This page shows you the latest news items in this category. This is page number 13.

Total 8312 results found since Jan 2013.

Major Depression Diagnoses Up 33 Percent In Recent Years
CHICAGO, IL (CBS Local) – A study by health insurance provider Blue Cross Blue Shield has found that the number of Americans being diagnosed with severe depression has jumped by a staggering 33 percent in recent years. The Details: A study has found that major depression cases have risen by 33 percent since 2013 Teens and millennials are showing the largest jump in diagnoses Doctors are looking at increased social media and electronics use as a cause Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA), which insures over 106 million people, reports that major depression cases skyrocketed from 2013 to 2016. The jump is repo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch News Blue Cross Blue Shield Depression Local TV Mental Health talkers Source Type: news

A Rare Phenomenon Made the Ocean in California Glow Blue This Week
Beachgoers in California were treated to a rare spectacle this week: glowing tides. The unique sight is called a red tide, but, at least at night, it results in an other-worldly blue light in the water. Numerous people spotted and photographed the light show off the coast of San Diego this week. Wow! 🤩 〰️〰️〰️ #bioluminescence#sandiego#algae#redtide A post shared by David Jodye (@davidjodye) on May 9, 2018 at 9:13pm PDT I had to go back out again last night. Glowing blue waves are just something you have to see twice to believe 😳🌊 #biolumi...
Source: TIME: Science - May 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Oceans onetime Source Type: news

Blue Cross earns high marks from J.D. Power for member satisfaction
According to the J.D. Power 2018 Commercial Member Health Plan Study, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama ranks highest in member satisfaction among commercial health plans in the East South Central Region.   This marks the eighth time that Blue Cross – the largest health insurance provider in Alabama – has ranked highest in member satisfaction since J.D. Power first published the study in 2007. The study by J.D. Power measured member satisfaction among 163 health plans in 22 regions throughout…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Two Kansas City startups win Blue KC's first health care pitch contest
Two Kansas City companies were selected in Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City's first pitch contest.  The event, held Friday, brought together teams of biotech businesses and students as part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City's annual Regnier Venture Creation Challenge. Jason Spacek, chief innovation officer for Blue KC, said they whittled down the finalists from 12 entries. Each team was required to deliver a concept that would change the future of health care, and each team had…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

Blue Earth expands PSMA-PET/CT imaging portfolio
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics has signed an agreement for exclusive...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results Blue Earth, PETNet expand Axumin distribution Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Brown-eyed girls more likely to feel blue when the weather is bad
Researchers at the University of South Wales found those with dark eyes were at twice the risk of seasonal affective disorder - also known as SAD - than men with blue eyes.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue light like that from smartphones linked to some cancers, study finds
Exposure to the kind of blue light emitted by outdoor LEDs, smartphones and tablets may increase your risk of breast or prostate cancer, a new study suggests.
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue light that comes from smartphones may increase the risk of breast and prostate cancer
The blue  light which comes from smartphones, tablets and street lights (stock image) may help to cause cancer. People exposed to high levels of blue light at night have double the risk of prostate cancer.
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross promotes two company veterans
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama has promoted two company veterans. Dr. Dow Briggs has been named executive vice president. Briggs most recently served as chief business officer, with responsibility for all aspects of claims, customer services, sales and marketing, health care networks and health management.  Briggs has been with Blue Cross since 2004 and has s erved as associate medical director, medical director, vice president of health management and senior vice president of business…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Study links night exposure to blue light with breast and prostate cancer
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) A study published in Environmental Health Perspectives reports a link between exposure to blue light at night and higher risk of developing breast and prostate cancer. Blue light is a range of the visible light spectrum emitted by most white LEDs and many tablet and phone screens.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 25, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Florida Blue taps Welltok for member engagement platform
Florida Blue, one of the largest health insurers in the Sunshine State, has tapped Welltok to create a digital health and wellbeing program for its 5 million members.
Source: mobihealthnews - April 24, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Is ' Blue Light ' Really That Bad for Us? Is ' Blue Light ' Really That Bad for Us?
Marketers tell us that blocking blue light can improve our sleep and neurologic function. But what do the data show?Medscape Neurology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Article Source Type: news

