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Zimmer profit beats forecasts, shares rise 4 percent

Shares of Warsaw-based orthopedic device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc. have doubled the performance of the S&P 500 so far this year.
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Purdue getting regional nutrition, obesity center

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has chosen Purdue University to be the site of one of four centers, also to include Colorado State University, Cornell University and the University of North Carolina.
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Lilly third-quarter earnings fall below Wall Street's expectations

The Indianapolis drugmaker's profit tumbled 58 percent as cheaper generic medicines took sales from blockbusters Cymbalta and Evista.
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Ruth Lilly Health Education Center to move to Marian campus

The Ruth Lilly Health Education Center has hosted countless school field trips and more than 2 million visitors since it opened in 1989. But it has struggled financially in recent years.
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Hilton North closure to cost 46 employees their jobs

Community Health Network Foundation is closing the hotel in December to create room for more hospital development.
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Obamacare benefiting both hospitals and insurers—for now

Early third-quarter numbers suggest that Obamacare, combined with the lingering effects of the Great Recession, is giving an unusual lift to both hospitals and insurers.
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Thousands affected by Medicaid eligibility change

A change in how eligibility for Medicaid is determined could save Indiana $26 million this fiscal year by pushing thousands of residents off coverage but providing first-time benefits to even more at lower costs.
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State settles with drug maker over Medicaid fraud charges

The Indiana attorney general’s office has recovered more than $181,000 for the state Medicaid program by joining with other states and the federal government in a fraud settlement.
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Eli Lilly to sell Puerto Rico manufacturing facility

The Indianapolis company said it is closing its Guayama facility because the patents on some of the drugs made there have expired.
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Health clinic operator plans HQ expansion, 203 new jobs

Activate Healthcare LLC, an Indianapolis-based workplace health clinic operator, plans to expand its local operations, adding as many as 203 employees over the next nine years, state economic development officials announced Friday morning.
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