Purdue Pharma ’s Creditors Vote Yes To Bankruptcy Deal Shielding Billionaire Owners From Future Opioid Lawsuits
The deal, which the OxyContin-maker says is worth $10 billion, is to settle thousands of lawsuits against the company for its alleged role in fueling the opioid crisis. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

Sarah Huckabee Sanders Calls Covid-19 Vaccine The ‘Trump Vaccine,’ Urges People To Get It
Huckabee Sanders wrote an Op-Ed for the Arkansas Democrat Gazette about Covid-19 vaccines entitled, “The reasoning behind getting vaccinated.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Amazon And Google Are Finally Tackling One Of Healthcare ’s Biggest Problems: Unstructured Health Data
Healthcare entails billions of data points, which, if analyzed correctly, may help improve long-term health outcomes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, M.D., J.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Source Type: news

Summer, Saltwater, And Sickness From Vibrio
Vibrio infections can ruin the best summer vacations. Here's how to stay safe. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Overwhelmed U.S. Hospital Systems: A Look Into The Future
A new study conducted via the U.S. Premier Healthcare Database revealed nearly one in every four COVID-19 deaths may be attributed to hospital strain related to case overload. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

How India ’s Air Pollution Crisis Impacts The Poor The Most
A new study has found that high-income, urban Indian households are responsible for the majority of outdoor air pollution, all thanks to their indirect fine particulate matter (PM)2.5 emissions in the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anuradha Varanasi, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

France Approves Law Requiring Pandemic Passes To Eat At Restaurants And Mandating Vaccinations For Essential Workers
President Macron criticized individuals who held “cynical and manipulative” opposition to Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink Science /science Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news SportsMoney Source Type: news

Could You Have Long Covid? Here Are The Common Signs And Symptoms
Dr. Mark Kortepeter, an infectious disease expert, explains what we know - and don ’t know - about the long-term impacts of Covid infections. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mark Kortepeter, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

The U.S. States Closest To Full Vaccination [Infographic]
As the Delta variant spreads like wildfire in the United States, there is a massive gulf in full vaccination coverage between states. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy, Contributor Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Florida Leads U.S. In New Covid-19 Coronavirus Cases, Yet Sticks With Weekly Not Daily Reporting
Florida now accounts for about one out of every five new reported infections across the entire U.S. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Tokyo Olympic Games Releases Covid-19 Data - 127 People Test Positive So Far
The list involves details of athletes and Games staff who have tested positive since July 1st. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Olympics 2021 /olympics pharma & Source Type: news

Back To School? Pediatricians Stand Firm On Masking For All
As the summer of 2021 begins to wind down, and the Delta variant continues to surge in the midst of nearly half of the U.S. unvaccinated, plans for the school year remain in flux. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Delta Variant Outbreak Likely More Prevalent Than Data Shows —But U.S. Could ‘Turn The Corner’ In Three Weeks, Says Former FDA Head
The CDC predicts new weekly cases could rise to 800,000 by mid-August, but Dr. Gottlieb believes they ’re likely to start falling soon. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jonathan Ponciano, Forbes Staff Tags: Investing /investing Money /money Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Coronavirus Source Type: news

Apple And Gallaudet University Team Up To Put Deaf-Friendly Businesses On The Map: Literally
Most digital maps do not highlight information that Deaf people may need to know when they navigate to new places, such as if a business has staff who can communicate in American Sign Language (ASL). But Gallaudet's Signing Ecosystem pinpoints Deaf-friendly businesses on Apple Maps. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laken Brooks, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Unvaccinated Woman Co-Infected With 2 Different Covid-19 Coronavirus Variants Simultaneously
The woman in Belgium ended up dying and may have caught the two different variants from two different people. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Declining Vaccine Efficacy —Particularly Among Older Individuals—Prompting Pfizer’s Emergency Booster Request, Former FDA Chief Says
Dr. Scott Gottlieb says the United States “probably missed the window” to provide the follow-up doses before a summer wave of infections. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jonathan Ponciano, Forbes Staff Tags: Investing /investing Money /money Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Business /business Policy /policy Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Rob Schneider ’s Tweets About Covid-19 Vaccines Got These Responses
Schneider referred to the Second Amendment when tweeting "just say no" about the Covid-19 vaccines. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment pharma Source Type: news

