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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

Mozambique:Ban On Import of South African Chicken Derivatives
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican authorities have banned the import of chickens and their derivatives produced by the South African companies Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken, following an outbreak of listeriosis in South Africa.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia:Pick n Pay Namibia Recalls Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken Products
[Namibia Economist] Pick n Pay Namibia a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver& List (O&L) group has issued an urgent instruction to the retailer's stores countrywide to immediately remove all Enterprise and Rainbow Chicken Limited (RCL) products from its shelves following the confirmation of the source of the listeria outbreak in South Africa.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blue Ridge Beef Recalls Kitten Grind Raw Pet Food Lot#GA1102 Because of Possible Contamination
Blue Ridge Beef of Eatonton, GA, is recalling lot#GA1102 of Kitten Grind raw pet food because of the potential of contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - March 2, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue Cross Insurer May Reduce Obamacare Rates In Five States
Blue Cross plan operator Health Care Service Corp. said it made more than $1 billion last year, which bodes well for purchasers of its individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act in Illinois, Texas, Montana, Oklahoma and New Mexico.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CI NYSE:CNC NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of North Carolina's latest financials reveal higher margins
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, the state ’s largest insurer, revealed in its latest financial report that after years of losses since implementing the Affordable Care Act, it saw a higher-than-anticipated net income margin in 2017 at 7.8 cents for every dollar of revenue. Its total revenue for 2017 was $9.4 billion. The company’s aver age net income margin over a five-year period (2013 to 2017) is still lower than targeted, at 2.2%.  “Last year we saw changes to two key provisions…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 2, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Cameron Snipes Source Type: news

Updated - Northwest Naturals Voluntarily Recalls 5lb Frozen Chicken and Salmon Pet Food Chubs Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes Health Risk
Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs because it has 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 - February 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Northwest Naturals Voluntarily Recalls 5lb Frozen Chicken and Salmon Pet Food Chubs Because of Possible < em > Listeria Monocytogenes < /em > Health Risk
Northwest Naturals of Portland, Oregon is recalling 5lb frozen Chicken and Salmon petfood chubs because it has 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 - February 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Tainted Chicken Salad Is Likely Behind a Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak
Tainted chicken salad is likely behind a multi-state salmonella outbreak that has sent 28 people to the hospital, according to an announcement from the CDC. Iowa-based Triple T Specialty Meats has recalled more than 20,600 pounds of chicken salad produced between Jan. 2 and Feb. 7, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Wednesday. The potentially contaminated products were sold at Fareway grocery stores in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota between Jan. 4 and Feb. 9, the CDC says. Exposure to salmonella bacteria can result in severe gastrointestinal illness, which can become fatal if...
Source: TIME: Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime Recalls Source Type: news

Multistate salmonella outbreak tied to chicken salad
An outbreak of salmonella infections linked to chicken salad has sickened 65 people in five states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. No deaths have been reported, but 28 people have been hospitalized.
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergy Alert Issued by Sunneen Health Foods for Undeclared Pecan in Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites
Sunneen Health Foods is voluntarily recalling mislabeled Whole Foods Market Vegan Buffalo Chicken Bites sold at 13 Whole Foods Market stores in New York and New Jersey because the products contained tree nut (pecan) allergens that were not listed on the product label. The issue was discovered at the distribution center. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 22, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Independence Blue Cross removes cost-sharing for naloxone
Independence Blue Cross announced that as of March 1, it will remove member cost-sharing for injectable and nasal spray naloxone. The change, which includes brand-name version Narcan, applies to members who are purchasing the drug for themselves or for a covered member, according to a news release. "By removing a financial barrier to accessing naloxone, we can make the drug more readily available and hopefully save more liv es," said Dr. Richard Snyder, chief medical officer for Independence Blue…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Stacey Federoff Source Type: news

Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines
Blue Earth Diagnostics said that its Axumin (fluciclovine F-18) PET radiopharmaceutical...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results Novel PET tracer aids recurrent prostate cancer patients Medicare coverage gets easier for oncologic PET tracers Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Photocure wins FDA expanded sNDA for Blue Light Cytoscopy with Cysview system
Norwegian urology-focused developer Photocure ASA said last week it won a supplemental new drug application from the FDA extending the indication for its Blue Light Cytoscopy (BLC) with Cysview to include flexible cytoscopes designed for the surveillance of patients with bladder cancer. The company touted the approval, saying it is the only combination of drugs and devices approved for detecting bladder cancer. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business The post Photocure wins FDA expanded sNDA for Blue Light Cytoscopy with Cysview system appeared first on MassDevice.
Source: Mass Device - February 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Photocure ASA Source Type: news

Taking the Reins: How Patrick Conway is ready to shake things up at Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
On an unusually warm morning on Feb. 12, Dr. Patrick Conway, the newly minted CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, was speaking to a group of business executives about health care at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Photocure Announces U.S. FDA Approval of New Indication for Blue Light Cystoscopy with Cysview(R)
OSLO, Norway, Feb. 16, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Photocure ASA (OSE: PHO), announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved its supplemental new drug application (sNDA) to extend the indication for Blue Lig... Devices, Oncology, FDA Photocure, KARL STORZ, Blue Light Cystoscopy, Cysview, bladder cancer
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

