Trump Calls For "Space Force" To Defend U.S. Interests Among The Stars
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

Donald Trump To Establish ‘Space Force’ And Twitter Users Can’t Deal
One Twitter user griped that "this is what happens when we have a new 'Star Wars' film every year." (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - June 18, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

We must have American dominance in space, says Donald Trump – video
Donald Trump has announced his plans to create an ambitious space programme in the US.Space Force will become a new branch of military that aims to ensure American's dominance in space. Trump wants America to return to the moon and land on MarsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Donald Trump Space US military US national security Florida Source Type: news

GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions
A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

President Trump Calls on Pentagon to Create New Military Branch: A ‘Space Force’
President Donald Trump called for a new “Space Force” to be added to the U.S. military as an armed service separate from the Pentagon’s five traditional uniformed branches. “When it comes to defending America, it is not enough to merely have an American presence in space,” Trump said Monday at a White House event on space policy. “We must have American dominance in space.” Trump has been considering creation of a Space Force for months over resistance from the Air Force, which currently oversees military space programs. He announced his support for the idea at a White House meeting...
Source: TIME: Science - June 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Terrence Dopp / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg Donald Trump onetime Pentagon space Source Type: news

Attention Arkansas Startups, 10X Cyber Is Only for You
There’s a new kind of accelerator now, 10X Cyber Accelerator, that accepts only Arkansas companies with annual revenue of between $100,000 and $10 million. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Morning Break: Theranos's Holmes Indicted; ER Doc Mocks Patient on Video; Minority Reports
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Investment firm with Frist ties raises $1.1 billion
Cressey& Company LP, a health care-focused private investment firm, has closed on two new funds totaling $1.1 billion. The firm, based in Chicago, opened in Nashville in 2008 and counts former U.S. Sen. Bill Frist as a partner. Frist is responsible for acquisitions, divestitures and oversight of portfolio companies and serves as chairman of the company's Distinguished Executives Council.   Launched in March with a target of $750 million, Cressey& Company ’s Fund VI ended up raising $995 million,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Dr. Thomas Fogarty — an inventor, a mentor, a founder and a fisherman
A difficult environment makes perseverance even more important. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Branden Largent Source Type: news

With new partners, WakeMed makes push for outpatient behavioral health care
WakeMed Health& Hospitals is making a new push for outpatient behavioral health care at a time when the state and nation continue to grapple with a lack of resources for a historically underserved population.   The new Network for Advancing Behavioral Health (NABH) – a collaboration between WakeMed and other providers across the state – is designed to address a need for coordinated outpatient care for people with behavioral health and substance use issues across Wake, Johnston and Durham counties. In… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

A Closer Look: Disrupting Elizabeth Holmes
Former Theranos  CEO Elizabeth Holmes has gone from Silicon Valley superstar to indicted for white collar crime in less than a decade.  As a 19-year-old Stanford dropout she adopted Steve Jobs as her muse, even wearing black turtlenecks while promising disruption in the lucrative field of blood tests. Her persu asive sales pitch attracted prominent investors such as Oracle’s Larry Ellison and saw Forbes value the company at $9 billion. The only problem is it didn’t work.  She couldn’t… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ellen Sherberg Source Type: news

Baltimore biotech WindMIL Therapeutics raises $32.5 million
Baltimore biotechnology firm WindMIL Therapeutics has raised a $32.5 million to support clinical trials and further development for new cancer therapies. The Series B round was led by QiMing USA Venture Partners, the new U.S. entity of China firm QiMing. WindMIL, a cell therapy company, is previously backed by about $11 million in funding. WindMIL was founded out of Johns Hopkins University by researchers Kimberly Noonan and Dr. Ivan Borrello. Th e clinical stage company is working to develop… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

UNF, Mayo experiment with rare 3-D microscope
Researchers at the University of North Florida's Materials Science and Engineering Research Facility watched as dozens of dots scattered across their computer screen. Some dots balled up, others exploded. The dots were cancerous cells from a brain tumor recently removed by a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon. The visual was made possible by an advanced microscope, the only one of its kind in North America, which can zoom into individual cells without staining and killing cells, as microscopes typically do. "It… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Will Robinson Source Type: news

