Big Slick takes the field at The K for annual celebrity softball game [PHOTOS]
Big Slick Celebrity Weekend continued in earnest Friday night as teams of actors, comedians and others played the annual softball game at Kauffman Stadium. Check out the attached slide show to see how the stars — including Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes — fared in the competition. Big Slick, which started 10 years ago as a small celebrity poker tournament, has raised more than $8 million for Children's Mercy since its inception. The effort has been led by hometown hosts Paul… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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New Data Show Use of Abbott's FreeStyle ® Libre System Significantly Reduces HbA1c Levels in People Living with Type 2 Diabetes
- Presented as a late-breaker at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) 79th Scientific Sessions, new real-world data demonstrate that monitoring glucose with FreeStyle Libre System has a positive impact among adults with Type 2 Diabetes who use multiple injections of insulin daily (Source: Abbott.com)
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St. Mary opens $3 million health center in Feasterville
St. Mary Health expanded its presence in Lower Bucks County with the opening of the $3 million St. Mary Health Feasterville. The 14,000-square-foot health center, operated by St. Mary Physicians Group, allowed the health system to consolidate three primary care practices it previously operated — in Northampton, Southampton and Warminster — at one site that can offer both expanded hours and walk-in appointments. "W hen we look at primary care, we are looking outside the hospital walls," said… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs
Medical researchers are increasingly turning their attention to the ocean in their search for new drugs. In this Spotlight, we ask why. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
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The HPV Vaccine Is A Cancer Vaccine, Not A Sex Vaccine
Anal cancer, a rare cancer often caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) has been brought to the forefront as an actress shares her story of her own experience with this disease. HPV vaccination will reduce risk of HPV-related cancers in the future. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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World needs generic drugs but their quality must be guaranteed: Journalist Katherine Eban
Eban discusses her findings and how regulators and countries need to step up to protect patients. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
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Report: California entrepreneurs lonelier, more financially stressed than out-of-state peers
A new report says that Californians are more likely to be self-employed than their out-of-state peers, but they ’re also more likely to feel lonely in their career. The report — compiled by FreshBooks, which sells cloud accounting software for small businesses and entrepreneurs — found that one in eight self-employed professionals across the U.S. live in California. The desire to be self-employed in Ca lifornia was also higher. About 37 percent of Californians who work traditional jobs say they… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Wyatt Kroopf Source Type: news

