NIH STTR grant to fast track new class of pain reliever without addiction or toxicity
(Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center) The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded a $1.9 million Fast-Track Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant to South Rampart Pharma. The New Orleans life science company is developing a new class of non-opioid medicines to relieve pain and reduce fever discovered at and licensed from LSU Health New Orleans, its formal collaborating research institution. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Small Business Awards 2020 Small Category Winner: BioLab Sciences
The CEO of BioLab Sciences talks about pivoting during Covid-19 and offers advice to other entrepreneurs looking to try their own startup. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Phoenix Business Journal staff Source Type: news

Small Business Awards 2020 Small Category Winner: BioLab Sciences
The CEO of BioLab Sciences talks about pivoting during Covid-19 and offers advice to other entrepreneurs looking to try their own startup. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Phoenix Business Journal staff Source Type: news

Bright Health raises $500M ahead of expansion into small-business plans
Earlier this summer, the company announced plans to expand into new markets in 2021 and to add small-business plans in certain areas. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 22, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Virginia opens Covid-19 relief funds to more small businesses
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Monday the state is expanding the eligibility criteria for its $70 million economic recovery fund, allowing more small businesses to apply for relief. Businesses that received funding through the federal CARES Act as well as supply chain partners of businesses impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic — such as suppliers for restaurants, personal care businesses and entertainment venues — are now eligible to receive grants worth up to $10,000 from t he Rebuild VA… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 22, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Drew Hansen Source Type: news

South Africa: U.S.$1,6 Million Relief Fund Launched To Help Small Businesses Hard-Hit By Covid-19
[Govt of SA] We are pleased to launch the Western Cape Covid-19 Business Relief Fund which commits R27 million to supporting small businesses in both the formal and informal sectors who have been hard-hit by Covid-19 restrictions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Amid pandemic, Dayton-area small business owners explore new growth strategies
"This may not be a sprint — it may be a marathon," co-founder Joe Jones told the Dayton Business Journal. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 18, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jacob Fisher Source Type: news

Shafiee Awarded NIH SBIR Fast-Track Phase II Grant
Hadi Shafiee, PhD, of the Division of Engineering in Medicine, received a Fast-Track Phase II grant from the National Institutes of Health ‘s Small Business Innovation Research program (NIH SBIR). This award grants funds to small businesses that promi (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - September 17, 2020 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Say "I apologize to the Black queen!" Black Panther group filmed terrorizing small businesses in VA
(Natural News) A Black nationalist group has filmed themselves terrorizing small businesses in Portsmouth, Virginia over the past several weeks — seemingly without any repercussions. (Article by Chris Menahan republished from InformationLiberation.com) “The Original Black Panthers Of VA” just recently filmed themselves terrorizing the Church Food Mart in Portsmouth and demanding an immigrant employee “apologize”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California small businesses will get COVID-19 relief with quickly drafted tax cuts
One state law will ensure forgiven coronavirus loan funds aren't treated as taxable income. Another offers up to $100 million in tax credits for some small businesses. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Myers Source Type: news

Army fields new chemical detection technology
(U.S. Army Research Laboratory) Chemical weapons pose a serious threat to civilian and warfighter lives, but technology from the U.S. Army Small Business Technology Transfer program reduces those risks. Researchers developed a product to detect chemical weapons accurately at low concentration levels. Active Army, Reserve and National Guard units started to receive the Chemical Agent Disclosure Spray and the Contamination Indicator/Decontamination Assurance System, known as CIDAS. The Army is fielding it to all units in areas where there is a threat of chemical agents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Office work could be changed forever by COVID-19. Here's why that matters
Only a fraction of employees who began working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic have returned to full-time office work, and that has ramifications for everything from how workplaces are run to where we live — and whether the small businesses that surround office buildings survive. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Business Source Type: news

