PhillyBioCapital: $80M for Impulse heart pumps; LLR gives Relay $30M to text more

South Jersey-based Impulse Dynamics plans to take its FDA-approved, improved heartbeat assistance system to market

PhillyBioCapital: $80M for Impulse heart pumps; LLR gives Relay $30M to text more

South Jersey-based Impulse Dynamics plans to take its FDA-approved, improved heartbeat assistance system to market

King of Prussia offers more than high fashion: Its 3rd medical marijuana shop opens next week

The new dispensary, in a former mattress showroom on the Dekalb Pike, will hold an open house on Saturday.

King of Prussia offers more than high fashion: Its 3rd medical marijuana shop opens next week

The new dispensary, in a former mattress showroom on the Dekalb Pike, will hold an open house on Saturday.
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AdaptHealth follows $30M McKesson buy with Advanced purchase; Roche-Spark deal nears deadline

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Biotech IPO frenzy brings some Philly firms into the stock market before they sell products or earn profits

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‘Monumental’ day for cannabis in U.S. Congress; key committee votes to make marijuana federally legal

For the first time, a congressional committee voted to end federal prohibitions on cannabis.

Two medical watchdogs are joining forces in the Philly suburbs to create a big international patient-safety group

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Pennsylvania medical pot sales top $500M in first 2 years

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Two Philly area docs each raise $60M+ in latest sign of a strong biotech market

Galera Therapeutics raises $60 million for radiation sickness treatment, after Cabeletta Bio raises $66 million to fight B-cell diseases with T-cell therapies

Doomsday village developer gets prison for money laundering in New Jersey

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Philadelphia jury awards $34 million to woman injured by defective medical device

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Prelude Therapeutics to hire 49 in Delaware; and Roche-Spark deal is delayed again

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Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter promotes marijuana company

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24-year-old who pals with Rihanna and Yao Ming becomes overnight billionaire

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Shapiro and state AGs announce proposed $48 billion nationwide opioid settlement

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