New CEO named to oversee CHI St. Luke ’s Health
Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives — the parent of Houston-based CHI St. Luke's Health — announced Feb. 13 that T. Douglas Lawson has been named CEO of the health system's southeastern Texas market and senior vice president of the parent company.  He replaces Michael Covert, who announced in June that he would step down in Augu st. When he assumes his new role March 19, Lawson will oversee CHI’s Texas division, which is composed of 16 hospitals across southeastern Texas. In addition… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Olivia Pulsinelli Source Type: news

New CEO named to oversee CHI St. Luke ’s Health
Colorado-based Catholic Health Initiatives — the parent of Houston-based CHI St. Luke's Health — announced Feb. 13 that T. Douglas Lawson has been named CEO of the health system's southeastern Texas market and senior vice president of the parent company.  He replaces Michael Covert, who announced in June that he would step down in Augu st. When he assumes his new role March 19, Lawson will oversee CHI’s Texas division, which is composed of 16 hospitals across southeastern Texas. In addition… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Pulsinelli Source Type: news

Pharmica Consulting to Attend 9th Annual SCOPE Summit in Orlando,...
Pharmica Consulting announced it will attend CHI’s 9th Annual SCOPE Summit on February 12 - 15, 2018 in Orlando, FL.(PRWeb January 29, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/01/prweb15138095.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Intrinsic Clinical Systems to Present at 12th Annual Portfolio...
Intrinsic Clinical Systems announced it will attend CHI’s 12th Annual Portfolio Management Conference on November 7-8, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA.(PRWeb November 02, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14873050.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 2, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Massachusetts
In most cases, average number of beds, occupancy rate and length of stay refers to 2016. Boston Children's Hospital, Baystate Medical Center, Berkshire Medical Center and Saint Vincent Hospital did not respond to survey requests; all data was provided by the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA). (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 6, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Infant cereal recalled due to possible gluten content
A national recall is underway for Love Child Organics brand Baby's First Buckwheat + Chia Organic Infant Cereal because the gluten-free billed product may contain gluten. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

UCLA researchers reveal unusual chemistry of protein with role in neurodegenerative disorders
A common feature of neurodegenerative diseases is the formation of permanent tangles of insoluble proteins in cells. The beta-amyloid plaques found in people with Alzheimer ’s disease and the inclusion bodies in motor neurons in the brains of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis are two examples. Those aggregates, and others like them, can kill cells and lead to debilitating and progressive neurodegenerative diseases.A study by Douglas Black and colleagues in UCLA ’s department of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics, reveals that not all protein aggregates in brain cells are toxic. Their paper, publish...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 26, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Eight superfoods your body needs right now
We've had kale – God, have we had kale – chia seeds and blueberries. Here are some of the new food trends for 2017 that may change the way you eat. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Uganda: Chia Seeds Now a Booming Business
[Al Jazeera] The chia seed is causing super profits for some small-scale farmers in Uganda. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Doctors Say Those Lists Of 'Foods For Clear Skin' Are Total Bull
We want clear, glowing skin as much as anyone else. The internet and magazines will tell you how to eat your way there with chia seeds, oily fish, mushrooms and complex carbs.  But here’s the problem: It is not possible to directly improve your complexion through diet, according to Jon Hanifin, MD and professor of dermatology at Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine.  “I don’t know why anybody would be advertising foods to eat for glowing skin,” Hanifin told HuffPost. “I have a feeling that maybe this comes from people trying to sell health supplements.” ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

7 Must-Try Morning Rituals From Cities Across America That Will Make You Infinitely Happier Tomorrow
Rise and shine! Then eat your corn tortillas, sing along to Baha’i prayers, or dip your toes in the ocean—depending on where you live, of course. A morning ritual, or just a little ‘me-time’ first thing, can help you start your day off on the right foot. That’s why we’ve partnered with Tropicana to get the scoop on what people in cities across America do first thing in the morning to kick off their day right. Give them a read, and then try some of these rituals yourself for an AM boost. “Everyday at about 6 a.m. my two-year-old son jumps in bed with my husband and me for some morn...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Want to Lose Weight? Add This One Thing to Your Diet
What are the best ways to lose weight? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora: Learn the secret to losing weight - and improve your overall health at the same time. Fiber. It's not a sexy solution, but it's one that works wonders for maintaining a healthy weight. Beans, vegetables, fruit and grains all contain fiber, which helps keep your digestive tract clean, healthy and at peak function. But, did you know that...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Massachusetts
Boston Children's Hospital, Cape Cod Hospital, Berkshire Medical Center and Saint Vincent Hospital did not respond to survey requests; data was provided by the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA). Total net patient service revenue for Boston Medical Center was provided by CHIA. All data for Tufts Medical Center represents FY2016. Rank Hospital/Prior Rank (*unranked in 2015)/ Total 2015 net patient service revenue FTE employees Avg. no of operating beds Average occupancy rate Average… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 25, 2016 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Massachusetts
Boston Children's Hospital, Cape Cod Hospital, Berkshire Medical Center and Saint Vincent Hospital did not respond to survey requests; data was provided by the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA). Total net patient service revenue for Boston Medical Center was provided by CHIA. All data for Tufts Medical Center represents FY2016. Rank Hospital/Prior Rank (*unranked in 2015)/ Total 2015 net patient service revenue FTE employees Avg. no of operating beds Average occupancy rate Average… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 25, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Scoop On Finding A Healthy Plant-Based Protein Powder
Conclusion After completing this study, and factoring in the above, of all the plant based proteins I have tried, I would personally choose Nutiva's Plant Protein Superfood 30 Shake in either vanilla or chocolate as my top choice. For me it is obvious since Nutiva is actually certified organic, is at a great affordable price, low in sugars (and not stevia) and has a great taste. Serving suggestion: Add 2 tablespoons of Hempseeds to your shake for an extra 8g of Protein and 1.7g Omega-3.Consider the addition of 1 tablespoon of Nutiva Coconut Manna (ie coconut butter) and water to eliminate the need for buying cartons of al...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - November 8, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news