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Shkreli Provides Social Media Behavior and Governance Lessons for Millennials
Shkreli ’s social media messaging and relentless use of Twitter is instructive for Millenials and users of these media. Universal use and misuse of social media, especially among Millennials, impacts corporate governance, reflects board room perceptions and implicates criminal and civil laws. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jacob Frenkel, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:RTRX NASDAQ:NFLX Source Type: news

Your Doctor May Spend More Time With A Computer Than With You
Health systems and healthcare practices need to invest in administrative resources that free doctors to do doctoring. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

Skip The Cookie Dough: E. Coli Shiga Toxin-Producing Bacteria Linked To Raw Flour
While raw eggs in cookie dough or cake batter have traditionally been a concern for their ability to transmit salmonella, the new concern is another key ingredient: raw flour. Raw flour may harbor E.Coli Shiga toxin-producing bacteria (STEC). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Smoking Can Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer By Over A Third
In a ground-breaking study featuring over 100,000 women, scientists have determined that smoking increases the risk of developing breast cancer by up to 35%. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Eating Slowly This Thanksgiving Will Improve Your Long Term Health
As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner to partake of turkey with all the trimmings, it ’s best to eat slowly. The risk includes not only weight gain, and elevated blood sugar, but your odds of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Supply Chain Partners In Healthcare: The Top 25
This month my colleagues at Gartner published the ninth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25. Although based structurally on the same methodology that has driven the Global Supply Chain Top 25 since 2004, this ranking offers a twist that I have always found compelling – it has mission... (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin O ' Marah, Contributor Source Type: news

Coffee Brings More Health Benefits Than Risks, Study Finds
A large new review study finds that up to four cups per day, coffee is linked to some pretty nice health benefits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Coffee Brings More Health Than Harm, Study Finds
A large new study finds that up to four cups per day, coffee is linked to some pretty nice health benefits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Obamacare Enrollment Still Strong Despite Trump's Tight Sign-Up Window
Nearly 2.3 million Americans have selected Obamacare plans through Nov. 18 in a much shorter open enrollment period that Donald Trump cut in half to Dec. 15. In the past, Americans could sign up through January of the following year. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:CNC NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Cinnamon: Can It Really Help You Lose Weight?
A study suggests that cinnamaldehyde, an essential oil (as opposed to a useless oil) that gives cinnamon its flavor, may possibly potentially help fat cells burn energy. But here are the catches. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

HPV Vaccination Immunity Remains Strong 10 Years Later, Especially For Preteens
Those vaccinated at ages 9-12 had stronger immune responses against HPV than those vaccinated at ages 13-15. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news

Women Unite At Largest U.S. Marijuana Business Conference
Women band together for an equal stake in legal weed business at biggest industry gathering (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Heather Cabot, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

In The First Brexit Direct Hit, UK Carbon Traders Are Set To Lose £400m on 1st January
After a humiliating failed attempt at blackmail, the UK government has been unable to block an amendment that will render British carbon permits worthless in six weeks time. The direct impacts of Brexit are starting to hit. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dave Keating, Contributor Source Type: news

An Easy Way To Reduce Health Costs ... And Patient Stress
We can reduce health care costs--and patient stress--by reducing needless but relatively low-cost medical tests and procedures. A new study shows how. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Howard Gleckman, Contributor Source Type: news

Use Your Phone To Schedule Your Comcast DVR? Not Anymore, After Ruling In Patent Dispute
The ITC decided Tuesday to side with Rovi, a company some have dubbed a “patent troll” that has also sued Comcast in federal court over the technology used in its X1 system. Rovi argued to the ITC that Comcast shouldn’t be able to import the cable boxes used with the X1 system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Beer, Wine And Liquor May Trigger Different Emotions
If you need a drink to get through family gatherings this holiday season, you might want to skip the cocktail and go for the merlot. A study finds that different types of alcohol are linked to distinct feelings —relaxation, aggression, and sexiness, to name a few. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Marijuana Users Have More Sex
A new study using a nationally representative sample of over 50,000 US respondents finds that marijuana users have sex more often than nonusers, a difference that holds true across all demographic subgroups. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zhana Vrangalova, Contributor Source Type: news

Disparities In Access To Health Care For Women
Access to contraceptives, sex ed and abortion continue to be threatened, disproportionately affecting women of color and those in rural areas. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

Cities Are Growing More Powerful, And That May Be Good For You
Mike Bloomberg's time as Mayor of New York City showed how Mayors of large cities could play major roles in preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which led to Bloomberg Philanthropies'Partnership for Healthy Cities. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

4 States Are Recognized For Improving Older Adults' Lives
The SCAN Foundation has awarded its Pacesetter Prize to Vermont, Wisconsin, Minnesota and New York for improving long-term care and helping caregivers. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Next Avenue, Contributor Source Type: news

Medicare, Medicaid And Long-Term Care: Your Questions Answered
Here is what Medicare and Medicaid do and don't cover for long-term care costs. You may be surprised and may want to plot a long-term care strategy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Richard Eisenberg, Contributor Source Type: news

Many People Don't Seem To Know That Taking Prescription Drugs Could Impair Their Driving
A new study suggests that many people are never told that their prescription medication could impair their driving. The question is whether receipt of that information would make any difference. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

