Work your way to wellness
By John Gilpatrick / Contributing writer Fitness energizes us, so why do we stay late in the office instead of hitting the gym? Sleep rejuvenates us, so why do we pore over emails until the wee hours of the morning? And eating healthy lengthens our lives, so why do we so often skip the salad bar and instead grab burgers and fries to go?  Many smart, career-motivated executives think success means sacrificing what’s good for what’s convenient in all aspects of life, but sacrificing healthy… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Can bluetooth headsets alleviate depression and insomnia?
Brain Machine Interfaces are wearable tech that probe the brain’s electrical circuitry (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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New Administration Action Could Give 11 Million Workers More Health Insurance Options
The Trump administration ’s new HRA rule could transform the employer-based health insurance market in much the same way that 401(k) changed the retiree benefit world. It will lead to more choices of more affordable health coverage for employees. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Hawaii health care grapples with overuse, understaffing and a radical change to its business model
PBN hosted seven of Hawaii's top health care executives at a roundtable discussion on May 24, to discuss the challenges and future of health care in the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kelsey Kukaua Source Type: news

Study Finds Hundreds of Medical Procedures To Be Ineffective
A team of researchers found that nearly 400 medications, devices, and procedures currently in use are ineffective. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Baron, Contributor Source Type: news

Life Molecular Imaging and National Cyclotron and PET Centre,...
Brain imaging research study with Amyloid and Tau PET to investigate aging Thai individuals aiming for development of models for a healthier life in the Thai society.(PRWeb June 14, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/life_molecular_imaging_and_national_cyclotron_and_pet_centre_chulabhorn_royal_academy_thailand_announce_a_collaboration_for_brain_pet_imaging_with_neuraceq_and_pi_2620/prweb16377806.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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FDA Approves Amgen And Allergan's KANJINTI ™ (trastuzumab-anns), A Biosimilar To Herceptin® (trastuzumab)
Approval Based on Totality of Evidence Demonstrating KANJINTI is Biosimilar to Herceptin Third FDA Approval From Amgen's Biosimilars Portfolio THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Allergan plc (NYSE:AGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved KANJINTI™ (trastuzumab-anns) for all approved indications of the reference product, Herceptin® (trastuzumab):  for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing adjuvant and metastatic breast cancer and HER2-overexpressing metastatic gastric or gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma. "...
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The Period-Proof Underwear That's Actually Sexy - And Body Positive
Sick of having heavy periods, Paige Fashoni decided to make underwear that was both practical and fashionable - and completely eliminated the need for tampons forever. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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In nationwide call, doctors put OPDs and surgeries on hold
OPDs at AIIMS and Safdarjung Hospital, where over 10,000 patients come daily, will remain shut too. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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JAMA study: Branded drug pricing trends
The Journal of the American Medical Association evaluated top-selling drugs finding that over a six year period, 78 percent of the drugs have seen an increase in costs by more than 50 percent. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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Solid Dose: Under-hyped but not under-represented
The buzz may be around biologics, but the oral solid dose sector is still going strong (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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' My Body, My Choice' Is Not A Vaccine Slogan
A new California bill being proposed will require physician-requested medical vaccine exemptions to be approved by public health officials. Political and Hollywood celebrities are trying to block this. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nina Shapiro, Contributor Source Type: news

' My Body, My Choice' Is Not A Vaccine Slogan
A new California bill being proposed will require physician-requested medical vaccine exemptions to be approved by public health officials. Political and Hollywood celebrities are trying to block this. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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ICU Care for STEMI Associated With Improved Mortality Rates
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- Among ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients who could be treated in an intensive care unit (ICU) or a non-ICU unit, those treated in the ICU have improved mortality rates, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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CDC: Prevalence of Meeting Exercise Guidelines Recently Increased
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- From 2008 to 2017, there was an increase in the prevalence of meeting physical activity guidelines among adults living in rural and urban areas, according to research published in the June 14 issue of the U.S. Centers for... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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CDC Opens Emergency Operations Center for Congo Ebola Outbreak
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- The United States is stepping up its response to a historic outbreak of Ebola in two African nations. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention activated its Emergency Operations Center Thursday to assist in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Drug, Alcohol, and Suicide Deaths Up Among Millennials
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- Drug, alcohol, and suicide deaths have increased among millennials, according to a report issued by the Trust for America's Health and the Well Being Trust. In the report, Rhea K. Farberman, from the Trust for America's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Depression Symptoms Greater in Mothers With Prior Eating Disorders
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- Women with eating disorders experience persistently greater depressive symptoms across the life-course, according to a study recently published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Yu Wei Chua, Ph.D., from the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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For Health Benefits, Spend At Least A Couple Of Hours Per Week In Nature
Spending two hours/week in nature is good for your health. More than that is probably even better. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

