Five Preparedness Tips for People with Disabilities
Emily Holley’s Emergency Kit. In honor of National Disability Independence Day (July 26), Regional Communicator Emily Holley from the American Red Cross of Nebraska & Iowa Region shared tips on how she prepares herself during emergencies.  “I have been disabled for 27 years, and in that time, I’ve learned how to live my life around my conditions. That includes knowing what to do when disaster strikes, especially since living in the Midwest means unpredictable weather. With the help of the Red Cross, here are some of my personal tips people with disabilities can use to prepare. #1: Assess Your Situation. ...
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Disaster american red cross disaster preparedness Disaster Response People with disabilities Preparedness Tips Source Type: news

8/8 -- Inflation Has Many Americans Cutting Back on Health Care, Poll Finds
MONDAY, Aug. 8, 2022 -- Inflation is putting Americans ' health at risk, with nearly 2 in 5 struggling to pay for the care they need, according to a new West Health-Gallup poll. About 38% -- which translates to an estimated 98 million Americans --... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 3, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Verrica Pharmaceuticals receives $8M trigger payment from Japanese product development partner
The payment was triggered by the start of a Phase 3 clinical trial for a new drug candidate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: John George Source Type: news

Pharmacy Owner and Accountant Indicted Again in $150M Scam
FDA OCI, Mohamed Mokbel, Fathy Elsafty, Houston, Texas, pharmacy, scam, elderly, mail fraud, health care fraud, scheme, money laundering, mass marketing, 4M Pharmaceuticals, telemarketing, mail, fax requests, false proof, copay, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - August 3, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Moderna aiming to deliver updated Covid-19 vaccine boosters next month
Moderna (Nasdaq: MRNA) has been working on omicron-specific vaccines since last November. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Medical tech company to move headquarters to Denver
The company also plans to establish a new manufacturing facility next year in Aurora. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Nikki Wentling Source Type: news

Alnylam market cap gains billions on results of heart drug trial
Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday morning that a 12-month trial of one of its RNA-blocking drugs met its primary goal, propelling its stock up more than 50% as of 10 a.m. The Cambridge-based drugmaker (Nasdaq: ALNY) said the late-stage study of patisiran — a drug already approved and marketed under the name Onpattro for people with a rare, fatal heart condition — did significantly better than a placebo in treating patients with a more common heart condition, called transthyretin-mediated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Don Seiffert Source Type: news

Ford says Ontario getting health care it needs despite hospital department closures
As hospital departments across Ontario have been forced to shut their doors and scale back hours in recent weeks, Premier Doug Ford said Wednesday that the province’s health-care system is still meeting the needs of Ontarians. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Senate passes burn pit legislation to expand veteran health care
Watching the vote from the Senate gallery, comedian and vocal advocate of the bill Jon Stewart grew teary-eyed. #jonstewart #comedian #pitlegislation (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Senate ’s latest price setting proposal will undermine U.S. economic growth
Last week, we examined ways the latest drug pricing proposal will underminepatient access to medicines,American medical innovation andour health care system as a whole. But there is another consequence that we can ’t leave out: the impact this proposal will have on the biopharmaceutical industry’s contributions to American jobs and the economy. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - August 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Research and Development Economic Impact Medicare Policy Solutions Government Price Setting Source Type: news

How bad is region's health care worker shortage? New study shows nearly 6K jobs left unfilled
The health care worker vacancy rate at Greater Cincinnati hospitals is at its highest percentage in 15 years, according to new survey data released by the Health Collaborative. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

CVS Health raises full-year forecast after beating second-quarter expectations
The health-care company said it now expects adjusted earnings per share for the full year to come in between $8.40 and $8.60. #healthcarecompany (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mercy Flight partners with ConnectLife on blood program
The partnership was enabled by a new state law that expands in-air treatment. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 3, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Towards a new partnership between disabled people and health and care services: getting our voices heard
Sixty per cent of those dying from Covid-19 in 1st year pandemic were disabled. Long read sets out findings of research carried by King ' s Fund& Disability Rights UK into how disabled people are currently involved in health& care system design,& what good care might look like. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt to End Out-of-Pocket Payment for Healthcare
[This Day] The federal government says it is working to end out-of-pocket payments for health care services by demanding evidence of registration on the national health insurance scheme as a prerequisite for student enrollment, access to hospital services and other privileges. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news