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Blue Cross executives, health care experts defend value-based care model
As providers and payers continue to peddle value-based care as a transformative force, a Friday morning panel on the future of health care became a public appraisal on the value and effectiveness of the model – including Blue Cross N.C.’s newly announced initiative.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Perdue recalls chicken nuggets for possible wood contamination
Company reports customer complaints that wood was found in its gluten-free Organics Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Perdue recalls frozen chicken nuggets after wood found in them
Perdue Foods is recalling 68,244 pounds of gluten-free chicken nuggets sold nationwide over fears of wood contamination, federal officials say.
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Triangle health executives like Blue Cross' value-based care model
Triangle health care executives stood on stage with Blue Cross and Blue Shield N.C. CEO Patrick Conway on Tuesday morning, voicing their support for the move towards a value-based model.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 16, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Trilobites: In an Ancient Nun ’ s Teeth, Blue Paint — and Clues to Medieval Life
A rare blue pigment, discovered in the fossilized plaque of a German nun, hints at a broader role for women in the production of religious texts.
Source: NYT Health - January 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: STEPH YIN Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Women and Girls Middle Ages (Historical Period) Archaeology and Anthropology Books and Literature Nuns Ohio State University Science Advances (Journal) Germany Source Type: news

Independence Blue Cross pilot to support jobs for autistic adults
Independence Blue Cross  reported positive progress Monday from a pilot program initiated last year with The Precisionists Inc. (TPI), a Delaware organization that focuses on employment for adults with disabilities. Through the partnership, five autistic adults from TPI's workplace are working with the Philadelphia healt h insurer's human resources department. “The work being done by the TPI associates is invaluable," said Jeanie Heffernan, executive vice president and chief human resources officer…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Trilobites: In an Ancient Nun ’ s Teeth, Blue Paint — and Clues to Medieval Publishing
A rare blue pigment, discovered in the fossilized plaque of a German nun, hints at a broader role for women in the production of religious texts.
Source: NYT Health - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: STEPH YIN Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Women and Girls Middle Ages (Historical Period) Archaeology and Anthropology Books and Literature Nuns Ohio State University Science Advances (Journal) Germany Source Type: news

Blue KC CEO Wilson will retire; another woman will succeed her
After nearly five years as CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City, and more than three decades with the nonprofit,  Danette Wilson will retire. Erin Stucky, executive vice president of marketing innovation and business development, will take the helm June 1.   “It’s the right time,” Wilson said of her choice to retire, adding, “I wanted to make sure that when I decided to retire, the company was in good shape, and the next generation of leaders were well prepared to take…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 10, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

The role of exercise-induced arousal and exposure to blue-enriched lighting on vigilance - Barba A, Padilla F, Luque-Casado A, Sanabria D, Correa A.
It is currently assumed that exposure to an artificial blue-enriched light enhances human alertness and task performance, but recent research has suggested that behavioral effects are influenced by the basal state of arousal. Here, we tested whether the ef...
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Trilobites: A Woman ’ s Work Was Sometimes Blue
A rare blue pigment, discovered on the teeth of a Medieval nun, suggests that women of that time were more involved than thought in producing religious texts.
Source: NYT Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: STEPH YIN Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Women and Girls Middle Ages (Historical Period) Archaeology and Anthropology Books and Literature Nuns Ohio State University Science Advances (Journal) Germany Source Type: news

Rare blue pigment found in medieval woman's teeth rewrites history
The discovery of a rare, expensive blue pigment in the dental plaque of a medieval woman's skeleton is shedding light on hidden chapter of history, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Science Advances.
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Apron Bets On Dieters In Weight Watchers Partnership
Blue Apron ’s new partnership with Weight Watchers is its last hope to make the company profitable this year. African Americans looking for mealtime solutions is an attractive consumer group for Blue Apron, since the The Selig Center’s expected buying power of this group will rise to $1.54T by 2022.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kori Hale, Contributor Tags: NYSE:APRN NYSE:WW Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Embryo in Blue
A bright blue stain highlights the sensory nerves of a developing mouse embryo.
Source: The Scientist - January 7, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news