Amazon caught selling portable concentration camps to imprison children at the border... cue HYSTERIA
(Natural News) If you’ve paid any attention to the deranged left-wing media lately, you’ve no doubt heard absurd claims that the Trump administration is running “concentration camps” at the border to imprison children in “cages.” This bizarre claim is, of course, a complete media hoax designed to whip up irrational emotional hatred against Trump for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Triad medical practice files lawsuit accusing two former employees of breaching employment agreement
A medical practice in Elon has sued two former employees, accusing them of breaching their contract by starting a competing practice while still employed and using patient information and other resources. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Families Must be Together in Community-Based Settings: Tent Cities are Inhumane.
PHR welcomes recent steps by Congress to end the Trump administration ’s policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, but rejects any proposal to detain families in tent cities on military bases. PHR urges the Trump administration and Congress to keep families together in community-based settings, which are humane and effective alternatives to detention. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hoyt Louks Moves Up at Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)
Hoyt Louks has been promoted to director of Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield’s Blue Advantage national accounts and BlueAdvantage regular business division in Little Rock. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Senator A’s Best Case (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
Is it possible that Rusty Cranford believed he was bribing Jeremy Hutchinson for legislative actions, but Hutchinson thought he was being paid only for legal work? (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Two new creatures discovered from dawn of animal life
(University of California - Riverside) UCR researchers have discovered two new Ediacaran era fossil animals. Their names honor President Barack Obama and Sir David Attenborough. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 18, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Grandparenting, Parenting, Friends and Family Relationships
AARP In Your State Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and resources near you. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Whittier Street Health Center reverses cuts after Walsh steps in
Three days after Whittier Street Health Center announced that it would lay off 20 employees in the midst of a unionization effort, the community health center reversed the cuts. In a statement on Sunday, the organization’s president and CEO, Frederica Williams, credited Mayor Martin J. Walsh. “Thanks to the Mayor’s leadership and guidance and support from others, we have a pathway forward that will put Whittier on a stable financial footing for now,” Williams s aid. “This news also means… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Survey Finds Demand for Medical Specialists On Rise
(MedPage Today) -- Several factors are making specialists hot commodities, but psychiatrist shortage persists (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 18, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

VA Gets Legionnaires' Disease Under Control (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Rates among Veterans Affairs hospital patients falls by half, even as national cases soar (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Determining if a Job is a Good Fit for You
(MedPage Today) -- What you should make sure to ask during your nursing position interview (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Trump officials sit down with Big Pharma to negotiate "voluntary" drug price reductions ... Drug giants laugh it off
(Natural News) According to unnamed sources and as reported by The Hill, officials at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have been meeting with pharmaceutical companies as of late to ask them to voluntarily cut drug prices. If the negotiations are successful and these companies do decide to cut prices (which is extremely... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple's New iOS 12 Includes a Hearing Aid App
Apple s iOS 12 operating system, due out in September, is designed to let AirPod wearers use their iPhones to hear voices more clearly in noisy environments. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Dementia at 50
New studies indicate that even mild high blood pressure at age 50 can increase the risk of getting dementia. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Technology, Tablets, Social Media and More
The latest technology articles, news, reviews and innovations in electronics, gadgets, social media and more. ... AARP In Your State Visit the AARP state page for information about events, news and... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Senate Set to Vote on Bill Strengthening SNAP
The bill would cut paperwork for some older Americans and people with disabilities. ... Senate leaders hope to vote on it before the July 4 recess. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Enabling Resilience for the Days (and Weeks and Months) After the Storm
For residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, readiness and relationships were keys to survival. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A Lesson in Resilience from the U.S. Virgin Islands: Be Prepared
For residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands, readiness is a key to hurricane survival. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A Lesson in Resilience from Puerto Rico: Know Your Neighbors
... Relationships are a key to hurricane survival ... EMAIL Write to AARP Livable Communities at Livable@AARP.org For questions about th... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Indy media journalist Sharyl Attkisson posts jaw-dropping list of media LIES and mistakes about Trump
(Natural News) In case you’ve ever wondered why most conservatives say that the mainstream media is now an appendage of the Democratic Party, here’s your answer: Fair, impartial journalism that focuses on the facts has been replaced by an insatiable, all-out effort to discredit and destroy the president of the United States. The media, which... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marcus & Millichap team close on $27M in medical office deals in Arizona
The projects run from Tucson to several in the Valley. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Gonzales Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Dems Squeeze Azar on Drug Pricing Blueprint
(MedPage Today) -- Also: FDA eases some rules on pharma-doc communication (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