G20 Signs Off On 15% Global Minimum Corporate Tax —Here’s How It Will Work
The group will meet in October to approve plans for implementing the new system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Graison Dangor, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

Unvaccinated 90-Year-Old Woman Died After Contracting Two Covid-19 Variants Simultaneously
It's the first documented case of its kind. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jonathan Ponciano, Forbes Staff Tags: Investing /investing Money /money Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

From Pulled Hamstrings To Broken High Heels, Drag Can Be A Dangerous Sport. Here ’s How To Strut Safely.
Drag queens, kings, and other performers experience pulled hamstrings, bruised muscles, and aching joints. But with some basic precautions, this extreme sport can be as safe as it is entertaining. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laken Brooks, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

How Joey Chestnut Ate A Record 76 Hot Dogs At Nathan ’s Contest
Here's what makes for a top competitive eater. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 5, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Delta Variant Could Push U.S. Covid Immunity To 85%, Says Former FDA Head
Though it "could be a little worse," the physician predicted Covid will effectively act as a "second circulating flu" this winter. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jonathan Ponciano, Forbes Staff Tags: Investing /investing Money /money Business /business Policy /policy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

CDC Animations: This Is What Diarrhea In The Swimming Pool Looks Like
Will these gifs finally get more people to stop urinating and pooping in swimming pools, hot tubs, and other such bodies of water? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Tyson Recalls Around 8.5 Million Pounds Of Chicken Amidst Listeria Outbreak
According to the CDC, the Listeria outbreak has left at least three people hospitalized and one dead. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 4, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Food & Drink /food-drink pharma Source Type: news

A Company That Uses AI To Fight Malaria Just Won The IBM Watson AI XPrize Competition
According the WHO, there were nearly 229 million cases of malaria worldwide in 2019. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, M.D., J.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Source Type: news

India Is Experiencing A Devastating Wave Of Covid-19: Impact To Reverberate Around The World
The Covid-19 emergency in India isn ’t merely a humanitarian crisis of potentially monumental proportions. It also has negative repercussions for global economic growth, international reopening plans, and supply chains for a wide variety of products, including vaccines. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & Source Type: news

Did So-Called ‘Stanford, NIH Study’ Really Show Face Masks Are Ineffective Against Covid-19?
Some on social media are claiming that a “Stanford” or “NIH” study has shown that face masks are ineffective and even harmful. Stanford Medicine has emphasized that this was not a "Stanford study." (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

What Is Planetary Health?
A reflection for Earth Day (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Drake, Contributor Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Commercial Scale Production Of Rare Cannabinoids Is Finally Possible
Synthetic biology company Demetrix has discovered it is more economical and socially responsible to make cannabinoids through fermentation. Now the company is scaling up with a new partnership. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Cumbers, Contributor Tags: Manufacturing /manufacturing Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Policymakers Urged To Create A ‘Bold Baby Agenda’
From state to state, the youngest residents don't experience wellbeing equitably. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jackie Rocheleau, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

VC Firm Of Moderna Chairman Sold $1.4 Billion Of Stock In Two Months
Flagship Pioneering, a VC fund run and majority owned by Moderna chairman and cofounder Noubar Afeyan, sold the shares in late February and late March. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Giacomo Tognini, Forbes Staff Tags: Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Daily Cover daily-cover Source Type: news

VC Firm Of Moderna Chairman Dumped $1.4 Billion Of Stock In Two Months
Flagship Pioneering, a VC fund run and majority owned by Moderna chairman and cofounder Noubar Afeyan, sold the shares in late February and late March. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Giacomo Tognini, Forbes Staff Tags: Billionaires /worlds-billionaires Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Daily Cover daily-cover Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Reportedly Faces Being Sued By The European Union Over A Covid Vaccine Delivery Shortfall
AstraZeneca ’s failure to deliver on agreed vaccine quotas seriously hampered the EU’s vaccine rollout. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Policy /policy Manufacturing /manufacturing Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

6 Companies That Are Taking Telemedicine By Storm
The coronavirus pandemic turned much of our lives digital, and healthcare was no exception. Meet six companies that will be playing a big role in telemedicine ’s future. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Serenity Gibbons, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

