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Amazon May Sue Surescripts After Threat to Cut Off Data From PillPack

Just over a year after buying online pharmacy PillPack for $753…
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CVS Kicks Off First Trial of Its Home Dialysis Device

CVS Health launched a long-awaited trial to test out its at-home…
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Opioid Overdoses Fall by 2% from 2017 to 2018, CDC Reports

July 18, 2019 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s…
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Strategies for Collecting High-Quality Patient-Reported Outcomes

July 18, 2019 - Patient-reported outcomes (PROs) are direct…
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90 Day Fiancé’s Anfisa Nava Claps Back at Body Shamers

90 Day Fiancé star Anfisa Nava certainly has the approval of…

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'The Silver Lining': Biotech IPOs in The Time of Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the public markets, leading…
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The Best Biotech IPOs of 2020 So Far and What’s In Store

The coronavirus pandemic has ground businesses across the country…
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Biotech ETFs Gain Amid Vaccine Optimism

With a slew of news to start off the month and quarter, biotech…
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Morgan Stanley’s Biotech Analyst Sees A Coronavirus Second Wave and Additional Lockdowns

A sustained resurgence in coronavirus infections should emerge…
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Biotech IPOs Are Booming -- But It's Not All About Covid-19

Health care companies and governments are racing to find…

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The Head of WHO Warns That the 'Worst' Of The Coronavirus Pandemic is 'Ahead Of Us'

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general of the World…
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How The Post-COVID Workplace Will Change Business For The Better

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organizations across the…
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Congress Extends Small-Business Loan Program for 5 Weeks

The House cleared the extension, which would give companies…
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Is It Ethical For Businesses To Raise Prices Amid Covid-19? Of Course It Is

You don’t have to draw attention to coronavirus ‘surcharges’.…
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Here's How You Can Report Businesses That Break The Rules During COVID-19

Crowded bar? No masks? Texas and Houston leaders say businesses…

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Google Warns Of Government-Backed Cyber Groups Targeting Health Care Organizations

Google reported Wednesday that it had tracked at least a dozen…
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American Among Airlines Set To Receive Cash Infusion From US Government

American Airlines and four other carriers are set to receive…
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Covid-19 Has Exposed The Weakness of America's Federal Government

For many, the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the weakness…
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Covid-19: Should The Government Save Lives Or Save Jobs? [Infographic]

While testifying before the Senate in May, Dr. Anthony Fauci,…
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The Secretive Government Agency Planting 'Cyanide Bombs' Across The US

Wildlife Services kills thousands of animals at ranchers…

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How to Solve the Coronavirus Ventilator Shortage

Mechanical ventilators play a critical role in the management of patients with severe respiratory illness, such as COVID-19, who require assistance because they cannot breathe effectively....
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International Doctors Start Residencies At U.S. Hospitals Amid COVID-19 Surge

Dr. Basim Ali graduated at the top of his medical school class…
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Hospitals Face 'An Explosion of Covid' and Signs of Another Surge As Coronavirus Case Numbers Climb

Inside a Houston hospital partly transformed into a coronavirus…
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'We’re Leaving The Hospital Sometimes in Tears': Arizona Doctors Worry As ICUs Fill

Hospitals in Arizona are seeing an intense wave of new coronavirus cases,…
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Coronavirus Threatens To Swamp Hospitals in Texas, Florida and Other States

WASHINGTON — Just weeks after the coronavirus overwhelmed…

Insurance News

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Does Your Health Insurance Cover you For COVID-19?

Although most Americans diagnosed with COVID-19 are able to recover…
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New Benefits Trend? Combining Dental and Health Insurance

The combination of dental and health insurance plans is increasing,…
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Could Health insurance Costs Be Flat or Even Lower During A Global Pandemic?

We’re in the middle of a devastating global pandemic forecasted…
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Sen. Sanborn: Access To Affordable Health Coverage Critical To Combating, Containing COVID-19

The need has never been more apparent than it is now, amid…
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Covid-19 Will Transform Health Insurance As We Know It

With mass unemployment looming, the U.S. must find new…

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New Health Warning As Two Pets in New York Confirmed To Have Coronavirus

Two cats in New York have been infected with the novel coronavirus,…
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Restaurant Study Shows How Contagious Covid-19 Can Be

A study from China shows just how contagious the novel coronavirus…
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Five Kinds of Health Appointments You Should Consider Keeping, Despite The Pandemic