This Is The Transformative Retreat The Financial Elite Are Flocking To In Bali
“If you’re not able to see the beauty inside of yourself, you won’t be able to see it outside” - Wellness Director Manuela Herreros, The Place Retreats. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tiffany Leigh, Contributor Source Type: news

Seven Ways To Clearly Communicate Complex Tech Issues
From pending external threats to project feature issues, there are a lot of complicated topics that need to be conveyed to other teams that may not be up to speed on industry language. Here are some approaches you can use to help share the key information with other departments and leaders. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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S & P lowers bond rating outlook for Care New England after Partners exit
Credit ratings agency Standard& Poor has lowered Care New England ’s bond outlook to stable from positive — but kept its BB- debt rating the same — after Partners HealthCare decided to back out of a planned acquisition of the Providence-based hospital chain. The lowering of the outlook is the latest in an ever-fluctuating change of the health system's bond rating following years of failed mergers and acquisitions. Boston-based Partners had been trying since April 2017 to acquire the three-hospital… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Good Health Is Good Business: Wellness Industry Approaches $4.2 Trillion
Entrepreneurs, take note: the wellness industry represents 5.3 percent of global economic output. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David K. Williams, Contributor Source Type: news

Premier Health names next COO
One of the largest companies in the Dayton region is adding to its C-suite. Premier Health has named Barbara Johnson as its next chief operating officer and executive vice president. Johnson currently is a system vice president and Premier Health ’s chief human resource officer. Johnson, who joined the organization in 2003, will succeed Michael Maiberger, who is retiring Aug. 16.  Prior to serving as chief human resource officer, Johnson was executive vice president and chief operating officer… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Report looks at pediatric heart surgery outcomes at area children's hospitals
The mortality rates for pediatric and congenital heart surgery performed at area children's hospitals were at or below risk-adjusted rates, according to a report released this week by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment Council. The PHC4 report looks at outcomes for 10 such procedures — such as ventricular septal defect repair and complete atrioventricular canal repair — performed at five children’s hospitals in Pennsylvania and one in Delaware between 2014 and 2017. Those medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Unity Center nurses get go-ahead for union election
Nurses at the Unity Center for Behavioral Health got the go-ahead from the National Labor Relations Board to hold an election, a decision Legacy Health plans to appeal. More than 170 nurses at the Northeast psychiatric hospital had filed to be represented by the Oregon Nurses Association in collective bargaining. On Wednesday, an NLRB hearing officer found in their favor. If a simple majority of the 195 nurses at the center vote to join the union in an election June 19, negotiations will begin… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Naturopathic medicine advocates want to narrow reimbursement gap
Reimbursement rates are 60 percent less for the same procedures compared to other licensed doctors. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Undeterred by Vertex's plans, biotech Dyne enters Duchenne drug fray
The field of biotechs developing treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy became more crowded this week, with biotech startup Dyne setting its sights on the muscle-wasting rare disease. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

Scientists Have Worked Out The Optimal Dose Of Nature Required For Health And Wellbeing
By studying 20,000 people, researchers have found out the minimum amount of time in nature needed per week to improve health and wellbeing. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Ohio medical marijuana program appoints new oversight lead over cultivators, processors, labs
Ohio's medical marijuana program has a new chief regulator over cultivators, processors and testing labs. Greg McIlvaine has been hired as senior policy advisor for the Ohio Department of Commerce, which has oversight over those parts of the program. He'll be introduced at Thursday's monthly meeting of the state Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee. Mark Hamlin, who led the agency's recovery from a r ocky rollout, is leaving for the state Department of Insurance. He'll stay in his current position… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