InnovationRx: Health Insurer Profits; Plus 200 Million Vaccinations
InnovationRx is your weekly digest of healthcare news. Sign up! (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

To Beat Covid Variants, The U.S. Must Do More To Find Them
Dr. Rodney Rohde, a virologist and clinical laboratory expert, explores the challenges of detecting coronavirus variants. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rodney Rohde, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

‘No Time For Intolerance:’ Dr. Rachel Levine Has A Job To Do
In her first interview with a transgender journalist since being sworn-in as the nation ’s new Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Rachel Levine discusses the Johnson& Johnson vaccine, the politicization of healthcare and anti-trans bills sweeping the U.S., which she calls ‘draconian.’ (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dawn Ennis, Contributor Tags: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion /diversity-equity-inclusion Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Editors' Pick editors-pick Decision Maker Content decisionmaker Source Type: news

Anthem Profits Up As Insurer Adds 1.4 Million New Members
Anthem ’s membership grew by more than 1 million thanks to a big increase in enrollment in its Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Decision Maker Content decisionmaker pharma Source Type: news

Even Raises $1.5 Million To Launch Solution To Replenish Nutrients And Manage Side Effects Resulting From Medication Use
Even is a medical company focused on improving the quality of life of medication users. Its nutrient repletion systems are designed to address Medication-Induced Nutrient Depletions and mitigate potential side effects of antidepressants, birth control, and statins related to nutrient deficiencies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marija Butkovic, Contributor Tags: ForbesWomen /forbeswomen Leadership /leadership Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

The Covid-19 Vaccine Won ’t Give You Herpes. Here’s Why.
The connection between the Covid-19 vaccine and herpes infections gets muddied. Here we clear some things up. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

How Israel Ended Outdoor Face Mask Mandates With The Help Of Covid-19 Vaccines
Over half the total population and over 80% of the adult population in Israel have now been fully vaccinated. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma Source Type: news

Why You Can ’t Get Covid-19 From A Coronavirus Vaccine
Covid-19 vaccines only code for a tiny part of the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus, making it impossible for them to infect you with the virus. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Science /science business pharma & Source Type: news

EU Warns Of 'Possible Link' Between Johnson & Johnson Vaccine And Blood Clots —But Says Benefits Still Outweigh Risks
The U.S. FDA and CDC suspended the shot earlier this month “out of an abundance of caution.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Policy /policy Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Executives Say Administration Of The Company ’s Covid Vaccine Will Resume Soon
Regulators in the EU and US meet this week to determine whether to resume administering the vaccine after reports of an extremely rare blood clotting side effect. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alex Knapp, Forbes Staff Tags: Science /science Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Money /money Editors' Pick editors-pick Coronavirus technology alexknappblog Source Type: news

Abbott Profits Triple As Over-The-Counter Covid Tests Hit Drugstore Shelves
Abbott Laboratories launched several diagnostic tests for Covid-19 this week in Walmarts, Walgreens and CVS drugstores. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Coronavirus Editors' Pick editors-pick business pharma Source Type: news

Reducing Screen Time After A Year Of Screen Reliance
Kids are still stuck in the habit of turning to screens more than they would have pre-pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Campbell, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

U.S. Health Insurer Announces New Plan To Reduce Racial Disparities In Maternal Health By 50% In Five Years
Black women are more likely to die of pregnancy-related causes than other women. To address racial disparities, Blue Cross Blue Shield is launching a national health equity strategy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Deb Gordon, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Leadership /leadership Diversity, Equity & Inclusion /diversity-equity-inclusion Source Type: news

Microsoft ’s Acquisition Of Nuance Reaffirms Its Interest In Dominating The $11+ Trillion Healthcare Market
This recent acquisition may create signifcant impact in clinical medicine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 20, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sai Balasubramanian, J.D., Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Source Type: news

Patients Can ’t Be Charged Fees For A Covid-19 Vaccine — Here’s What To Do If You Got Billed For It
People are taking to social media to say that their insurance companies have charged illegal fees for “vaccine administration.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Coronavirus Source Type: news

Patients Can ’t Be Charged Fees For A Covid-19 Vaccine — Including An ‘Administration Fee’
People are taking to social media to say that their insurance companies have charged illegal fees for “vaccine administration.” (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leah Rosenbaum, Forbes Staff Tags: Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Coronavirus Source Type: news