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House kicks off opioid legislative agenda, but appropriators will steer the money

Feb 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The House turns to opioids as its last big healthcare push before midterm elections, but appropriators will make the funding decisions for the next few years of the...
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Novo's pioneering diabetes pill impresses in first big study

Feb 23, 2018 , Reuters
COPENHAGEN/LONDON (Reuters) - The world's largest diabetes drugmaker, Novo Nordisk, on Thursday presented the first successful data from a large final-stage study of a pill it hopes will transform the diabetes market....
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Dutch prosecutors say won't open criminal case against big tobacco firms

Feb 23, 2018 , Reuters
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors on Thursday rejected a call by civil groups, hospitals and the city of Amsterdam to open a criminal case against major tobacco companies, saying the firms had adequately warned smokers of the health risks....
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Novo's pioneering diabetes pill impresses in its first big study

Feb 23, 2018 , CNBC Health
Novo Nordisk presented the first successful data from a large final-stage study of a pill it hopes will transform the diabetes...
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Venezuelans report big weight losses in 2017 as hunger hits

Feb 22, 2018 , Reuters
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans reported losing on average 11 kilograms (24 lbs) in body weight last year and almost 90 percent now live in poverty, according to a new university study on the impact of a devastating economic crisis and food shortages....
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Science Reveals More About The Healthy Habits Of 'Super-Agers'

Feb 22, 2018 , Forbes
Genes are important, but lifestyle habits may play at least as big a role in healthy...
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SAPVoice: How Analytics Could Put A Big Dent In Rising Healthcare Costs

Feb 21, 2018 , Forbes
There seem to be no easy answers to resolving the growing crisis of rising healthcare costs. But there are a couple of obvious places for health systems to start. Read how St. Louis-based Mercy uses advanced analytics to help eliminate waste and drive down...
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Retail sales decline during January

Feb 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Retail sales fell 0.26% in January, the biggest decline in 11 months, but increased 5.4% year-over-year, according to the National Retail Federation. Read More...
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Nestle set to launch first organic products in Brazil in coming weeks

Feb 21, 2018 , Reuters
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Nestle SA will launch its first organic food line in Brazil in the coming weeks, an executive told Reuters, as the world's biggest food company makes a global push to capture growing interest in healthy and organic products....
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Infographic: How to juice your YouTube performance

Feb 21, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Which metrics will get your videos more traffic on the biggest online video platform? This infographic can help you pursue the engagement that...
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Kiss carves out its niche with latest nail, lash collections

Feb 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Kiss is building out its artificial nail and eyelash offerings to meet consumer needs based on its research, all the while getting big-name celebrities to showcase its products. Read More...
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What Trump and the GOP just don't understand about Medicaid

Feb 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump's budget calls for big Medicaid cuts. That's the wrong approach, says Policy Genius CEO Jennifer Fitzgerald....
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Celgene Spinout Celularity Raises $250 Million To Develop Placental Cells To Attack Cancer

Feb 16, 2018 , Forbes
Celularity, a company spun out of biotech giant Celgene, announced this morning it has raised $250 million with the aim of developing cells from placentas to attack tumors and to treat Crohn’s disease. In addition to being awash in cash, the company is flooded with big...
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Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines

Feb 16, 2018 , Reuters
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canopy Growth Corp, one of the world's biggest medical marijuana producers, now wants to take on the world's pharmaceutical giants....
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Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on Health

Feb 16, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Being a Single Dad Can Take a Big Toll on HealthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/14/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/15/2018 12:00:00...
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Roche To Buy Big Data Upstart Flatiron Health For $1.9 Billion

Feb 16, 2018 , Forbes
The startup, headed by Forbes 30 Under 30 list alumni Nat Turner, is going to get a lot more resources to devote to its mission of shaking up how clinical trials are...
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Interoperability is biggest barrier to value-based payment adoption, hospital execs say

Feb 15, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Only one-third of hospital leaders surveyed said their facility was highly capable of interoperability even though 98% said it was an important asset in the move to value-based payment in the next three...
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Girl has blunt message for Aetna after her brain surgery request was denied

Feb 13, 2018 , CNN Health
Cara Pressman sobbed in the big red chair in her living room. The 15-year-old tried to absorb the devastating news relayed by her parents: that their insurance company, Aetna, denied her for a minimally invasive brain surgery that could end the seizures that have haunted her since she was 9 years old....
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Budget Deal Includes Big Wins for Hospitals

Feb 10, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 9—A last-minute budget deal signed into law in the early morning of Feb. 9 includes a range of funding and policies long-sought by hospitals....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ There’s A Really Big Health Bill In That Budget Deal

Feb 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
In this episode of KHN’s “What the Health?” Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Alice Ollstein of Talking Points Memo, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times discuss the health policy changes included in the just-concluded bipartisan budget deal on Capitol Hill. The panelists also talk about the final enrollment numbers for individual insurance purchased under the Affordable Care Act, and possible drug price proposals in President Donald Trump’s upcoming...
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