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BBG AMER HEALTH-SERVICE
The Bloomberg Americas Health Care Services Index is a capitalization-weighted index of the leading health care services stocks in the North, South, and Central American region. The index was developed with a base value of 100 as of December 31, 1999. The parent index is BWORLDUS.
Bayer AG, the German drugmaker preparing to split off its plastics unit, is still considering ways to expand its animal-health division after missing out on earlier takeovers, Chief Executive Officer Marijn Dekkers said.
Steris Corp., an Ohio-based maker of hospital sterilization products, will contest a decision by U.S. antitrust regulators to block its 1.2 billion-pound ($1.8 billion) acquisition of Synergy Health Plc.