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President Trump-Shaped And Branded Ecstasy Tablets Seized By German Police
I'd be as concerned about a lawsuit from President Trump's attorneys for trademark infringement as I would prosecution for a drug possession and trafficking offense in Germany. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Kroll, Contributor Source Type: news

Here's Why Your Brain Doesn't Want To Tackle Big Projects In The Afternoon
You know that brain fatigue that sets in around 2:00 p.m.? Brain science offers a way to explain the drain. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

IBM Forges Blockchain Collaboration With Nestl é & Walmart For Global Food Safety
IBM -'Big Blue'- is making further advances in blockchain technology through a major collaboration with a group of leading food and retail groups including Nestl é, Walmart and Unilever to address " urgent areas " across the global food supply chain, which could benefit from the blockchain. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Tags: NYSE:IBM NYSE:WMT VTX:NESN NSRGY:US Source Type: news

Standing Up To Trump: A New Leadership Imperative For American CEOs
When dire events force uncomfortable choices, employees look to their leaders to display character and bravery. When executives cower in fear, workers lose confidence. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

5 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Amplify the Voice of the Patient
Embedding " the voice of the patient " is an aspiration many healthcare organizations hold, yet one that most find challenging to operationalize. This post addresses 5 approaches healthcare organizations can employ to ensure that authentic patient voices permeate decision-making and strategy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sachin H. Jain, Contributor Source Type: news

No Solar Eclipse Glasses? Here's How To Make A Pinhole Projector Instead
Proper solar eclipse glasses may not available now. Don't risk your vision with bogus or improper glasses. Try this instead. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Insurers Stepped Up To Offer Obamacare In Bare Counties
Health insurers expanding Obamacare offerings in " bare " U.S. counties in danger of not having individual coverage see a good business opportunity to expand into markets with no competition. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

It May Soon Be Possible To Immunize People Against Opioid Addiction
Researchers report that they've made progress toward developing a vaccine that empowers the body's immune system against opioids. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

The Key To Fighting The Opioid Epidemic Could Be A Vaccine
Researchers report that they've made progress toward developing a vaccine that empowers the body's immune system against opioids. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Rabies Should Be On Your Radar
A recent attack by a coyote on a woman on a bike path near Albany, in upstate New York, focuses attention on the risk of acquiring rabies, especially among animals not typically associated with the infection. Aggressive behavior is wild animals is associated with a heightened risk for rabies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Do Antidepressants Really Work? A New Study Says Yes, With A Caveat
Millions trust antidepressants to change their lives, but are the drugs really delivering benefits or a placebo effect? A new study examines evidence for two popular antidepressants. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Why The Eclipse On Monday May Be A Full Moon ForEmergency Rooms On Tuesday
There could be an uptick in ER visits, after people view the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017. This may be increased in specific states in the path of " totality " , and elsewhere, when the moon completely covers the sun. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

How Trump's Shift From Value Depletes Medicare's Trust Fund
The Trump administration is beginning to curtail value-based care initiatives for Medicare that could cost taxpayers billions of dollars starting with the end of bundled payment for hip and knee surgeries. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET NYSE:GM NYSE:CI Source Type: news

NarrativeDx: The AI Platform Leveraging Yelp Reviews To Improve Patient Experiences
I spoke with Founder and CEO Senem Guney about the vision behind his company, improving the patient experience, and how artificial intelligence is changing the way hospitals are held accountable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

NarrativeDx: The AI Platform Aiming To Be The Yelp For Patient Hospital Reviews
I spoke with Founder and CEO Senem Guney about the vision behind his company, improving the patient experience, and how artificial intelligence is changing the way hospitals are held accountable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

This Biotech Startup Is Using AI To Help Researchers Develop Cures Quicker
I spoke with Co-Founder Guarav Tripathi about the vision behind Innoplexus, disrupting the medical research industry, and how artificial intelligence is defining the future of modern medicine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

