Texas Research Park gets new leasing and marketing partner
San Antonio Commercial Advisors/Cushman and Wakefield has been retained by the Texas Research and Technology Foundation and UT Health-San Antonio to market their respective properties at the Texas Research Park on San Antonio's Far West Side. The properties being marketed include: 155 acres of data center land served by three power sources and two electric substations 166 acres of commercial land suitable for office, retail, multifamily and/or research The Barshop Institute consisting of three… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

Texas Research Park gets new leasing and marketing partner
San Antonio Commercial Advisors/Cushman and Wakefield has been retained by the Texas Research and Technology Foundation and UT Health-San Antonio to market their respective properties at the Texas Research Park on San Antonio's Far West Side. The properties being marketed include: 155 acres of data center land served by three power sources and two electric substations 166 acres of commercial land suitable for office, retail, multifamily and/or research The Barshop Institute consisting of three… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ryan Salchert Source Type: news

AngioDynamics to pay $13m to settle False Claims charges
AngioDynamics (NSDQ:ANGO) agreed to pay a total of nearly $13 million to settle charges that it broke the False Claims Act for a chemotherapy delivery device and a peripheral vein treatment. Latham, N.Y.-based AngioDynamics distributed the LC Bead embolization microspheres made by BTG (LON:BTG) subsidiary Biocompatibles. Although cleared for embolizations, the companies allegedly marketed LC Bead from May 2006 through December 2011 as a drug-delivery vehicle for chemotherapy agents, according to federal prosecutors in New York and Texas. The company admitted no liability in agreeing to the settlements, they ...
Source: Mass Device - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Legal News AngioDynamics Source Type: news

‘ An Almond Doesn ’t Lactate ’ : FDA To Crack Down On Soy, Almond ‘ Milk ’
WASHINGTON, DC (CBS Local) – The Food and Drug Administration has a message for soy and almond milk drinkers: you’re not drinking milk and your bottle labels may change very soon. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb addressed the agency’s enforcement of “standards of identity” during a Politico media event in Washington. Gottlieb says the FDA will begin cracking down on companies marketing non-dairy products as “milk.” “If you look at our standard of identity, there is a reference somewhere in the standard of identity to a lactating animal,” the FDA chie...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News almond milk FDA Local TV soy milk talkers Source Type: news

3D Printer of PEKK Implants Expanding in Asia
After receiving accreditation as a foreign medical device manufacturer by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour, and Welfare, Oxford Performance Materials Inc. (OPM) has forged a partnership to establish manufacturing and marketing in Japan. Known for its 3D printed PEKK OsteoFab implants, its contract manufacturing services, and its OXPEKK materials technology, OPM has partnered with Tokyo-based materials supplier JSR Corp. (JSR) to form OPM Asia. The OPM Asia license includes Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and India. Manuf...
Source: MDDI - July 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Mylan strikes Humira biosim delay deal with AbbVie
In an effort to protect its Humira patent, AbbVie signed an agreement to grant Mylan the rights to begin marketing its biosimilar in the United States. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - July 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The elusive power of the individual victim: failure to find a difference in the effectiveness of charitable appeals focused on one compared to many victims - Hart PS, Lane D, Chinn S.
Previous research has offered conflicting findings regarding the influence of help appeals that feature an individual victim compared to a group of victims. Studies examining emotional responses and donation behavior have generally found that help appeals ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The Smart City Active Mobile Phone Intervention (SCAMPI) study to promote physical activity through active transportation in healthy adults: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial - Ek A, Alexandrou C, Delisle Nystr öm C, Direito A, Eriksson U, Hammar U, Henriksson P, Maddison R, Trolle Lagerros Y, Löf M.
BACKGROUND: The global pandemic of physical inactivity represents a considerable public health challenge. Active transportation (i.e., walking or cycling for transport) can contribute to greater total physical activity levels. Mobile phone-based programs c... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

