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Gauger, Lee Advance at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield (Movers & Shakers)
Tim Gauger has been promoted to senior vice president and chief legal officer for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock, and Sherri Lee has been named manager of clinical services and population health for BlueAdvantage national accounts.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - January 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona teams up with American Well for telemedicine options
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) is partnering with Boston-based American Well to offer new Telehealth options to its members.  
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

January 12, 2018: Owner of Seafood Company Charged in Atlantic Blue Crab Scam
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 17, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

U.S. faces oversupply of antibiotic-free chicken: Sanderson Farms
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Supplies of chicken raised without antibiotics are outstripping demand, a major U.S. poultry producer said on Tuesday, a sign of overproduction that could eat into processors' profits.
Source: Reuters: Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Blue Monday opens dialogue about mental health, expert says
The third Monday of every January has long been crowned 'Blue Monday' - the saddest day of the year and while the science behind the unflattering title has been scoffed at by experts, some say the day has unintended value.
Source: CBC | Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Blue Monday 2018: FIVE ways to beat January blues on the most depressing day of the year
BLUE MONDAY is the name given to the most depressing day of the year - the third Monday in January. Here ’s five ways to feel less glum.
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to stay happy on 'Blue Monday'  
Even the man who coined the term Blue Monday, Dr Cliff Arnall, says he never intended to make the day sound negative and was simply encouraging us to make positive change.
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gilster - Mary Lee Corp. Issues a Recall For Undeclared Milk Allergen in Essential Everyday ® Chicken Coating
January 8, 2018 - Gilster-Mary Lee, 520 Old St. Mary ’s Road, of Perryville, Missouri, is voluntarily recalling one lot of Essential Everyday® Coat& Bake Original Chicken coating, UPC 41303-01572 at the consumer level because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - January 11, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

BBC follows Blue Planet II with hard-hitting nature documentaries
David Attenborough ’s landmark series inspires programmes exploring the impact of plastics and textiles on environmentThe BBC is to show two major documentaries about challenges facing the environment, and a landmark series in which animals are followed for more than two years, as it looks to build on the extraordinary success of Sir David Attenborough ’s Blue Planet II.Drowning in Plastic will air on BBC1 and explore the damage that plastic is doing to the environment – an issue raised by Blue Planet II – while The Truth About What You Wear will investigate the impact of the clothing industry on the environment an...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 11, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Graham Ruddick Media editor Tags: Television BBC Culture Media & radio David Attenborough Wildlife Plastics Environment UK news Science Brian Cox People in science Source Type: news

A Rare Blue Moon Lunar Eclipse That Hasn ’t Been Seen in 35 Years Is Coming Soon. Here’s What You Need to Know
The moon will appear larger, brighter and reddish-orange for some skygazers later this month when a total lunar eclipse occurs during a blue moon and a so-called supermoon, in what scientists say is a rare occurrence. Much of America could witness the Jan. 31 celestial spectacle, which is a “collision of multiple lunar events,” according to Dr. Noah Petro, a planetary geologist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. Many have begun calling the combination a “super blue blood moon eclipse.” On that night, there will be a total lunar eclipse, which happens when the Earth passes between the sun a...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - January 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Blue Brain Nexus: An open-source knowledge graph for data-driven science
(Ecole Polytechnique F é d é rale de Lausanne) Knowledge sharing is an important driving force behind scientific progress. In an open-science approach, EPFL's Blue Brain Project has created and open sourced Blue Brain Nexus that allows the building of data integration platforms. Blue Brain Nexus enables data-driven science through searching, integrating and tracking large-scale data and models.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Impressions: New Home-Based Invisalign(R) Alternative from Blue Ridge Orthodontics
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Jan. 9, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Blue Ridge Orthodontics announces Impressions — a new and affordable at-home treatment approach based on the proven Invisalign® system for improving smiles. Impressions prov... Devices, Dental, Product Launch Blue Ridge Orthodontics, Invisalign
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 9, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blue Cross rolls out new program for autoimmune drugs
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, the state's largest health insurer, is implementing a new autoimmune biologic drug program in 2018. As part of the new program, which rolled out Jan. 1, prior authorization from the insurer will be required for Blue Cross customers who are prescribed biologic medications for autoimmune disorders. That means customers' physicians may need to to obtain approval from Blue Cross before drugs includ ed in the program will be covered. Blue Cross said it was implementing…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Second super moon this month will be visible on the 31st; “super blue blood moon” to be followed by a lunar eclipse
(Natural News) At the end of the month, eager sky gazers can marvel at the auspicious “trio of lunar phenomena” which will all take place during the upcoming “Super Blue Blood-Moon.” On January 31, the second full moon of the month will be visible. This will be the first of two “blue” moons that can...
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SI-BONE, Inc. Announces Blue Cross Blue Shield Association Raises Clinical Evidence Rating for MIS SI Joint Fusion
Upgraded Rating Applies Only to Triangular Implants, Clearing the Way for Positive Coverage Policies Specific to the Patented iFuse Implant System® for Blue Cross Blue Shield Member Plans SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 2, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketi... Devices, Orthopaedic, Neurosurgery, Reimbursement SI-BONE, iFuse-3D, 3D-printed titanium implant, SI joint, spine surgery
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 2, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