More than 11,000 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken and pork sausage recalled due to metal contamination
RL Zeigler Co Inc, based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is recalling more than 11,600 pounds of its 'ready to eat'  chicken and pork sausage after reports of metal bits were found inside the products.
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wilderness: Blue-Ringed Octopus Bite
Blue-Ringed Octopus Bite
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - December 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Secret Behind Chicken Soup's Medical Magic
The chicken in your soup offers a number of benefits. It's high in protein that helps the immune system, and is also a good source of vitamins and minerals, such as B vitamins, which boost immunity and help with digestion.
Source: WebMD Health - December 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Secret Behind Chicken Soup ' s Medical Magic
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 -- Many people rely on chicken noodle soup to soothe a cold, but few know exactly why the warm broth brings relief. But one dietitian can explain its magic. " Studies have shown that a hearty bowl of chicken noodle soup may...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 26, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Columbia River Natural Pet Foods Inc. Voluntarily Expands Recall to Include Cow Pie and Chicken & Vegetables Fresh Frozen Meats for Dogs and Cats Due to Possible Health Risk
Columbia River Natural Pet Foods of Vancouver, WA is voluntarily expanding their current recall to include additional products: 261 packages of Cow Pie Lot # 72618 and 82 packages of Chicken& Vegetables Lot# 111518 fresh frozen meats for dogs and cats, produced in July 2018 and November 2018, due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Nutritionists recommend blue maize extract as a safe natural alternative to prevent metabolic syndrome
(Natural News) Metabolic syndrome is a serious and dangerous health issue. A particular study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food discusses how the extract of blue maize, a variety of corn grown in Mexico and the Southwestern United States, can help attenuate the condition’s symptoms. A person with metabolic syndrome suffers from several metabolic...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross names vice president of network contracting
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama has named a health care veteran for its role as vice president of network contracting.   Joseph Oaks, who has been with Blue Cross for seven years, has served as manager of contracting within the health care networks division and was promoted to the VP role. According to the company, Oaks has made significant contributions to provider engagement and network contracting.  Prior to joining Blue Cross, Oaks was with the Baptist Health System or 23 years, previously…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

FDA to review Blue Earth's Axumin for brain cancer
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted molecular imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis Blue Earth promotes results for PET/CT agent Blue Earth expands PSMA-PET/CT imaging portfolio Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 11, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kroger Louisville Division Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels
Following a recall by Sunshine Mills, Inc., the Kroger Louisville division announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken& Brown Rice Recipe dog food produced by the supplier. The dog food was sold in one Kroger store located at 2440 Bardstown Road in Louisville, KY. Only Abound Chicken& Brown Rice Recipe dog food with the listed UPC numbers and Best by Dates are affected by this recall. The recall was initiated because the product had the potential to contain an elevated level of Vitamin D, which may cause renal failure.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

King Soopers and City Market Recalls Abound Chicken and Brown Rice Dog Food Because of Elevated Vitamin D Levels
Following a recall by Sunshine Mills, Inc., King Soopers announced it has removed from sale Abound Chicken& Brown Rice Recipe dog food produced by Sunshine Mills, Inc. sold in King Soopers and City Market stores, located in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Wyoming. Only Abound Chicken& Brown Rice Recipe dog food with the listed UPC numbers and Best by Dates are affected by this recall. The recall was initiated because the product had the potential to contain an elevated level of Vitamin D, which may cause renal failure.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 6, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

