DUBLIN, Ohio, Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health today announced that the Federal Trade Commission has granted early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 for its proposed acquisition of Kinray, Inc., a leading pharmaceutical distributor serving the New York metropolitan area. Cardinal Health now anticipates closing the Kinray transaction shortly.
About Cardinal Health
Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH ) is a $99 billion health care services company  that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies , hospitals , ambulatory surgery centers  and physician offices  focus on patient care while reducing costs, improving efficiency and quality, and increasing profitability. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals  and medical products  to more than 60,000 locations each day. The company is also a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves , surgical apparel  and fluid management  products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to