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A Refreshing Voice At Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol beat earnings forecasts -- and showed off its new R&D boss. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NYSE:MRK NYSE:BMY NYSE:AZN Source Type: news

Five Lessons We ' ve Learned About Healthcare in The First 100 Days
For much of the first 100 days of the new Congress and administration, the news has featured healthcare and the frequently rancorous debate on its future. Will the Affordable Care Act (ACA) be repealed, replaced, revised or remain essentially intact? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Why Is Diet Soda So Bad For Your Brain?
New research points to artificially sweetened diet drinks as a culprit in both increased stroke risk and dementia. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Meet The Conservative Republican Who ' s Trying To Torpedo Tort Reform
Houston trial lawyer Mark Lanier has won $14 billion in verdicts, gives money to Republicans -- and is working to scuttle federal tort reform. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Daniel Fisher, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

Big Whoop About NFL Players Using Wearable Tech, Selling Personal Health Data
Many NFL players will likely be keen on becoming “healthier and wealthier” through the NFLPA relationship with WHOOP. But, as with any venture, there are unintended consequences and potential pitfalls that are worth keeping an eye out for. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lee Igel, Contributor Source Type: news

Anthem Blue Cross Nears 60% Value-Based Care Spend
Anthem is paying out 58% of its reimbursements via value-based care models that are quickly dominating the U.S. medical system. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

If The NIH ' s Budget Gets Slashed, Don ' t Expect Biopharma To Make Up The Difference
The NIH budget needs to be protected if we are going to achieve much needed breakthroughs (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina, Contributor Tags: NYSE:PFE NYSE:MRK NYSE:NVS Source Type: news

Nasdaq Breaks Through 6,000 Barrier, But Should We Party Like It ' s 1999?
With the Nasdaq Composite index breaking through the 6,000 milestone for the first time and the Dow Jones Industrial Average regaining territory above 21,000, does this market exuberance represent a new ‘dotcom-style’ bubble or a tech revolution? And, what should investors consider now. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:MSFT NASDAQ:AMZN NASDAQ:FB Source Type: news

Nasdaq Breaks Through 6,000 Barrier But Should We Party Like It ' s 1999?
With the Nasdaq Composite index breaking through the 6,000 milestone for the first time and the Dow Jones Industrial Average regaining territory above 21,000, does this market exuberance represent a new ‘dotcom-style’ bubble or a tech revolution? And, what should investors consider now. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:GOOG NASDAQ:AAPL NASDAQ:MSFT NASDAQ:AMZN NASDAQ:FB Source Type: news

Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan ' s Philanthropy Backs Effort To Change Scientific Publishing
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the philanthropic investment firm created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, will fund an effort to allows biologists to share drafts of papers before they are published in peer-reviewed scientific journals like Nature or Science. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

She Didn ' t Get A Flu Shot, So NYU Fired Her From A Position She ' d Held For 36 Years
Psychologist Leonore Tiefer lost her unpaid position at NYU because she did not comply with a new policy mandating that all employees get immunized to prevent the spread of flu to patients. Tiefer didn ' t see patients, and her case raies questions abou the ethics of such policies. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rita Rubin, Contributor Source Type: news

The Saturated Fat-Heart Disease Debate Still Unsettled
Saturated fat is again off the hook. Or is it? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Saturated Fat Doesn ' t Lead To Heart Disease, Experts Say. Others Disagree
Saturated fat is again off the hook. Or is it? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Anthem ' s Profits Soar But Won ' t Commit To Obamacare Beyond This Year
Anthem ’s profits soared 44% to $1 billion in the first quarter, but wouldn’t rule out reducing its individual product offerings and service areas under the Affordable Care Act if the Trump administration and Republican-led Congress don’t fund cost-sharing reductions. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:ANTM NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET NYSE:CI Source Type: news

Here ' s What Needs To Be Done After The March For Science
Time to treat the demise of science as a major health issue. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Four Decades Of Hacking Biotech And Yet Biology Still Consumes Everything
Computer-aided drug design is a key contributor to pharma R&D today, but its just one of many contributors. Biology still consumes everything, and is the real constraint on developing new medicines today. Healthy, realistic skepticism regarding recent " software-eats-biotech " claims is needed. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Booth, Contributor Source Type: news

How China Is On Course To Unseat U.S. As The Next Leader In Global Health
Tensions in the U.S.-China relationship are rising but the two countries are forging more partnerships to address global health, particularly as China looks to take on a larger role and expand its global reach. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jordyn Dahl, Contributor Source Type: news

