How A Fitbit Told Jane Slater That Her Partner Was Cheating
There are several possible reasons why your significant other ’s physical activity may be spiking at 4 am when you are not around. Most of them are not good. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Is It Time To Let Out The Genetic Genie Out Of Its Bottle?
Genomics has been playing a role within healthcare policy in the last month, with Matt Hancock, Secretary for Health and Socal Care in the U.K., announcing a " healthcare revolution " . But what is its place in health and social care and how will it be regulated? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sophia Waterfield, Contributor Source Type: news

Real Ways To Implement Solutions For Healthcare Disparities
Should your health insurance company build a movie theater? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. Miriam A Knoll, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Health Experts Unanimous In Objection To Medicare-For-All
In a conversation about value-based care and cost containment at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit, three health executives agreed the policy Medicare-For-All jeopardizes the ability to provide health care for everyone. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lisa Fitzpatrick, Contributor Source Type: news

As Healthcare Goes Digital, Social Care Lags Behind
When social care organizations have the ability to share data and invest in technological upgrades, everyone benefits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Source Type: news

Another Listeria Outbreak Leads To Sushi, Salad And Spring Roll Recall
They may take our broccoli florets, our chicken, and our sausage products, but they will never take our sushi. Well, actually they can. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA: Listeria Yet Again, Here Is A Sushi, Salad, And Spring Roll Recall
They may take our broccoli florets, our chicken, and our sausage products, but they will never take our sushi. Well, actually they can. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Do You Have Weekend Warrior Syndrome? Here Are Some Tips To Help
Waiting for this weekend to exercise? Don't. Do this instead. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 6, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Data And Analytics Key To Health Outcomes, Anthem CEO Says
Health insurance giant Anthem will continue to invest in data and analytics to improve health outcomes and reduce costs, CEO Gail Boudreaux said at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

New Leader To Take Over At Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The Country ’s Largest Private Foundation
Mark Suzman, the foundation ’s chief strategy officer, will replace CEO Susan Desmond-Hellman. Suzman will be the fourth CEO of the Gates Foundation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kerry A. Dolan, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Want To Improve The Social Determinants Of Health? Here Are 8 Solutions
This wasn ’t your typical discussion about social determinants of health. Here's why. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

20% Of Prescription Drugs Save Money, And Are Not Just Cost-Effective
Nearly 20% of prescription drugs are not only cost-effective, but they are cost-saving. That is, drug expenditures are offset by lower costs in other healthcare sectors, such as hospital and physician services. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Partnerships Are Key To Drugstore Transformation, Says Walgreens CEO
Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina said partnerships remain the most cost-effective way for the global drugstore chain to remain competitive and grow in the future. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 5, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

UnitedHealth ’s Witty: Optum Rolling Out Seamless Healthcare ‘City By City’
UnitedHealth Group ’s fast-growing Optum is rolling out what it hopes will be a seamless “city-by-city” effort to make healthcare more seamless to patients, Andrew Witty said at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

UnitedHealth President: Optum Rolling Out Seamless Healthcare ‘City By City’
UnitedHealth Group ’s fast-growing Optum healthcare services unit is rolling out what it hopes will be a seamless “city-by-city” effort to make medical care more seamless to patients, Andrew Witty said at the 2019 Forbes Healthcare Summit. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

How The Oldest People Got There: Could Be The Immune Cells
Can new insights into the immune systems of the world's oldest people open the door to better therapeutics to ward off cancer and deadly infections? Recent research suggests it's possible, raising excitement and new questions . (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kristen Gerencher, Contributor Source Type: news

A New Study Says Hair Dyes And Chemical Straighteners May Cause Breast Cancer
A new study has revealed potentially worrying links between the use of some hair products and the risk of developing breast cancer, with black women at far higher risk than white women. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA Approves Device For Ear Tube Surgery Without Anesthesia
With ear infections being the most common reason for a child to visit a doctor, ear tube surgery is the most common surgery performed in children. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

