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$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

CDC Warns of Salmonella Illnesses Linked to Raw Chicken
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 17, 2018 -- The number of people sickened in a Salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken products now stands at 92 people in 29 states, U.S. health officials said today. Of those who have fallen ill, 21 have been hospitalized. No...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drug-Resistant Salmonella From Chicken Sickens Dozens, Including 9 In Mass.
(CNN) — At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported. The CDC says nine people in Massachusetts have reported getting sick. The source of the raw chicken is unclear from lab tests, and no single common supplier has been identified. The strain has shown up in samples from a variety of raw chicken products including pet food, chicken pieces, grou...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Local TV SALMONELLA Source Type: news

Drug-resistant salmonella from chicken sickens nearly 100
At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming into contact with a variety of raw chicken products, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. Twenty-one of the sick patients have been hospitalized, though no deaths have been reported.
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why this specialty pharma is suing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
A specialty pharmacy just aimed a lawsuit at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, accusing the state ’s largest health insurer of “wrongfully” nixing its network participation agreement and costing it hundreds of customers in the state.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Why this specialty pharma is suing Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
A specialty pharmacy just aimed a lawsuit at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, accusing the state ’s largest health insurer of “wrongfully” nixing its network participation agreement and costing it hundreds of customers in the state.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Lauren K. Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Should We Eat Chicken? Or Not? Should We Eat Chicken? Or Not?
Should you think twice before digging into that chicken dinner? This editorial discusses.Wounds
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Tip: Know the Risks of Chicken Pox
-- Chicken pox used to be a rite of passage for young children. But with the development of the chicken pox vaccine, the vast majority of kids avoid this itchy and painful illness. While most people who develop chicken pox will recover completely...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

As Blue Wave Crests, Health Insurers Brace For ' Medicare For All ' Push
An effort to derail Medicare for All proposals is underway by health insurance lobbies Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America ' s Health Insurance Plans.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:WCG NYSE:MOH NYSE:CNC NYSE:ANTM NYSE:CI Source Type: news

MN Blue Cross parent invests in startup that supports caregivers
A division of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota ’s parent company has made an investment in Ceresti Health, which provides coaching and tools to people caring for family members. Stella Development didn’t disclose the size of the investment in the Carlsbad, Calif.-based company. Stella Development falls under the umbrella of Stella, which al so owns Eagan-based Blue Cross. Ceresti focuses on caregivers who are assisting family members suffering from conditions that cause cognitive impairment,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Blue roses could be coming soon to a garden near you
(American Chemical Society) For centuries, gardeners have attempted to breed blue roses with no success. But now, thanks to modern biotechnology, the elusive blue rose may finally be attainable. Researchers have found a way to express pigment-producing enzymes from bacteria in the petals of a white rose, tinting the flowers blue. They report their results in ACS Synthetic Biology.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - October 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blue plaques, female scientists, #MeToo and women on Wikipedia | Letters
Anna Eavis of English Heritage on efforts to get more blue plaques commemorating women;Hilary Caldicott on the suspended Cern professor Alessandro Strumia;Jean Rogers on men writing about feminism, andSandy Balfour of Wikimedia on the gender bias of WikipediaAnna Kessel makes some valuable points on the lack of blue plaques to women – not least that inaction will only lead to the worsening of this imbalance (Shortcuts, G2, 3 October). With this in mind, in 2016, English Heritage appealed for more female nominations for our London blue plaques scheme. The many suggestions we received means that now, for the first time, mo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 4, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Women Heritage Wikipedia Culture Science Gender Life and style Feminism World news Cern Physics Particle physics #MeToo movement UK news Source Type: news

