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How digital therapeutics are changing how we care for ourselves
High blood pressure? There ’s an app for that. Diabetes? There’s an app for that, too. Want to quit smoking? Keep track of your exercise? Is your anxiety getting the better of you? There are apps for all of those health issues, hundreds of thousands of apps. Developers at Blue Shield of California have rolled out a ne w, enhanced Wellvolution website — Wellvolution Next — that brings together roughly 40 of the best “digital therapeutics” applications in one place where members can…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: David Crook Source Type: news

Upstate volunteers start wearing new, brighter color to stand out to patients, guests
The new color is brighter than the previous navy blue uniforms.
Source: SUNY Upstate Medical - November 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: News Source Type: news

Improve your sleep quality within 1 week by quitting this harmful habit
(Natural News) One in three Americans have trouble sleeping, but a recent study has revealed that avoiding one habit can help improve it. European researchers found that avoiding the use of gadgets, like phones, tablets, and computers, is key to getting better sleep. Previous research has shown that exposure to blue light – the kind of...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Shield of California CEO is focused on building a better health care system
Blue Shield of California CEO Paul Markovich shares why leaving the major insurer was what he needed to lead the organization into a new future.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kevin Truong Source Type: news

More than 2 million pounds of chicken legs and tenderloins recalled over metal contamination fears
Simmons Prepared Foods, Inc, based in Arkansas, is recalling 2,071,397 pounds of ready to cook chicken products in eight states over fears they may be contaminated with metal.
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC's new leader on moving forward after previous CEO's ouster
Blue Cross and Blue Shield leadership say the recent ouster of its chief executive following a DWI incident will not hinder its commitment to pushing ahead with innovative models.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC's new leader says company committed to innovation
Blue Cross NC's leadership says the recent ouster of its chief executive officer following a DWI incident will not hinder its commitment to pushing ahead with innovative models. The state's largest insurance company – which has made headlines in recent years for pushing value-based care programs – says recent events will not affect its strategic vision. One month after former CEO Patrick Conway was asked to resign in the wake of a series of controversies regarding a DWI incident and the company's…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 4, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Feeling Blue? Sunday Sadness Is A Real Thing
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — Many of us begin to groan and moan as our precious weekend comes to an end. It’s not just the interruption of fun with friends and family that triggers the Sunday blues, or what some call the Sunday scaries. It’s also anxiety and dread about the workweek to come. One study found 81% of more than 1,000 respondents said they became progressively more anxious as their restful Sunday came to a close. Psychologists call it “anticipatory anxiety.” Nearly two-thirds reported a restless night’s sleep Sunday night, which they attributed to job-related anxiety. And...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Featured Health News CNN Mental Health Source Type: news

Inviting stigma or squashing it? Use of blue pumpkins for trick-or-treaters with autism debated
Pumpkins, specifically blue ones, have become the subject of a divisive battle between Autism Canada and organizations and parents who are adopting the practice for their children to use trick-or-treating on Halloween. 
Source: CBC | Health - October 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Manitoba Source Type: news

Blue Cross Promotes Burks, Dundee (Movers & Shakers)
George Burks has been promoted to lead executive of the group market segment for Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock. David Dundee has been promoted to lead executive of individual products.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - October 28, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How many calories are there in different cuts of chicken?
Learn about the calories in the breasts, thighs, wings, and drumsticks of a chicken with and without skin. Also, discover how cooking methods change the calorie and fat content of chicken.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Could Screens ' Blue Light Make You Old Before Your Time?
TUESDAY, Oct. 22, 2019 -- Daily exposure to blue light from sources such as smartphones, computers and household fixtures could speed your aging, even if it doesn ' t reach your eyes, research in animals suggests. Blue wavelengths produced by...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Making a Lighter Chicken Parmesan
TUESDAY, Oct. 22, 2019 -- Love your chicken parm but not the crazy calorie overload you get at a restaurant? Try this lighter version that ' s easy to make at home. Most of the unwanted calories in chicken parmesan come from heavy breading plus the...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 22, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Egg rolls, meat loaf and chicken pie recalled over allergens and unsanitary conditions
A North Carolina company has issued a recall on an undisclosed amount of chicken pie and meat loaf products because the labeling did not indicate they contain allergens.
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Hopeful Signs to End Blue Nile's Cholera Curse
[Ayin English] Today marks the end of the first phase of the World Health Organization's cholera vaccine campaign in Sudan, first detected on 28 August in Blue Nile State. Over 1.6 million people were vaccinated in Blue Nile and Sennar states where 278 recorded cholera cases and eight deaths have been reported.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 17, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New York insurer to appeal dismissed lawsuit against Florida Blue
Oscar Insurance Corp. is appealing a case against Florida Blue related to claims that the Jacksonville-based insurance provider has a monopoly on Affordable Care Act plans in the area. The case for the New York-based insurance company was dismissed Sept. 20 in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida after Judge Paul Byron ruled that Florida Blue's contract with salespeople to exclusively sell Florida Blue policies was legal. The case, filed on Nov. 13, 2018, claim ed the exclusive…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

