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Ascension buys property next to shuttered Blue Mound Road hospital
Ascension Wisconsin, which one year ago closed a hospital on West Blue Mound Road north of the Milwaukee County Zoo, bought an adjacent parcel that includes a medical office building and parking structure. When Ascension announced closing Wheaton Franciscan - Midwest Spine& Orthopedic Hospital and Wisconsin Heart Hospital, Ascension said plans were in the works for redeveloping the Blue Mound campus. Those plans have not been revealed. St. Louis-based Ascension bought Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare’s…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 23, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Protein mingling under blue light
(Institute for Basic Science) IBS scientists developed a new faster and more efficient optogenetic tool to manipulate protein clusters under blue light.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 23, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to curb antibiotics in chicken
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons on Thursday vowed to cut the use of antibiotics in its chicken supply, joining other major fast-food chain operators in the battle against the rise of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.
Source: Reuters: Health - June 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield exiting ACA market in Wisconsin
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield — which previously exited Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties — became the latest major health insurance carrier to essentially exit the Affordable Care Act individual exchange in Wisconsin.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 21, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Rich Kirchen Source Type: news

Is Blue Light Bad For Your Health?
The WebMD article looks at the health effects of blue light from devices and street lights.
Source: WebMD Health - June 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida Blue sticks with an Obamacare setup as Trumpcare moves forward
Florida Blue has committed to continue providing individual health care insurance in each of Florida ’s 67 counties in 2018. The decision runs counter to announcements by other health insurers that are pulling out of marketplace plans in Florida and other states, amid uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act, the legislation approved under former President Obama’s administration that President Trump is working to repeal. Florida Blue began offering individual plans from the day…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 16, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

Recall: Tyson Foods Chicken Products
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

TOTAL MYTH: No, McDonald's did not stop using all antibiotics in their chicken
(Natural News) You’ve probably seen the headlines about McDonald’s forgoing the long-held practice of feeding their chickens a never-ending stream of antibiotics. In fact, the massive food corporation has even been praised for dumping antibiotics from their chicken. While even the smallest steps forward should always be appreciated, the fact of the matter is that...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recall: Tyson Foods Chicken Products
Title: Recall: Tyson Foods Chicken ProductsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/13/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2017 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - June 13, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

South Africa suspends Zimbabwe chicken imports after bird flu outbreak
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa said on Thursday it was suspending all trade in birds and chicken products from neighboring Zimbabwe after it reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu at a commercial poultry farm.
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Looming losses, doubts about reform push Blue KC from ACA marketplace
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City's exit from the Affordable Care Act exchange isn't just about profit losses, The Kansas City Star reports. The insurer was pushing for changes to the ACA, which is outlined in emails and text messages between Blue KC and Kansas Insurance Department officials. The Kansas City Star obtained the information through an open records request. RELATED: Small businesses scramble for options after Blue KC exit In one of the email exchanges with Kansas Insurance…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 7, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

Small businesses scramble for options after Blue KC exit
Small businesses will be among those hit by Blue KC's exit from the ACA marketplace.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 1, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

BLUE Software to Attend GS1 Connect and Pharma and Device Packaging and Labelling
BLUE Software has announced it will be attending two key events this year.
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - May 30, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FTSE 100 Stocks ' Promotion & Relegation Candidates Gauged In Blue-Chip Reshuffle
The latest quarterly reshuffle of the FTSE 100, the UK ’s leading blue-chip share index, takes place this week. Candidates to fall out of Britain’s benchmark index with the highest market capitalizations could include Royal Mail, floated in 2013 and established originally back in 1516.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 29, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Roger Aitken, Contributor Tags: LON:LSE LON:RMG LON:GFS LON:SGRO LON:BKG Source Type: news

Blue Cross of KC pulls out of ACA market, citing losses and uncertainty
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City said Wednesday that it can no longer bear "unsustainable" losses from offering individual Affordable Care Act plans. The Kansas City-based insurer said it will not offer or renew ACA plans in 2018. Blue KC serves 32 counties across Kansas and Missouri. The move will affect about 67,000 members, the company said in a release. Blue KC was one of four carriers to offer coverage through the Missouri exchange and on e of three to offer coverage through the Kansas…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 24, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

