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Finger-licking BAD: Eating fried chicken and fish increases your risk of early death, research finds
(Natural News) Fried food is a guilty pleasure for many people, but it’s scientifically proven to be bad for your overall health. In fact, according to a study, eating fried chicken and fried fish could increase your risk of premature death. The study, which was published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), was headed by a...
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross affiliate awarded Medicaid contracts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama affiliate My Care Alabama has been awarded contracts from the Alabama Medicaid Agency to serve Medicaid-eligible patients in the northwest, central and eastern regions of Alabama. The contracts cover 325,000 patients and goes into effect on Oct. 1. “This is an exceptional opportunity to partner with the Medicaid Agency, and we are honored to have been selected to serve Alabama’s Medicaid population,” said Tim Vines, president and CEO of Blue Cross and Blue…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 19, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

No to nuggets: Frozen chicken nuggets recalled since they may contain pieces of WOOD
(Natural News) A few years back, food companies were forced to recall thousands of pounds of their chicken nugget products after people started reporting about finding bits of plastic in their bite-sized foods. The crisis has repeated itself anew, but instead of pieces of plastic, the processed food has somehow been contaminated with chunks of wood. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Hospitals Should Fear Blue Cross Primary Care Centers
Blue Cross Blue Shield plans in Florida, Illinois, Texas and New Jersey are opening primary care medical centers in communities across the country U.S.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 18, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Making Mayo's Recipes: Chicken Parmesan
Many chicken Parmesan recipes are drowning in cheese -- and calories. This lighter version is finished with a sprinkling of mozzarella. Each Thursday, one of the more than 100 video recipes from the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program is featured on the Mayo Clinic News Network -- just in time for you to try over the weekend. You [...]
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 18, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to open 10 medical centers
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas will partner with multinational health company Sanitas USA to open 10 primary-care medical centers in Dallas and Houston.   Construction will begin in spring 2019, and the medical centers will be open for appointments beginning Jan. 1, 2020.  The medical centers will deliver primary care, urgent care, lab and diagnostic imaging services, care coordination, and wellness and disease management services at locations i n Bellaire, Katy, Northwest Houston, Southeast…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

Why Blue Shield is investing in digital health startups
Blue Shield CEO Paul Markovich's experience as an entrepreneur laid the groundwork for how the health plan provider now operates.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas to open 10 medical centers in Houston, Dallas through partnership
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), the state's largest health insurance provider, and primary care firm Sanitas USA have partnered to build 10 medical centers in Houston and Dallas. In Houston, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Sanitas will open six "advanced primary care medical centers" in Bellaire, Katy, northwest Houston, southeast Houston, Spring and West Houston in Harris County, according to an April 8 release from BCBSTX. The four Dallas-area clinics will be bas ed in Irving,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 9, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Mathews Source Type: news

Medtronic, BCBS Minnesota ink value-based diabetes deal
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today that it inked a deal with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Minnesota on an outcomes-based program for diabetes patients. The plan gives BCBS Minnesota members access to Medtronic’s Guardian Connect continuous glucose monitor via a pharmacy benefit, with payments pegged to how long patients spend in a targeted blood glucose range. The deal also includes access to the company’s Inner Circle patient engagement program, which aims to use gamification to improve outcomes, for people using Guardian Connect and Medtronic’s MiniMed 670G pump. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News.
Source: Mass Device - April 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Diabetes Featured Wall Street Beat Blue Cross Blue Shield Medtronic Source Type: news

Big Blue Cross Plans To Open Primary Care Clinics In Texas And Beyond
Health Care Service Corp., the parent of five Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, formed a joint venture with Sanitas USA to open primary care centers in Texas and four other states.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fighting 'superbugs' with blue light
Antibiotic resistance is a growing concern throughout the world. A recent study investigates whether blue light can destroy these 'superbugs.'
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