5 ways primary care helps patients and the community
Primary care has long been viewed as the backbone for an effective healthcare system and helps make the community healthier, too. Proactive steps to manage your wellbeing can help you remain in good health. Below are five ways primary care impacts your health. To learn more about Blue KC’s network of primary care providers and find a doctor in your area, visit BlueKC.com. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC) is the only not-for-profit commercial health insurer in Kansas City,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 29, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City Source Type: news

Blue Cross cancels high-deductible Access plans, affecting 20,000 members
Approximately 20,000 Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts customers will be switching insurance products next year, with news that the state ’s biggest insurer is getting rid of two of its high-deductible plans.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

Do red and blue uniforms matter in football and handball penalties? - Krenn B, Pernhaupt N, Handsteiner M.
Past research has revealed ambiguous results on the impact of red uniforms in sports competition. The current study was aimed at analyzing the role of red and blue uniforms in football [soccer] and handball penalties. Two experiments were conducted using a...
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas taps Lawrence attorney as next CEO
A Lawrence attorney is slated to become the next president and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, the Wichita Business Journal reports. Matt All will assume the role April 1, replacing Andrew Corbin, who retires March 31. Corbin's career with the Blue Cross Blue Shield system spans 41-plus years, including the past decade as CEO and president of BCBSKS.  "I have tremendous confidence in Matt," Corbin said in a release. "He has o verseen many of the day-to-day operations of this company during…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 20, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Blue light filters may aid sleep
According to a study, presented at the American Academy of Optometry, blue light filtering can help to regulate melatonin levels and may improve sleep.Healio
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 20, 2017 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Leadership change in store for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas will have a new president and CEO next spring.   The organization announced in a news release Tuesday the appointment of Matt All as the company’s chief executive. The change is effective April 1.  All will replace Andrew Corbin who will retire March 31 after more than 41 years with the Blue Cross Blue Shield system. He spent the past 10 y ears as the president and CEO of the company’s Kansas operations.  Blue Cross declined interview requests for Corbin and…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 19, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Josh Heck Source Type: news

Minnesota's Blue Cross parent becomes 'Stella' in push to expand nationally
The umbrella organization overseeing Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota will change its name to Stella in a bid to better position itself as a national player in health care.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 15, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Marmex Corp Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall Of Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement, Due To Undeclared Sildenafil
Orange, CA, Marmex Corp is voluntarily recalling All lots of Blue Pearl All Natural Male Enhancement Supplement, 500mg to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found the products to contain sildenafil.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - December 14, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue plaque unveiled to honour pioneering nurse leader
A blue plaque was unveiled this week by the mayor of Cheltenham to celebrate the life and work of Dame Sidney Browne, the first president of the Royal College of Nursing.
Source: Nursing Times - December 13, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Blue Planet II: from octopus v shark to fish that crawl, the series ’s biggest discoveries
The documentary ’s marvels are not just new to television – many are new to science as well. From hyper-intelligent fish to the origin of life itself, we round up the series’s breakthrough momentsIt is testament to the number of spectacles packed into Blue Planet II that a giant wrasse ’s strategetic change of gender is – scientifically speaking, at least – one of the least remarkable. Changing gender, or sequential hermaphroditism, is a fact of life for more than 400 species of fish, andhas already been widely studied.But many of the programme ’s marvels are new not just to television but to science itself. ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 10, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Elle Hunt Tags: David Attenborough Marine life Zoology Television & radio Culture Factual TV Documentary Wildlife Environment Animals World news Conservation BBC Science Biology Source Type: news

Blue-light therapy following mild traumatic brain injury: effects on white matter water diffusion in the brain - Bajaj S, Vanuk JR, Smith R, Dailey NS, Killgore WDS.
Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) is a common and often inconspicuous wound that is frequently associated with chronic low-grade symptoms and cognitive dysfunction. Previous evidence suggests that daily blue wavelength light therapy may be effective at re...
Source: SafetyLit - December 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Gas station hopes blue lights in bathroom can deter drug use
Pennsylvania gas station testing whether blue lights in bathrooms can discourage drug use by making it difficult for people to see their veins
Source: ABC News: Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Imagin Medical launches first-in-human trial for i/Blue urological cancer imaging tech
Imaging solution developer Imagin Medical said today it launched the first-in-human study of its i/Blue Imaging System, with recruitment for the trail beginning at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The company is developing the ultrasensitive i/Blue Imaging System which it hopes will “establish a new standard of care” for detecting certain cancers and visualizing the surgical field during minimally invasive surgery, with an initial focus on bladder cancer. The newly launched study aims to explore the minimal dwell time needed for the detection of cancerous cells using protoporphyrin IX near infrared f...
Source: Mass Device - December 4, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Imaging Urology imaginmedical Source Type: news

