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Health Care Sector Update for 01/25/2017: PCRX

Top Health-care stocks:

JNJ: +0.3%

PFE: +0.6%

ABT: -0.8%

MRK: flat

AMGN: +0.6%

Health-care shares were mainly higher in pre-market trade on Wednesday.

In health-care stocks news, Pacira Pharmaceuticals ( PCRX ) gained more than 5% in pre-market trade Wednesday after the company entered into an agreement with DePuy Synthes Sales Inc. to market and promote the use of its Exparel bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension for orthopedic procedures in the United States market.

Shares in the company were 5.3% higher at $41 pre-bell. The stock has traded between $29.95 and $66.08 over the past 52 weeks.

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