BLUE Software Celebrates 20th Anniversary
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, BLUE Software has announced it will introduce new software as a service (SaaS) products BLUE Essentials, BLUE Premier, and BLUE Enterprise to its label and artwork management (LAM) technology.
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - May 23, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield Tops Big Private Companies List
Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Little Rock, with revenue doubling in the past five years to nearly $2.5 billion, has taken the top spot on Arkansas Business’ annual list of the state’s largest private companies. As always, that comes with an asterisk: Stephens Inc., the ultra-private investment bank in Little Rock, dropped to No. 2 based on a revenue that continues to be estimated at $2.25 billion. It is the least reliable number on the list and one of only six that have been estimated. Get the list of the largest private companies in Arkansas.Includes previous year's revenue, total employees and ...
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 22, 2017 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross confirms 165 layoffs statewide
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has confirmed it is laying off 165 customer service representatives. Impacted employees are based primarily in Durham, but also in Fayetteville and Winston-Salem, said a spokeswoman for the company. The company — the only insurer to sell ACA plans in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties in 2017— tripled the number of employees it had fielding calls during op en enrollment period, the spokeswoman said. It was just last year, prior to open enrollment…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 19, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Blue Cross confirms 165 layoffs, mostly in Durham
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina has confirmed it is laying off 165 customer service representatives. Impacted employees are based primarily in Durham, but also in Fayetteville and Winston-Salem, said a spokeswoman for BCBSNC. The company – the only insurer to sell ACA plans in all of North Carolina’s 100 counties in 2017– tripled the number of employees it had fielding calls during open en rollment period, the spokeswoman said. It was just last year, prior to open enrollment…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 18, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

Study on blue tits: Smell first, and then beg
Nestling blue tits can discriminate between the smell of other nestlings and adapt their begging behavior accordingly, suggests a new report.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 12, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Blue Cross commits to autism coverage
The largest insurer in Alabama has committed to providing autism coverage hours ahead of a vote on a legislative mandate. According to AL.com, Blue Cross Blue Shield CEO Terry Kellogg this week sent a letter to Sen. Trip Pittman, chairman of the Senate's General Fund committee, saying his company would cover autism diagnosis and treatment in its underwritten, large group plans covering 50 or more employees. "Blue Cr oss is committed to providing coverage that is medically necessary for our customers…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 10, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Tim Steere Source Type: news

Lyft And Blue Cross Partner To Get Patients Rides To The Doctor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans will partner with the ride-hailing company Lyft to provide certain health plan enrollees ' no-cost ' transportation to the doctor ’s office in an effort to improve compliance with healthcare appointments.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:ANTM Source Type: news

Maple Leaf breaded chicken products recalled over bacteria risk
Several breaded chicken products produced by Maple Leaf Foods are being recalled in Ontario and Quebec because they may contain the toxin produced by Staphylococcus bacteria, according to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Source: CBC | Health - May 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Fourth Street Barbecue/Packing Division Recalls Save-A-Lot Pick 5 Mix & Match Chicken & Waffle Sandwich Because Of Possible Health Risk
Fourth Street Barbecue Inc. Packing Division has initiated a voluntary recall of all lot numbers of the Save-A-Lot Pick 5 Chicken Waffle Sandwich distributed nationwide as it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 10, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Here's What Actually Happens During A Night At The Natural History Museum
“Just don’t worship anything.” Such was the unsolicited advice I received from a grinning night guard at the American Museum of Natural History last Friday night. I was standing in the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians hours past the institution’s normal 5:45 p.m. closing time, gazing up at a Kwakwaka’wakw mask squeezed between a sprawling display of totem poles. The lights were dim and I didn’t see him coming. “No, for real,” the guard added as he trotted back into the darkness, leaving me once again unmonitored in one of New York City’s most cavernous attractions. His c...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - May 9, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Smallbatch Pets Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Frozen 2LB Chicken Blend For Dogs And Cats Due To Possible Salmonella Health Risk
Smallbatch Pets Inc. of Portland, Oregon is voluntarily recalling two lots of frozen 2lbs. chicken blend for dogs and cats, brand name Smallbatch, due to the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 6, 2017 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Blue Earth touts Axumin reader training results
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics is highlighting findings on the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Novel PET tracer aids recurrent prostate cancer patients Medicare coverage gets easier for oncologic PET tracers Blue Earth, PETNet expand Axumin distribution Blue Earth PET radiotracer IDs prostate cancer recurrence Blue Earth reports milestone for Axumin PET tracer
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 5, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Turning chicken feces, weeds into biofuel
Chicken is a favorite, inexpensive meat across the globe. But the bird ' s popularity results in a lot of waste that can pollute soil and water. One strategy for dealing with poultry poop is to turn it into biofuel, and now scientists have developed a way to do this by mixing the waste with another environmental scourge, an invasive weed that is affecting agriculture in Africa.
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - May 3, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

A New Chicken-like Dinosaur Was Just Discovered in China
A team of paleontologists in China recently discovered a new species of feathered, chicken-like dinosaur. The feathered beasts, which are the the earliest known bird ancestor, were found in the country’s region of Liaoning, according to USA Today, which cites the study published in Nature Communications, a British journal. The 125 million year-old fossilized skeletons are well well-preserved, USA Today reports. The prehistoric animal is about three-feet long, and has been named Jianianhualong tengi. While it’s not clear if the animal could fly, it does have asymmetrical feathers—which is a key factor in t...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - May 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Farber Tags: Uncategorized dinosaurs onetime Source Type: news