Encore: Blue Light And Sleep
Lots of phone and tablet apps promise to improve sleep by filtering the blue light from device screens. But that won't help if you're not getting enough shuteye because of caffeine or stress.
Source: NPR Health and Science - December 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Chicken soup is proven to help fight off colds
Chicken soup can have anti-inflammatory affects that can ease the symptoms of colds, according to researchers. The smell, heat and spices can also clear up sinuses.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chicken soup helps fight off colds
Chicken soup can have anti-inflammatory affects that can ease the symptoms of colds, according to researchers. The smell, heat and spices can also clear up sinuses.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Does chicken soup really help fight a cold?
We all know the grandmotherly wisdom of serving chicken soup to someone with a cold, but does this particular meal really have medicinal properties? Could slurping up chicken soup save me a trip to the local pharmacy?
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Mint Pharmacy Adds Medical Equipment, Pet Medications, Hormone...
Discount independent pharmacy Blue Mint is expanding to include home medical equipment, pet medications and hormone replacement drugs.(PRWeb November 29, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/11/prweb14955873.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Upcycling idea: How to make a DIY chicken coop from a swingset
(Natural News) The increase in poultry farm popularity remains a strong motivator among homesteaders to continually drive production. However, caring for poultry animals such as chickens may prove challenging as they require adequate space and a sheltered coop to protect them from the elements and predatory animals. Making a strong and sturdy chicken coop need not...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OSF reaches agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
OSF Healthcare has reached an agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois that will allow all of the health care system's hospitals and services to remain in the insurer's network.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 27, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

Rwanda:All Set for Inaugural 'Run Blue' Race
[New Times] All is set for the inaugural Run Blue race aimed at fighting diabetes.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia enters agreement with VillageMD to lower care costs
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BSBSGa) is partnering with primary care provider VillageMD in an effort to improve patient health and lower costs, two of today's hottest health-care topics. BSBSGa is the largest health benefits company in Georgia and first in the state to contract with Chicago-based VillageMD. VillageMD collaborated with Quality Care Providers Inc., Atlanta's largest independent network of primary care physicians. The agreement helps give BCBSGa customers access to QCPI's 1,600…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Blue whales tend to be right-handed -- with one exception
Here's a real whale of a tale you can use at the Thanksgiving table to impress your in-laws or to fill that silence after Uncle Jack goes too far expressing his political passions: Most blue whales tend to be "right-handed."
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A chicken-flavored electrolyte drink could help sniffer dogs stay hydrated
(Frontiers) The first comparison of plain water, electrolyte injections and a chicken-flavored electrolyte drink as techniques for keeping sniffer dogs hydrated when working in hot weather finds that while all are safe and effective, dogs drink more and are more hydrated when given a chicken-flavored electrolyte drink.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 21, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

On a roll: blue whales switch 'handedness' when rolling to scoop food
Blue whales show ‘lateralisation’ – like handedness in humans – when rolling, choosing left or right depending on depth and type of rollThey are the largest animals on Earth, can live to around 90 years old and have a tongue that weighs as much as an elephant. Now scientists have revealed another insight into blue whales: how they roll.A study has found that blue whales have a tendency to roll to one side or the other when lunging for prey, with the preference apparently down to the depth of the water and the type of roll they execute.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 20, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Animal behaviour Whales Cetaceans Marine life Environment Biology Science Source Type: news

Blue Planet II: what have we learned so far?
The documentary ’s marvels are not just new to television – many are new to science as well. From hyper-intelligent fish to the origin of life itself, we round up the series’s biggest discoveriesIt is testament to the number of spectacles packed into Blue Planet II that the strategic change of gender a giant wrasse is – scientifically speaking, at least – one of the least remarkable. Changing gender, or sequential hermaphroditism, is a fact of life for more than 400 species of fish, andhas already been widely studied.But many of the programme ’s marvels are new not just to television but to science itself. Some...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 20, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Elle Hunt Tags: David Attenborough Television & radio Culture Factual TV Documentary Wildlife Environment Source Type: news

Blue Cross Plans Partner With Alphabet Venture To Manage Diabetes
Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are partnering with Alphabet-backed Onduo to monitor glucose levels of patients with diabetes using a wearable device designed to help improve health outcomes.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 16, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Chicken Recalled For Metal Risk
The affected chicken was sold at Trader Joe's, Wegmans and Costco.
Source: WebMD Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A "bat signal" for bees? Scientists have discovered that common garden flowers have an "invisible blue halo" for attracting bees
(Natural News) What was thought to be a disorder in petal surfaces of certain flowers turned out to be an ingenious adaptation to attract bumblebees which are usually found hanging around flowers with more blue and purple hues, scientists discovered. The discovery came as a shock to the scientists when they found out, after some...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news