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Conservatives See Obamacare Repeal Slipping Away In Senate
Divisions among Republican U.S. Senators are making it difficult for them to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

What's In Your Drink, The Straw That May Detect Date Rape Drugs
Hearing about how often date rape drugs are used was the last straw that has led to the first straw. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

#HandsOnlyCPR: How Everyone Can Save A Life
Outcomes research now points to a change in how we should approach persons in cardiac arrest: It involves only the use of chest compressions, known as #HandsOnlyCPR, shown to be just as effective in the early minutes of a cardiac arrest. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Sensory Therapies For Autism: How Much Sense Do They Make?
If you've spent money and time for your autistic child to receive therapies targeting " sensory integration " or other sensory-related methods and wondered if they do anything, here is your answer. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Willingham, Contributor Source Type: news

The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets That Make You Fit And Healthy (Updated)
Technology to keep you on top of your health (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lee Bell, Contributor Source Type: news

The Best Health Tech 2017: Gadgets To Keep You Fit And Healthy
Technology to keep you on top of your health (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lee Bell, Contributor Source Type: news

Some Of The Best Websites For Seniors To Find New Ways To Get Up, Get Out And Meet Up In 2017
Opportunities abound today for older adults to get up, get out and meet up. And whatever activity you choose, the Internet has no doubt made it easier than ever for older adults to connect with friends, family and their communities and to find out what passions they may want to pursue in retirement. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Autistic Children Don't Benefit From Special Diets And Supplements, Study Shows
Gluten-free, casein-free diets may be popular for autistic children, but there's no evidence it's doing them any good. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news

Global Survey Says Magic Mushrooms Are The Safest Recreational Drug
Hallucinogenic fungus may not only be one of the most therapeutically valuable of'recreational'drugs (and arguably most colorful-looking), but also the safest. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Forbes Health Stories: The Medical Value Of Marijuana And The Food You're Throwing Away
Here are the great health stories we published yesterday. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Sarah Hedgecock, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

How To Stop Breast Cancer Surgeons From Overtreating Their Patients
It is great to be able to show good news about medical practice – that many physicians respond rapidly to new evidence, improving patient care in the process. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

How To Stop Breast Cancer Surgeons From Over-Treating Their Patients
It is great to be able to show good news about medical practice – that many physicians respond rapidly to new evidence, improving patient care in the process. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

California's Largest Health Provider Takes On Human Trafficking
Health care settings are considered the most promising places to identify and serve victims of human trafficking. Whether someone is a victim of labor or sex trafficking, health providers often fail to recognize the signs, and our health system fails to identify and care for our most vulnerable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

Is California's Largest Health Provider The Answer To Fight Human Trafficking?
Health care settings are considered the most promising places to identify and serve victims of human trafficking. Whether someone is a victim of labor or sex trafficking, health providers often fail to recognize the signs, and our health system fails to identify and care for our most vulnerable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

CBD Reduces Frequency Of Seizures In Dravet Syndrome
Adding cannabidiol--a cannabinoid with no hallucinogenic properties--to standard drug therapy for young patients with a rare seizure disorder known as Dravet syndrome significantly reduced the frequency of seizures, based on findings of a new industry-funded study. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Despite'Body Slam' Charge, Republican Wins Montana House Seat
Republican Greg Gianforte overcame an election-eve assault charge and defeated Democrat Rob Quist in a special election for Montana ’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

This Model Turned CEO Hopes To Help 80 Million Americans Avoid Hair Loss
I spoke with Nutrafol Co-Founder& CEO Giorgos Tsetis about the vision behind his company, disrupting the industry, and his blueprint for making sure millions of people no longer suffer from hair loss. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Julian Mitchell, Contributor Source Type: news

10 Ways All Ages Can Celebrate Older Americans Aging Out Loud
Seniors are Aging Out Loud in 2017. Here are 10 ways all ages can celebrate older Americans and help them do it. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