As Q2 revenue takes expected dip, NeuroMetrix looks to recoup with updated product launch, GSK partnership
Earnings reports shared by neurostimulation and digital medicine company NeuroMetrix during a Q2 investors ’ call showed a slight drop in total revenue as the company is preparing to place its marketing weight behind the launch of its updated wearable pain relief product, Quell. However, the company remained profitable during the quarter thanks to sales of its other product, DPNCheck. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Consumerism coming to healthcare: Opportunities and obstacles
Healthcare organizations aren't making significant strides in adapting to consumerism, even despite increasing demand, competition for patient loyalty and plenty of lip service to the idea.   That's true across the range of hospitals, payers and pharmaceutical companies, according to new research by branding and marketing consultancy specialist Prophet. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Obesity Drug Belviq Is Heart Safe in Cardiovascular Outcome Study Obesity Drug Belviq Is Heart Safe in Cardiovascular Outcome Study
Top-line'ground-breaking'results from the CAMELLIA-TIMI 61 post-marketing study show no increased risk of cardiovascular events with lorcaserin. Full results will be reported at ESC and EASD meetings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Health information on firefighter websites: structured analysis - Hu MA, Macdermid JC, Killip S, Lomotan M.
The objective of our study... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

#Westgate: a case study: how al-Shabaab used Twitter during an ongoing attack - Mair D.
This article analyzes 556 of these tweets to understand the motivations for using Twitter during ongoing terrorist opera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

A genosonic analysis of ISIL and US counter-extremism video messages - Bean H, Edgar AN.
Analyses of extremist video messages typically focus on their discursive content. Using the case of ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), this study instead draws upon the emerging subfield of genosonic analysis to understand the allure of extremist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

A hashtag worth a thousand words: discursive strategies around #JeNeSuisPasCharlie after the 2015 Charlie Hebdo shooting - Giglietto F, Lee Y.
Following a shooting attack by two self-proclaimed Islamist gunmen at the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo on 7 January 2015, there emerged the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie on Twitter as an expression of solidarity and support for the magazine's ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Australian media messages: critical discourse analysis of two intimate homicides involving domestic violence - Easteal P, Holland K, Breen MD, Vaughan C, Sutherland G.
This study uses critical discourse analysis to examine news reporting of two cases of intimate partner violence in Australia. The fine-grained analysis of newswriting and news-editing practices focuses particularly on the lexical features and referential s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Beyond Abu Ghraib: war trophy photography and commemorative violence - Jakob JB.
The commemoration of wartime often has emerged alongside brutal practices waged on the enemy, and the photographed events at Abu Ghraib are no exception. Indeed, the composition of these images builds upon a visual history in which certain dynamics are rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Brothers, believers, brave Mujahideen: focusing attention on the audience of violent jihadist preachers - Aly A.
The exponential growth in the use of the Internet and social media by terrorist actors and violent extremists has generated research interest into terrorism and the Internet. Much of this research is focused on the kinds of messages being spread via the va... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Differential influences of depression and personality traits on the use of Facebook - Scherr S, Brunet A.
Depressive symptoms are highly prevalent among younger populations and have been clearly associated with lowered activity in general. Focusing on Facebook use as an extremely popular leisure activity, this study examines the influence of depressive tendenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Framing through paradox: Egypt and the "Obama supports terrorism" campaign - Pinfari M.
This article presents and analyzes the "Obama supports terrorism" campaign, which was launched in Egypt in late June 2013 and was instrumental to the framing of some Islamist groups as terrorist both before and after the 3 July 2013 coup. The analysis of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

From dictators to avatars: furthering social and personality psychology through game methods - Freedman G, Flanagan M.
From football to the ultimatum game to chess to World of Warcraft, games have been used in social and personality psychology research for decades. Games are a unique and powerful method: They are engaging and have the potential to both manipulate and measu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