Oregon's Recovery Playbook: Sen. Ron Wyden on job losses, small business challenges and voting by mail
Oregon's senior senator offers ideas for ways Congress can ease Covid's economic pain. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Oregon's Recovery Playbook: Sen. Ron Wyden on job losses, small business challenges and voting by mail
Oregon's senior senator offers ideas for ways Congress can ease Covid's economic pain. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Meet Bold Health: Digital Therapeutics Startup Helping People To Improve Digestive Health
Story of how two entrepreneurs are using mobile apps and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help people improve their digestive health. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 1, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tommy Williams, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Uganda: Fund to Bail Out Small Businesses
[The Exchange] The 97Fund, a Ugandan based Open-end Investment Vehicle (HoldCo) launched a $1 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund (the "Fund") to bail out small businesses in Uganda that have been affected by the pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pennsylvania governor calls for legalizing recreational marijuana to pay for Covid-19 relief
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is calling on the state legislature to legalize recreational marijuana and use the tax revenue to help small businesses that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Wolf’s proposal on recreational marijuana was part of a package unveiled to spend the $1 billion remaining out of $3.6 billion Cares Act funding. Wolf called for a range of spending that would include $225 million in forgivable loans and grants to small businesses and another $100 million for re staurants… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Subtle Medical secures $1.6M in SBIR funding
Subtle Medical has been awarded $1.6 million in phase II Small Business...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: CorTechs Labs to distribute Subtle's PET, MR software Subtle Medical gets FDA nod for SubtleMR Subtle Medical targets gadolinium with NIH grant Subtle Medical wins 1st clinical installation for SubtlePET Subtle Medical scores FDA OK for AI-based PET software (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - August 18, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Short Takes
A new special collection of natural history collection-related articles from BioScience highlights some of the exciting new ways scientists and educators are mobilizing and using biodiversity data from natural history collections. The collection entitled, "Natural History Collections: Advancing the Frontiers of Science," is available at https://academic.oup.com/bioscience/pages/natural-history-collections. On April 1, 2020, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requested nominations of scientific experts from a diverse range of disciplines to be considered for appointment to the EPA Science Advisory Board ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - August 17, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Republican lawmakers want to know how Planned Parenthood got COVID loans meant to help small businesses
(Natural News) Republican lawmakers, led by Senator Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, are demanding answers from the federal government about the actions of Planned Parenthood as they operate using funds that were improperly obtained through the CARES act. Last month, Planned Parenthood appeared on the list of federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) recipients. The PPP was... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lessons From The Rainforest: Human Health Leads To Planetary Health
Kinari Webb of Health in Harmony says: "Covid is the symptom of a sick planet. The cure is to begin to really think about human and environmental wellbeing as intimately interconnected." (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Corina Murafa, Author Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Mapping tool highlights NIH-funded small business successes
Over $1 billion in annual investments drive critical biomedical innovation and discovery (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 12, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A revamped PPP coronavirus loan program is in the works. Will it help small businesses left out before?
Lawmakers are near agreement on how to revamp the Paycheck Protection Program. But it may not be enough to help small businesses shut out of previous rounds of the government loans. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - August 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah D. Wire Source Type: news

CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI): Generic Drugs Forum April 4-5, 2017
CDER Small Business and Industry Assistance (SBIA) Regulatory Education for Industry (REdI): Generic Drugs Forum April 4-5, 2017 (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - August 11, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

‘Our Moment To Take Charge.’ Eva Longoria on the Importance of Supporting Latino Communities Amid Coronavirus
During a TIME100 Talks discussion on Tuesday, award-winning actress and producer Eva Longoria discussed her role in new coalition Momento Latino, which aims to support the Latino community during — and in the aftermath of — the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has deepened long-standing inequalities apparent between white and Latino populations in the U.S., Longoria told TIME100 Talks correspondent Ashley C. Ford. “Whether it’s disparities in health care, or access to quality education or lack of economic mobility,” she said, coronavirus “has exacerbated the problems within our communiti...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 TIME100 Talks Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion Wins In Red State Missouri
Voters in Republican-leaning Missouri supported a ballot measure to extend Medicaid benefits to more than 200,000 low-income adults in the latest vote testing the popularity of the Affordable Care Act during the Covid-19 pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 5, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Small Business /small-business Editors' Pick editors-pick pharma Source Type: news

$2M federal grant awarded to chemical risk assessment startup founded by IU professor
(Indiana University) A two-year, $2 million Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences has been awarded to Dream Tech LLC, a startup founded by Indiana University Bloomington researcher Kan Shao. The grant will allow the company to better help companies, regulatory agencies, and nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations evaluate chemical toxicity. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What We Learned About Paid Sick Leave in the U.S. From the H1N1 Outbreak
The last time the U.S. experienced a pandemic, advice to working Americans was similar to the message officials are sharing today—stay home. Similar to today’s COVID-19 outbreak, the 2009 H1N1 pandemic laid bare issues of inequality in the U.S., including disparities in paid sick leave. In 2009, the federal government did not have a federal paid sick leave policy, and it still doesn’t today, forcing U.S. workers to make the impossible choice between financial and personal health. But there are important lessons we can learn from the past, says Keshia Pollack Porter, director of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg...
Source: TIME: Health - August 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized Brief COVID-19 News Desk Source Type: news