Turning chicken poop and weeds into biofuel
(American Chemical Society) Chicken is a favorite, inexpensive meat across the globe. But the bird's popularity results in a lot of waste that can pollute soil and water. One strategy for dealing with poultry poop is to turn it into biofuel, and now scientists have developed a way to do this by mixing the waste with another environmental scourge, an invasive weed that is affecting agriculture in Africa. They report their approach in ACS' journal Energy& Fuels.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 3, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Chicken Patties Sold at Costco Recalled
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 1, 2017 Category: Journals (General) Source Type: news

Banquet Chicken Nuggets with Mac & Cheese Recalled
Banquet Chicken Nuggets with Mac & Cheese Recalled
Source: WebMD Health - April 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week
Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on Twitter for more! You wouldn't believe all of the Easter eggs I just found lying in the grass outside of this preschool.— Simon Holland (@simoncholland) April 12, 2017 Parenting tiny humans summed up in one photo. pic.twitter.com/hYEDDiylcW— Doyin Richards (@daddydoinwork) April 12, 2017 Toddler food pyramid: Cheese Yellow crackers Meat pr...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross names Aetna executive chief operating officer
Former Aetna Inc. executive Cain Hayes has joined Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota as chief operating officer, executive vice president and president its health business, the insurer announced Thursday. Hayes will oversee insurance products carrying the Blue Cross brand, as well as contracting with health systems, and wellness programs. The position Hayes assumed is newly created. Hayes was most recently president of Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna's national accounts unit. He previously held…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 13, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: Katharine Grayson Source Type: news

Bird flu redirects trade flow of U.S. chicken, eggs, grains
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Global outbreaks of bird flu in poultry have altered the flow of U.S. chicken meat, eggs and grain around the world, adding to challenges faced by domestic exporters and giving a leg up to Brazil, which has so far escaped the disease.
Source: Reuters: Health - April 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Independence Blue Cross, Penn Health System sign 5-year deal
Independence Blue Cross and University of Pennsylvania Health System have signed a five-year provider contract that the organizations say strengthen ’s their emphasis on coordinated patient care, the exchange of critical data, and shared accountability for both quality and cost of care. As part of the agreement, the Penn Health System has officially joined the new Independence Facilitated Health Networks model, which the Philadelphia-based he alth insurer designed to allow it to "more strongly engage"…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - April 12, 2017 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Memorial service for Dr. Howard Blue on April 21
There will be a celebration of the life and career of Dr. Howard Blue, the deputy director of mental health and counseling at Yale Health, on Friday, April 21.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 11, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Yale News Source Type: news

My blue-eyed boy: The decision to donate life
Hot, humid air arrived that last week in June 2014. Our family was looking forward to a summer of entertaining, barbecuing and sharing our newly built patio with friends. Spending time as a family hiking, traveling or just hanging out at home was important to us. Aidan was ready to head off to a three-day goalie lacrosse camp. It was something he had begged to do all winter long. Aidan loved life and he lived it with passion. Aidan or AJ, depending on who you asked, had his future completely planned. He played basketball, swam and skied. As a Boy Scout, he had spent many days camping and hiking throughout New England and h...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - April 11, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Krista Skinner Tags: Parenting Donate life month National Donate Life Month organ donation Source Type: news

Blue Gel Eye Patches are used during spa facial treatments.
Available in Oval and Round styles, Blue Gel Eye Patches offer refreshing or calming experience. Patches can be warmed or cooled. Product can be provided as an after treatment gift to clients.This story is related to the following:Eye Patches |
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - April 10, 2017 Category: Medical Equipment Source Type: news

Blue KC bolsters payments for 800 area doctors by at least $125M
A new program will bring substantial new funding to primary-care practices in the Kansas City area. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is partnering with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to bring primary-care providers an additional $25 million to $30 million annually for the next five years. “When you infuse that sort of capital into primary care, it really is a ba sis for change,” said Greg Sweat, Blue KC's chief medical officer. “We have not seen something like…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 10, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elise Reuter Source Type: news

BLUE Software and 1WorldSync Partner to Connect the Product Label to...
BLUE Software and 1WorldSync partner to deliver turnkey solutions to address the growing demands of e-commerce to their large customer base(PRWeb April 05, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/04/prweb14215704.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 5, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cracks Emerge In Blue Cross ' Obamacare Firewall As GOP Again Talks Repeal
Major operators of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are re-thinking their participation in the individual business on public exchanges on the Affordable Care Act beyond this year even as Republicans once again talk about a new plan.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC NYSE:WLP NYSE:HUM NYSE:CI NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Cracks Emerge In Blue Cross ' Obamacare Firewall
Major operators of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are re-thinking their participation in the individual business on public exchanges on the Affordable Care Act beyond this year even as Republicans once again talk about a new plan.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 4, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NYSE:CNC NYSE:WLP NYSE:HUM NYSE:CI NYSE:AET Source Type: news