How to Make Your Own Healthy Chicken Tenders
THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 -- Are you a chicken finger fanatic, but worried about what might be lurking in the take-out versions? The solution is simple: Do it yourself. Making chicken fingers at home is a snap. Between oven baking and ingredient...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Blue Halloween buckets raise autism awareness
For some children with autism, trick-or-treating could be overwhelming, but blue pumpkins will let others know they are trying to enjoy the day
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC, Cambia permanently discontinue pursuit of partnership
Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina officially ended their pursuit of a partnership, weeks after placing it on hold following the resignation of the North Carolina insurer ’s top executive. A judge had found Dr. Patrick Conway guilty of driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse related to a June traffic accident in North Carolina. Conway’s two children were in the car at the time of the incident. The boards of both Portland-based Cambia and Blue…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Cambia, Blue Cross NC permanently discontinue pursuit of partnership
Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina officially ended their pursuit of a partnership, weeks after placing it on hold following the resignation of the North Carolina insurer ’s top executive. A judge had found Dr. Patrick Conway guilty of driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse related to a June traffic accident in North Carolina. Conway’s two children where in the car at the time of the incident. The boards of both Portland-based Cambia and Blue…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 14, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Chicken Recall, This Is The Listeria About Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps
The U. S. Department of Agriculture ’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that Tip Top Poultry, Inc, is recalling some of its frozen cooked, diced or shredded ready-to-eat chicken products.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Chicken processing company Tip Top Poultry recalls its meat from stores over Listeria fears
Do you store chicken in your freezer? You might want to take a look at the label.
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC promises to 'restore trust' in wake of former CEO's arrest
In the wake of a scandal leading to its president and CEO being ousted, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina leadership is promising to improve transparency aimed at restoring trust with customers and regulators. The insurance giant's board of trustees came under fire in recent months for not disclosing that its former CEO, Patrick Conway, was charged in June with driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse following an accident on Interstate 85 in Randolph County. Revelations of…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas partnership to begin opening medical centers
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) — the largest insurance provider in the state — and Sanitas USA will soon open four new medical centers in the Dallas region as part of a partnership. Sanitas and BCBSTX announced plans to open 10 "advanced primary care clinics" in Texas in April — with six to be built in the Houston regio n and four in the Dallas region. The addresses of the Dallas-area clinic locations are as follows, according to an Oct. 4 press release: Richardson – 350 S…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC promises to 'restore trust' in wake of former CEO's arrest
In the wake of a scandal leading to its President and CEO being ousted, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina leadership is promising to improve transparency aimed at restoring trust with customers and regulators. The insurance giant's board of trustees came under fire in recent months for not disclosing that its former CEO, Patrick Conway, was charged in June with driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse following an accident on Interstate 85 in Randolph County. Revelations of…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Millennial health trends found in report concern doctors
Nearly 73 million people in the U.S. are millennials — people who were born between 1981 and 1996 — and they are the second largest generation among commercially insured Americans. The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) [1], The Health of America Report® series, “The Health of Millennials,” examined the BCBS Health IndexSM, a databas e of de-identified medical claims from more than 41 million commercially insured members of BCBS companies, and found a third of millennials have health…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas partnership to begin opening medical centers
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) — the largest insurance provider in the state — and Sanitas USA will soon open six new medical centers in the Houston region as part of a partnership. Sanitas and BCBSTX announced plans to open 10 "advanced primary care clinics" in Texas in April — with six to be built in the Houston regio n and four in the Dallas region. The addresses of the Houston-area clinic locations are as follows, according to an Oct. 4 press release: Katy: 2610 N. Mason…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

