Louisville physical therapy firm's buying binge brings it to Wisconsin
The Louisville-based physical and occupational therapy conglomerate continues its streak of acquisitions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Efforts To Decriminalize Magic Mushrooms Beginning To Sprout Nationally
Following Denver and Oakland, different states are considering measures. Even Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has entered the fray. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lisette Voytko, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Cannabis store sets June 15 opening in Niagara Falls, Ontario
As New York legislators continue to haggle over legalization of adult recreational marijuana, a second retail marijuana store has opened just across the border. Vancouver-based Choom said Friday it would unveil its retail concept in Niagara Falls, Ont., on June 15. As one of 25 cannabis stores authorized to open in the province, Choom Niagara will offer a selection of products including dry flower and pre-rolls, oils and capsules, with all products coming from a range of Canadian licensed producers. The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Mercy starts construction on its first primary care facility in Illinois
Mercy announced Wednesday that construction is underway on its $3 million primary care facility in Columbia, Illinois – its first clinic within the state. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brian Robbins Source Type: news

New president named at St. Vincent ’s Birmingham and Chilton
St. Vincent ’s Health System has named Andrew Gnann president of St. Vincent’s Birmingham and St. Vincent’s Chilton.  Gnann recently served as president of St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair and St. Vincent’s Blount. According to Ascension, Gnann established several new programs, such as installing an 80-bed behavioral health department and expanded existing service lines across the system. Gnann joined the health system in 2004.   “Andrew’s commitment to serving others… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Head, Facial Injuries From Motorized Scooters on the Rise
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Facial and head injuries from electric scooter accidents have tripled during the past decade, according to a study published online May 20 in the American Journal of Otolaryngology. Amishav Y. Bresler, M.D., from the Rutgers... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Two-Hour Weekly Dose of Nature May Aid Health, Well-Being
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Spending at least two hours a week in nature may promote health and well-being, according to a study published online June 13 in Scientific Reports. Mathew P. White, Ph.D., from the University of Exeter Medical School in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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FDA Warns of Infections From Fecal Transplants After One Death
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- On Thursday, federal health officials announced that a patient has died after fecal microbiota transplantation, highlighting the potential for severe infections linked to the procedure. " While we support this area of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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New York State Halts Religious Vaccine Exemption
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Reacting to an ongoing measles outbreak, New York state has eliminated the religious exemption for not vaccinating children. Most school systems require proof of vaccination to allow a child to attend class, but by claiming... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Maine Legalizes Assisted Suicide
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Maine has become the eighth state to legalize medically assisted suicide. " It is my hope that this law, while respecting the right to personal liberty, will be used sparingly, " Gov. Janet Mills, told the Associated... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Former Sen. Francis Kelly declines to rejoin UMMS board
Former state Sen. Francis X. Kelly Jr. has declined to rejoin the University of Maryland Medical System board following an investigation into contracts his company had with the institution. Kelly, the owner of Kelly& Associates Insurance Group, was one of four UMMS board members who took a leave of absence in March while an outside firm investigated deals their companies had with UMMS. In its report, released Wednesday, Nygren Consulting found the contracts were mostly sound and the members were … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Iannetta Source Type: news

Triad dentist builds new office in a different city
The build out estimated to cost $1.2 million. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Brasier Source Type: news

Why Jessica Biel is Lobbying Against This Vaccination Bill
What is California Senate Bill 276 and why did Jessica Biel and Robert Kennedy, Jr. appear at the California State House this week together? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Florida insurers tied to $150M healthcare fraud hit with class action lawsuit
Thousands of consumers were tricked into buying "worthless" health insurance policies, according to the complaint. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashley Portero Source Type: news

New anchor signed for former Dispatch building on Capitol Square
The long-time home of The Columbus Dispatch has a major new tenant, promising 150 jobs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tristan Navera Source Type: news

Medline Announces First Infection Control Product EPA-registered to Kill Emerging Pathogen
Micro-Kill Bleach Germicidal Bleach Wipes shown to kill Candida auris First EPA approved product on market* available to hospitals and clinics fighting multidrug resistant fungus NORTHFIELD, Ill., June 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Networ... Devices, FDA, Product Launch, Distribution Medline, Micro-Kill Bleach (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Lannett to close Wyoming plant
Philadelphia-based Lannett announced it will close its Cody Laboratories subsidiary after failing to find a buyer. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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How Medicaid Expansion Prevents Child Neglect
Medicaid expansion may help prevent child neglect, new research in JAMA Network Open shows. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Abbott Declares 382 ⁿᵈ Consecutive Quarterly Dividend
(Source: Abbott.com)
Source: Abbott.com - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Do You Have An Aging Plan?
This article gives you the information to create a meaningful Aging Plan. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Mauterstock, Contributor Source Type: news

Bluebird Bio prices gene therapy at nearly $1.8m
Boston-based biotech start-up will only seek full payment if the treatment works (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Janssen reports top-line Phase 3 results for TREMFYA ® (guselkumab) in adults with active psoriatic arthritis
(Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Novartis' secret settlement for kickbacks revealed accidentally
Confidential settlement talks over allegations that the company paid doctors to market drugs were revealed when a letter written to U.S. District Judge was accidentally filed in the court docket. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More Medical Mega-Breaches Thanks To Third-Party Insecurity
The compromise of the personal and medical information of nearly 20 million people held by Quest Diagnostics, LabCorp and Opko Health are just the latest illustration of the damage that a lack of security by third-party vendors can cause. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Taylor Armerding, Contributor Source Type: news

