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Economist: Leahy's CREATES Act, Excluded From Budget, Would Help Trial Lawyers, Hurt Patients

Feb 23, 2018 , Forbes
The exclusion of the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act from a budget passed earlier this month disappointed U.S. Sen. Pat Leahy, but one economist says patients are better off without...
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Philip Morris may have breached Lithuania's advertising rules with new smoking device

Feb 22, 2018 , Reuters
VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's tobacco regulator believes Philip Morris's new electronic smoking device should be subject to the same advertising restrictions as tobacco, potentially dealing a blow to a product the company has touted as the future of smoking....
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Cigars and pipes tied to same risks as cigarettes

Feb 22, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Cigarettes are not the only type of tobacco products that can lead to premature death or fatalities from smoking-related cancers, a U.S. study confirms....
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Keppra vs. Vimpat

Feb 22, 2018 , RxList
Keppra (levetiracetam) and Vimpat (lacosamide) are anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) (anticonvulsants) often used in conjunction with other drugs to treat types of seizures in people with epilepsy....
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Sam’s Club launches free shipping, simplified membership structure

Feb 21, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The retailer will have free shipping on most items sold online, which will be supported by tighter supply chain operations. Read More...
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Fatal Opioid ODs Drop for People Treated In Jail

Feb 21, 2018 , WebMD
To see whether the program was working, researchers from Brown University compared overdose deaths among former inmates during the six months before the program started and the same period a year...
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Ascension's operating margin dips in latest earnings report

Feb 20, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Ascension saw its operating margin squeezed during the latter half of 2017 as a result of slumping admissions and revenue lost from divestitures. At the same time, the system has managed to draw more revenue per...
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Pharma Must Use Tax-Reform Windfall To Make More Drugs Or Face Backlash

Feb 19, 2018 , Forbes
Pharma’s repatriation dilemma: Simply pouring more money into the same business model that has not substantially improved outcomes in 40 years is unlikely to do so...
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Amazon, Whole Foods launch same-day delivery

Feb 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The online giant has launched free, two-hour delivery of products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Austin, Cincinnati, Dallas and Virginia Beach. Read More...
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How Pharma Can Minimize Political Risk From Its Repatriation Windfall

Feb 16, 2018 , Forbes
Pharma’s repatriation dilemma: Simply pouring more money into the same business model that has not substantially improved outcomes in 40 years is unlikely to do so...
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Indian weight loss, fitness app maker HealthifyMe secures $12M

Feb 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
HealthifyMe, an Indian company offering a weight loss and fitness app that features an artificial intelligence-powered assistant, has raised $12 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Sistema Asia Fund, with Samsung NEXT, Atlas Asset Management, Dream Incubator, and others supporting the company for the first time. Returning investors IDG Ventures India, Inventus Capital, Blume Ventures, and NB Ventures also...
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Beware Marijuana Holiday: Stoned Drivers Pose Same Dangers As Drunken Super Bowl Revelers

Feb 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Two doctors examined 25 years of data and determined the risk of a fatal crash on American roads is 12 percent higher after 4:20 p.m. on April 20, the day set aside to celebrate marijuana. The numbers are comparable to the increased risk seen on Super Bowl Sunday, and the younger the driver, the greater the risk. Also, a Massachusetts top safety official warns that a licensing plan for marijuana is likely to create a surge of stoned...
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Lactalis failed to report salmonella on a product -government official

Feb 14, 2018 , Reuters
PARIS (Reuters) - French dairy group Lactalis, facing a growing scandal over salmonella-tainted baby milk, did not report the bacteria had been found on products in the same factory in 2011, a government official said on Tuesday....
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New Images Reveal How The Ear's Sensory Hairs Take Shape

Feb 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Our ears are exquisite detection instruments, capable of discerning a whisper or distinct notes of music within a symphony. To pick up these sounds, tiny hair-like filaments in the inner ear must be packed into precisely arranged bundles, all facing the same direction. Images of the normal, tidy arc......
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Belong developing new social media app specifically for colorectal cancer patients

Feb 10, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Living with cancer can be isolating, and finding the right resource to connect with others in the same situation can be tough. But one app is aiming to make the process easier for patients with its new social media...
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Did Robin Williams' Suicide Spur 'Copycat' Acts?

Feb 09, 2018 , WebMD
During that same time period, the rates of death by suffocation (a category that includes hanging) rose by 32 percent. All other methods of suicide went up by 3 percent, the researchers...
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Oregon Hospital Reverses ‘Archaic Transplant Policy’ After Undocumented Woman Denied A Liver

Feb 09, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When Silvia Lesama-Santos could not produce documents to show she was in the country legally she was denied a transplant through the Oregon Health and Science University. The decision immediately received backlash as being “cruel and inhumane," leading to the facility to change its...
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Many breast cancer survivors may die of heart disease, doctors warn

Feb 08, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The same advances in breast cancer treatment that have dramatically improved survival in recent years have also left a growing number of women vulnerable to potentially fatal cardiovascular problems, the American Heart Association warns....
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A Hidden Source of 'Superbugs' in Hospitals?

Feb 07, 2018 , WebMD
U.S. National Institutes of Health researchers collected samples from pipes beneath a hospital's intensive care unit and from manholes covering sewers draining hospital...
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Express Scripts' CIO Neal Sample Has Been Promoted To COO

Feb 06, 2018 , Forbes
Neal Sample has been promoted from Chief Information Officer to Chief Operating Officer of Express Scripts. Prior to his time at Express Scripts, Sample had been the President of Enterprise Growth at American...
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