This nurse is using her PPP loan to start her small business
Lylia Nichols tried for years to secure funding for her small business but was always turned down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - August 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

This nurse is using her PPP loan to start her small business
Lylia Nichols tried for years to secure funding for her small business but was always turned down. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - August 2, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

The northern lockdown represents government failure. There is a better way | Devi Sridhar
Had Britain devised clear, tough outbreak control measures, the latest Covid-19 restrictions wouldn ’t have been necessaryCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore than 4 million people in the north of England woke up on Friday morning to the news that coronavirus restrictions were being reimposed. This follows the local lockdown in Leicester. Suchmeasures are entirely predictable and a glimpse of the pattern of lockdown and release that will occur over the coming weeks and months as the government attempts to avoid a second peak in infections.While it might be an effective way to stop th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 31, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Devi Sridhar Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Science Microbiology World news UK news Boris Johnson Vaccines and immunisation Health Politics Conservatives Source Type: news

Can Conversations Add 15 Years To Your Life? The Science Says Yes
Does having more conversations lead to greater happiness and fulfillment? Do deep conversations improve our well-being more than small talk? Can conversations add 15 years to our lives?! We ’re going to get to the bottom of all 3 questions. Let’s start from the top. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Diana Rau, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Startups Source Type: news

Africa: Small Businesses in Africa Must Innovate to Survive Covid-19
[Africa Renewal] Dorothy Tembo is the acting Executive Director of the International Trade Centre, (ITC) a joint agency of the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. In June, the ITC launched a report titled "COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business." In an interview with Kingsley Ighobor, Ms. Tembo discusses the report, the role of women and youth in post-pandemic recovery in Africa, among other topics. These are excerpts from the interview. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pennsylvania Health Secretary Fields ‘Vile and Toxic Transphobia’ While Leading State’s Coronavirus Response
Many of the attacks against Pennsylvania’s health secretary have little to do with the way she has handled the statewide response to the coronavirus pandemic. As a transgender woman, Dr. Rachel Levine has been subjected to a stream of mockery and abuse on social media and elsewhere. Every time she goes on camera to update the public and implore Pennsylvanians to wear masks, wash their hands and “stay calm, stay alert and stay safe,” ugly comments and memes follow. Over the weekend, one of the state’s most popular fairs — the 165-year-old Bloomsburg Fair — found itself in hot water after ...
Source: TIME: Health - July 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MICHAEL RUBINKAM / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 LGBTQ News Desk Pennsylvania wire Source Type: news

(Part Of) What We Need To Battle Covid-19: A National Health Information Network To Replace The Fax Machine
Hospitals in many areas are becoming overwhelmed, laboratories are racing to process thousands of tests and report results, and public health agencies are drowning due to continued widespread use in health care of a communications technology most young Americans have no concept of: the fax machine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Joseph, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Small Business /small-business Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Coronavirus Source Type: news

How will COVID-19 Affect Women Entrepreneurs?
Prior to the pandemic, supporting and catalysing women entrepreneurship was a topic that was gaining traction across intermediary organisations and investment firms. Picture courtesy: Charlotte AndersonBy Saipriya SallaBENGALURU, Karnataka, India, Jul 19 2020 (IPS) Two years ago, Aarti started a small business selling traditional handicrafts online, supporting artisans based in rural Karnataka. After an initial phase of struggle, she had a steady stream of orders and was looking to procure manufacturing equipment and scale the impact of her business by supporting more local talent. All this came to a grinding halt in March...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saipriya Salla Tags: Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Gender Headlines Health Source Type: news

Ethiopia: Economic Resilience in Time of COVID-19 - Need for a Balanced Perspective
[Ethiopian Herald] According to the deliberations at the recently held 18th session of parliament, Ethiopia's macroeconomic indicators show a mixed image of strength in some areas and weakness in others. Inflation continues to progress along the double digit trajectory. Unemployment is continuing to rise due to the job losses caused by the closure of many enterprises and small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The service sector is most affected by the closures of small businesses and new jobs hard to come by. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