Jubilant DraxImage nets CE Mark for Rb-82 device
Radiopharmaceutical firm Jubilant DraxImage has received the CE Mark for its...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Bracco hits Jubilant with patent complaint on rubidium PET Jubilant Pharma taps new DraxImage president FDA clears Jubilant DraxImage's rubidium-82 generator Jubilant DraxImage, Cyclopharm ink deal Jubilant DraxImage hikes radiotracer prices in U.S. (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
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Amgen To Present At The Goldman Sachs 40th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) will present at the Goldman Sachs 40th Annual Global Healthcare Conference at 11:20 a.m. PT on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. David M. Reese, M.D., executive vice president of Research and Development at Amgen, will present at the conference. Live audio of the presentation can be accessed from the Events Calendar on Amgen's website, www.amgen.com, under Investors. A replay of the webcast will also be available on Amgen's website for at least 90 days following the event. About Amgen Amgen is committed to unlocking the pot...
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Why a Memphis org is sharing a petabyte of data — including its own — with the world
The terabyte is now the gigabyte in big data. Storing massive amounts of digital information has moved on to the petabyte, or one quadrillion bytes. The ability to store and access such large data files allows for streaming services such as Netflix to offer expansive catalogs of entertainment or Facebook to store billions of photos, all ava ilable at a click. But, entertainment and social media aren’t the only uses for such vast data storage capabilities. One Memphis organization is putting… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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HCA looks to raise nearly $5 billion
HCA Healthcare Inc. filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday that could help the Nashville-based company raise some serious cash. The hospital giant will offer $4.9 billion of senior secured notes with the intent to use proceeds for “general corporate purposes and the redemption of certain outstanding indebtedness,” according to the filing. These notes are in addition to a $1 billion offering announced in January.  Nea rly $2 billion of the new notes are set to mature… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Big Slick gives millennials, Gen Z a way to give back on their own terms
Large philanthropic events evoke images of formal sit-down dinners, black-tie galas and rubbing elbows with the city's established elite. But Big Slick Celebrity Weekend, a fundraiser benefitting Children ’s Mercy's Cancer Center, completely turns the tables on this formula — giving a younger crowd an affordable, engaging way to give back. Big Slick, now in its 10th year, attracts a younger, more diverse crowd than Children's Mercy's more formal events, said Jenea Oliver, vice president of phila nthropy.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Antibiotic Prophylaxis Before Dental Work Often Unnecessary
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Antibiotic prophylaxis before dental procedures is unnecessary more than 80 percent of the time, according to a study published online May 31 in JAMA Network Open. Katie J. Suda, Pharm.D., from the University of Illinois in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- For individuals with prediabetes, vitamin D3 supplementation does not result in a significantly lower risk for type 2 diabetes than placebo, according to a study published online June 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Naloxone Available in One in Three Philadelphia Pharmacies
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Only one-third of Philadelphia pharmacies carry naloxone nasal spray and many pharmacies require a physician's prescription, according to a study published online June 7 in JAMA Network Open. Jenny S. Guadamuz, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Irritable Bowel Symptoms Tied to Intestinal, Brain Abnormalities
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- A greater number of intestinal and brain function abnormalities increases the burden of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a study recently published in Gastroenterology. Magnus Simr én, M.D., Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 4
The 55th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology The annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology was held from May 31 to June 4 in Chicago and attracted approximately 20,000 participants from around the world,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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As immunotherapy comes of age, cancer patients benefit from next-generation treatments
I ’ve seen many treatments come and go since I started working in gynecologic oncology 30 years ago. At that time, we treated all patients with advanced ovarian cancer the same way, as if their cancers were all the same. There was just one treatment option we could offer them — a grueling chemothe rapy regimen that would extend the lives of some, by only a few years at most, leaving them nauseous, weak and exhausted from a slew of side effects. Now there are dozens of options for patients: standard… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dr. Kunle Odunsi Source Type: news

Former P & G brand manager hired as marketing chief of global health care firm
Lisa Rose, a former Procter& Gamble Co. brand manager and marketing director, has been hired as chief marketing and innovation officer of Vyaire Medical, a global firm focused on respiratory care. She spent more  than 12 years with the Cincinnati-based maker of consumer goods (NYSE: PG), working on brands such as Swiffer and Tide Dry Cleaners.  Rose joined P&G in 1996 and was based in Cincinnati as an associate brand manager. She was promoted in 1998 to brand manager for Crisco shortening and … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

U.S. settles False Claims cases against Sarasota home health agency
Two federal cases against Nurse on Call, a home health agency with locations in Sarasota and Orlando, have been settled. Allegations arose that the agency had a medical director approve care for patients without actually seeing the patients, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida. There were also alleged kickbacks given in the form of a sham medical director agreement and payments to referring physicians' spouses. The lawsuits were filed under the whistleblower… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Pam Huff Source Type: news

How Charlotte's Tryon Medical is trying to cut costs for self-insured employers
Tryon Medical Partners, an independent physician group based in Charlotte, is offering a new program for employers to set up direct access to care for its workers. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

A Mona Lisa fake? UC neurologist suggests Leonardo painted deceptive smile
A University of Cincinnati neurologist suggests that Mona Lisa faked the smile in the painting of her made famous by Leonardo da Vinci. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Oncologists Are Engaging Less With Industry Since Open Payments Oncologists Are Engaging Less With Industry Since Open Payments
Fewer oncologists are receiving industry payments since the inception of the Open Payments program, but spending has not decreased and appears to have shifted.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
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Mindset Matters: The Need For Building Purpose Driven Companies To Create Meaningful Brands
The importance of purpose-driven companies is becoming more prevalent than ever. The lived experience of disability offers a template in how consumers are rethinking their relationship with companies and providing and providing a new perspective of what is value add. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jonathan Kaufman, Contributor Source Type: news

