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Warby Parker is launching Scout, its own line of contact lenses

Nov 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
The direct-to-consumer company's first venture into contact lenses launches...
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American Medical Association calls for total ban of non-FDA approved vaping products

Nov 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
The American Medical Association called for a total ban on all vaping products that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration to help treat nicotine...
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New York sues Juul, says e-cigarette giant 'took a page from Big Tobacco's playbook'

Nov 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
New York state is suing e-cigarette giant Juul, accusing the company of targeting teens, downplaying the presence of nicotine and hooking a generation on e-cigarettes, Attorney General Letitia James announced...
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Got the travel bug? Here are the world's top 6 'jumping off' points for adventure travel in 2020

Nov 20, 2019 , CNBC Health
Got the travel bug? Here's a look at the world's top 6 'jumping off' points for adventure travel in 2020, according to the Travel Channel's new 2020 Leisure Travel...
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California sues Juul, alleging shoddy oversight; shipments sent to someone named 'Beer Can'

Nov 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
California is suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing...
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Trump retreat on e-cig flavor ban is a 'Pyrrhic victory' for vaping industry, Scott Gottlieb says

Nov 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The longer the trends in teen vaping continue, the "more draconian the regulatory action" will be from Congress or the Trump administration to reverse it, according to...
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South Dakota spends $449,000 on ad campaign which suggests people from the state are 'on' meth

Nov 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
The campaign has prompted some confusion as to whether people included in the campaign are claiming to be using...
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Congressional Democrats demand details on Google's use of patient data by Dec. 6

Nov 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
Google and Ascension are asked for more information by December 6 on whether they took adequate steps to protect patient's...
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Cramer: Elizabeth Warren's 'Medicare for All' delay shows 'she is not as left as you thought'

Nov 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
"A softer Elizabeth Warren is something we're going to have to start expecting," says the "Mad Money"...
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Campaigners target London's V&A Museum over its use of the Sackler name

Nov 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Campaigners gathered at London's famous Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum Saturday to protest against its display of the Sackler...
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Men's health start-ups are turning erectile dysfunction, hair loss treatment into big business

Nov 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Hims, Roman and other online health companies are succeeding by going directly to consumers. And they're starting to win over...
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Some Fitbit users say they're getting rid of the devices because they don't trust Google

Nov 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Privacy groups this week began pushing regulators to block the Fitbit acquisition, which the company originally hoped to close in early...
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Health-care stocks rise as Trump talks new price disclosure rules for hospitals and insurers

Nov 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Insurers UnitedHealth, Cigna, Humana and Anthem were each moving to session highs in intraday trading...
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Apple bans vaping apps from the App Store

Nov 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Apple removed 181 vaping-related apps currently in the App...
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Trump releases rule forcing hospitals and insurers to disclose negotiated rates or face fines

Nov 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
The rule begins a "new era" in price transparency in health care, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar...
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Johnson & Johnson stock climbs as judge reduces opioid penalty to $465 million

Nov 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
An Oklahoma judge on Friday reduced the penalty Johnson & Johnson must pay over litigation stemming from the opioid...
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Wearable Monitors Show Promise for Heart Failure Management

Nov 16, 2019 , CardioSmart
Smartwatches and other wearable devices may be the future of heart failure management, argue...
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Watch: Trump speaks on new price disclosure rules for hospitals and insurers

Nov 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
President Donald Trump is set to hold a briefing on his administration's new rule that will force hospitals to disclose the discounted prices they negotiate with...
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Amazon adds new 'Amazon Pharmacy' branding to PillPack and promotes its CEO

Nov 16, 2019 , CNBC Health
Amazon is slowly merging the mail-order pharmacy it acquired last year into the...
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Study Questions the Safety of Common Procedure for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

Nov 16, 2019 , CardioSmart
Mortality rates are found to be higher at medical centers that perform fewer catheter ablations than larger...
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