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Juul to eliminate social media accounts, stop retail sales of flavors

Nov 14, 2018 , CNN Health
The CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors. The plan came in response to the US Food and Drug Administration's September announcement that it would investigate major e-cigarette makers and review their sales and marketing practices....
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Roche's Tecentriq wins fast FDA review in tough-to-treat breast cancer

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Tuesday its Tecentriq medicine will get a speedy review by U.S. regulators in a tough-to-treat form of breast cancer, as it seeks to be the first company to have its immunotherapy win approval in this indication....
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U.S. physicians urge FDA to bolster labeling on high-sugar foods

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
The American Medical Association (AMA) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to ramp up labeling of high-sugar foods, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
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Express Scripts offers new formulary for lower list-price drugs

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Express Scripts Holding Co on Tuesday announced a new drug reimbursement list with lower U.S. prices for brand-name medications, as a way to encourage drugmakers to move away from paying rebates after a prescription is filled. The manager of prescription drug benefits for large corporate employers and government health plans said its new National Preferred Flex Formulary will be available as of Jan. 1 to all clients....
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Losartan Latest BP Drug Recalled for Contamination

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
NDEA is found naturally in certain foods, drinking water, air pollution, and industrial processes, and it may cause cancer, according to the International Agency for Research on...
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Many U.S. drugstores fail to provide naloxone for opioid overdoses

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Despite state laws expanding access to the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription, two U.S. studies suggest many pharmacies don't stock the drug or make it easily available to people who need it....
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Patients and industry fret over drug supplies, if no Brexit deal

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Consumers and the pharmaceuticals industry alike are anxious about medicine supplies, if there is no deal on Britain's departure from the European Union....
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Juul Withdraws Most Flavored E-Cigs From Market

Nov 14, 2018 , WebMD
Earlier in November, media reports suggested that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration would soon ban sales of most flavored electronic cigarettes in retail stores and gas stations across the United...
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Express Scripts looks to limit rebate model, lower drug costs in 2019

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Express Scripts will add approved lower-cost generics to its National Preferred Flex Formulary and exclude the branded drug, and possibly other drugs in the therapy class, from its...
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Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure Risks

Nov 14, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Diabetes Drug Might Also Ease Heart Failure RisksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened In 50 Percent Of Patients, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90% of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to significant cost savings. Preliminary data from the study, co-led by a theoretical modeling researcher from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and ......
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Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide Prompts Those In Notoriously Brutal Culinary Industry To Speak Out About Mental Health Struggles

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Insiders have long worried privately about the lifestyle of people who work in the restaurant industry, which has one of the highest rates of illicit drug use and alcoholism and a tradition of masking mental-health struggles. In other news on mental health: farmers devastated by Florence are especially vulnerable to depression and judges are starting to favor outpatient treatment over hospitalization....
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Walmart, Home Depot adopt health insurer tactic in drug copay battle

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
Walmart and Home Depot , two of the top 10 U.S. employers, have embraced a health insurance strategy that punishes drugmakers for using discount cards to keep patients from switching or stopping their medications....
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Sobi buys rights to AstraZeneca infant drug for $1.5 billion upfront

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
AstraZeneca has taken another step to refocus on priority drugs by selling U.S. rights to a treatment for infant lung infections to Swedish Orphan Biovitrum for an upfront fee of $1.5 billion....
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AMA to advocate on gender definition, sexual assault treatment

Nov 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The American Medical Association will advocate on a range of major population health policies including gender identity, Canadian drug imports and sexual assault treatment, as agreed upon by delegates at the group's 2018 interim...
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New Cholesterol Guidelines Call On Doctors To Tailor Treatments To Manage Risk For Each Individual Patient

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The guidelines also recommend the use of two new kinds of drugs for those at the greatest danger of heart...
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FDA touts record-breaking number of October generic approvals

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration approved 110 generic drugs and tentatively approved 18 generic drugs for a total of 128 approval actions throughout the month of October. Read More...
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US has highest rate of drug overdoses, study says

Nov 13, 2018 , CNN Health
The United States has more than double the rate of premature overdose deaths of at least 12 other countries, according to a new study....
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As Amarin stock drops, CEO says investors should 'understand our data better'

Nov 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amarin CEO is defending results from a major clinical trial of its Vascepa heart drug after researchers raise questions about early results that sent stocks up in...
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Harmful Effects Of Childhood Trauma On Later Life Call For New Public Health Policies, Researchers Say

Nov 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A large study published in JAMA examines the wide-ranging health problems -- from depression to drug use -- that flare up in adulthood in people who experience early trauma compared to those who do not and raises ways to address it. Other reports on children's health focus on the negative impacts of spanking, ways to comfort a child in pain, and...
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