Economic Development Issue: Shortage of healthcare workers a challenge
Columbus hospitals so far are benefiting from the grow-your-own strategy and a geographic recruiting advantage. But the industry overall shares concerns about declining quality of care if the shortage worsens. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

UB research in jeopardy after fetal tissue funding ban
The University at Buffalo could see years of stem cell research come to an end as a result of a government directive to end funding tied to fetal tissue. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this week announced it will no longer authorize funding for scientific research that involves human fetal tissue. The announcement follows a review begun last September when HHS ended a contract between Advanced Bioscience Resources Inc. and the Food and Drug Administration that provided tissue… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Monsanto Roundup lawsuits spread to Australia
A gardener in Australia has sued Bayer over its Monsanto Roundup weedkiller, the first such lawsuit against the German pharmaceutical giant in that country. Michael Ogalirolo, 54, a self-employed gardener from Melbourne, said he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a type of leukemia, after using Monsanto’s Roundup for more than 20 years, Reuters reported. “We have great sympathy for any individual with cancer, but the extensive body of scie nce on glyphosate-based herbicides over four… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Edwards Source Type: news

Legend Senior Living begins work on latest Colorado property
Legend Senior Living has started construction on a third Colorado community. Construction began in early May on the two-story living and memory care residence in Colorado Springs, according to a release from the company. The facility, Legend's third in Colorado, is expected to be open next year. Legend officials say they have opened five properties since the beginning of 2018 in Colorado, Texas, Pennsylvania and Florida. The company now has 41 properties. The company will also be breaking… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bill Roy Source Type: news

CVS Health to expand in-store health programs - and NYS could be next
Though it won ’t happen in New York right away, CVS Health is planning expanded health care services at its retail store network nationwide. The pharmacy chain, which acquired Aetna last year, said during an investor presentation it plans to expand its HealthHUB store format later this year to four new markets , including Philadelphia and South Jersey, Houston, Atlanta and Tampa. Coverage will expand nationally by 2021 to at least 1,500 hubs. The HealthHUB model, which started as a pilot program… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

$40M mental health care facility breaks ground in Miami
The 208-bed facility could be open by late 2020. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Cerner's EHR contract with VA grows by $140M
Cerner Corp. has been awarded a $140 million additional task order by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on top of its $10 billion,10-year contract to update the agency's legacy electronic health record system. Task Order No. 8 is a four-year contract that calls for "additional interface support" for the EHR, according to FedHealthIT. The addition has not been publicly announced. A Cerner spokeswoman deferred to the VA, and that agency's office of media relations said it will "look into the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Two major local health care players partner on new innovation lab
Nashville-based HealthStream Inc. announced a seven-year agreement this week with Community Health Systems Inc. for the hospital operator to use a new resuscitation program created by the Red Cross, but it's just the start of a new relationship between the two Middle Tennessee companies. CHS and HealthStream have entered into an agreement to create the HealthStream Resuscitation Innovation Lab, according to HealthStream CEO Bobby First. The lab will work like a research and development program,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

House to introduce bill on required access to pediatric hospitals
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives will introduce legislation that would require binding arbitration between the state ’s pediatric hospitals and insurers, and House Speaker Mike Turzai vowed similar legislation for specialty cancer facilities if there isn't an agreement over UPMC Hillman Cancer Center. Details on the legislation weren't immediately announced. But it would likely be modeled on a previous House bi ll, in 2011, that passed under Turzai when he was majority leader, requiring… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Tampa General partners with urgent care provider to rebrand 10 locations
Tampa General Hospital and Fast Track Urgent Care have launched a new partnership that will allow TGH to enter Pinellas County for the first time.   The 10 Fast Track centers are being rebranded as “TGH Urgent Care powered by Fast Track," according to the joint announcement on June 6. Health care organization Fast Track currently operates eight clinics in Carrollwood, Westchase, South Tampa, Tampa Heights, the Tyrone area of St. Petersb urg, Seminole, Riverview and Wesley Chapel. Tampa General… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina-Smith Source Type: news

