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AI Healthcare Startup Aidoc Raises $27 Million

Apr 18, 2019 , Forbes
Forbes 30 Under 30-founded medical imaging startup Aidoc announces a $27 million raise, to bring their total funding to $40...
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Cholera cases rise in Kenya's capital, top hospital says

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
The Kenyan capital has experienced a jump in cholera cases, one of the city's top hospitals said on Tuesday, adding that eight of its own staff had been infected with the disease....
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FDA Halts All Sales of Vaginal Mesh Products

Apr 17, 2019 , WebMD
The companies will have 10 days to submit plans to withdraw these products from the market, the FDA said. Most pelvic mesh products have already been taken off the market, according to the Associated...
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After Bernie’s Tweet, UnitedHealth’s CEO Describes ‘Wholesale Disruption’ Of Medicare For All

Apr 17, 2019 , Forbes
UnitedHealth CEO David Wichmann said the insurer has long favored universal coverage but not via certain Medicare for All proposals he described as a "wholesale disruption of American healthcare."...
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Gilead teams up with insitro for experimental NASH treatments

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Gilead Sciences Inc said on Tuesday it will partner with privately held insitro to develop therapies for a fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), as the drugmaker tries to overcome its recent setback in developing NASH treatments....
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Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies recalled due to 'unexpected solidified ingredient'

Apr 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Mondelēz Global LLC is recalling 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies due to an "unexpected solidified ingredient," the company said....
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J&J's new ketamine-like depression drug Spravato off to 'very, very strong start,' company says

Apr 17, 2019 , CNBC Health
The FDA approved Johnson & Johnson's Spravato last month for treatment-resistant depression. J&J on Tuesday said the first patients have been...
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Recordati to seek Canadian approval for kidney disease drug

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
Italy's Recordati said on Tuesday it plans to seek Canadian approval for its drug Cystagon, which treats a rare kidney disease, in a potential blow to Horizon Pharma,, which makes the only drug approved for treatment in Canada....
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U.S. health officials probe multi-state Salmonella outbreak

Apr 17, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. federal health officials said on Tuesday an investigation is underway over a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen ground tuna, which were imported into the United States by seafood retailer Jensen Tuna....
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Rite Aid highlights MMR vaccine availability

Apr 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
As of April 11, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed 555 cases of measles in the country. Read More...
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Frozen tuna recalled amid salmonella outbreak

Apr 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Thirteen people in seven states have been sickened with salmonella since January, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday, adding the source of this outbreak is believed to be Jensen Tuna Inc.'s frozen raw ground tuna....
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Even People With Employer-Sponsored Plans Are Spending A Big Chunk Of Income On Health Insurance

Apr 17, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"The affordability trends in the employer market are driven by healthcare costs rising a lot faster than the median income," said Sara Collins, vice president of healthcare coverage and access at the Commonwealth Fund. The trends may be fueling some of the "Medicare for All" interest, experts...
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Dos Equis brings its Mexican Pale Ale to select markets

Apr 17, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Dos Equis Mexican Pale Ale, which will be sold in Texas and New Mexico, contains all the complexities of a pale ale and a lighter finish, the company said. Read More...
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FDA approves Plenity from Gelesis

Apr 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Plenity is a new non-stimulant, non-systemic aid in weight management based on proprietary hydrogel technology. Read More...
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'Added Sugars' Label on Foods May Save Many Lives

Apr 16, 2019 , WebMD
Added sugars account for more than 15% of Americans' total daily calories, exceeding the recommended level of less than 10%, the researchers said in background...
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Softsoap’s Décor Collection gets a style upgrade

Apr 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Softsoap relaunched the Décor Collection with a sophisticated pop of color to help create a happy atmosphere while carrying out mundane tasks, the company said. Read More...
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Rite Aid Touts ‘Transparent’ PBM Amid Industry Turmoil

Apr 16, 2019 , Forbes
Rite Aid's PBM EnvisionRxOptions is growing during a period of industry scrutiny and consolidation....
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Calif.-Based Sutter Health Agrees To $30M Settlement Over Allegations Of Submitting Inflated Diagnosis Codes To CMS

Apr 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Department of Justice alleges that Sutter and its affiliates submitted diagnosis codes that inflated the risk scores for certain beneficiaries in their care. “With some one-third of people in Medicare now enrolled in managed care...plans, large health care systems such as Sutter can expect a thorough investigation of claimed enrollees’ health status,” said Steven J. Ryan, special agent in charge with the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human...
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Catalent seeks slice of gene therapy market with Paragon buy

Apr 16, 2019 , Reuters
Contract drugmaker Catalent Inc said on Monday it would buy privately held Paragon Bioservices Inc for $1.2 billion in cash, bolstering its capabilities to make gene therapy drugs for its biotech clients....
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Pharmavite launches Equelle menopause symptom relief supplement

Apr 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The nonhormonal, nonprescription supplement has been clinically shown to reduce the frequency of menopausal muscle aches and hot flashes, the company said. Read More...
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