How to Make Perfectly Juicy Chicken
THURSDAY, April 4, 2019 -- Tired of dried-out chicken? Here ' s how to pick and cook the perfect skinless breast. Chicken is a lean, versatile protein high in several essential B vitamins. Choose organic chicken breast if it ' s in your budget. These...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is blue balls a real condition?
Blue balls is the informal term for epididymal hypertension, which causes uncomfortable or aching testicles if a person is aroused but does not ejaculate. Learn more about the myths and facts here.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Blue Cross NC creating new health insurance company with Duke Health
Blue Cross N.C. and Duke Health are forming a health insurance company specifically tailored to seniors, looking to increase access and patient enrollment in a Medicare plan. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Duke University Health System announced a partnership in the form of a new company: Experience Health. The company has filed an application with federal regulators to offer a Medicare Advantage plan in 2020. The company will be jointly owned by Bl ue Cross N.C. and Duke Health,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 3, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Duncan James health: Why the Blue singer had two emergency back operations
DUNCAN JAMES is currently gracing our TV screens as Ryan Knight in Hollyoaks, but prior to his debut on the Channel 4 soap in 2016, the Blue star had two emergency back operations.
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frozen breaded chicken: the health risk that lurks in your freezer
For years government agencies and industry have told consumers that frozen chicken pieces must be thoroughly cooked, but people kept getting sick. So now there is a rule banning salmonella in frozen breaded chicken products destined for the grocery store.
Source: CBC | Health - March 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Chris Packham health latest: Symptoms of Blue Planet Live host’s ‘sensitive’ condition
CHRIS PACKHAM has been appearing on our TV screens for around 33 years, sharing his love of nature with viewers of all ages. But what many fans of the Blue Planet Live host may not know about him is the health condition that affects his day-to-day life.
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 10 Top Blue Chip Stocks For Value And Yield
Kelley Wright is a dividend specialist, a contributor to MoneyShow.com and the editor of the industry-leading advisory service Investment Quality Trends. His Timely Ten list represents his top ten current recommendations chosen from among his universe of undervalued blue chip stocks.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: MoneyShow, Contributor Source Type: news

Highmark Blue Cross Touts More Than $500M Profit As Provider And Insurer
Highmark Health, parent of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in three states reported more than $500 million in operating profits for 2018 as the insurer found success operating health insurance companies and providers of medical care.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Highmark Blue Cross Reaps $500M Profit As Provider And Insurer
Highmark Health, parent of Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans in three states reported more than $500 million in operating profits for 2018 as the insurer found success operating health insurance companies and providers of medical care.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Chris Packham health latest: Symptoms of Blue Planet Live presenter’s lifelong condition
CHRIS PACKHAM, best known for presenting Springwatch and his love for all things nature, is now hosting BBC1 ’s ambitious follow-up to Blue Planet, Blue Planet Live. But what many fans of the naturist may not know is 14 years ago he was diagnosed with a lifelong condition.
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Tyson Is Recalling Around 69,093 Pounds Of Chicken Products
Chicken strip products with pieces of metal in them may not be " ready-to-eat. "
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 23, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

Tyson Recalls 69,000 Pounds of Chicken Strip Products
FRIDAY, March 22, 2019 -- More than 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strip products have been recalled by Tyson Foods because they may contain pieces of metal. The products were produced on Nov. 30, 2018, and shipped across the United...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 22, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recall: Tyson Chicken Strips Might Contain Metal
This is the second major recall of a Tyson product this year. In January, the company recalled 5-pound plastic packages of chicken nuggets because they might have been contaminated with pieces of rubber.
Source: WebMD Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tyson recalls frozen chicken strips that may contain metal
Two consumers had complained about finding "extraneous material" in the ready-to-eat chicken strips
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tyson recalls tons of chicken strips for possible metal contamination
Tyson Foods is recalling some 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may have been contaminated with metal, the top U.S. meat processor said on Friday, marking its second recall this year.
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls Janes brand chicken nuggets
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced the recall of Janes brand pub style chicken nuggets because they could be contaminated with salmonella.
Source: CBC | Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Almost 70,000 pounds of Tyson chicken strips recalled
Tyson Foods is recalling chicken strips that may contain metal, federal food safety officials said Thursday.
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sutter Health regains contracts with Anthem Blue Cross after dispute
After a contract dispute at the beginning of the year, Sutter Health has secured new contracts with Anthem Blue Cross, the two organizations said Wednesday. Sacramento-based Sutter and Blue Cross had been in negotiations for new contracts to cover patients with Blue Cross HMO, PPO and Medi-Cal plans since last fall. The contracts were required to keep Blue Cross enrollees in-network for care at all 65 of Sutter Health's hospitals, medical groups and o utpatient surgery centers. The dispute saw…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 20, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Felicia Alvarez Source Type: news