To survive our high-speed society, cultivate 'temporal bandwidth' | Alan Jacobs
Our era of relentless social media and soundbites has caused us to lose sight of the past, and futureIt is hard to imagine a time more completely presentist than our own, more tethered to the immediate; and is hard to imagine a person more exemplary of our presentism than the current president of the United States.Donald Trump is a creature of the instant, responsive only and wholly to immediate stimulus – which is why Twitter is his exclusive medium of written communication, and why when he speaks he cannot stick to a script. In this respect he differs little from anyone who spends a lot of time on social media; the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Alan Jacobs Tags: Society Donald Trump Psychology Social media Culture Digital media Source Type: news

Learn About Civil Rights and Baby Boomer History
Celebrate the past and explore the future. ... Events and History, your source for nostalgia, interviews with newsmakers, 'History in 5 Minutes' and learn more about JFK, MLK and the baby boomer ge... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 16, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Q & A with Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society
Atlanta Business Chronicle on June 13 spoke to Dr. Otis Brawley, and professor of the department of hematology and medical oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Brawley spoke about his concerns with the American health-care system, proton beam therapy and working for Grady Memorial Hospital. You wrote a book in 2011, "How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America." What made you want to write that? I had been reflecting on cancer care and there were a bunch of things… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Q & A with Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society
Atlanta Business Chronicle on June 13 spoke to Dr. Otis Brawley, and professor of the department of hematology and medical oncology at Emory University School of Medicine. Brawley spoke about his concerns with the American health-care system, proton beam therapy and working for Grady Memorial Hospital. You wrote a book in 2011, "How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America." What made you want to write that? I had been reflecting on cancer care and there were a bunch of things… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

MedPAC Recommends Cuts to Freestanding Urban EDs
(MedPage Today) -- Panel also backs Medicare readmissions policy, suggests fee-schedule shift (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

5 Tips to Secure Your Healthcare Communications
(MedPage Today) -- From faxing to Facebook, don't get caught off guard (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AtriCure stock hits 52-week high
Stock in AtriCure Inc. hit a 52-week high of $27.22 Friday. Shares of the Mason-based medical device maker (Nasdaq: ATRC) were trading at $27.02 around 2:30 p.m., up 7.8 percent from the previous close of $25.05. The Nasdaq composite was down 0.7 percent today, dropping to 7,755.3 from the previous close of 7,761.04. Many U.S. stocks dropped today over rising concerns about the escalating trade dispute between the United States and China stirred by President Donald Trump. The value of AtriCure… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

U.S. finalizes tariff list of Chinese products
As expected, the Trump administration has formalized its plans to impose tariffs...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Report: Trump tariffs to focus on high-tech gear U.S. surprises markets with revival of China tariffs Threat of China tariffs fades as trade talks make progress China tariffs will cause collateral damage, NEMA says U.S. proposes tariffs on medical imaging scanners from China (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FY19 Appropriations Bills: National Science Foundation
In their fiscal year 2019 proposals, House and Senate appropriators reject the Trump administration ’s proposed 4 percent cut to the National Science Foundation and instead plan to boost it by between 4 and 5 percent. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - June 15, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: awolfe Source Type: news

Markets slide on Trump ’ s China tariffs
Stock markets the world over slipped today after the Trump Administration pulled the trigger on $50 billion in tariffs against China, including medical devices made in the People’s Republic that could put a $5 billion hit on the U.S. medtech industry. The new tariffs impose an extra 25% duty on Chinese imports with “industrially significant” technologies, according to the office of U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, which claimed that an “exhaustive” investigation found that “China’s acts, policies and practices related to technology transfer, intellectual property, and i...
Source: Mass Device - June 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Wall Street Beat tariffs Source Type: news

Think Differently When Trying to Reduce Obesity, Experts Suggest
(MedPage Today) -- People won't buy a'healthy'chocolate bar, but firms can reduce calories quietly (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Let's Make the World of Healthcare a Better Place
(MedPage Today) -- Our new interns should inspire us to improve, says Fred N. Pelzman, MD (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and FDA Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on emerging food innovation, “cultured” food products
Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. and FDA Deputy Commissioner Anna Abram on emerging food innovation, “cultured” food products (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NIH to end funding for Moderate Alcohol and Cardiovascular Health trial
Trial will end within the next few months following an orderly closeout. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Table of Experts: Aging care
MODERATOR: Thank you all for being here this morning, we appreciate you sharing your thoughts with us and what ’s going on in aging care in the Wichita area. What do you see ... give us the 30,000-foot view of what’s going on in the market these days as it relates to your areas and your companies? MR. KREHBIEL: From our standpoint, we’re in the process of being in a growth mode. We are in the Newto n, North Newton community, we’re expanding — $5.5 million independent living complex that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news