Don't Let The Eclipse Overshadow Another Important Event Monday
Don't let the fact that the moon is going to cover the sun Monday eclipse another important event. Find ways to support older people and recognize their achievements for National Senior Citizens Day. Use #SeniorCitizensDay on social media, organize community gatherings, simply spend time together. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Walnuts May Help You Lose Weight By Controlling Your Mind
More evidence that your food may be talking to you in good ways and bad ways that you don't realize. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Walnuts May Control Your Mind To Help Lose Weight
More evidence that your food may be talking to you in good ways and bad ways that you don't realize. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Cannabis Industry Weekly Update 8/18/2017
Earnings from MedReleaf, Solis Tek and Canopy Growth were the highlights this week in the cannabis industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debra Borchardt, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:ZYNE OTC:MEDFF Source Type: news

Binge-Watching TV Is Linked To Poorer Sleep And Insomnia
Watching eight episodes of your favorite show back-to-back is a bad idea, psychologically speaking. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

5 Important Healthcare Predictions For 2018
As an industry, healthcare is exploding and is an increasingly interesting space for investors. If you ’re thinking about taking the plunge and investing in the space, there are some broader macro trends to be aware of. Here are 5 forces shaping the healthcare industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Annabel Acton, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Will SCOTUS Ruling Affect Philadelphia Court, Where 94% Of New Plaintiffs Are From Out Of State?
Out-of-state plaintiffs flocked to Philadelphia this year to file lawsuits over prescription drugs, but a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision might deter that practice in the future. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

SAPVoice: After 700% Workforce Growth, Pharma Leader Finds Formula To Redefine Global Healthcare
Keeping generics affordable while researching and developing new specialty medicines is a responsibility that guides Teva Pharmaceuticals every day. After its workforce grew to 57,000, the Israel-headquartered company turned to SAP SuccessFactors to harmonize human resources across 80 countries. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Susan Galer, SAP Tags: sap Source Type: news

Discovery's'First In Human' Calls Much-Needed Attention To Clinical Trials
The new three-part documentary, which spotlights research at the National Institutes of Health ’s (NIH) Building 10, has the potential to reverse misconceptions about participating in clinical trials. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Arlene Weintraub, Contributor Source Type: news

Pubic Hair Grooming: How Often People Hurt Themselves
A new study reveals the percentage of Americans who groom their pubic hair, what injuries they suffer, and who's more likely to get injured. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Still Sick: Even Massive Subsidies Won't Help ObamaCare
One-in-five low-income adults would still be uninsured even with massive government subsidies, research shows. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Simon Constable, Contributor Tags: NYSE:SPY NYSE:GLD NYSE:UNH Source Type: news

Employers Accelerate Move To Value-Based Care In 2018
Nearly 40% of employers are incorporating some “type of value-based benefit design” into their workers health plans next year, the National Business Group on Health says. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:CI NYSE:AET NYSE:AON Source Type: news

No, You Can't Use 3D Movie Glasses As Eclipse Glasses - Here's Why
No, you cannot use 3-D movie glasses to view the Great American Eclipse, and regular sunglasses will not work either. Here's why. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 17, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marshall Shepherd, Contributor Source Type: news

Tiger Woods' Toxicology Report Provides Another'Teachable Moment' About How Not To Combine Drugs
Tiger Woods might be a celebrity, but the problems he has encountered by trying to self-medicate his pain from back surgery are all too common. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

How Your Brain Tricks You Into Thinking More Expensive Wine Tastes Better
A new study shows why our brains are so susceptible to linking higher prices with higher quality, even if no such difference really exists. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Teen Drug Overdose Deaths Doubled From 1999 to 2015 [Infographic]
After a noticeable decline between 2007 and 2014, drug overdose deaths among U.S. adolescents have now inched up again. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy, Contributor Source Type: news

New CEO Named At UnitedHealth Group As Wichmann Succeeds Hemsley
UnitedHealth Group's CEO Stephen Hemsley is handing over the company's reigns of the nation's largest health insurer to company president Dave Wichmann effective Sept 1. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH Source Type: news

CBO: If Trump Ends Obamacare Subsidies, Premiums Will Jump 20%
If President Trump refuses to fund cost-sharing subsidies for Obamacare patients, " premiums for silver plans offered through the marketplaces would be 20 percent higher in 2018 and 25 percent higher by 2020. " (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM Source Type: news