USDA Ranks Chicken Companies ’ Salmonella Safety
The rankings published last week were based on chicken parts producers’ performance during the 52-week window from October 2017 to October 2018.
Source: WebMD Health - November 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Brain Project releases first-ever digital 3D brain cell atlas
(Frontiers) The Blue Brain Cell Atlas is like " going from hand-drawn maps to Google Earth " -- providing previously unavailable information on major cell types, numbers and positions in all 737 brain regions. This comprehensive, interactive and dynamic online resource allows anyone to visualize every region in the mouse brain, cell-by-cell and in 3D, and freely download data for new analyses and modelling. It can also be continuously be updated with new findings.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 28, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics presented new results from a...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth promotes results for PET/CT agent Blue Earth expands PSMA-PET/CT imaging portfolio Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New York health insurer files preliminary injunction against Florida Blue
A New York-based health insurer has filed a preliminary injunction against Florida Blue a week after suing the company over an alleged broker monopoly in Orlando. "Florida Blue has a company policy — brazenly displayed on its website — that no broker may sell Florida Blue’s individual plans unless that broker agrees to sell only Florida Blue’s individual plans," Oscar Insurance Co. alleged in its lawsuit. "Florida Blue wrongfully uses its monopoly p ower to compel brokers to sell only its…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield invests in North Carolina rural health initiative
UNC-Chapel Hill and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina are partnering to improve health care in rural areas of the state.   Blue Cross recently announced an $800,000 investment into the UNC School of Medicine, helping fund its new Primary Care Rural Advancement program.  The program is looking to increase access to health care in Rockingham County by encouraging more residents to enter health care professions in th e county.  “We want people to have access to high-quality primary…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 20, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is blue waffle a real medical condition?
Blue waffle disease is a fictional STD that is said to turn a woman ’s genitals blue. There is no medical evidence that the condition actually exists. In this article, we look at the truth behind blue waffle disease and the importance of getting reliable sexual health information.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

U.S. chicken farms are so dirty, meat has to be washed with chlorine before being sold for human consumption
(Natural News) Now that the United Kingdom has “Brexited” from the European Union, Brits are no longer protected by strict E.U. food laws that prevent the import of dangerous foods like chicken meat from the United States, which is reportedly now so filthy that it has to be doused with bleach before being considered “safe”...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York-based health insurer sues Florida Blue over alleged broker monopoly
A New York-based insurance company has filed a lawsuit against Florida Blue over an alleged Orlando-area broker monopoly. "Florida Blue has a company policy — brazenly displayed on its website — that no broker may sell Florida Blue’s individual plans unless that broker agrees to sell only Florida Blue’s individual plans," Oscar Insurance Co. alleges in the legal complaint. "Florida Blue wrongfully uses its mo nopoly power to compel brokers to sell only its plans when industry standards require…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Blue Ribbon Panel Review of NLM's Intramural Research Program Released
A Blue Ribbon Panel established to review the intramural research program of the National Library of Medicine has issued its report. The Panel was chaired by Russ Altman, MD, PhD, from Stanford University, and included eight additional leading experts with a broad knowledge of biomedical informatics, computational biology, and data science.
Source: NLM General Announcements - November 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

New York-based health insurer sues Florida Blue over alleged Orlando broker monopoly
A New York-based insurance company has filed a lawsuit against Florida Blue over an alleged Orlando-area broker monopoly. "Florida Blue has a company policy — brazenly displayed on its website — that no broker may sell Florida Blue’s individual plans unless that broker agrees to sell only Florida Blue’s individual plans," Oscar Insurance Co. alleges in the legal complaint. "Florida Blue wrongfully uses its mo nopoly power to compel brokers to sell only its plans when industry standards require…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Oscar Accuses Florida Blue Cross Of Broker Monopoly In Obamacare Sales
Oscar Health filed a lawsuit against Florida Blue, accusing it of forcing brokers to sell its policies via " exclusive " contracts.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:UNH NYSE:HUM NYSE:ANTM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could blue light reduce blood pressure?
According to recent findings, exposing the body to blue light could lower high blood pressure as effectively as taking hypertension medication.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