SBA to Hire Full-Time Remote Workers to Process Stimulus Loans
Remote positions well suited for older workers, retirees with accounting, finance experience ... En espa ñol | If you have skills in accounting, banking or similar fields, the Small Business Adminis... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 19, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NEOMED researcher awarded $2.18 million NIH grant for first human tinnitus treatment
(Northeast Ohio Medical University) NEOMED researcher and professor of anatomy and neurobiology Jianxin Bao, Ph.D., has received a federal grant to produce the first human treatment for tinnitus, a disruptive hearing impairment marked by the perception of ringing or buzzing in one or both ears.Dr. Bao will serve as principal investigator on a research proposal that will receive a Small Business Innovation Research Grant (SBIR) totaling $2.18 million from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Banks could get up to $24 billion in "free money" from the CARES Act
(Natural News) The CARES Act, the economic stimulus act designed to help businesses weather the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, is set to make banks up to $24 billion just from fees for processing small business Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. According to Edwin Hu of the New York University School of Law’s Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance, more than 4,000... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SBA: Community Advantage Pilot Program Temporary Changes-Community Advantage Recovery Loans
The Small Business Administration is requesting comments on changes it has made to the Community Advantage Pilot Program to increase SBA-guaranteed loans to small businesses in underserved areas, specifically the Community Advantage Recovery Loans (CA Recovery Loans). Through this program CA lenders will provide technical and financial assistance to small businesses in underserved areas that need to make changes to their business models to adapt to the COVID-19 environment and to build resiliency against future disruptions. These changes are effective on July 15, 2020 and comments are due August 14, 2020. (Source: Federal ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 15, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

‘ We Want People To Support Them ’ : Boston Launching Summer Food Truck Initiative
BOSTON (CBS) – The City of Boston is launching a Summer Food Truck Initiative to help support small businesses that have been impacted by coronavirus. “Food trucks are small businesses that bring a fun environment, not to mention great food, wherever they go,” said Walsh. “They also provide a natural outdoor dining experience that aligns with our public safety precautions. So we want people to support them.” Walsh said the food trucks will be heading into Boston neighborhoods, with 23 sites planned so far. More may be added as needed. “Historically food trucks have been associated with d...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Boston Mayor Marty Walsh Coronavirus Source Type: news

SBA: Data Collection Available for Public Comments
The Small Business Administration is requesting approval from the Office of Management and Budget for, and seeking public comments on, an information collection regarding various forms used for application for the Paycheck Protection Program. Comments are due by September 14, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 14, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

SBA: Data Collection Available for Public Comments
The Small Business Administration is requesting approval from the Office of Management and Budget for, and seeking public comments on, an information collection regarding application forms used for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Application (EIDL) COVID-19 program. Comments are due by September 11, 2020. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 13, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

How a Towson company with 3,000 employees got a PPP loan
Pivot Health Solutions has 3,000 employees and did $220.5 million in revenue in 2019, but still needed a lifeline from the Small Business Administration. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Holden Wilen Source Type: news

Official list shows Planned Parenthood got more than $65 million in federal COVID-19 relief loans
(Natural News) This week, the Trump administration released a list of businesses that were given more than $150,000 in federal loans that were intended to address the financial hardship of coronavirus, and it shows how tax dollars were given to several abortion facilities. The disclosure by the Small Business Administration came in response to inquiries... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Court rules against Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and his ongoing threats to restrict human activity, movement, and forced closure of small businesses
(Natural News) The 30-day emergency powers invoked by Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker came to an end on April 8, 2020; however, that date did not stop the power-drunk governor from issuing a series of restrictive orders on certain individuals, activities, and businesses. Like most tyrants that came before him, Pritzker controlled people’s lives by telling... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital: Temporary exit from bankruptcy enabled PPP loan
With a judge ’s approval, Eastern Niagara Hospital emerged from bankruptcy temporarily to make itself qualified for federal assistance through the Paycheck Protection Program. The hospital had been prevented by the Small Business Association from applying for financial assistance through the CARES Act while i n Chapter 11 protection and had filed a lawsuit in May against the SBA. Hospital officials said Wednesday a dismissal from the bankruptcy case was approved by Chief U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Carl… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Digital Pharmacy Truepill Raises $25 Million To Expand Telehealth Offerings As Revenue Could Reach $200 Million This Year
Covid-19 is shaking up how patients and insurers alike view telemedicine. Tech-enabled pharmacy startup raised $25 million from Optum Ventures and others to take advantage of that shift. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Amy Feldman, Forbes Staff Tags: Manufacturing /manufacturing Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Venture Capital /venture-capital Small Business /small-business Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news