OC Raw Dog, LLC RECALLS one lot of Chicken, Fish & Produce BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE HEALTH RISK
OC Raw Dog, LLC of Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, is recalling approximately 1,560 lbs of Chicken, Fish& Produce Raw Frozen Canine Formulation which was manufactured on 10/11/2017 with a lot number 3652 and a use by date of 10/11/18.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 21, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Florida Blue's new subsidiary bringing home health care and more to Tampa Bay region
The Tampa region is getting a new health care company as Florida Blue brings its  PopHealthCare subsidiary to the area to offer post-acute and in-home care to people with complex and chronic illnesses. Florida Blue will bring the new service to Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties, a little more than a year after the insurer's parent company, GuideWell Mutual Holdings Cor p., acquired Arizona-based PopHealthCare LLC to be the basis of its expansion into population health management.   Population…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

Gov. Deal: Piedmont Healthcare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield reach handshake agreement
Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia's dispute will soon come to an end, according to Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. In two tweets on the afternoon of April 17, Deal said the two parties reached a "handshake agreement" that would result in a deal that ensured no coverage interruption for the more than 570,000 affected by the recent dispute. "A handshake agreement between @AnthemInc& @PiedmontHealth was made in the governor ’s office late this afternoon. Announcement of an…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 17, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Gov. Deal to meet today with Piedmont Healthcare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield on contract dispute
The contract battle between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare is not over, but progress is being made, according to a report from Georgia Health News. Officials from the insurance giant and hospital system reportedly met face-to-face early last week, and though the sides have moved closer to agreement on reimbursement rates, other issues have emerged as obstacles. Gov. Nathan Deal said on Twitter he would meet with both sides today. Anthem Bl ue Cross Blue Shield and…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

K9 Natural Ltd Voluntarily Recalls K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast Raw Pet Food 2.2lb And 11lb Bags Because Of Possible < em > Listeria Monocytogenes < /em >
K9 Natural Ltd is voluntarily recalling four batches of the K9 Natural Frozen Chicken Feast 2.2lb and 11lb bags that was imported into the US market in June 2017 because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria Monocytogenes.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 15, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is blood actually blue?
Some people believe that blood is blue when it is in the body and only turns red when it interacts with oxygen in the air. In this article, we investigate this and other myths and facts about the blood. Which animals have blue blood? How much blood is in the human body? Why is blood red? Find out all this and more.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

ODU-MAC & #194; & #174; Blue-Line Connectors Now Can House Variety of Interchangeable Modules
ODU-MAC&reg; Blue-Line Rectangular Connector features a lever locking and spindle locking option. Unit provides termination to signal, power, high current coax, compressed air, fiber optic and PCB modules. The connectors are suited for applications such as medical, industrial, test and measurement and provides up to 10,000 mating cycles.This story is related to the following:Health, Medical,& Dental Supplies and EquipmentSearch for suppliers of:Modular Contact Connectors
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - April 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Ruling will allow Blue Cross lawsuit to proceed
A federal judge in the antitrust case against Blue Cross and Blue Shield has made a ruling that will allow the case to move forward. In the order, U.S. District Judge David Proctor said the way Blue Cross divided its service areas may have violated U.S. antitrust laws. The order will allow the case to move forward for the court to further evaluate the issue. As we previously reported, the lawsuit was filed by a number of smal l employers – with multiple Birmingham businesses involved – and…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Judge lets Blue Cross Blue Shield antitrust suit move ahead
A court is allowing antitrust litigation against health insurer Blue Cross Blue Shield to move forward
Source: ABC News: Health - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The blue whale genome reveals the animals' extraordinary evolutionary history
(Goethe University Frankfurt) For the first time, scientists of the German Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center, Goethe University and the University of Lund in Sweden have deciphered the complete genome of the blue whale and three other rorquals. Surprisingly, the genomes show that rorquals have been hybridizing during their evolutionary history. In addition, rorquals seem to have separated into different species in the absence of geographical barriers. This phenomenon, called sympatric speciation, is very rare in animals. The study has just been published in " Science Advances " .
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts offers new digital health portfolio, focus on diabetes, fertility
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has secured its place as a digital health player with the announcement that it is launching a new portfolio of digital tools is it calling its Emerging Solutions platform. The initial offerings will focus on chronic disease prevention and management, as well as fertility, pregnancy, and parenting.  
Source: mobihealthnews - April 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Gov. Deal directs Blue Cross, Piedmont back to negotiations
Gov. Nathan Deal is directing Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia and Piedmont Healthcare to restart negotiations on behalf of nearly 600,000 state employees, retirees and their families who have been affected by the recent contract disruption. Deal also announced the state and the University System of Georgia will absorb out-of-network claims for affected employees for up to 30 days. Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and Piedmont Healthcare failed to reach an agreement before their contract ended April…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 4, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Saunders Source Type: news