SCYNEXIS Appoints Dr. Nkechi Azie as Vice President of Clinical Development
Expertise in antifungal drug development and medical affairs Appointment strengthens the SCYNEXIS team in anticipation of ibrexafungerp's potential approval and commercial launch JERSEY CITY, N.J., June 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Netwo... Biopharmaceuticals, Personnel SCYNEXIS, ibrexafungerp (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Janssen reports top-line Phase 3 results for TREMFYA(R) (guselkumab) in adults with active psoriatic arthritis
Data are part of the DISCOVER 1 and 2 program, the first Phase 3 studies to evaluate a selective IL-23 p19 inhibitor in the treatment of psoriatic arthritis HORSHAM, Pa., June 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- The Janssen Pharmaceut... Biopharmaceuticals Janssen Pharmaceutical, Johnson & Johnson, TREMFYA, psoriatic arthritis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Working With Recruiters: How to Get the Best Results Working With Recruiters: How to Get the Best Results
You may need some help finding your next job. A recruiter might be the answer, but there are several factors to consider first.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Lilly Presents Positive Results for Taltz(R) (ixekizumab) vs. Humira(R) (adalimumab) in a Head-to-Head (SPIRIT-H2H) Superiority Study in Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis at the European Congress of Rheumatology
INDIANAPOLIS, June 14, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced today that the company will present positive findings from the Phase 3b/4 SPIRIT-Head-to-Head (H2H) study in patients with active psoriati... Biopharmaceuticals Eli Lilly, psoriatic arthritis, Taltz, ixekizumab (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
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Rotavirus Vaccination Tied to Lower Risk for T1DM in Children
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Completion of full rotavirus vaccination appears to be associated with a reduction in the risk of type 1 diabetes in children, according to a study published online June 13 in Scientific Reports. Mary A.M. Rogers, Ph.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Infliximab Introduction Has Not Cut IBD-Related Hospitalizations
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Marketplace introduction of infliximab has not resulted in reductions in the population rates of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-related hospitalizations or intestinal resections or colectomies, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

More Aggressive Statin Tx Needed After Heart Attack in Young Patients
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- The majority of young heart attack patients with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) still have elevated cholesterol levels a year later, according to a study published in the May 21 issue of the Journal of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug- and Alcohol-Related Deaths Higher After Bariatric Surgery
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Drug- and alcohol-related mortality is significantly higher than expected in the seven years following bariatric surgery, according to a study recently published in Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. Gretchen E.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Opioid-Sparing Strategy Still Provides Good Pain Control
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Following implementation of an opioid-sparing pain management strategy, half of patients report using no opioids and adequate pain control, according to a study published online May 30 in the Journal of the American College... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Undetected Dysglycemia Linked to MI, Periodontal Disease
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Undetected dysglycemia is associated with both myocardial infarction (MI) and periodontitis (PD), according to a study published online June 10 in Diabetes Care. Anna Norhammar, M.D., from the Karolinska Institutet in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ADA: Combo Injectable Controls Blood Glucose Longer in T2DM
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Compared with insulin glargine, initial injectable therapy with a combination of insulin degludec and liraglutide aids achievement of blood glucose goals for a longer period of time in patients with uncontrolled type 2... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Cardiac Radiation Dose in NSCLC Predicts Mortality, Cardiac AEs
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- Cardiac radiation dose exposure is a modifiable cardiac risk factor for major adverse cardiac events (MACE) and all-cause mortality (ACM) in patients with non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), according to a study published in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Black Race Not Tied to Worse Prostate Cancer Mortality
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- After adjustment for nonbiological differences, black race is not associated with worse prostate cancer-specific mortality among men with nonmetastatic prostate cancer, according to a study published online May 23 in JAMA... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Prenatal Antiepileptic Rx Exposure Ups Risk for Behavioral Issues
FRIDAY, June 14, 2019 -- There is an increased risk for behavioral problems in children of mothers with epilepsy who take common antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy, according to a study published online June 5 in Epilepsia. Yfke Huber-Mollema,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Making it personal: How genetic technologies are changing the face of medicine
The age of one-size-fits-all medicine is fading. Taking its place is an era of personalized medicine - the practice of tailoring disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment to patients as individuals. Many cancers, for example, are resistant to conventional therapies but respond to medications that target specific cancer-causing genetic mutations. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Table of Experts: Aging Care
MODERATOR: Good morning, thank you for being here, we appreciate you coming by and having a discussion about a pretty important topic. Especially as the Boomers start getting older and we make all these transitions to aging care issues, I think it ’s important. A lot of our readers are dealing with a lot of the topics that we’ll discuss today. Let’s start with kind of a general question: Talk about in general your industry. Things are changing with generational preferences, independent living… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Bayer raises the bar in transparency, sustainability and engagement
With its solutions, the company aims to reduce environmental impact by 30 percent / Approximately 5 billion euros will be invested in additional methods to combat weeds over the next decade / Invitation to scientists, journalists and NGO representatives to participate in the scientific preparation for the upcoming EU glyphosate re-registration process / Crop protection products will only be sold in developing countries if they meet the standards of a majority of leading regulators on top of local regulations (Source: Bayer Company News)
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Hansoh Pharma soars on Hong Kong stock market debut
(Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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Hansoh IPO creates China’s richest couple
Founder and husband’s $17bn wealth topples Baidu’s Robin Li and wife from rich list (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deaths Of Despair From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide " deaths of despair, " with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

' Deaths Of Despair' From Drugs, Alcohol And Suicide Have Reached A Record High, Warns New Report
A new report says the U.S. has hit a record high for drug, alcohol and suicide " deaths of despair, " with a state-by-state analysis revealing alarming ongoing trends for many parts of the country. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news