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Global CRO to add jobs, grow in Morrisville

N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory announces INC Research's addition of 550 new jobs. | Photo courtesy of Gov. McCrory's Office.

December 13, 2016 - 7:05pm

With IMS merger in place, longtime Quintiles leader leaving

Raymond James downgraded QuintilesIMS stock following the announcement this week of Tom Pike's retirement. | Photo by George Rex via Creative Commons.

December 1, 2016 - 6:16am

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Jordan Monroe

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In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Merril Hoge

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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

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BCBS ups rates nearly 25 percent for Affordable Care Act plans

Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina announced it was raising its rates for plans purchased through the ACA exchange next year. | Photo via Creative Commons. 

October 20, 2016 - 7:07pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

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