In Business Emails, A Smiley Face Is Not A Smile, Study Finds
A new study finds that while real-life smiles signal competence, smiley face emojis do not ― another example of how we can be way off in our assumptions about how real-world behavior translates to the virtual world. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Among A Study's Important Conclusions: A Smiley Face Is Not A Smile
A new study finds that while real-life smiles signal competence, smiley face emojis do not ― another example of how we can be way off in our assumptions about how real-world behavior translates to the virtual world. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Use Emojis In Work Emails? You May Be Tainting Your Colleagues' Opinion Of You
Researchers find that including a smiley emoticon or emoji in a work email may make people think you are less competent and that responses to emails with a smiley face tend to contain less information. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Reject This Incompetent Trump Nominee; He's Not A Scientist
President Trump has appointed Sam Clovis, a former right-wing radio host with no scientific qualifications, to be the chief scientist of the Department of Agriculture. If the Senate has any backbone, it will reject this appointment as the insult that it is. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steven Salzberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Sex, Bodies And The Biology Of Understanding
Sexual equality means understanding one another; that, in turn, means understanding evolutionary biology and the complementary imperatives men and women serve. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 15, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David L. Katz, Contributor Source Type: news

If You Took The Nicotine Out Of Cigarettes, Would Fewer People Want To Smoke?
The FDA is considering mandating that cigarette nicotine levels drop to the point that they aren't addictive. The thinking is that low-nicotine cigarettes would drive smokers to non-combustible sources of nicotine, such as e-cigarettes, which are thought to be safer. But would that be the case? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Tags: NYSE:XXII NYSE:PM Source Type: news

Why Merck's CEO Needn't Worry About Trump's Drug Pricing Tweet
Some read President Donald Trump's tweet to Merck CEO Ken Frazier as a threat to the pharmaceutical industry on drug prices. But his White House has done little to reduce prescription costs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:JNJ NYSE:GLW NYSE:PFE NASDAQ:AMGN Source Type: news

Why Merck CEO Needn't Worry About Trump's Drug Pricing Tweet
Despite Donald Trump's Tweet to Merck CEO Ken Frazier on drug prices, his White House has done little to reduce prescription costs. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:JNJ NYSE:GLW NYSE:PFE NASDAQ:AMGN Source Type: news

A Key To Happiness May Be'Feeling Your Feelings,' Even The Negative Ones
Experiencing your full range of emotions, rather than pushing them away, may be a key to well-being. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Fleas Found To Be Carrying Plague In Arizona
How can you catch plague and what to do to avoid it. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Five Reasons Biotech Entrepreneurs Absolutely, Positively Need Neil Young, Miles Davis And Liszt
After a difficult day, step away, put on a good pair of headphones and immerse yourself in Brahms or Coltrane, in Suite Judy Blue Eyes or Dark Side of the Moon. Read Jhumpa Lahiri or Paul Auster, or study Eakins or Manet. Put the cap table, the regulatory filing and the data away for a little while. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Sable, Contributor Source Type: news

Five Reasons Why Biotech Entrepreneurs Absolutely, Positively Need Neil Young, Miles Davis And Liszt
After a difficult day, step away, put on a good pair of headphones and immerse yourself in Brahms or Coltrane, in Suite Judy Blue Eyes or Dark Side of the Moon. Read Jhumpa Lahiri or Paul Auster, or study Eakins or Manet. Put the cap table, the regulatory filing and the data away for a little while. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Sable, Contributor Source Type: news

What You Should Know About Ken Frazier, The CEO Who Just Quit A Trump Advisory Council
To anyone familiar with the career of Merck's African-American CEO, it's no surprise that he'd take a stand against Trump's failure to denounce white supremacists in the wake of the violence in Charlottesville. Frazier has a record of taking on big fights and staking out the moral high ground. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

3 Things U.S. Medicine Can Learn From A Global Humanitarian Nonprofit
If the U.S. healthcare system was designed to maximize the number of lives saved, it would not trail the 10 other wealthiest nations in health outcomes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Can A Humanitarian Nonprofit Help Save American Healthcare?
If the U.S. healthcare system was designed to maximize the number of lives saved, it would not trail the 10 other wealthiest nations in health outcomes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Epilepsy Isn't As Rare As Many Might Think -- And Cases Are Increasing
Increases in epilepsy likely due to population increases, improved awareness, better diagnosis and less stigma. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 14, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news