Want a chicken tikka masala tonight? You'll have to run a half marathon
The calorie counts of the UK's top dishes and the exercise needed to burn them off were calculated by Forza Supplements. Chicken tikka masala with pilau rice and a poppadom has 1,389 calories.
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue plaque for inspirational nurse from Windrush generation
An inspirational nurse and midwife who became the first person of African heritage to be appointed head matron at an NHS hospital is to be honoured with a blue plaque.
Source: Nursing Times - October 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Loblaws recalls chicken fries for possible salmonella after 4 people become ill
Loblaws is recalling chicken fries sold in $10 bags due to possible salmonella contamination that may have caused four people to become ill.
Source: CBC | Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Loblaw recalls some chicken products on fear of salmonella outbreak - CFIA
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said on Tuesday grocery and drugstore chain Loblaw Cos Ltd is recalling certain $10 chicken fries in the wake of a potential Salmonella contamination.
Source: Reuters: Health - October 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Scientists develop new way to turn chicken waste into bio-fuel by mixing it with a toxic weed
(Natural News) The meat and poultry industry processes about 9 billion chickens per year, the bulk of which contain hormones, antibiotics and dangerous bacteria that’s bred and spread in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs). Besides all the meat winding up in fast food sandwiches, chicken nuggets, and clear-wrapped packages at butcher stations in supermarkets, the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The new Beto O'Rourke plan for Texas: FLOOD the state with 20 million illegals and let them vote to turn Texas blue forever
(Natural News) Leftist Democrats have long sought a way to turn the deep red state of Texas blue, thereby ensuring electoral victories for the foreseeable future. One up-and-coming Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate has just introduced a plan that, if implemented, would doom Texas to Marxist rule and plunge the United States further toward...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are "free-range" and "organic" eggs as ethical as they seem? Controversial chicken husbandry practices and what you can do about it
(Natural News) When you’re out shopping for eggs or chicken, do you make a point of looking for “free-range” on the label? Many people are willing to pay extra for free-range eggs because they believe it means the animal has a better life. You might picture chickens frolicking in an open, grassy field, pecking around...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's pig fever outbreak a boon for chicken farmers
An outbreak of African swine fever in China is proving to be a windfall for chicken farmers, helping drive up prices of the country's second-most popular meat to two-and-a-half year highs.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about chicken allergies
While fish and seafood often cause allergies, chicken meat allergies are less common. The symptoms can vary from mild to very severe. In some cases, chicken allergies are related to bird egg allergies, though they can also exist separately. Chicken allergies may be linked to other bird allergies. Learn more here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

I’ll have a chicken calfrezi! Now takeaways to have calorie counts
TAKEAWAYS will soon have to tell customers how fattening their food is under Government plans to tackle the obesity epidemic sweeping Britain. Family favourites like curries, pizza and fried chicken will come with a calorie health warning in an effort to stop people eating unhealthily.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

STOP eating poison: Chicken eggs exposed to pesticides found to make you SICK
(Natural News) Toxic pesticides don’t just contaminate the fruits and vegetables that you eat: Their residues also affect farm animals such as chickens, as well as the eggs produced by the animals. A Pakistani study discovered two particular pesticides in chicken eggs, the concentrations of which were high enough to pose health risks to humans who consume...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Review Article Effects of blue-light irradiation during dental treatment
Japanese Dental Science ReviewAvailable online 31 August 2018SummaryIn dentistry, blue light is widely used for tooth bleaching and restoration procedures involvingcomposite resin. In addition, many dentists use magnificationloupes to enable them to provide more accurate dental treatment. Therefore, the use of light is indispensable in dental treatment. However, light can cause various toxicities, and thermal injuries caused by light irradiation are regarded as particularly important. In recent years, the eye damage and non-thermal injuries caused by blue light, the so-called “blue light hazard”, have gained attention....
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 11, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Out of Blue review – Carol Morley conjures a cosmically uncanny noir
Patricia Clarkson is drawn into a black hole of murder, murk and existential angst in this adaptation of Martin Amis ’s Night TrainCarol Morley ’s Out of Blue is an intriguing and perplexing creation, starting with that title, from which the word “the” seems to have been removed, making what’s on offer sound like an impressionist painting or a classic jazz album, or some slangily described phenomenon of theoretical physics. It’s a lugubrious quasi-noir mystery set in modern-day New Orleans, starring a charismatic Patricia Clarkson as Detective Mike Hoolihan; a movie that sometimes seems papier-mâchéd together...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Peter Bradshaw Tags: Toronto film festival Toronto film festival 2018 Festivals Culture Martin Amis Film adaptations Books Physics Astronomy Source Type: news

Green Dye Beats Blue for Node Mapping in Uterine Cancer Green Dye Beats Blue for Node Mapping in Uterine Cancer
Green fluorescent dye was found to be superior to standard blue dye for sentinel lymph node mapping in uterine cancers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Feds mistakenly send termination notices to Minnesota Blue Cross members
More than 38,000 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota customers were incorrectly sent termination notices from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Star Tribune is reporting on the mistake, which is chiefly affecting Minnesotans in Duluth and northeast Minnesota counties. It's related to the elimination of Medicare Cost plans, which are going away and will mean actual termination of plans for more than 300,000 Minnesotans. But apparently a bunch of extra warnings went out. The…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 5, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak in 4 States Linked to Kosher Chicken
WEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 -- One person has died and 16 others sickened in a four-state Salmonella outbreak linked to kosher chicken, U.S. health officials say. Cases have been reported in Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. Eight people...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Appeals court resuscitates LifeWatch anti-trust suit against Blue Cross
The US Court of Appeals this week reinstated a suit from LifeWatch (SWX:LIFE) Services claiming that Blue Cross Blue Shield and associated plans conspired to deny coverage to devices it produces. LifeWatch claims that BCBS and associated groups “shielded themselves from patient demand for the seller’s device by agreeing to deny coverage as ‘not medically necessary’ or ‘investigational,’ even while the medical community, other insurers, and independent arbiters viewed it as befitting the standard of care,” according to court documents. Judges for the Third Circuit court of appeals,...
Source: Mass Device - August 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Legal News LifeWatch Source Type: news