A bowl of lies: Here's why chicken noodle soup (especially store-bought ones) is not as healthy as you think
(Natural News) Chicken noodle soup is a comforting dish that’s often eaten on a cold day or if you’re recovering from an illness. However, not all kinds of soup are nutritious. In fact, eating canned chicken noodle soup could be bad for your health. Unless you’re making your own batch, store-bought chicken noodle soup may...
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Cross Merger Takes Five States Off The Board For Anthem
The five-state deal between Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Cambia Health Solutions prevents Anthem from using the valuable Blues brand in new markets.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Blue Cross CEO: Affiliation with West Coast organization to boost bargaining power, deliver better care
CEOs of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and Cambia say their newly announced partnership is about the potential that comes from combining two massive insurers ’ revenue and customer base and bargaining power — not necessity.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 14, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross CEO on Cambia affiliation: Larger base of customers gives us more power for change
CEOs of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of N.C. and Cambia say their newly announced partnership is about the potential that comes from combining two massive insurers ’ revenue and customer base and bargaining power – not necessity.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross CEO: Larger base of customers gives us more power for change
CEOs of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of N.C. and Cambia say their newly announced partnership is about the potential that comes from combining two massive insurers ’ revenue and customer base and bargaining power – not necessity.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Chicken fried rice skillet meals are recalled after milk was left off the ingredients label 
Choice Canning Company is recalling 35,459 pounds of chicken fried rice skillet meals after failing to list milk as one of the ingredients on the label, the USDA announced on Monday.
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Regence BlueShield parent Cambia Health Solutions announces 'strategic affiliation' with Blue Cross NC
Portland-based Cambia Health Solutions, the parent company of Seattle-based Regence BlueShiled, is entering into a strategic affiliation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, the companies announced. Cambia CEO Mark Ganz will assume the role of executive chair of Cambia's board of directors. Dr. Patrick Conway, who is president and CEO of Blue Cross NC, will also be Cambia's new CEO. The headquarters will be located in both Durham, North Carolina, and Portland. “We have to do something…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Two Blue Cross Plans To Create National Health Insurer
Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said they have formed “a strategic affiliation " that will consolidate management and operations of the two large Blue Cross health plans.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Big Blue Cross Plans To Create National Health Insurer
Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina said they have formed “a strategic affiliation " that will consolidate management and operations of the two large Blue Cross health plans.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield North Carolina joining forces with Oregon's Cambia
Durham's Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is joining forces with Portland, Oregon-based Cambia Health Solutions, the parent company of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oregon, to form a $16 billion affiliation covering more than six million people – with Patrick Conway as CEO. The two not-for-profits are entering into a strategic affiliation that would mean a long-term management services contract that would include sharing management, administrative, operational and other corporate…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Blue Cross-backed Livio Health names new CEO
A local health care startup that makes house calls and runs pop-up urgent care clinics has named a new chief executive. A.R. Weiler has been holding the reins of Minneapolis-based Livio Health Group, whose main backer is Eagan-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, for about the last three weeks. Livio specializes in serving through house calls low-income and elderly patients covered by Medicaid and Medic are. Blue Cross made its first investment in Livio in 2016 and another in July 2017.…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Alex Wittenberg Source Type: news

Florida Blue ' s Obamacare Enrollment Steady At 1M After Rival Oscar ' s Launch
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida continues to dominate the state ' s lucrative Obamacare market with 1.1 million members despite the entrance of startup Oscar Health.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Blue-enriched white light to wake you up in the morning
This study will provide the basis for major changes in future lighting strategies and thereby help create better indoor environments.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news