Smart Contracts On The Blockchain: Can Businesses Reap The Benefits?
Companies and individuals alike can no longer avoid the hype around blockchain and crypto currencies. While all hypes should be taken with a pinch of salt, some elements of blockchain, such as smart contracts, are being held up as truly set to drive dynamic and positive change. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Tags: NYSE:BABA Source Type: news

That Time A Researcher Wished His Brain Tumor Had A Share Button
Why one researcher and data evangelist wishes he could more easily share the data that was collected in during his own brain surgery. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Cytokinetics ALS Drug Fails
Cytokinetics, a biotechnology company, had hoped that by focusing on improving the function of muscle, not nerves, it could have an impact on lung function in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, popularly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, a nerve-destroying disorder. It didn't work. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

For Parkinson's Patients Like Jesse Jackson, Artificial Intelligence Shows Real Promise
US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson disclosed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson ’s disease. Unfortunately for Jackson, and more than 10 million worldwide living with Parkinson's, there's no cure. However, a new partnership between AstraZeneca and Berg believes AI will be able to prevent it (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AZN NASDAQ:BERG NASDAQ:GSK Source Type: news

For Parkinson's Patients Like Jesse Jackson, Artificial Intelligence Shows Real Promise
US civil rights activist Jesse Jackson disclosed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson ’s disease. Unfortunately for Jackson, and more than 10 million worldwide living with Parkinson's, there's no cure. However, a new partnership between AstraZeneca and Berg believes AI will be able to prevent it (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AZN NASDAQ:BERG NASDAQ:GSK Source Type: news

The Forbes Healthcare Summit: The Final Agenda
Here we go. We're just weeks away from Forbes'annual Healthcare Summit. Get ready for a packed 24-hour experience. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NYSE:MRK NASDAQ:REGN NYSE:UNH NASDAQ:GILD NASDAQ:BLUE Source Type: news

Richard Cordray Won't Be Around To See The Court Decision That Would Have Got Him Fired
Richard Cordray ’s sudden departure as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau likely will have no impact on a decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the bureau’s structure, says a consumer finance attorney. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Millennials Follow Dr. Dean Ornish
After 40 years as a public physician educating people on heart disease, Dr. Dean Ornish's work is finding new resonance among Millennials who are battling anxiety, depression and other wellness-related issues. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Eve Turow Paul, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Roche Cancer Drug Rises To Challenge Merck, Bristol-Myers
Tecentriq, a cancer immunotherapy developed by the Swiss drug giant Roche, slowed the progression of previously untreated lung cancer in a large clinical trial when combined with a chemotherapy regimen, the drug giant said. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: OTC:RHHBY NYSE:MRK NYSE:BMY NYSE:AZN Source Type: news

Nurses Say AMA Launching'Turf War' Over Direct Patient Access
Nurses are attacking a new American Medical Association policy opposing efforts to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice independently of a physician ’s supervision. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:UNH NYSE:CVS NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Nurses Say AMA Launching'Turf War' Over Direct Patient Access
Nurses are attacking a new American Medical Association policy opposing efforts to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice independently of a physician ’s supervision. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:UNH NYSE:CVS NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Problem Solving Buffers The Brain Against Anxiety, Suggests New Study
Giving the brains of anxiety sufferers problems to solve could protect them from worsening anxiety, suggests a new study. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Rabies Found In Arizona: What You Need To Know
The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed two cases of rabies in animals from the Superstition Mountain area, which includes popular hiking and camping areas such as Lost Dutchman State Park, First Water Trail and Tonto National Forest. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Rabies Found In Superstition, What You Need To Know
The Arizona Department of Health has confirmed two cases of rabies in animals from the Superstition Mountain area, which includes popular hiking and camping areas such as the Lost Dutchman State Park, First Water Trail, and the Tonto National Forest. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Americans Like Fruits More Than Veggies, But We Aren't Eating Much Of Either, Says New CDC Report
A new CDC report tallies a state-by-state comparison of fruit and vegetable consumption, with a breakdown by gender, income, race and age group. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Americans Like Fruits More Than Veggies, But We Aren't Eating Much of Either Says New CDC Report
A new CDC report tallies a state-by-state comparison of fruit and vegetable consumption, with a breakdown by gender, income, race and age group. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

These 27 Entrepreneurs Have Made The Forbes China Rich List 15 Years In A Row
Tencent's Ma Huateng, BYD's Wang Chuanfu among members of resilient group (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Russell Flannery, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:NTES Source Type: news

Insurer Ads Boost Obamacare Despite Trump's Marketing Squeeze
More Americans are seeing more ads and information on how to get insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll shows in what could be boosting Obamacare enrollment. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC Source Type: news

Insurer Ads Boost Obamacare Despite Trump's Marketing Squeeze
More Americans are seeing more ads and information on how to get insurance under the Affordable Care Act, a Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll shows in what could be boosting Obamacare enrollment. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC Source Type: news

Global Health Challenges Offer Social Entrepreneurs Opportunity
The global health landscape is ripe for further intervention by social entrepreneurs, according to a panel of experts and practitioners. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Devin Thorpe, Contributor Source Type: news

This Device Is The First Marketed To Treat Opioid Withdrawal, But Evidence It Works Is Lacking
The FDA this week for the first time authorized the marketing of a device to relieve opioid withdrawal symptoms, which have been compared to a bad case of flu. But well-designed studies of its effectiveness haven't yet been done, so any benefits from the device could be due to the placebo effect. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 18, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news