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Dec 09, 2014, 09:21 ET
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FDA Clears the Focus Diagnostics Simplexa™ Flu A/B & RSV Direct Test to Include Eight Circulating Influenza Viruses

 As the 2014-2015 flu season begins, Focus Diagnostics, the products business of Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), today announced that its...

Dec 04, 2014, 13:15 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that its Board of Directors...

Dec 01, 2014, 11:18 ET
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Quest Diagnostics To Speak At The Piper Jaffray 26th Annual Healthcare Conference

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it is scheduled to...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Discusses Progress in Executing Strategy to Drive Shareholder Value and Presents Outlook at Investor Day

 At a meeting with analysts and investors at its Investor Day here today, members of the senior management team of Quest Diagnostics...

Nov 04, 2014, 12:50 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Introduces BRCAvantage Plus™, Providing New Choices in Genetic Breast Cancer Risk Testing

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced BRCAvantage Plus, the company's...

Oct 23, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Reports Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

- Revenues from continuing operations of $1.9 billion, up 6.5% versus prior year - Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations of...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:44 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Adds Jeffrey M. Leiden, M.D., Ph.D., to Board of Directors

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that its Board of Directors...

Oct 07, 2014, 16:59 ET
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Quest Diagnostics To Release Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results On October 23

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it will report third quarter 2014...

Oct 02, 2014, 09:28 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Unveils New State-of-the-Art Clinical Laboratory in Marlborough, Massachusetts

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today unveiled its new, state-of-the-art...

Oct 01, 2014, 16:50 ET
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Quest Diagnostics To Host Investor Day On November 5, 2014

 Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the  world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services, will host...

Oct 01, 2014, 08:48 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Names Mayo Clinic Executive Franklin R. Cockerill, M.D., Vice President and Chief Laboratory Officer

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that Franklin R....

Sep 12, 2014, 09:31 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Marks 10 Years on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today celebrates a decade on the North America...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:07 ET
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Workforce Drug Test Positivity Rate Increases for the First Time in 10 Years, Driven by Marijuana and Amphetamines, Finds Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index™ Analysis of Employment Drug Tests

 The percentage of positive drug tests among American workers has increased for the first time in more than a decade, fueled by a rise in...

Sep 08, 2014, 16:02 ET
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More People Testing Positive for Chikungunya Virus in the U.S., Finds Study at ICAAC 2014

A growing number of patients in the United States are being tested – and testing positive – for the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus,...

Sep 04, 2014, 12:13 ET
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Quest Diagnostics To Speak At The Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

Quest Diagnostics Incorporated (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, announced that it is scheduled to...

Aug 27, 2014, 09:59 ET
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Novel Biomarker Detects Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Better than Conventional Methods Alone, According to Journal of Rheumatology Study

 A novel biomarker for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has significant potential to help physicians better identify early-stage disease, when...

Aug 15, 2014, 14:00 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that its Board of Directors...

Jul 24, 2014, 07:00 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

- Revenues from continuing operations of $1.9 billion, up 4.8% versus prior year - Adjusted diluted EPS from continuing operations of...

Jul 23, 2014, 16:18 ET
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Quest Diagnostics Adds Vicky Gregg to Board of Directors

 Quest Diagnostics (NYSE:DGX), the world's leading provider of diagnostic information services, today announced that its Board of Directors has...

Jul 16, 2014, 10:32 ET
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Decline in Prescription Drug Misuse More than Twice as High in States with Broad Drug Abuse Prevention Programs, New Quest Diagnostics Health Trends Study Finds

 Five states that have implemented multi-faceted prescription drug abuse prevention programs in recent years showed the highest rate of decline...