VSP Global names former Minnesota Blue Cross executive as new CEO
VSP Global, the Sacramento area's second-largest locally based private company, has named its new CEO, approximately 10 months after former chief executive Jim McGrann resigned from the position. Michael J. Guyette is joining the Rancho Cordova-based vision care provider from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, where he had been CEO since 2012. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota serves approximately 2.9 million health plan members, VSP said in a news release. Guyette replaces Ro b Lynch,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Scott Rodd Source Type: news

Minnesota Blue Cross CEO Guyette leaves for California optical company
Michael Guyette will leave his post as president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota to take a job as the top executive at optical-care company VSP Global. Blue Cross named board member Kathleen Blatz, a retired Minnesota Supreme Court judge, its interim CEO. Eagan-based Blue Cross will start a search for Guyette’s replacement. Guyette joined Blue Cross as CEO from Aetna Inc. in 2013 at a time when the insurer had rotated through several top execu tives. He succeeded Ken Burdick,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - February 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Recordings spout secrets behind blue whale behavior
(American Geophysical Union) Researchers are using underwater microphones to interpret and characterize the calls of blue whales swimming through Southern California's oceans, revealing new insights into the behavior of these endangered marine mammals, according to new research being presented at the Ocean Sciences Meeting here on Tuesday.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blue Dye Kills Malaria Parasites — But There Is One Catch
Methylene blue used to be an anti-malarial treatment but fell out of favor. Researchers wondered, what if it were added to a current medication?(Image credit: Jay Reed/NPR)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Courtney Columbus Source Type: news

Weis Markets Issues Recall for its Pre-Made Penne Pasta with Asiago Sauce and Grilled Chicken Single Serving Meal Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen
Weis Markets today announced it had issued a recall for its pre-made Penne Pasta with Asiago Sauce and Grilled Chicken single serving meal for failing to list a milk allergen on its label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 9, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Global Health: Promising Malaria Drug Has a Striking Drawback: Blue Urine
Methylene blue, a laboratory dye, safely kills parasites before mosquitoes can pass them on — but has a vivid side effect that patients dislike.
Source: NYT Health - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Malaria Parasites Lancet Infectious Diseases, The (Journal) Radboud University Nijmegen Mali Source Type: news

Chicken pox vaccine linked with shingles at the vaccination site in some children
(Wiley) New research in Pediatric Dermatology reports several cases of shingles that developed at the original vaccination site in healthy children after they were immunized against chicken pox.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

DNA From 10,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found in Britain Reveals Man Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes
(LONDON) — DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests the oldest-known Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, researchers said Wednesday.Scientists from Britain’s Natural History Museum and University College London analyzed the genome of “Cheddar Man,” who was found in Cheddar Gorge in southwest England in 1903.Scientists led by museum DNA expert Ian Barnes drilled into the skull to extract DNA from bone powder. They say analysis indicates he had blue eyes, dark curly hair and “dark to black” skin pigmentation.The researchers say the evidence suggests that Europe...
Source: TIME: Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jill Lawless / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Archaeology onetime Source Type: news

Chicken Wing Numbers on Super Bowl Sunday
by Randy Lilleston, AARP, February 2, 2018|Comments: 0. chicken wings. Getty Images. Americans are expected to eat 1.35 billion wings this Super Bowl weekend. What a piece of work is a chicken wing: Noble in appearance, infinite in versatility, admirable and delicious in form and function. And on this Super Bowl  ...
Source: AARP.org News - February 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Hearty Chicken Soup That ’s Good for Your Soul and Immune System
When I feel a little run down, I make my restorative Polish-style chicken soup called Rosół, which was taught to me by my great-grandmother to help fight colds. When I ate her soup, I could instantly feel its healing effects and it just made me feel good all over. Chicken soup is simply a protein-rich meat stock, infused with a mirepoix of vegetables such as carrots, onion and leek. After simmering for 1 ½ to 2 hours, you end up with a golden elixir that’s filled with nutrients from the organic chicken meat and vegetables that you’ve used. It can be sipped all day, or made into a more substan...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

Super blue blood moon 2018 - gallery
Many parts of the globe caught a glimpse of the moon as a giant crimson globe, thanks toa rare lunar trifecta that combines a total eclipse with a blue moon and super moon. The spectacle, which Nasa has coined a “super blue blood moon,” will grace the pre-dawn skies in the western US as the moon crosses into the shadow of the Earth and turns blood red.What is the super blue blood moon? - videoShare your own ‘super blue blood moon’ photographsContinue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: The moon Lunar eclipses Photography Astronomy Science Source Type: news

Super blue blood moon seen across the globe – video
Many parts of the globe managed to catch a glimpse of the moon as a giant crimson globe, thanks toa rare lunar trifecta that combines a total eclipse with a blue moon and super moon. From Jerusalem to Melbourne, here ’s how it looked across the world.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: The moon Source Type: news

Super blue blood moon messes with your sleep and appetite
Twitter and Instagram users like actress Busy Philipps marveled at the super blue blood moon's effects on their moods and sleep patterns. A sleep expert explains what was happening.
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New blue plaque finally celebrates nurse from First World War
A Welsh nurse who served with the French army in World War 1 has finally been honoured with a blue plaque in her home town of Newport.
Source: Nursing Times - January 31, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Breathtaking Photos Show The ' Super Blue Blood Moon ' Around The World
This is what happens when there's a "supermoon," a "blue moon" and a total lunar eclipse all at once.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - January 31, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news