Tuesday's healthcare upgrades, downgrades, and initiations

|By:, SA News Editor

Salix Pharmaceuticals (SLXP -0.2%upgraded to Buy from Hold at Stifel. Price target is $108.

Medtronic (MDT +0.3%upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Goldman. Price target hiked (by a buck) to $66.

CareFusion (CFN -3%cut to sell from Neutral at Goldman. Price target is $36.

Ocera Therapeutics (OCRX -0.4%) initiated at Outperform at Cowen.