Flight of the navigators
Pierre Van Weperen, Managing Director of Ashfield Commercial and Patient Solutions has inputted to a PharmaTimes article on the topic. Here’s an excerpt from the original publication –... The post Flight of the navigators appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare. (Source: Ashfield Healthcare News)
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Vyaire Medical Announces Two New Leaders Reinforcing Company's Customer-First Growth Strategy
Lisa Rose Joins as Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer and Debra Goetz Joins as Chief Brand and Digital Officer CHICAGO, June 7, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Vyaire Medical, a leader in global respiratory care, announces the app... Devices, Personnel Vyaire Medical, respiratory care, respiratory therapy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Study Published in Journal of Clinical Investigation Insight Demonstrates Ability to Predict Early Rejection in Kidney Transplant with FractalDx Portfolio Technology
Positive study results support successful development of a predictive blood test for transplant patients to meet critical unmet medical need NEW YORK, June 7, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Renalytix AI plc (AIM: RENX), a developer o... Diagnostics RenalytixAI, FractalDx, transplant rejection (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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UK biotechs seek to speed up cancer detection
Small-cap groups battle to develop new technologies that could save lives (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Exposure to Air Pollution May Affect Pulmonary Circulation
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Long-term black carbon exposure is associated with a larger peripheral total pulmonary vascular volume measured on noncontrast chest computed tomography (TPVVCT), according to a study published in the June 1 issue of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenditure Up for Cancer Survivors
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Cancer survivors have significantly higher annual out-of-pocket medical expenditures than individuals without a cancer history, according to research published in the June 7 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Opioid Safety Initiative Can Decrease Opioid Prescriptions
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- The Opioid Safety Initiative has been effective for decreasing opioid prescriptions among patients undergoing total knee arthroplasty, according to a study published online May 30 in Anesthesiology. Qi Chen, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Misuse of Alprazolam Common in the United Kingdom
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Nonmedical use of alprazolam is a significant issue in the United Kingdom, particularly among younger adults, according to a study published online June 4 in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Joanna Hockenhull,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Single-Component Treatments Effective for Insomnia
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Stimulus control therapy and sleep restriction therapy are viable single-component treatments for chronic insomnia, according to a study published in the June issue of Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing. Souraya Sidani,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Fewer Black Men Adopt Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Overall rates of active surveillance are up for all men with low-risk prostate cancer, although the increase is significantly smaller for black men, according to a research letter published in the May 23 issue of the New... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Model Explores How Statins Alter Multiple Sclerosis Outcomes
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Simvastatin's beneficial effects on clinical outcomes and brain atrophy in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are largely independent of cholesterol levels, according to a post hoc study published in the May 28 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Individualized Care Plans Advised for T2DM With Heart Failure
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Team-based care emphasizing development of individualized care plans is recommended for management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and heart failure, according to a scientific statement issued by the American Heart... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Cell-Free DNA Testing IDs Trisomy 21 in Twin Pregnancies
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Performance of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing for trisomy 21 in twin pregnancies is similar to that reported in singleton pregnancies, according to research published online June 4 in Ultrasound in Obstetrics&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Job Demands, Burnout Tied to Weight Gain
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Employees with heavier workloads or who are burned out are more likely to emotionally eat and exercise less, according to a study published online May 30 in the Journal of Health Psychology. Heather M. Padilla, Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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CVS And Walgreens Are On Different Paths To In-Store Healthcare
CVS Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance are going down different paths and at different paces to providing healthcare services inside their stores. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Nucala (mepolizumab) gains FDA approval for two new self-administration options
GlaxoSmithKline (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new methods for administering Nucala (mepolizumab), an autoinjector and a pre-filled safety syringe, for patients or caregivers to administer once every four weeks, after a healthcare professional decides it is appropriate. (Source: World Pharma News)
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