Nonfiction: A Reckoning With an Imperfect Science in ‘ Blue Dreams ’
Lauren Slater ’ s new book chronicles the history of mood-regulating drugs, weaving in her own lifelong struggle to get well and stay well.
Source: NYT Health - April 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAGGIE JONES Tags: Books and Literature Blue Dreams: The Science and the Story of the Drugs that Changed Our Minds (Book) Slater, Lauren Depression (Mental) Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Mental Health and Disorders Source Type: news

People Are Wearing Blue Today for Autism Awareness Day
April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day, and people are wearing the color blue to raise awareness for the developmental disorder. World Autism Awareness Day is an internationally recognized event when the United Nations reaffirms its “commitment to promote the full participation of all people with autism, and ensure they have the necessary support to be able to exercise their rights and fundamental freedoms.” Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) affects about 1% of the world’s population, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This year’s World Autism Awareness Day is focused on ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alix Langone Tags: Uncategorized Autism healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Landmark Health plans N.C. entrance through partnership with Blue Cross
Huntington Beach, Calif.-based Landmark Health is planning its entrance to the Tar Heel State through a new partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. “We’re a risk-based provider group that cares for chronic, complex populations,” Jessica Diaz, senior director of brand and marketing at Landmark, said Thursday. “We partner with health plans and identify subsets of their population that really needs more care.” The new partnership with the Blue Cross of N.C. will see…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 30, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Salmonella outbreak from raw chicken products leads to 30 cases in Canada
The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has established a link between a recent outbreak of salmonella and a brand of frozen raw breaded chicken products sold primarily in eastern Canada.
Source: CBC | Health - March 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Viagra, The 'Little Blue Pill,' Turns 20
Viagra, the erectile dysfunction drug that steamed up the sex lives of millions of couples around the world, is turning 20 years old. ... More on Viagra How much do you know about the little blue p...
Source: AARP.org News - March 29, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama names new CEO
Alabama's largest health insurer has a new CEO. Tim Vines has been named president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. As we previously reported, Vines was named president of the insurer in November. At the time, the company said he would eventually become the company's CEO. Vines assumes the office following the retirement of T erry Kellogg effective April 1. Kellogg has served as CEO since 2010. “Vines is an experienced leader who has the vision and commitment to advance the…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Deadline looms for Piedmont Healthcare, Blue Cross Georgia in reimbursement dispute
Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Georgia are still negotiating a new reimbursement contract as the deadline looms this weekend. Representatives of both companies told Georgia Health News they are continuing to negotiate. The companies' reimbursement contract runs out soon. Easter Sunday, April 1, is the cutoff date. Blue Cross is by far the state’s biggest health insurer. Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare now has 10 hospitals, including a newly added one in Columbus.…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 28, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Saunders Source Type: news

Blue Ridge Beef Voluntarily Recalls BRB Complete Raw Pet Food Lot#GA0131 Because of Possible Contamination
Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is voluntarily recalling lot#GA0131 of BRB Complete raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. The cause of the recall: This recall was initiated after samples collected and tested by the FDA showed positive for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. There has been no consumer or pet illnesses in association with this product. Blue Ridge Beef is voluntarily recalling this product lot as a commitment to consumer and pet health and safety.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 26, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue Shield signs lease to keep a San Francisco address ahead of its move to Oakland in 2019
Rising office rents have prompted Many office tenants to leave San Francisco during the past several years, but some, like Blue Shield, want to keep a San Francisco presence.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Blanca Torres Source Type: news

