | Posted 10.22.2014 | Business
Brent Green

Horrific outcomes predicted by generational accountants and economic doomsayers will not come true as foreseen, partly because the generations over age fifty shift paradigms, create new industries, abolish others, and ultimately reshape the social and economic landscape.

Core of the Core

Mary Ellen Hannibal | Posted 09.21.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Hannibal

One of the reasons Silicon Valley has become such a popular locus for the technology revolution is that it is darn beautiful here. The weather is salubrious, perhaps too hot in the most intense part of summer, but mostly temperate.

Corporate Party Favors at the Inaugural Shindig

Michael Winship | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Despite reports of corporate and other highrollers offended at alleged aloofness and a lack of perks from the White House during the first term, this time, they'll be welcomed with open arms. The president said it himself -- he likes a good party.

Novel Drug Shows Promise in Her2+ Form of Breast Cancer

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Elaine Schattner

A new drug called T-DM1 appears to be relatively effective and safe for women with metastatic, Her2+ breast cancer, in itself and as compared to the standard XL regimen.

Raptiva: Genentech Pulls Drug From Market For Safety

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — The Genentech unit of drugmaker Roche Holding AG is pulling the psoriasis treatment Raptiva off the U.S. market be...

Roche To Take Over Genentech For $47 Billion

AP | ALEXANDER G. HIGGINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche agreed to pay $46.8 billion to buy the 44 percent of biotech pioneer Genentech that it doesn't already...

A Prenatal Link To Alzheimer's?

Wall Street Journal | RON WINSLOW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New research at Genentech Inc. is challenging conventional thinking about Alzheimer's disease, providing a provocative theory about its cause and sugg...

Newsflash: Breast Cancer Sucks, and You Can Die From It

Lauren Cahn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lauren Cahn

Maybe a reality check isn't something you want when you're being bombarded with "Breast Cancer Awareness" messages. After all, that would be kind of scary.

Genentech, Innovative Cancer Drug Maker, Receives $43.7B Offer From Roche Holding

New York Times | David Jolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS -- The Swiss drug maker Roche Holding said Monday that it was offering about $43.7 billion to acquire the 44 percent of the biotechnology compan...

The Best Stocks For 2008

Fortune | Jon Birger and Katie Benner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

We'll say this for the U.S. economy: It can take a punch. Consider the blows it has absorbed just this year. The worst real estate crash since the Gr...