In Association With Sunshine Mills, Lidl Voluntarily Recalls Orlando Brand Grain Free Chicken & Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food Due to Elevated Levels of Vitamin D.
In association with Sunshine Mills, Lidl is voluntarily recalling specific lots of Orlando brand Grain Free Chicken& Chickpea Superfood Recipe Dog Food because the products may contain elevated levels of Vitamin D.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - November 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Exposure to blue light can be as effective at lowering blood pressure as medication
Researchers from the University of Surrey and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf found that blue light stimulates the release of nitric oxide, which relaxes blood vessels and lowers blood pressure.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue light can reduce blood pressure
Exposure to blue light decreases blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, a new study from the University of Surrey and Heinrich Heine University Dusseldorf in collaboration with Philips reports. During this study, published in the prestigious European Journal of Preventative Cardiology, participants were exposed to 30 minutes of whole-body blue light at approximately 450 nanometres, a dose comparable to daily sunlight - followed by exposure to a control light on a different day.
Source: World Pharma News - November 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Blue Cross making changes to opioid policy in 2019
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is making changes to the way it handles opioids. Alabama's largest health insurer said it is changing its opioid management strategy for its commercial members in 2019 as part of a larger effort to combat the opioid epidemic. Blue Cross said it will cover Roxybond, the new instant release oxycodone formulation that is considered an “abuse de terrent” by the Food and Drug Administration. Lucemyra, the first non—opioid approved drug to treat the symptoms…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Blue Spark wins CE Mark for wearable, wireless TempTraq monitor
Medtech developer Blue Spark Technologies said today it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for the TempTraq bluetooth wearable temperature monitor. The TempTraq system is a disposable, wearable continuous temperature monitoring patch that wirelessly delivers temperature readings, the Cleveland-based company said. The system includes the ability to set alerts, which are sent to mobile devices, when patients reach user-set temperatures. Blue Spark said it also provides the TempTraq Connect HIPAA-compliant service which allows the TempTraq system to be integrated directly into hospital central monitoring systems and e...
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Diagnostics Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance bluesparktechnologies Source Type: news

Janes chicken strips added to recall list over salmonella concerns
A week after the Janes brand chicken burgers were put on a recall list for possible salmonella contamination by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the company's chicken strips have been added.
Source: CBC | Health - November 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Prolonged exposure to blue light from mobile phones can lead to macular degeneration
(Natural News) Is your smartphone making you blind? New research has confirmed that the blue light emitted from cellphones and other gadgets can cause lasting damage to your eyes, and eventually, may even lead to blindness. As screen time continues to increase, the risk of macular degeneration from too much blue light increases too. As...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

$14M memory care center coming to Blue Ash
Construction has begun on a $14 million nursing home in Blue Ash, which would care for up to 66 private-pay residents with Alzheimer ’s disease or dementia. The three-story Serene Suites Memory Care facility being built on 2.8 acres at 9856 Redhill Drive will encompass about 53,000 square feet.  Construction will cost $9.5 million, with land acquisition, equipment and furnishings accounting for the remainder, said owner/deve loper Jagdish Bhati, CEO of Serene Suites.  The facility is to include…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 29, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Janes Pub Style Chicken Burgers recalled due to possible salmonella contamination
Janes brand Pub Style Chicken Burgers have been recalled because of possible salmonella contamination, says the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Source: CBC | Health - October 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Blue Cross: Average ACA individual premiums will drop in 2019
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama said average premiums for its Affordable Care Act-compliant individual plans will decrease in 2019. The insurer, which is Alabama's largest by a wide margin, said premium changes on the nine plans will range from a 3.8 percent decrease to a 3.9 percent increase. The average premium will drop by 0.5 percent. All of the ACA-compliant individual plans take into account members’ ages, family siz e and county of residence, which could result in additional changes. About…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 25, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Elusive ‘Headless Chicken Monster’ Captured on Video in Antarctic Ocean
A type of bizarre-looking sea cucumber known as a “headless chicken monster” has been captured on film in the Antarctic Ocean for the first time. After previously being filmed in the Gulf of Mexico last year, the elusive Enypniastes eximia was recorded swimming in Southern Ocean waters off the coast of East Antarctica thanks to new underwater camera technology developed by the Australian Antarctic Division. “Some of the footage we are getting back from the cameras is breathtaking, including species we have never seen in this part of the world,” Australian Antarctic Division program leader Dirk Welsf...
Source: TIME: Science - October 22, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized animals Ocean Source Type: news

The dangers of blue light from digital devices: It can harm your eye health
(Natural News) Is your cellphone damaging your eyes? New research has highlighted yet another pitfall of modern technology: It’s slowly making you blind. A study just published in Scientific Reports has uncovered a sordid truth: Constant exposure to blue light from beloved cellphones and other devices leads to age-related macular degeneration, one of the leading causes...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to raw chicken has sickened 92 people in 29 states
A new report from the CDC says this strain of salmonella is linked to raw chicken pet food, raw chicken products and live chickens, and is resistant to at least 13 antibiotics used to treat the infection.
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news