Florida Blue hiring 500 workers, many in Tampa
Florida Blue is on another hiring spree, and this time it's for 500 workers statewide. More than half of the open positions are for member care specialists and will offer year-round benefits while working for nine months, then three months off with pay.  Some of the other year-round roles include positions for registered nurses, persons with Medicare experience and those with in-p erson sales and/or service experience, according to the announcement. The career fair will be on March 28 at the…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

Starwatch: a blue moon in Virgo
The second full moon of the month can aid starwatchers to identify the faint constellation of VirgoThe month ends this week with a blue moon. Last week was the equinox, when day and night are of equal length. It took place on 20 March. From now on in the northern hemisphere, spring has begun and the days will get progressively longer. In the southern hemisphere, the seasons are reversed. This equinox marked the beginning of autumn and progressively shorter days. On 31 March, the Moon is full. It rises as the Sun sets and takes the whole night to cross the sky, setting as the new dawn begins. This is the second full moon of...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Stuart Clark Tags: The moon Astronomy Science Space Source Type: news

Ina Garten says you shouldn't rinse raw chicken  before cooking it
Julia Child and the majority of Americans believe in rinsing raw chicken before it's cooked - but Food Network's Ina Garten and food safety experts warn that doing so is not safe or necessary.
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radagast Pet Food, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls One Lot of Rad Cat Raw Diet Free-Range Chicken and One Lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe Because of Possible Health Risk
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products, especially if they have not thoroughly washed their hands after having contact with the products or any surfaces exposed to these products.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue Cross executive featured in Savoy's '2018 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America'
Savoy Magazine has named Cain Hayes, president and chief operating officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota's health business, as one of its "2018 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America." Hayes joins the likes of "Black Panther" star Chadwick Bosman and Kenneth Frazier, CEO and chairman of biopharmaceutical manufacturer Merck& Co. Inc., as leaders to grace the covers of Savoy's spring edition. "I am honored to represent Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota on this esteemed…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Haley Madderom Source Type: news

Florida Blue hiring 500 workers
Florida Blue is on another hiring spree, and this time it's for 500 workers statewide. More than half of the open positions are for member care specialists and will offer year-round benefits while working for nine months, then three months off with pay.  Some of the other year-round roles include positions for registered nurses, persons with Medicare experience and those with in-p erson sales and/or service experience, according to the announcement. The career fair will be on Wednesday, March…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 16, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Veronica Brezina Source Type: news

CVS And Walgreens Partner With Lyft To Get Blue Cross Patients To Pharmacies
Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans will expand a partnership with the ride-hailing company Lyft to provide health plan enrollees transportation to certain pilot neighborhood Walgreens and CVS pharmacies.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:CVS Source Type: news

Blue Campaign: Awareness Videos
U.S. Department of Homeland Security. 05/2017 These videos from the Blue Campaign to End Human Trafficking were designed to spread awareness of the signs and indicators of human trafficking. Topics are General Awareness, with one video; Labor Trafficking, with four videos; and Sex Trafficking, with four videos. (Video or Multimedia)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - March 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Almond-Crusted Chicken Schnitzel
When I was young, mum used to make the most delicious chicken schnitzel that would be devoured as soon as my sister and I arrived home from school. Mum would lightly coat thin pieces of chicken with a little seasoned flour, then dip them into lightly beaten eggs, followed by a final coating in breadcrumbs. Then she would cook the schnitzel with generous amounts of butter and a little olive oil until crisp, and serve with a generous helping of green beans or coleslaw. I’ve modified mum’s recipe and given it a “Healthy Chef” makeover. My chicken schnitzel is gluten free, paleo, high in protein and tak...
Source: TIME: Health - March 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking Food healthytime Recipes weekend recipe Source Type: news