Psychological Research Explains Why TV Viewing Is Higher than Ever
At present, the average U.S. adult watches almost six hours of TV and video per day. That's around 30% of the day. Despite decades of predictions that the Internet would usurp TV viewership, it ’s actually continued to increase. And as we enter the holiday season, screen time will keep going up. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

Top 8 Predictions That Will Disrupt Healthcare in 2020
Every year, our team of futurists, analysts, and consultants at Frost& Sullivan's Transformational Healthcare Group comes together to brainstorm and predict the themes, technologies, and global forces that will define the next 12 to 18 months for the healthcare industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Reenita Das, Contributor Source Type: news

Brazil Allows Importation Of Medical Cannabis And Domestic Industrial Hemp Cultivation
Brazilian pharmaceutical regulator Anvisa approved regulations yesterday for the roll-out of medicinal cannabis-based products. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sara Brittany Somerset, Contributor Source Type: news

Death Or Debt? Cancer Patients Are Presented With An Unimaginable Choice
Even though cancer is one of the most ultimately common things to happen to a person, the cost of treating it has been an unreasonable financial burden for far too many Americans. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Clary Estes, Contributor Source Type: news

Flu Is Now Widespread In 10 States, Including California, Texas, Alabama
Last month had more flu activity than any other November this decade. Will what happened in the Southern Hemisphere earlier this year mean that the current flu season will be bad? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Laser Printing Human Organs, A New Kidney In 24 Hours? It ’s Closer Than You Think - Part 1
Melanie Matheu is the CEO of Prellis Biologics. As a scientist, entrepreneur and somebody with a huge vision about the future of organ replacement this podcast literally asks what if we could print life from light. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael Gale, Contributor Source Type: news

Lazer Printing Human Organs, A New Kidney In 24 Hours? It ’s Closer Than You Think - Part 1
Melanie Matheu is the CEO of Prellis Biologics. As a scientist, entrepreneur and somebody with a huge vision about the future of organ replacement this podcast literally asks what if we could print life from light. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michael Gale, Contributor Source Type: news

WMO And WHO New Reports Show The Effects Of Climate Change, From Tropical Cyclones To Mental Health Issues
The closing decade has been the warmest on record, with negative impacts on human health, data collected by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and the World Health Organization (WHO) shows. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emanuela Barbiroglio, Contributor Source Type: news

Clove: The Footwear Start-up On A Mission To Improve The Lives Of Healthcare Professionals
We all spend a lot of time on our feet. But, for healthcare professionals, how their footwear performs is crucial to both their own health as well as their patients'. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Meggen Taylor, Contributor Source Type: news

Optum To Provide More Than Half Of UnitedHealth ’s 2020 Profits
The rapid growth of UnitedHealth Group ’s Optum health care services unit will contribute more than 50% of the company’s earnings in 2020, executives disclosed Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Healthcare Consumers Lack Knowledge Of Basic Health Insurance Terms
Findings from a recently released survey by Policygenius show how challenging health insurance is for many American consumers to understand. Perhaps it ’s a good time to revisit the importance of educating future consumers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Job Loss Worries Loom If Medical Device Tax Returns
Worries of thousands of lost jobs loom as the medical technology industry pushes one again for a permanent end to a medical device tax. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

30 Under 30 In Healthcare 2020: Fixing Healthcare At Every Scale
From RNA to social determinants of health, the Forbes 30 Under 30 in Healthcare finalists are tackling healthcare issues at every scale. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

An HIV Vaccine By 2021? Here Is What Needs To Happen
The encouraging news is that three late stage clinical trials are underway for two different HIV vaccine candidates . (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

UnitedHealth Group: 2020 Revenues To Eclipse $260B
UnitedHealth Group said its 2020 revenues will surpass $260 billion next year as the company prepares to unveil its business strategy Tuesday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Are Dangerous Microbes Hiding In Your Makeup? New Study Says Yes.
A new study has revealed that the majority of opened, in-use makeup products, such as lip gloss, mascara and blending sponges are contaminated with potentially dangerous bacteria such as E.coli and Staphylococci. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Will Ohio Bill Force Doctors To Do The Impossible: Reimplant Ectopic Pregnancies?
Could Ohio House Bill 413 lead to criminal prosecution for doctors who don't do what they can't do? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Digital Health Trial Uses AI For Better Epilepsy Treatment Decisions
Digital trial using artificial intelligence for epilepsy sponsored by Stanford and doc.ai analyzes vast amounts of data (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Licholai, Contributor Source Type: news

