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241 Articles Matching "worst"

Sanders wants answers on why low-cost drug is suddenly priced at $375,000

Feb 05, 2019 , CNN Health
Sen. Bernie Sanders sent a blistering letter to a pharmaceutical company on Monday, demanding answers about its decision to charge $375,000 for a formerly low-cost drug and calling it corporate greed at its worst....
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Measles Outbreak Worst in Decades for Some States

Feb 02, 2019 , eMedicine Health
Measles Outbreak Worst in Decades for Washington, New...
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Measles Outbreak Worst in Decades for Washington, New York

Feb 02, 2019 , RxList
The states of Washington and New York are experiencing the worst measles outbreaks in decades, according to media reports. Officials say failure to vaccinate children is responsible for the resurgence of the disease, which was eradicated in the United States in...
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Most digital health unicorns lack peer-reviewed research data

Feb 01, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Outcome Health, Oscar Health and GuaHao are among the worst...
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The worst-performing Dow stock this year is about to report earnings. Here's what to expect

Jan 29, 2019 , CNBC Health
Ari Wald of Oppenheimer and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss Pfizer shares before the company's earnings are released with CNBC's Mike...
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New Jersey To Allow Cannabis For Opioid Abuse Not A Moment Too Soon

Jan 27, 2019 , Forbes
Gov. Murphy's decision to make opioid dependence a qualifying condition for medical marijuana follows years of uncertainty and rising overdose in New Jersey and New York; here's a look back at some of the region's worst...
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New Jersey Taps Cannabis For Opioid Abuse Not A Moment Too Soon

Jan 26, 2019 , Forbes
Gov. Murphy's decision to make opioid dependence a qualifying condition for medical marijuana follows years of uncertainty and rising overdose in New Jersey and New York; here's a look back at some of the region's worst...
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Jamie Dimon says Americans have 'some of the worst outcomes' in health care despite the best system

Jan 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
Dimon last year teamed up with Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to form a joint venture aimed at tackling costs and hopefully providing better services for their...
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Measles outbreaks make 2018 a near-record year for US

Jan 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
Outbreaks in Washington and New York have helped make 2018 the second-worst year for measles since 2000, NBC News...
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Congo Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Worst in History

Jan 18, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Congo Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Worst in HistoryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2019 12:00:00...
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State Highlights: New York Grappling With Worst Measles Outbreak In Decades; Report Highlights Failures By Fla. Child Welfare Agencies In 2-Year-Old’s Death

Jan 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from New York, Oregon, Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, Ohio, Idaho, California, Georgia, Texas and...
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20 common PR habits that drive journalists bonkers

Jan 17, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Public relations pros know better, but somehow these worst practices worm their way into the course of a workweek. So to review, here are peeves, taboos and no-nos to avoid at all...
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One simple -- but really hard -- solution to stop climate change

Jan 16, 2019 , CNN Health
There may actually be a way to keep the worst of climate change at bay, but it's going to take a herculean effort, according to a new study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications....
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In Yemen, world's worst cholera outbreak traced to eastern Africa

Jan 03, 2019 , Reuters
Scientists have found that a strain of cholera causing an epidemic in Yemen – the worst in recorded history – came from eastern Africa and was probably borne into Yemen by migrants....
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WHO says progress against Ebola in Congo will be lost if violence goes on

Dec 29, 2018 , Reuters
Progress in fighting Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak, the second worst ever, will be reversed if fighting continues around the disease hotspots of Beni and Butembo, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday....
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Podcast: KHN’s ‘What The Health?’ More On That Texas Lawsuit, And The Best And Worst Health Policy Stories Of The Year

Dec 21, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The fallout continues from that Texas court decision that ruled Congress’ 2017 elimination of the tax penalty for failing to have insurance rendered the entire Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. Meanwhile, enrollment for 2019 at healthcare.gov was down, but far less than many predicted. KHN’s Julie Rovner, along with panelists Joanne Kenen of Politico, Anna Edney of Bloomberg News and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner, discuss this, plus the best, most overhyped and nerdiest...
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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

Dec 14, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
What are the worst—and best—jobs of 2018? Find out, and then check out our roundup of current job...
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How to check your medical records for dangerous errors

Dec 11, 2018 , CNN Health
In the worst-case scenario, an incorrect diagnosis, scan or lab result may have been inserted into a record, raising the possibility of inappropriate medical evaluation or treatment....
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Yemen sterilizes Sanaa water supplies as cholera outbreak picks up again

Dec 03, 2018 , Reuters
Authorities in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks and houses to help stem the world's worst outbreak of cholera....
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The worst year to be human was A.D. 536, researchers say

Nov 21, 2018 , CNN Health
It's easy to look back on the past through rose-tinted glasses, as the saying goes, but new research suggests that the mid-6th century was definitely a time to forget....
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