The 10 Best U.S. Trade Partners
The Trump Administration's day-long hearing on the trade deficits, and what can or should be done about them, forces the question: What is a good trade partner? What should you measure? Total trade? Exports? Trade surplus? Growth rate? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ken Roberts, Contributor Source Type: news

Blue Cross Plan Puts 23% Obamacare Rate Hike On GOP Congress
BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina submitted a 2018 rate increase of 23% for individuals policies under the Affordable Care Act, saying it could be much lower if Congress funds cost-sharing reductions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:THC NYSE:HCA NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM NYSE:CI Source Type: news

Blood-Based Breast Cancer Detection Test May Help Avoid Biopsy
From mammogram to biopsy, the path of care might have just gotten a little bit more clear by a simple blood test. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Nosta, Contributor Source Type: news

This Is Garbage, And It's Quite Nutritious
A recent study shows a trashy way to overcome nutritional deficiencies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

These 5 Healthcare Stocks Are Undervalued
here is a list of 5 undervalued stocks (no particular order) courtesy of MarketTerminal.com (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adam Sarhan, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:GILD NASDAQ:AMGN NYSE:DVA NYSE:HCA NASDAQ:ESRX Source Type: news

H. Jon Benjamin Plays A Feminist Condom In New'Keep Birth Control Copay Free' Video
The " Archer " and " Home Movies " actor loaned his voice to the cause alongside comedians Rachel Dratch, Franchesca Ramsey, and Desi Lydic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

H. Jon Benjamin Plays A Feminist Condom In New'Keep Birth Control Free' Promo
The " Archer " and " Home Movies " actor loaned his voice to the cause alongside comedians Rachel Dratch, Franchesca Ramsey, and Desi Lydic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Big Pharma And Social Media: How To Avoid Trouble With The FDA
Pharmaceutical companies are adopting existing processes to advertise and communicate using the social media within a regulatory framework. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joanna Belbey, Contributor Source Type: news

Mission Possible: How Healthcare Can Achieve Both Higher Quality And Lower Cost
For years, healthcare reform has pursued the holy grail of higher quality at lower cost. I ’ve always believed it’s achievable, and now it’s needed more than ever. The U.S. healthcare system is failing. Costs continue to increase faster than our nation's ability to pay, and the quality of our... (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Cannabis Compound Reduces Seizures In Some Children
Cannabidiol, one of the active compounds in cannabis, reduces monthly convulsive seizure rates in children and young adults with Dravet syndrome by half. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Willingham, Contributor Source Type: news

Getting Struck Twice: Acquisitions And Spinouts In Biotech
Biotech M&A deals are often driven by the buyer's interest in the lead asset in the biotech's portfolio. In order to capture the full value, spin-outs of the secondary assets following an acquisition can be solution. Several recent examples hare explored. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Booth, Contributor Tags: NYSE:BMY NASDAQ:BIVV NYSE:JNJ NYSE:AGN Source Type: news

Marijuana Extract Cuts Seizure Rate In Half For Rare Epilepsy Type
At last, researchers have found evidence of the benefits of a cannabis extract for seizures in a certain type of epilepsy. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tara Haelle, Contributor Source Type: news

The Bleeding Edge of VR & Healthcare
On June 1, The first Virtual Reality and Healthcare Symposium focused on the impact that virtual reality on health and medicine will take place at George Washington University. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Charlie Fink, Contributor Source Type: news

House Health Bill Tosses 23M Off Insurance, CBO Says
The American Health Care Act would cause 23 million Americans to lose coverage by 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Cycling To Work Is Good For Health, Environment--And Your Wallet
Biking to work reduces emissions, lowers your risk of heart disease, boosts serotonin levels and saves money. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Level Up, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Could Fidget Toys Be The Answer To Your Sedentary Work Life?
While research is limited, several studies have indicated that fidgeting may reduce the health risks associated with spending extended time sitting at your desk. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Level Up, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

FDA Panel Votes 12 To 4 to Approve Puma's Breast Cancer Drug
A panel of experts convened by the Food and Drug Administration says that a drug for breast cancer developed by Puma Biotechnology should be approved, but argued for more limits on which women should get the medicine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:PBYI Source Type: news