CVS To Buy Centene ’s Divested Illinois Medicare Advantage Plan
CVS Health will buy Medicaid and Medicare Advantage lines of business owned by Centene in Illinois as part of a divestiture needed by Centene to win approval of its WellCare acquisition. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Ada Health Launches World ’s First AI-Powered Health App In Swahili
Ada, a free, symptom-checking app created by Berlin-based healthtech company, Ada Health, has become the first health app to be launched in Swahili, a language spoken by over 100 million people across East Africa in countries such as Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. James Somauroo, Contributor Source Type: news

Should You Let The Sun Shine In All The Dark Places?
With many parts of the country having fewer than ten hours of daylight per 24 hours, many of which are filled with rain, snow, sleet, or even just gray skies, the notion of getting some sun on a sandy beach becomes ever more enticing. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

A Brilliant New Focus For The Freelance Revolution: Age Tech
There ’s a new focus area with amazing potential for the freelance revolution: Age Tech (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jon Younger, Contributor Source Type: news

Using HIV Self Tests To Reach Vulnerable Populations
Why did it take thirty years for a single HIV self testing solution to appear in the United States? In honor of World AIDS Day, this article looks back on the history of HIV self tests —and examines the potential they hold today. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Source Type: news

Samoa Measles Outbreak Toll Getting Worse: Now 3,530 Cases, 44 Deaths
While the Samoan government has instituted a mass vaccination campaign, anti-vaccination social media accounts are encouraging people to send Vitamin A instead. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Dying Young: Decline In U.S. Life Expectancy For Third Straight Year Signals Alarming Trend
The decline in life expectancy suggests the standard for measuring the nation's well-being - growth in GDP - should be augmented by measures focused on income or resource distribution, socioeconomic determinants of health, job and housing security, among other items. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

Successful Alcohol And Drug Recovery Still Hindered By Stigma
In a recent study it was found that many adults in recovery from drugs and alcohol still experienced discrimination as they navigate their life in recovery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Clary Estes, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Is It Called Legionnaire ’s Disease?
The association doesn ’t seem to have done the American Legion any harm, but elsewhere, diseases’ names have done as much harm as the diseases themselves. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kiona N. Smith, Contributor Source Type: news

AIDS Activism, A Playbook For Global Health Advocacy
AIDS activism was exceptionally successful. Other areas of global health can and must use the AIDS activism playbook. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Madhukar Pai, Contributor Source Type: news

This Biological Battery Inspired By Electric Eels Could Soon Power Your Pacemaker
Sometimes used by aquariums to light Christmas trees, electric eels are teaching scientists how to create bio-batteries that can keep your implantable medical devices functioning forever (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: GrrlScientist, Contributor Source Type: news

Novel Sickle Cell Drug Causes Radical Results In End Of Life Patients
According to Bronte-Hall, the drug allows for greater oxygen delivery and an indirect increase in the hemoglobin. As a result, patients not only reported increased energy but also signs of increased blood flow such as increased color in the face and physical warmth upon touch. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dana Dovey, Contributor Source Type: news

Novel Sickle Cell Disease Causes Radical Results In End Of Life Patients
According to Bronte-Hall, the drug allows for greater oxygen delivery and an indirect increase in the hemoglobin. As a result, patients not only reported increased energy but also signs of increased blood flow such as increased color in the face and physical warmth upon touch. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dana Dovey, Contributor Source Type: news

New Study Suggests Extra Virgin Olive Oil May Fight Toxic Proteins From Accumulating In The Brain
A new mouse study suggests extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) has the potential for fighting the build-up of toxic tau proteins in the brain that can lead to dementia (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news