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206 Articles Matching "tv"

Study Reveals SilverSneakers Fitness Program Linked To Less Social Isolation And Better Health For Older Adults

Nov 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Participation in an exercise program has significant social benefits that in turn magnify benefits for health, according to a new study from Tivity Health (NASDAQ: TVTY) and the MIT AgeLab. Results from the study show that members of SilverSneakers® the nation's leading fitness program for older adu......
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A Documentary Takes a Look at TV Host and Cookbook Author Sandra Lee’s Breast Cancer Surgery

Nov 07, 2018 , WebMD
Emmy Award-winning TV host and best-selling cookbook author Sandra Lee offers a revealing look inside her breast cancer surgery in a new HBO...
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Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Oct 20, 2018 , RxList
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services wants drugmakers to list the price of pharmaceuticals in television ads -- even as the industry tried to head off the new rules by promising to give consumers more information about...
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PhRMA members to provide cost info in TV ads

Oct 17, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America is directing member companies to provide drug cost information in direct-to-consumer TV ads, and it will inform patients about financial assistance in a new platform. Read More...
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J&J applauds U.S. proposal on drug prices in TV ads

Oct 17, 2018 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson applauded a U.S. government proposal requiring drugmakers to include price of medicines in television ads, Chief Financial Officer Joseph Wolk said in a CNBC interview on Tuesday....
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Feds and Pharma Spar Over Drug Costs in TV Ads

Oct 17, 2018 , WebMD
The Trump administration first mentioned requiring drug prices in ads in May, as part of the government's American Patients First plan to lower drug costs. In August, it began officially reviewing a proposed...
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White House and Big Pharma square off over drug prices on TV

Oct 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted the pharmaceutical industry for not doing enough to bring down drug prices and announced what he called "historic action": a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to include the list price of any drug paid for by Medicare or Medicaid in television ads....
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TV Ads Must Trumpet Drug Prices, Trump Administration Says. Pharma Tries A Plan B.

Oct 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Drug pricing is a top issue in the run-up to the midterm...
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U.S. to propose TV ads for drugs must include list prices

Oct 16, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. government, in an effort to increase pressure on drugmakers to lower costs for U.S. consumers, said on Monday it will propose requiring companies to include the price of their prescription medicines in television ads....
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Widex Wins Design Award For New Hearing Aid TV-Streaming Solution

Oct 06, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Widex A/S, the privately-owned Danish hearing aid company, today announced the launch of WIDEX TV PLAYTM - a high-end TV accessory and streaming solution for WIDEX EVOKETM hearing aids. The sleek and versatile TV PLAY received the coveted Red Dot Design Concept Award last Friday (September 28) for i......
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DSNTV: Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s Zilka talks role of independent pharmacies

Oct 02, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Drug Store News sat down with Jennifer Zilka, group vice president of field programs and services at Good Neighbor Pharmacy, who discussed the company's role in supporting independent pharmacies. Read More...
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Race, Hair, And TV Weather Forecasts

Oct 02, 2018 , Forbes
A TV meteorologist in Tennessee was recently harassed because of her hairstyle. There is a bigger societal issue in that...
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DSNTV: Welton shares how Elsevier simplifies drug database updates

Sep 26, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Drug Store News sat down with Christie Welton, clinical executive at Elsevier, who discussed the company's role in helping simplify the time-consuming obstacle of drug database updates. Read More...
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4-year-old Florence didn't like sharing her name with a bad hurricane. So she did something about it.

Sep 26, 2018 , CNN Health
We all perk up and pay attention when we overhear our name in a conversation. Four-year-old Florence started hearing hers everywhere, including on the TV....
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Three Boston hospitals fined nearly $1 million for HIPAA violations from TV filming

Sep 21, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Three major Boston hospitals' invited ABC film crews to film a documentary series, but the shoots violated patient privacy laws, HHS...
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Parents, stop feeling so guilty about TV time

Sep 21, 2018 , CNN Health
I've never met a parent at ease with the fact that their children watch television. This includes many, many lovely, curious and conscientious parents who allow their equally lovely, curious and conscientious children an American Academy of Pediatrics-approved one to seven hours a week of television and video games....
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Saudi Arabia reports cholera infection in southern province

Sep 17, 2018 , Reuters
Saudi Arabia confirmed one cholera infection and three other suspected cases in an area bordering Yemen, where an epidemic has killed more than 2,000 people, state TV reported on Sunday, citing a health ministry official....
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Health Tip: Using an ATV

Sep 08, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Using an ATVCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Infographic: A guide to Instagram’s IGTV

Aug 30, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
With all the hype about Instagram’s long-form video channel, PR pros of all stripes are looking to get their content on the platform. Consider these insights before uploading your...
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Satellite TV company Dish teams up with Independa for senior care, entertainment

Aug 30, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
This morning satellite TV company DISH announced that it has teamed up with engagement company Independa. The deal, which is aimed at helping seniors manage medical care and providing entertainment, means that Dish’s voice remote will now be compatible with Independa AnyTV Companion. Seniors using AnyTV Companion are able to use the device to schedule appointments as well as receive medication and schedule reminders. The technology will also let seniors watch entertainment programs....
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