How journalists verify user-generated content during terrorist crises. Analyzing Twitter communication during the Brussels attacks - Rauchfleisch A, Artho X, Metag J, Post S, Sch äfer MS.
Social media, and Twitter in particular, have become important sources for journalists in times of crises. User-generated content (UGC) can provide journalists with on-site information and material they otherwise would not have access to. But how they sour... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Passive and active social media use and depressive symptoms among United States adults - Escobar-Viera CG, Shensa A, Bowman ND, Sidani JE, Knight J, James AE, Primack BA.
Social media allows users to explore self-identity and express emotions or thoughts. Research looking into the association between social media use (SMU) and mental health outcomes, such as anxiety or depressive symptoms, have produced mixed findings. Thes... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Perceptions of same-gender and different-gender intimate partner cyber-monitoring - Messinger AM, Birmingham RS, DeKeseredy WS.
There is a paucity of research comparing perceptions of technology-facilitated partner monitoring or stalking between same-gender and different-gender relationships. As such, a randomized vignette study was conducted with 738 undergraduate students at a la... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Reporting from the front: first-hand experiences, dilemmas and open questions - Risso L.
In the public's imagination, war correspondents experience conflict as action, power and adrenaline. Conflict is a hectic series of military, physical and ideological clashes. War correspondents are pictured with mud spattered all over their faces during t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The Charlie Hebdo attacks on Twitter: a comparative analysis of a political controversy in English and French - Smyrnaios N, Ratinaud P.
In this article, we propose an original method combining large-scale network and lexicometric analysis to link identifiable communities of Twitter users with the main discursive themes they used in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in Paris, Franc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The discourse of terror threats: assessing online written threats by Nigerian terrorist groups - Chiluwa I.
Online threats by terrorist groups are viewed as a special type of discourse that sends menacing explicit messages, expressing not only an intention to cause a direct physical harm to the threatened, but also to show a commitment to destroy public property... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

The Islamic State's strategy: bureaucratizing the apocalypse through strategic communications - Phillips V.
To understand the Islamic State's strategy, we have to look at the way the group twins Maoist and post-Maoist strategies, previously considered strategically incompatible. By establishing a state that it claims to embody the Caliphate, it not only gains re... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Violence in the name of god? A framing processes approach to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria - Westphal J.
Since summer 2014, the insurgent group 'Islamic State in Iraq and Syria' (ISIS) has become a major concern for international politics and global security due to its rapid territorial gains, violent operations and the propagation of Salafi-jihadist ideology... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

What terrorist leaders want: a content analysis of terrorist propaganda videos - Abrahms M, Beauchamp N, Mroszczyk J.
In recent years, a growing body of empirical research suggests that indiscriminate violence against civilian targets tends to carry substantial political risks compared to more selective violence against military targets. To better understand why terrorist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Advertising regulation needs strengthening to better regulate alcohol marketing on social media, new research finds
New research published today (18 July 2018) shows the significant role that drinking venues and alcohol brands play in marketing alcohol products to young people on social media. The report highlights how the regulatory system for alcohol marketing (under the UK advertising Codes of Practice regulated by the Advertising Standards Authority) is struggling to keep up with the pace and nature of technological change and needs to be strengthened – taking particular account of marketing by venues as well as brands – to reflect the central role of social media activity in young people’s drinking occasions. The ...
Source: Alcohol Research UK - July 17, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: Julie Symes Tags: News Source Type: news

Omega-3 no protection against heart attack or strokes, say scientists
Supplements do not offer cardiovascular benefits, researchers conclude from trials involving 112,000 peopleThe widespread belief that taking omega-3 capsules will help protect you from a heart attack, stroke or early death is wrong, according to a large and comprehensive review of the evidence.Thousands of people take omega-3 supplements regularly and for years. The belief that it protects the heart has spread – and is promoted in the marketing of the supplements – because the results from early trials suggested the capsules had cardiovascular benefits.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Health Medical research Food & drink Heart attack Stroke Science Life and style Society Source Type: news