How China Is On Course To Unseat U.S. As The Next Leader In Global Heath
Tensions in the U.S.-China relationship are rising but the two countries are forging more partnerships to address global health, particularly as China looks to take on a larger role and expand its global reach. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jordyn Dahl, Contributor Source Type: news

Phoney Lawsuits: Settlement Cancels Fight Against Frequent TCPA Lawyer/Plaintiff Combo
A lawsuit that once looked destined for a showdown between a prolific plaintiffs lawyer and a defendant accusing him and his plaintiff of manufacturing lawsuits has been settled. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

Out of Silicon Valley, A Billion-Dollar Orthodontics Business Built With Plastic And Patents
Align Technology, maker of braces alternative Invisalign, has a lot to smile about. In 2016, sales hit $1 billion for the first time. But one of its biggest advantages – its arsenal of more than 400 U.S. and 300 foreign-issued patents – is facing its term limits. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Michela Tindera, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:ALGN NYSE:BSX NYSE:ABB NYSE:GE Source Type: news

Does A Church Service A Week Keep The Doctor Away?
Whether or not you are religious, you should strive to live a purposeful life, and to find a community of supportive people you can regularly interact with. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peter Ubel, Contributor Source Type: news

Centene ' s ACA Profits Rise Amid ' Unfounded Headline Volatility '
Centene Corp. urged Wall Street analysts to avoid getting caught up in “unfounded headline volatility” related to political debate over the insurance market’s future under the Affordable Care Act. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HNT NYSE:CNC NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

The Top 10 Biotech Companies In The U.S.
(Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adam Sarhan, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AMGN NASDAQ:BIIB NASDAQ:REGN NASDAQ:IBB Source Type: news

Earnings Preview: What To Expect From Amgen On Wednesday
Amgen is expected to earn $3.00/share on $5.65 billion in revenue. Meanwhile, the so-called Whisper number is $3.09 (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Adam Sarhan, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:AMGN NASDAQ:BIIB NASDAQ:REGN NASDAQ:IBB Source Type: news

This Is Neat: Billionaire Vinod Khosla Is Betting On A Handheld Diagnostic Test
Vinod Khosla, the billionaire Sun Microsystems founder and venture capitalist, is today leading a $24.5 million financing of a whimsically named diagnostic company, Two Pore Guys, that he says could fulfill a long-held goal: making the blood test business more like the software industry. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

The Importance Of ' Mattering ' To Kids: Why Sheryl Sandberg Has It Right
In a powerful essay in yesterday ’s opinion section of the New York Times, “How to Build Resilient Kids, Even After a Loss”, Sheryl Sandberg describes how she helped herself and her young children cope after the sudden death of her husband, Dave Goldberg, while on a vacation 2 years ago. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Glatter, MD, Contributor Source Type: news

Three Key Investment Challenges At The Intersection Of Health And Technology
Success stories of startups at the interface of technology and health are emerging, but to be a part of them, traditional tech investors may need to get out of their comfort zone a bit, and learn to love, or at least embrace, services, messiness, and regulation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Shaywitz, Contributor Source Type: news

Three Key Investment Challenges At The Interface of Health and Technology
Success stories of startups at the interface of technology and health are emerging, but to be a part of them, traditional tech investors may need to get out of their comfort zone a bit, and learn to love, or at least embrace, services, messiness, and regulation. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Shaywitz, Contributor Source Type: news

Creator of Apple ' s Touch ID Tech Develops A Connected-Life App For Seniors
Using some $8 million in venture capital raised last year, K4Connect hopes to help older adults and individuals with disabilities via a connected-life software suite that brings together home automation products, health and wellness technologies and communication and social functionality. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Founder Of The Company That Provided Apple Its Touch ID Tech Develops Connected-Life App For Seniors
Using some $8 million in venture capital raised last year, K4Connect hopes to help older adults and individuals with disabilities via a connected-life software suite that brings together home automation products, health and wellness technologies and communication and social functionality. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

How To Build A Thriving HealthTech Company With Shradha Agarwal
Technology affects all aspects of our society, including the medical industry. Here Shradha Agarwal, co-founder of Outcome Health, shares her perspective on the intersections between technology and medicine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurence Bradford, Under 30 Source Type: news

Look What Happens When You Pay Attention To Neglected Tropical Diseases
A World Health Organization (WHO) announcement, Bill Gates ' reaction, and PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases celebrates its tenth anniversary. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