When Counting Calories, You Can't Depend On That Fitness Tracker On Your Wrist
If you base how much you can eat on the number of calories the fitness tracker on your wrist says you've burned, you might find yourself gaining or losing weight unexpectedly, a new study suggests. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Tags: NYSE:FIT NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:MSFT Source Type: news

Reverse Aging And Live A Longer, Healthier Life With This New High-Tech Tool
Not only will keeping your gut healthy give you a longer, healthier life, a side effect of the process is that it will actually help turn back the clock on aging. By looking after gut health, the skin, hair and nails will all show diminished signs of aging. It can even stop aging in its tracks. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rebecca Suhrawardi, Contributor Source Type: news

Reverse Aging And Live A Longer, Healthier Life With AI-Driven Healthcare Product, VIOME
Not only will keeping your gut healthy give you a longer, healthier life, a side effect of the process is that it will actually help turn back the clock on aging. By looking after gut health, the skin, hair and nails will all show diminished signs of aging. It can even stop aging in its tracks. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rebecca Suhrawardi, Contributor Source Type: news

Puma Biotechnology FDA Live Blog
A live blog of the FDA's deliberations on neratinib, a breast cancer drug developed by Puma Biotechnology. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:PBYI Source Type: news

How Trump's Budget Cheapens Value-Based Care
The fiscal 2018 budget unveiled by the Donald Trump White House throws up roadblocks to value-based care and population health models. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

How Trump's Budget Hurts Value-Based Care And Population Health
The fiscal 2018 budget unveiled by the Donald Trump White House throws up roadblocks to value-based care and population health models. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

The World's Largest Public Companies 2017
Huge public companies still prospered this year despite market uncertainty and slowing global economies. Meet the 2017 Forbes Global 2000, the biggest public companies in the world. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Corinne Jurney, Forbes Staff Tags: NYSE:AAPL NYSE:JPM NASDAQ:GOOGL NASDAQ:MSFT NYSE:BRK.B Source Type: news

Chocolate May Reduce Risk Of Developing Common Heart Arrhythmia
While research has shown that consumption of primarily dark chocolate may have far reaching benefits for our heart health, new research now points to a secondary benefit for reducing the risk of developing a common heart arrhythmia known as atrial fibrillation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Will This Startup Finally Turn Around STD Rates?
mLab Box is a socially conscious startup that takes the cost, time and taboo out of STD testing —promising to destigmatize regular testing and curb transmission rates, as half of U.S. adults will have a sexually transmitted disease. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emma Johnson, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

In Bold Move, FDA Approves Cancer Drug For Any Advanced Tumor With Genetic Changes
The FDA ’s accelerated approval of this drug might surprise traditional oncologists. It suggests the agency may be ditching an archaic system for classifying cancers based on body parts—like breast or liver or colon cancer—and instead will focus on molecular aspects of malignancies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Tags: NYSE:MRK Source Type: news

DIY Cannabis Cultivation App'WeGrow' Wants To Bring Flower To The People
Because medicine and education, unlike money, really can develop'on trees.'(Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Janet Burns, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

Amazon Continues As Business Disruptor With Pharmaceutical Push
Every category, business, industry and brand should be worried about getting disrupted by the likes of Amazon, Google and Apple. But as Amazon recently announced it is exploring the idea of entering the pharmaceutical market, that industry has officially been put on notice. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Scott Davis, Contributor Source Type: news

Middle East investors commit $20bn for Russian investments
Gulf sovereign wealth funds have earmarked at least $20bn for investment in Russia, according to Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dominic Dudley, Contributor Source Type: news

6 Science-Backed Ways Exercise Benefits The Body And Brain
Many of us don't like exercising. Here are a few scientific reasons to keep on going. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

6 Ways Exercise Benefits The Body And Brain
Many of us don't like exercising. Here are a few scientific reasons to keep on going. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news