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There Will Be Over 22 Million Cancer Survivors In The U.S. By 2030, Says New Report

Jun 16, 2019 , Forbes
The number of cancer survivors in the U.S. is set to boom by 2030 as new treatments and better screening and diagnosis boost...
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More Medical Mega-Breaches Thanks To Third-Party Insecurity

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
The compromise of the personal and medical information of nearly 20 million people held by Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and Opko Health are just the latest illustration of the damage that a lack of security by third-party vendors can...
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Telemedicine Service Zava Raises $32M Series A To Scale Across Europe

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
This week, Zava, a telemedicine provider with over 3 million paid consultations to date, has announced a $32 million Series A investment ahead of its launch into statutory healthcare systems in Germany, France and the...
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Bluebird CEO defends $1.8 million gene therapy price — 'It's really thinking about it differently'

Jun 15, 2019 , CNBC Health
Bluebird Bio's $1.8 million gene therapy, Zynteglo, is the second most expensive drug in the world behind Novartis' $2.1 million gene therapy for spinal muscular...
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Merck's Full Court Press On Oncology

Jun 15, 2019 , Forbes
Earlier this week, Merck entered into an agreement to acquire Tilos Therapeutics for up to $773 million. Such acquisitions demonstrate how heavily invested Merck is in immuno-oncology, an area in which it is currently well-positioned with the PD-1 inhibitor...
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Bluebird prices gene therapy at 1.58 million euros over 5 years

Jun 15, 2019 , Reuters
Bluebird bio Inc on Friday set a price for its gene therapy, Zynteglo, at 1.58 million euros ($1.78 million) over five years, after winning conditional approval in Europe this month to treat a rare genetic blood disorder....
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Modern Fertility's mail-order test, app platform collects $15M

Jun 14, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The Forerunner Ventures-led investment brings Modern Fertility's total backing to $22...
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How money, clout and abortion laws fueled a PR firestorm

Jun 14, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
The University of Alabama returned a $21 million gift to the donor, who claims the move is retaliation for his pro-choice advocacy. The exchange is a cautionary tale of a lag in messaging. Even communicators at nonprofits have to get in front of controversies, lest they lose control of the narrative. The University of Alabama […] The post How money, clout and abortion laws fueled a PR firestorm appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Oklahoma’s Star Witness In Opioid Trial Says J&J ‘Did Everything’ To Push Painkillers Even When Dangers Were Long Established

Jun 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The defense lawyers refuted the claims saying the doctor had “no training or education in marketing.” Meanwhile, the judge hasn't signed off yet on an $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals. News on the epidemic comes from Maryland, North Carolina, California, Connecticut and Massachusetts, as...
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J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Jun 13, 2019 , CNBC Health
Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $4.8 million in damages from each...
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AHA News: 3 Simple Steps Could Save 94 Million Lives Worldwide

Jun 12, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: 3 Simple Steps Could Save 94 Million Lives WorldwideCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/11/2019 12:00:00...
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FemBeat: Modern Fertility Raises $15 Million To Fertilize The Femtech Space

Jun 12, 2019 , Forbes
Modern Fertility is paving the way to a more accessible and transparent conversation around...
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Cancer Survivors Predicted to Top 22 Million by 2030

Jun 12, 2019 , WebMD
Currently, thanks to better screening and treatment, more than 17 million Americans who had cancer remain alive, the American Cancer Society said in a new...
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Google Ran A Secret Experiment To Search For Cold Fusion. Did They Find It?

Jun 11, 2019 , Forbes
Google invested $10 million over the past 4 years in a series of experiments to see if cold fusion could really work. They just published their...
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The $2.1 Million Question: What Are The Medical, Ethical Implications Of The World's Priciest Drug?

Jun 11, 2019 , Forbes
Excessive drug prices, unnecessary medical procedures and other forms of healthcare waste are ethically wrong and, if left unchecked, will prove...
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Anti-Vax Families Consider Leaving California As State Mulls Bill Restricting Vaccine Medical Exemptions

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Most health officials say it's dangerous that medical exemptions have tripled since 2015. But others don't agree: "If there is a one in a million chance that my child will not be able to talk or walk, then I’ll take the risk of measles, thank you very much," said Jane Orient, executive director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. More vaccination news looks at sleuths who uncover an outbreak's origin and protection from shingles, as...
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State Highlights: 170 Medical Errors A Day Occur In Massachusetts, Costing $617 Million; N.H. Governor Looks To New Budget For Boost In Medicaid Funds

Jun 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Wisconsin, Arizona, Louisiana, California, North Carolina, Ohio and...
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Tilray surges on plan to release 75 million shares held by cannabis company backed by Peter Thiel

Jun 11, 2019 , CNBC Health
Privateer holds 75 million Tilray shares worth roughly $2.91 billion at Friday's closing price of $38.80. That stake was worth more than $16.05 billion at the company's peak price of $214.06 in...
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New Sugar Labels to Prevent 1 Million Cases of Heart Disease and Diabetes

Jun 10, 2019 , CardioSmart
Highlighting added sugars for consumers will save both lives and money over the next 20...
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Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme

Jun 08, 2019 , Reuters
A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving claims that the drugmaker bribed doctors to prescribe an addictive opioid medication....
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