Kosher chicken linked to deadly salmonella outbreak
One person has died and 16 others have become ill from a salmonella outbreak linked to kosher chicken, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This bright blue dye is found in fabric. Could it also power batteries?
(University at Buffalo) Methylene blue is a common ingredient in wastewater from textile mills. But University at Buffalo scientists think it may be possible to give this industrial pollutant a second life. In a study, they show that the dye, dissolved in water, is good at storing and releasing energy on cue. This makes the compound a promising material for redox flow batteries, which could store energy for wind farms and solar homes.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - August 27, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Man almost goes blind after he was infected with roundworm parasite from eating raw chicken sushi
A Japanese man who ate uncooked chicken sashimi went to hospital with chest pain, where doctors diagnosed him with a parasitic illness which had caused growths to appear in his lungs and liver.
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia to change brand name
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia is changing its brand name to better align itself with its parent company, Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM). Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia, which includes Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia Inc. and Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthcare Plan of Georgia Inc., will be known as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield (Anthem) starting Jan. 1, 2019. Greater Georgia Life, an affiliated Anthem plan, will also have its brand name changed to Anthem Life starting next year. “We…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 22, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Eric Mandel Source Type: news

Blue Light Damages Retinal Cells in Lab Study Blue Light Damages Retinal Cells in Lab Study
A cell-based experiment shows how blue light can damage retinal cells, but it ' s unclear whether the results translate to humans or if blue light exposure from computers and cell phones harms vision.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Innovate UK awards for studies into sustainable livestock production and improving chicken welfare
Bristol Vet School has been awarded two Innovate UK grants totalling nearly £ 160k for studies that aim to further our progress towards sustainable livestock production and improve broiler chicken welfare. The projects will use the new £ 1M CIEL poultry house, funded by the CIEL.
Source: University of Bristol news - August 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Grants and Awards; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School Source Type: news

MCR's New VL2 Lenses Block 41% of Blue Light
MCR Safety has released new lens technology that is capable of blocking 41% of ISO 12312-1 blue light while allowing 88% of all visible light to pass in their new MAXBLUE™ VL210MB safety glasses. Blue light is known to cause eye fatigue, headaches and migraines in people exposed to RF scanners and other handheld or portable devices on the job. The lenses are clear with a streamline, comfortable and athletic design. They are scratch resistant with a polycarbonate frame.This story is related to the following:Safety& Security EquipmentHealth, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of:Lenses |Eyewear Lenses |
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - August 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

MN Blue Cross parent Stella invests in sports-medicine startup
A unit of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota ’s parent company has invested an undisclosed amount in Fusionetics, a sports-medicine startup that aims to prevent orthopedic injuries. Milton, Ga.-based Fusionetics assesses how efficiently athletes move and identifies areas of weakness. Health care practitioners then create improvement plans f or patients with the goal of reducing their risk of musculoskeletal injuries. Fusionetics’ system also features a software application equipped with analytics…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

New health exchange plan preserves coverage lost from Blue Local
Ambetter, a new health exchange plan, offers to maintain coverage for patients who may be losing their current local Blue Cross plan. The new plan, provided by Centene, aims to help the approximately 40,000 patients affected by BCBS ’ decision to discontinue the Blue Local exchange plan in 2019.   In July, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina filed to lower its Affordable Care Act rates by an average of 4.1 percent and announced it would no longer offer the Blue Local product with Duke Health…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Harrison Miller Source Type: news

Smartphone blue light affects your vision by wearing down retina
A new study from the University of Toledo has found that blue light absorbed by molecules in our eyes can create toxic chemicals that kill cells and can lead to disorders that cause blindness.
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pinty's chicken products recalled due to possible Listeria contamination
Health Canada says a brand of prepared chicken products is recalling a line of chicken strips due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.
Source: CBC | Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news