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1317 Articles Matching "protect"

3 tactics that are essential for PR success in 2019

Dec 12, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Your online efforts are more important than ever as brand managers compete for SEO rankings and protect precarious reputations. Here are some techniques you shouldn’t...
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Women Who Have Children More At Risk For Breast Cancer For 23 Years, But Then It Flips And Becomes Protective

Dec 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Experts say that women should not worry overall, though, and that the risk is small. Meanwhile, a study found that the current guidelines for genetic testing of breast cancer patients is out of...
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Planned Parenthood’s State Funding Protected With Supreme Court’s Decision Not To Hear Case

Dec 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Five Supreme Court justices rejected an appeals case from Kansas and Louisiana in their effort to withhold Medicaid money from Planned Parenthood. As a result, two lower court rulings stay in place that block the states from stripping funds from the women's reproductive health organization. Justice Clarence Thomas, one of the three dissenting judges, accused his colleagues of avoiding the case for political...
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FDA issues draft guidance to ensure safety of compounded drugs

Dec 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The FDA's revised draft guidance aims to protect patients from contaminated or substandard compounded drugs. Read More...
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Health insurer, employer groups call on Congress to end surprise billing

Dec 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Nine groups representing health insurers, employers and consumers called for federal legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network...
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Harmful, Unfounded Myths About Migration And Health Have Become Accepted, Used To Justify Policies Of Exclusion

Dec 08, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Public health protection and cost savings are often used as reasons to restrict migrants' access to health care, or to deny them entry. Yet, as the new UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health lays out with new international data and analysis, the most common myths about migration and health ar......
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Viewpoints: Trump Is Still Focused On Taking Away Health Care; Keep Up The Fight Against Protections For Preexisting Conditions

Dec 08, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and...
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Albertsons’ new identity platform secures online customer data

Dec 07, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
To ensure it could protect the digital information among the customers it serves each week, Albertsons implemented the Identity Cloud platform from identity software provider Okta. Read More...
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Johns Hopkins School Of Nursing Professor Nancy Glass Receives $2.2 Million to Prevent And Respond To Sexual And Domestic Violence

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two new grants totaling $2.2 million will fund Johns Hopkins School of Nursing Professor Nancy Glass, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, in the development of nationally accessible, culturally diverse, and age-appropriate resources to help protect survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault across the lifesp......
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Genetic Relic Of The 'Black Death' May Offer Clues In Treating Liver Disease

Dec 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A gene mutation that is believed to have safeguarded some people in 14th century Europe from the bubonic plague today may be protecting HIV patients co-infected with hepatitis C from potentially fatal liver scarring, says a University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine physician-scientist. Kenn......
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What's Herd Immunity, and How Does It Protect Us?

Dec 04, 2018 , WebMD
When lots of people in an area are vaccinated, fewer people get sick. Then fewer germs are around to spread from person to person. This concept is called herd immunity, or community...
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CVS Health Observes National Influenza Vaccination Week By Encouraging Families To Get Their Flu Shot

Dec 04, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
In conjunction with National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dec. 2-8), CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding customers that it is not too late to get a flu shot to protect themselves and their loved ones from the flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established National Influenza Im......
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Smoking bans tied to lower blood pressure in non-smokers

Dec 01, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Non-smokers who live where smoking is banned in public places may have lower blood pressure than non-smokers who aren't protected by these types of laws, a U.S. study suggests....
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5 takeaways from CNN's investigation into rape kit destruction

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
In the era of #MeToo and stories about the alleged perpetrators of sexual violence, CNN's exclusive investigation "Destroyed" turns the spotlight on those responsible for protecting the public....
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Illinois Legislature overrides veto of short-term health plan limit

Nov 30, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The move by lawmakers limits the duration of "skinny" plans, which are exempt from offering certain protections required under the Affordable Care...
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Trump Medicare plan cuts prescription prices, but risks losing coverage of some cancer, HIV drugs

Nov 28, 2018 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services proposed changes to Medicare prescription drug coverage that would allow insurers to stop covering certain "protected" classes of drugs used to treat common ailments like depression, cancer and...
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Policies To Protect Religious Hospitals From Having To Perform Abortions Tie Hands Of Doctors Who Want To In Their Free Time

Nov 28, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Part-time work is common for outpatient physicians, but providers on the hunt for jobs are sometimes shocked to discover that their potential employer could limit that work based on ethical and moral grounds....
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Steripod unveils kits for the holiday season

Nov 28, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Steripod Kits for men, women and children, which feature four clip-on toothbrush protectors, two tongue cleaners and two clip-on razor protectors, can be purchased on the company's website. Read More...
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Could Sanders' plan to lower drug prices backfire?

Nov 27, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Drug industry insiders are questioning whether Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal to cut pharma patent protections if drug prices are too high will ultimately limit access to new...
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Medicare considers passing pharmacy rebates to Part D patients

Nov 27, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In a sweeping new proposal focused on Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D, the CMS is considering a policy to cut off pharmacy profits through rebates and give Medicare Part D plans more power to negotiate protected class drug...
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