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Bayer to Buy Merck Consumer Business for $14.2B

LINDA A. JOHNSON, AP Business Writer TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Germany’s Bayer plans to buy U.S.-based Merck & Co.’s consumer health business, creating a combined medicine cabinet of household names from Bayer’s aspirin to Merck’s Claritin allergy pills. The $14.2 billion deal announced Tuesday would vault Bayer AG atop the nonprescription medicine business across North […]