Most Americans made a lifestyle U-turn several months ago…
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Dr. Gupta Explains The Differences Between Mask Types

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta breaks down the effectiveness between…
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The 'Serious Seven' Events and Places To Avoid If You Don't Want COVID-19

The 'Serious Seven' events and places to avoid if you don't want…

Mental Health News

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Beyoncé Donates $6 Million To Mental Health Relief Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

The singer will fund underserved communities of color fighting…
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Here's The Best Way To Take Care of Your Mental Health During The Pandemic

As the US grapples with Covid-19, its economic fallout, and…
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How to Support Employees' Mental Health as You Return to the Office

Mental illness and wellness issues were already gaining traction…
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In Need of Vacation: Lack of Time Off Damaging Mental Health

Perhaps the Fourth of July holiday couldn’t be coming at a…
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Helpful Tips for Anyone Experiencing Mental Health Issues for the First Time Right Now

How to get over the stigma and talk to your doctors, plus what…

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Cuomo Says It’s Up To Nursing Homes To Provide Accurate COVID-19 Data

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said nursing homes are responsible…
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'We Are Exhausted' | Local Nurse Speaks on Caring For The Sickest Coronavirus Patients in San Antonio

The last few weeks have been grueling for nurse Izamar De La…
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Coronavirus Gives Global Doctors' Group A New Frontier: US Nursing Homes

As a coordinator and communicator with Medecins Sans Frontieres…
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Michigan Partially Lifts Order Barring Nursing Home Visits During Pandemic

After more than three months of waiting, families and friends…
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State Allows Visitors at Nursing Homes, Other Care Facilities

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment released…

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How A Coronavirus Symptom Checker Came To Steer Patients To Care From Texas to Estonia

When Covid-19 began spreading in the United States, Emory Healthcare…
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O’Neal Cancer Center at UAB Urges Continued Cancer Screenings During Pandemic

Delayed cancer screening and testing during the novel coronavirus…
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University of Maryland Medical System Discharges 1000th COVID-19 Patient

BALTIMORE, Md. (WBFF) -- Recently, University of Maryland Medical…
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ACP Releases Ethical Guidance For Electronic Communication With Patients

The American College of Physicians (ACP) has released a position…
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Why Continuous Patient Data is the Key to Virtual Care

Integrating continuous and trusted patient data from the…

Pharmaceuticals News

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening In The Labs of Pharma Companies Worldwide

A list of the major pharma players looking for solutions to tackle…
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Pharma's Pandemic Response Could Help Attract Tech Talent, Novartis Digital Chief Says

The COVID-19 pandemic changed consumer perceptions of the pharma…
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The Good Fight: How Pharma Companies, Healthcare Staff, Government Joined Forces To Fight Covid-19

At the frontline, right alongside the healthcare workers battling…
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Pharma Major Mylan Gets Go-Ahead To Make Remdesivir For 'Restricted Emergency Use'

Written informed consent of each patient is required before…
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DIY Vaccine Maker Aims To Beat Pharma To A COVID-19 Shot—And He'll Start By Injecting Himself

The biohacker who injected himself with CRISPR is back. This…

Safety & Quality News

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McDonald's Offering Free 'Thank You Meal' For Health, Safety Workers Through May 5

In appreciation for health care workers, police officers, firefighters…
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Local Gyms Prioritize Health, Safety in Reopening

FITCHBURG — Gyms across the state were allowed to reopen on…
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INSIGHT: Getting Back in the Game—Health, Safety for Live Sports

Several sports leagues in the U.S. and Europe have successfully…
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International Students' Worries During the Pandemic

International students report higher levels of satisfaction…
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Morning Mound Visit: A Look At How MLB’s Health and Safety Plan Evolved

Emma Baccellieri | Sports Illustrated: In late May, MLB composed…

Technology News

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Houston Health Tech Startup Launches Game-Changing, At-Home Coronavirus Testing

Politicians, scientists, public health officials, and others…
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‘Covid Put Everything On Steroids,’ Says Prominent Healthtech Investor

When VC aMoon was established in 2017, “the premise was to…
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Nearly Half of People Use Health Tech To Talk With Their Provider

Nearly half of people are using technology to communicate with…
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How COVID-19 Brought Health-Tech to the Forefront

Our healthcare system has taught us to only protect our individual…
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#ATA2020: Preparing Clinical Staff for Virtual Care Delivery

It’s time that organizations focus on the people who will…