Natus Medical lifts Kennedy to the corner office | Personnel Moves – July 17, 2018
Natus Medical (Nasdaq: BABY) said last week that its current CEO Jim Hawkins is retiring from their position, with current chief financial officer Jonathan Kennedy slated to take over as prez & chief exec. Kennedy has operated as CFO since April 2013, while the retiring Hawkins spent 14 years as the chief exec, the Pleasanton, Calif.-based company said. “It has been a privilege to serve as Natus’ CEO over the past 14 years and I thank Natus’ talented employees for their hard work and partnership on this journey. I am proud of all that we have accomplished in building Natus into the mark...
Source: Mass Device - July 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Analogic berkshiresterilemanufacturing evidentmedical hancockjaffelabs Helius Medical Technologies MedCrypt Myomo Inc Natus Medical Inc. Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, May 22, 2018
  Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Judy Danielson, Dave DeBronkart, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods, Michael Millenson, Vera Rulon Welcome                                                               Danny Sands Danny announced th...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - July 17, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: Janice McCallum Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Lumendi wins CE Mark, launches DiLumen EIP in EU
Lumendi said today it launched its DiLumen endolumenal interventional platform endoscope sleeve after winning CE Mark approval in the European Union for the device. The Buckinghamshire, U.K.-based company said its DiLumen EIP is a non-sterile, single-use sleeve designed to fit over standard endoscopes to stabilize the devices in the large intestine. Lumendi touted that the device has already been used in more than 400 procedures, and has been the subject of three clinical studies, the results of which are slated to be published later this year. “Receiving approval to apply the CE mark in Europe is critical to Lu...
Source: Mass Device - July 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Regulatory/Compliance Lumendi Source Type: news

Evaluating the feasibility and effectiveness of an Australian safety planning smartphone application: a pilot study within a tertiary mental health service - Melvin GA, Gresham D, Beaton S, Coles J, Tonge BJ, Gordon MS, Stanley B.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to examine the feasibility and effectiveness of a suicide prevention smartphone application. METHOD: Thirty-six non-Aboriginal Australians aged between 16 and 42  years (67% female) were recruited from a ter... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

SuperSonic Imagine wins FDA nod, CE Mark for Aixplorer Mach 30 ultrasound
SuperSonic Imagine said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance and CE Mark approval in the European Union for its next-gen Aixplorer Mach 30 ultrasound system. The France-based company touted that the newly cleared system features its UltraFast imaging and enhanced performance over previous models of the device. The Aixplorer features the company’s SonicPad touchpad interface and improved B-mode image quality. The Aixplorer Mach 30 also features ShearWave elastography intended to allow for real-time, reliable, quantitative and reproducible 2D and 3D visualization of tissue stiffness. “The FDA 510(k) and CE Mark are ...
Source: Mass Device - July 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Imaging Regulatory/Compliance Ultrasound SuperSonic Imagine S.A. Source Type: news

Beyond bruised faces and invisible men? Changes in social advertising on male violence against women in Italy - Magaraggia S, Cherubini D.
This paper examines how male violence against women is represented in Italian advertisements. It focuses on the recent developments in social and commercial campaigns, showing their connection to broader changes in the public discourse on gender-based viol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Media framing of trolling and online abuse: silencing strategies, symbolic violence, and victim blaming - Lumsden K, Morgan H.
This article draws on British newspaper reports in order to demonstrate that trolling, and the media's subsequent framing of trolling, involves "silencing strategies." It is important to examine how trolling is discussed within the media to understand how ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Future-proofing pharma with contract sales organisations
Ashfield spoke to pharmaphorum about how deploying a multichannel approach to marketing, backed by advanced analytics, could help pharma evolve and secure a successful future… Julian Tompkins says... The post Future-proofing pharma with contract sales organisations appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare. (Source: Ashfield Healthcare News)
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashfield Source Type: news

ReachMD Named Finalist for Both ‘Best Healthcare Professional Media...
ReachMD nominated by Medical Marketing and Media for its 2018 annual awards, recognizing excellence in the healthcare marketing industry; winners will be announced October 11 in New York City.(PRWeb July 16, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/07/prweb15631059.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Breast-Feeding or Formula? For Americans, It ’ s Complicated
A brief history of the debate in the U.S., from the rise of formula to the Trump administration opposing an international resolution encouraging breast-feeding. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Breastfeeding Infant Formulas Babies and Infants Advertising and Marketing Parenting Source Type: news

