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Rite Aid names Kidchamp Award recipient

Oct 23, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid announced that Lisa Followay, executive director of the Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio, or ASPO, has been awarded its Kidchamp Award, which recognizes individuals for their unwavering efforts in helping provide athletes with disabilities the opportunity to compete in competitive and recreational sports. Read More...
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St. Luke’s Hires New Cardiac Surgeons As It Works To Overhaul Troubled Houston Heart Transplant Program

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
After losing its Medicare certification, the transplant center had temporarily suspended its program in June in order to review the deaths of patients following heart transplants. In a statement, the hospital said it will continue to make improvements in the program. The original director, Dr. Jeffrey Morgan, is still on staff and the hospital declined to describe his current...
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3 million common procedures in England could become 'life threatening' without antibiotics

Oct 23, 2018 , CNN Health
Over 3 million surgeries and cancer treatments could become deadly in England without working antibiotics, Public Health England said....
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Any Kind Of Exercise Can Help With Mental Health, But Playing Team Sports Can Amplify That Boost

Oct 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"If you just run on a treadmill for example, it's clear that you're getting that biological stimulation. But perhaps there are other elements of depression that you're not going to be tapping into," said Adam Chekroud, one of the study's authors. In other public health news: memory, the polio-like illness that's striking children, suicide, loneliness in HIV patients, and...
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Judge denies Monsanto's request to scrap $250 million punishment -- but there's a catch

Oct 23, 2018 , CNN Health
In a sharp turn of events, a San Francisco judge denied Monsanto's request to nix a $250 million award to a man who said he got terminal cancer from Roundup weedkiller....
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Medicaid enrollment drops as employment rises

Oct 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Medicaid enrollment is dropping as Americans find more job opportunities and higher pay, according to a new...
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CMS hands states more power for waiver process

Oct 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a dramatic overhaul of the current 1332 waiver process, the CMS said state legislatures will no longer have to approve waiver plans. Instead, governors will be able to take action on their own. The agency also changed how it will evaluate...
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Child at center of legal fight to keep her on a ventilator has died

Oct 23, 2018 , CNN Health
Payton Summons "passed naturally" after her heart stopped beating on its own Friday around 8:30 p.m., while she was still on the ventilator that had become the crux of a legal battle between her parents and a Texas hospital, her family's attorney said....
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Half Of Medicaid Plans Launching Population Health Models

Oct 23, 2018 , Forbes
Half of Medicaid managed care plans say they are piloting "population specific” value-based payment models, the inaugural report from the Institute for Medicaid Innovation...
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China confirms two new African swine fever cases in central province

Oct 23, 2018 , Reuters
China's agriculture ministry on Tuesday said two new cases of African swine fever had been confirmed in the central province of Hunan....
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Kellogg to bring back Honey Smacks cereal after Salmonella scare

Oct 23, 2018 , Reuters
Kellogg Co said on Monday it would bring back Honey Smacks cereal on U.S. retailer shelves in November, months after it pulled the product due to a Salmonella scare....
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Fairlife unveils snack-sized ready-to-drink beverages

Oct 23, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Fairlife's new smart snacks line is made with ultra-filtered milk and blended with a touch of honey, oats, real strawberries, cocoa and vanilla, the company said. Read More...
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Merck KGaA says might strike partnership deal this year

Oct 22, 2018 , Reuters
German drugmaker Merck KGaA might agree partnership deals to jointly develop two of its most promising experimental medicines with a rival as early as this year, but more likely in 2019, its drug research and development chief said on Sunday....
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Q&A: MetroHealth's Tracy Carter's fight to save Medicaid coverage

Oct 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For Tracy Carter, vice president of government relations at Cleveland-based MetroHealth System, protecting Medicaid is intertwined with the public health system's overall mission. In recent budget battles, her team fought off cuts that would...
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Crazy Foam’s hydrating masks channel superhero powers

Oct 20, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Crazy Foam's new Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn Super Hero Hydrating Face Masks contain golden chamomile and lemon extract to revitalize skin with essential nutrients and moisture, the company said. Read More...
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USC says it's tentatively agreed to $215M settlement over gynecologist misconduct claims

Oct 20, 2018 , CNN Health
The University of Southern California said Friday it has "reached agreement in principle" on a $215 million class-action settlement after students filed lawsuits accusing former campus gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexually abusing them....
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China culls 200,000 pigs due to African swine fever - official

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
China, the world's top pork producer, has culled 200,000 pigs so far following outbreaks of highly contagious African swine fever in the country, a Chinese animal health official said on Friday....
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U.S. official optimistic Congo Ebola outbreak can be controlled

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
The leading Ebola expert at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday he believed an outbreak in Congo can be brought under control quickly and that the high rate of new cases is due largely to improved detection....
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Sanofi drug Dupixent wins FDA approval to treat asthma

Oct 20, 2018 , Reuters
France's Sanofi SA said on Friday eczema drug Dupixent was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an additional maintenance therapy in patients with two types of asthma....
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Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Oct 20, 2018 , RxList
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants drugmakers to list the price of pharmaceuticals in television ads -- even as the industry tried to head off the new rules by promising to give consumers more information about...
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