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New Triple-Combo Pill Aids Blood Pressure: Study

Aug 15, 2018 , WebMD
Target blood pressure for people in the United States is now 130/80, according to the American Heart Association and the American College of...
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Free webinar: Strategies to overcome today’s most significant internal comms struggles

Aug 15, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
We’re breaking down the current state of internal...
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State Highlights: Ailing New Hampshire Veterans Left Without Care When VA Fails To Pay Its Bills; Missouri Dems Reverse Course Over Including Anti-Abortion Message On Platform

Aug 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New Hampshire, Missouri, Ohio, Georgia, Arizona, Minnesota, Kansas, Florida, Iowa, California and Massachusetts....
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New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids, and contributing to a nationwide epidemic that has killed thousands....
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Trump administration sued over Arkansas' Medicaid work requirements

Aug 15, 2018 , Reuters
Advocacy groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the decision by President Donald Trump's administration to allow Arkansas to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients in the state....
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Amicus sets $315,000 price for new Fabry disease treatment

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
Amicus Therapeutics on Monday set an average price of $315,000 per year for its newly approved Fabry disease treatment, a price it believes is below that of the main existing treatment in the United States....
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State HPV vaccine laws do not appear to influence teen sex

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - State laws designed to increase teen vaccination against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) don't appear to influence adolescents' choices about whether to become sexually active or use condoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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More Drug Makers Tagged as Valsartan Recall Grows

Aug 14, 2018 , WebMD
More than 20 European countries, Canada, and the United States have recalled valsartan medications in recent weeks after NDMA was discovered in the drugs’ ingredients manufactured by Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceuticals of Linhai,...
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Biogen's pricey muscle drug Spinraza too costly for Britain

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
Biogen's muscle disease treatment Spinraza has been deemed too expensive for use on Britain's state-run health service, even after a price discount offered by the U.S. drugmaker....
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Company fights to keep details of psychiatric home a secret

Aug 14, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A Florida-based healthcare company that could receive a $60.3 million state contract to run a 21-bed Maine residence for some psychiatric patients is fighting to keep its proposal...
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German drug maker sues to block execution

Aug 14, 2018 , CNN Health
German health care company Fresenius Kabi has filed a lawsuit to block an execution in Nebraska, saying that the US state illegally procured various drugs for use in the planned lethal injection....
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India’s Hetero pulls heart drug from U.S. amid cancer risk probes

Aug 12, 2018 , Reuters
A unit of India’s Hetero Drugs is recalling some batches of the blood pressure and heart medicine valsartan in the United States, a notice on the U.S. regulator's website said, amid a wider probe into cancer risks associated with the drug....
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State Highlights: Calif. Ballot Measure On Dialysis Clinics Sparks Concerns About Possible Closures; N.Y. Clinic For 9/11 Survivors To Open

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from California, New York, Michigan, Kansas, Florida, Ohio, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts and...
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Aralez to sell assets valued at $250M amid Chapter 11 filing

Aug 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Clinical Retail
Specialty pharmaceutical firm Aralez to sell assets and commence proceedings under CCAA in Canada and Chapter 11 in the United States. Read More...
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Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Death Toll Still Frozen At 64 Despite Reports That Real Number Is Over 1,400

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The government pledged in a new report on the tragedy to invest more than $100 billion in upgrades for infrastructure and health care, noting, "The hurricanes' devastating effects on people's health and safety cannot be...
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Why Does Spinal Surgery Cost $12,326 At One Hospital And $80,518 At Another In The Same State?

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A deep dive into prices at Minnesota's hospitals reveals wide disparities in what procedures cost, but leaves more questions than answers in its wake....
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North Carolina Wants To Shift Medicaid Program To A Managed-Care Model

Aug 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The Federal government hasn't approved the transition, but the state expects the waiver to get a green light. Medicaid news comes out of Texas, as...
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Doctor on Demand CEO: Utilization, patient satisfaction keys to success in crowded telemedicine market

Aug 10, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Telemedicine options for employers in the United States are approaching ubiquity — a National Business Group on Health survey last year found that 96 percent of employers planned to offer telemedicine services to employees this...
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Exercise Can Chase Away the Blues, to a Point

Aug 10, 2018 , WebMD
A new analysis of data from 1.2 million people in the United States found they reported 3.4 days a month of poor mental health on average. But those who were physically active had 1.5 fewer "down" days a month than those who were not...
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Lax Oversight Leaves Surgery Center Regulators And Patients In The Dark

Aug 10, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A Kaiser Health News and USA Today Network investigation finds that a hodgepodge of state rules governing outpatient centers allow some deaths and serious injuries to go unexamined. And no rule stops a doctor exiled by a hospital for misconduct from opening a surgery center down the...
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