California Has A Deadly Problem With Regulating Naturopathic Doctors
Could a woman ' s death have been prevented if naturopathic regulators in California worked faster on an existing complaint? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Britt Marie Hermes, Contributor Source Type: news

Science Asks: Is Your Dog Just Playing You?
A recent study shows that our lovable, loyal pooches are shrewd manipulators when it comes to getting premium treats. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

If You Wear Scrubs, You ' ll Want To See These By FIGS
Heather Hasson has reinvented medical scrubs and you ' ll want to wear them even if you aren ' t a nurse or a doctor. Athleisure comes to the hospital. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Debra Borchardt, Contributor Source Type: news

Fred ' s Expands Board As FTC Decision Nears On Rite Aid
Fred ’s Inc. added two more board directors as the company awaits word from the Federal Trade Commission on the fate of Rite Aid’s sale to Walgreens Boots Alliance. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CVS NYSE:RAD NASDAQ:WBA NASDAQ:FRED Source Type: news

Why The Movie About Henrietta Lacks Matters Today
What ’s most compelling about the new movie is that it illuminates the patient, Henrietta Lacks, and renders her unforgettable. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elaine Schattner, Contributor Source Type: news

Human Trafficking Is In Plain Sight. Are You Supporting It Without Knowing?
Human trafficking is a growing epidemic. In addition to 21 million refugees around the world, there are also 24 million people being trafficked or enslaved. But enslavement is not what we in America expect. The unthinkable psychological, physical and social trauma are part of our global problem. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nicole Fisher, Contributor Source Type: news

Hiding Data And Other Criticisms Of Big Pharma
However, the pendulum has swung dramatically in recent years, particularly with respect to reporting negative clinical trial results. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John LaMattina, Contributor Tags: NYSE:PFE NASDAQ:AMGN NYSE:REGN Source Type: news

A Bat, A Scorpion And Now Golf Balls? This Week In Food Safety
Strange but true--this week ' s food safety recall is for golf ball material contaminating hash brown potatoes. What will top this? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

A Bat, A Scorpion, And Now Golf Balls? This Week In Food Safety
Strange but true--this week ' s food safety recall is for golf ball material contaminating hash brown potatoes. What will top this? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone, Contributor Source Type: news

Merkel Trumps U.S. Putting EU Ahead Of Britain In ' Trade Queue, ' Begs Questions
With U.S. President Donald Trump having been an outspoken critic of the European Union and supporting Britain ’s decision to exit the Union, he appears now to be putting the EU bloc ahead of UK in a trade deal. But what could it mean for exports and investment as a snap UK general election is called? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Source Type: news

Merkel Trumps U.S. Putting EU Ahead Of Britain In ' Trade Queue ' , Begs Questions
With U.S. President Donald Trump having been an outspoken critic of the European Union and supporting Britain ’s decision to exit the Union, he appears now to be putting the EU bloc ahead of UK in a trade deal. But what could it mean for exports and investment as a snap UK general election is called? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Source Type: news

GOP Keeps Obamacare ' Fragile ' As Trump Nears 100 Days
It ’s unlikely any repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act can be achieved anytime soon, leaving individual Obamacare markets “fragile,” healthcare experts told the Association of Health Care Journalists in Orlando. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

GOP Inaction Keeps Obamacare ' Fragile ' As Trump Nears 100 Days
It ’s unlikely any repeal or replacement of the Affordable Care Act can be achieved anytime soon, leaving individual Obamacare markets “fragile,” healthcare experts told the Association of Health Care Journalists in Orlando. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Didn ' t Get Enough Time To Do What He Wanted
What will the former Surgeon General ' s legacy be? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Here ' s Why You Should Pay More Attention To The Japan Prize
A major difference between Japan and the U.S. doesn ' t bode well for the U.S. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Russia-U.S. Trade Up 25% In 2017 As Trump Offers Thumb ' s Down On Exxon Mobil Waiver
The President ' s decision was not surprising, given FBI and congressional investigations, the controversial Administration and campaign contacts, the fact that his Secretary of State is the former CEO of the oil company. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ken Roberts, Contributor Source Type: news

United And Now American Airlines Incidents Show It ' s Time To Improve Flying Conditions
Another incident on a plane: angry confrontation on American Airlines flight. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Too Much Sugar Linked To Reduced Memory, Brain Volume
Sugary drinks are linked to early signs of Alzheimer ’s disease. But artificial sweeteners aren’t much better. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news