China pharma/Hansoh IPO: class act
Generic drug company founded by chemistry teacher is set for straight-A success (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Meet 2019's 40 Under 40: Entrepreneur chases American dream in health care services
Tolu Opeloye Sr. is one of Houston Business Journal's 2019 40 Under 40 honorees. All of the 40 honorees will be recognized at an event on June 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Chapman& Kirby in East Downtown as well as in a special section of HBJ ’s June 14 weekly edition. Click here for more information about the event. Tolu Opeloye Sr. chose his version of the American dream when he decided to pursue a career in health care administration and not a profession — nurse, doctor, lawyer or engineer —… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Saaniya Bangee Source Type: news

Nashville a finalist for health care HQ, nearly 1,200 jobs
A company currently headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is on the verge of moving 800 jobs and expects growth of 350 more positions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

Bham execs land leadership roles at Alabama Hospital Association
The Alabama Hospital Association has named several local health executives to leadership positions. Grandview Medical Center CEO Drew Mason has been elected president of the Birmingham Regional Council of the Alabama Hospital Association.  This is Mason’s first year in a leadership role for the Birmingham Regional Council.  Mason has served on several AHA committees, including the State Regulatory Committee, Federal Legislative/Regulatory Committee and Workers Compensation Reform Task Force.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

New Survey Shows Millennials Can Help Avoid Blood Shortages
- 45% of blood donations have historically come from people over 50 years old, but that number is declining1 (Source: Abbott.com)
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Terumo Enhances Coronary Interventional Product Portfolio By Securing Exclusive Global Rights to Orchestra BioMed's Virtue(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Balloon (SEB) through Global Strategic Partnership
First and only non-coated drug-eluting angioplasty balloon that delivers a proprietary bioabsorbable, sustained-release formulation of sirolimus TOKYO, June 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Terumo Corporation (TSE: 4543), a leading... Devices, Interventional, Licensing Terumo, Orchestra BioMed, Virtue SEB, Sirolimus, drug eluting balloon (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury: How Bad Is It?
Golden State Warriors'forward Durant got surgery after his Achilles tendon rupture. How long will it take for him to recover? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Kevin Durant's Achilles Injury: How Bad Is It?
Golden State Warriors'forward Durant got surgery after his Achilles tendon rupture. How long will it take for him to recover? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Elekta Increases Focus on Digitization - Hires Sukhveer Singh to Drive Elekta Digital strategy
STOCKHOLM, June 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) --Digital solutions are high on the agenda for most industries, especially within healthcare. Under the umbrella of Elekta Digital, Elekta has a history of helping its customers to improve... Devices, Oncology, Personnel Elekta, radiotherapy, radiosurgery (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Medical Fish Skin Company Kerecis Limited Completes $16 Million Series C Offering
ARLINGTON, Va. and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, June 13, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Kerecis Limited, the company pioneering the use of fish skin in tissue regeneration, has completed a $16 million Series C funding round. The company sold sha... Regenerative Medicine, Wound Care, Venture Capital Kerecis, fish skin, Omega3 Wound, Omega3 Burn (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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GSK links up with US university on genome research
Drugmaker will fund 20 scientists in rare partnership with University of CaliforniaS (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Gabapentinoids Linked to Increased Risk for Significant Adverse Outcomes
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- Gabapentinoids are associated with increased risks for adverse outcomes related to coordination disturbances, mental health, and criminality, according to a study published online June 12 in The BMJ. Yasmina Molero, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Obesity During Teen Years Tied to Stiffening of Arteries
THURSDAY, June 13, 2019 -- Persistently high fat mass during adolescence is associated with greater arterial stiffness, according to a study published online May 21 in The Lancet Child& Adolescent Health. Frida Dangardt, M.D., from University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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