Health risk communication message comprehension is influenced by image inclusion - Manno FAM, Lively MB, Manno SHC, Cheng SH, Lau C.
The impact of images on risk communications such as public service announcements is unknown. Whether images contained within a printed message such as a food safety warning alters the comprehension of the underlying text, has not previously been explored. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Stakeholder perspectives on using and developing the MYPLAN suicide prevention mobile phone application: A focus group study - Buus N, Erlangsen A, River J, Andreasson K, Frandsen H, Larsen JLS, Nordentoft M, Juel A.
OBJECTIVE: To explore different stakeholder perspectives on the MYPLAN app for suicide prevention safety planning. METHODS: The study was a comparative analysis of four focus groups with Danish MYPLAN stakeholders, young users, adult users, relativ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

Stryker ortho group prez Floyd to retire, Scannell to take prez, COO role
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) said earlier this week that its orthopedics group prez David Floyd will retire, effective at the end of next June, and that it has appointed Timothy Scannell as its new prez and COO, effective August 1. Floyd has been with Stryker since 2012, and will stay on as group prez and advisor to the CEO through to his retirement date, the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based company said. Scannelle joined Stryker in 1990 serving in leadership roles in sales and marketing, and has risen through the company to the role of group president, most recently for the company’s medsurg & neurotechnology divisions. &ldquo...
Source: Mass Device - July 12, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News personnel-moves Stryker Source Type: news

The Triad of Risk-Related Behaviors (TriRB): a three-dimensional model of cyber risk taking - Ben-Asher N, Meyer J.
OBJECTIVE: We identify three risk-related behaviors in coping with cyber threats-the exposure to risk a person chooses, use of security features, and responses to security indications. The combinations of behaviors that users choose determine how well they... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Media, Marketing, and Internet Issues Source Type: news

When It Comes to Breastfeeding, This Is Why Women Never Feel Like They ’re Right
There may be nobody as vulnerable to manipulation as a mother worried about her child’s health. The question of whether we’re doing right by our kids cuts straight to the maternal heart. The problem is that in this age of marketing vs. activism, we’re overwhelmed and paralyzed by the debates about what’s best. It’s not surprising, then, that there was an uproar when the New York Times reported on July 8 that the Trump Administration had tried to dilute a resolution at the World Health Assembly this spring that called on all nations to “protect, promote and support breastfeeding.” T...
Source: TIME: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized breast milk breastfeeding Trump Administration WHO Source Type: news

Russian Company Brands Asbestos with Trump ’ s Face
The world’s largest producer of chrysotile asbestos is now marketing its signature product with President Donald Trump’s image, according to a recent Facebook post from the Russian mining company Uralasbest. On June 25, the company, which operates a giant asbestos mine in the Ural Mountains in Western Russia, posted photos of its asbestos on palettes wrapped in plastic and stamped with a seal of Trump’s face in red ink. A message of support for Trump and former Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt accompanied the photos. In an English translation provided by the Environmental...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - July 11, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Primo Water CEO credits Black Friday promotion for dramatic growth in sales, stock
CEO says marketing has become a major focus. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

IsoRay inks $8m private placement deal
IsoRay (NYSE:ISR) has inked a private placement deal worth approximately $8.3 million, according to an SEC filing posted this week. Through the deal, Richland, Wash.-based IsoRay is floating 11 million shares of common stock at 75¢ per share with several institutional and accredited investors, according to the filing. The company said it will also offer unregistered warrants to purchase a number of shares equal to 50% of the investors shares at an exercise price of 75¢, exercisable six months after issuance out to 5.5 years, according to an SEC filing. A total of 5.5 million shares will be offered through th...
Source: Mass Device - July 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Wall Street Beat IsoRay Source Type: news