How to Wait Out a Blue Mood
TUESDAY, Oct. 1, 2019 -- Feel bad about feeling bad? Don ' t. Studies done at the University of California, Berkeley, have found that acknowledging a blue mood -- and not berating yourself for it -- can help you work through it more easily. It turns...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Documents: Blue Cross CEO urged commissioner not to comment on DWI
The leader of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, with his job at stake after a driving while impaired arrest, implored the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner not to go public with concerns about the arrest, according to documents obtained by Triangle Business Journal.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC and Cambia pull applications for proposed partnership
Blue Cross NC's planned venture with Oregon-based  Cambia Health Solutions looks to be falling away following the sudden ouster of its CEO, with both companies withdrawing their respective applications with state regulators. The two companies had previously agreed to join into a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people in Ma rch, but following news of Dr. Patrick Conway's June arrest for DWI, the deal was put on "hold" while Cambia waited for the legal process to come to a…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Cooked, diced chicken recalled by CFIA over possible Listeria contamination
Some cooked diced chicken meat that was marketed under a number of brand names is being recalled due to possible Listeria contamination. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency says the chicken was sold across the country by Tip Top Poultry Inc., Reuven International Ltd., Sysco and AlimPlus Inc.
Source: CBC | Health - September 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC and Cambia pull applications for proposed partnership
Blue Cross NC's planned venture with Oregon-based  Cambia Health Solutions looks to be falling away following the sudden ouster of its CEO, with both companies withdrawing their respective applications with state regulators. The two companies had previously agreed to join into a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people in Ma rch, but following news of Dr. Patrick Conway's June arrest for DWI, the deal was put on "hold" while Cambia waited for the legal process to come to a…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Documents: Blue Cross CEO urged commissioner not to comment on DWI
The leader of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, with his job at stake after a driving while impaired arrest, implored the North Carolina Insurance Commissioner not to go public with concerns about the arrest, according to documents obtained by Triangle Business Journal.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC CEO steps down amid controversy over DWI arrest
Patrick Conway has resigned as CEO of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina in the wake of his arrest for DWI earlier this year. The company's board of trustees has decided he should step down – a reversal of its initial stance to keep him on. The decision comes after news that Conway was arrested in June on charges of driving while impaired and misdemeanor child abuse following an accident on Interstate 85 in Randolph C ounty. At the time of the incident, Conway's daughters were in the…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Sudan: New Cases of Cholera in Sudan's Blue Nile En Sennar States
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The daily report of the Ministry of Health on the cholera epidemic shows that 167 people have contracted the disease up till Sunday, 117 in Blue Nile state and 50 in Sennar state. This includes four new cases reported in Blue Nile state and five in Sennar state on Sunday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 25, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The $16 billion Blue Cross deal with Cambia Health is put on hold
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina's (BCBSNC) planned venture with Oregon-based  Cambia Health Solutions could be in jeopardy following the June DWI arrest of BCBSNC CEO Patrick Conway. The two companies agreed to form into a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people in March, but following news of Conway's arrest, the deal has been put on "hold" while Cambia waits for the legal process to come to a conclusion. Conway was arrested in June on charges of driving while…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 25, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Sudan: Cholera Update in Blue Nile State
[Radio Dabanga] Blue Nile -Two people died of cholera and 12 new cases were recorded in Wad El Nil and surrounding villages in Sennar on Saturday and Sunday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Duncan James Health: Blue singer ‘I could have spent the rest of my life in a wheelchair’
DUNCAN JAMES shot to fame as baby faced crooner in the boy band Blue. Duncan woke up one morning with a strange feeling that if not treated at the time could have meant him spending the rest of his life in a wheelchair.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New York insurer's case against Florida Blue dismissed
A judge on Sept. 20 dismissed the case of a New York-based insurance company which alleged that Florida Blue had a broker monopoly in the Orlando area. The verdict on Oscar Insurance Corp.'s case came on Sept. 20 in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida after Judge Paul Byron ruled that the Jacksonville-based insurance provider's contract with salespeople to exclusively sell Florida Blue policies was legal. The case, filed on Nov. 13, 2018, claimed that the exclusive agreement…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ryan Lynch Source Type: news

Numbing Medicine Turned Woman ’ s Blood Blue In Providence, Study Says
(CNN) — A 25-year-old woman walked into an emergency department in Providence, Rhode Island, complaining of generalized weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath… and an unusual symptom you don’t see every day. She was turning blue. Literally. Physicians Otis Warren and Benjamin Blackwood wrote about the case in a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday. They attributed her blueness to a numbing agent the woman was using, which deadens nerve endings in the skin. “She reported having used large amounts of topical benzocaine the night before for a toothache,” the two co-a...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Blue Blood CNN Providence News Source Type: news