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RxBar expands limited-edition holiday-inspired flavors

Sep 24, 2021 , Drug Store News - Retail
RxBar’s limited-edition holiday flavors now include snickerdoodle, as well as the returning gingerbread, pecan and pumpkin spice varieties....
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CDC Advisors Recommend Pfizer Booster For Seniors And Some People With Underlying Conditions

Sep 24, 2021 , Forbes
Healthy people under 65 don’t need one, the expert panel...
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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Autumn of Democrats’ Discontent

Sep 24, 2021 , Kaiser Health News
Congress is back in session with a short time to finish a long to-do list, including keeping the government operating and paying its bills. Hanging in the balance is President Joe Biden’s entire domestic agenda, including major changes proposed for Medicare, Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act. Meanwhile, the new Texas abortion law that bans the procedure early in pregnancy is prompting action in Washington. Joanne Kenen of Politico, Mary Ellen McIntire of CQ Roll Call and Sarah Karlin-Smith...
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Childhood Trauma Linked With Higher Odds for Adult Neurological Ills

Sep 24, 2021 , MedicineNet
Title: Childhood Trauma Linked With Higher Odds for Adult Neurological IllsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/23/2021 12:00:00...
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Rite Aid’s Q2 shows momentum in stores, headwinds in PBM business

Sep 24, 2021 , Drug Store News - Retail
Rite Aid raised its full-year EBITDA guidance on the strength of its second-quarter results, which showed improved revenue and retail pharmacy strength even as it posted a net loss of $100.3 million....
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Abortion providers ask Supreme Court to quickly take up challenge of restrictive Texas law

Sep 24, 2021 , CNBC Health
A group of abortion providers and advocates asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to quickly review their challenge to a highly restrictive abortion law in...
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Afghanistan's health-care system is 'on the brink of collapse,' WHO warns

Sep 24, 2021 , CNBC Health
A lack of funding has left thousands of health facilities struggling to buy medical supplies and pay their staff, said the World Health...
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Can Llama Antibodies Fight COVID in Humans? New Research Says They Might

Sep 24, 2021 , MedicineNet
Title: Can Llama Antibodies Fight COVID in Humans? New Research Says They MightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/23/2021 12:00:00...
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How This Startup Aims To Help 50 Million Caregivers In America

Sep 24, 2021 , Forbes
Cariloop’s mission is to help relieve the stress and anxiety felt by more than 50 million caregivers in the United...
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18 Million Americans Can't Pay for Needed Meds

Sep 24, 2021 , MedicineNet
Title: 18 Million Americans Can't Pay for Needed MedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/22/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/23/2021 12:00:00...
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CDC endorses Pfizer Covid booster shots for high-risk adults

Sep 24, 2021 , CNBC Health
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday endorsed the distribution of Pfizer and BioNTech's Covid-19 booster shots to older Americans and other vulnerable...
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U.S. Meth Overdose Deaths Tripled in Recent Years

Sep 24, 2021 , MedicineNet
Title: U.S. Meth Overdose Deaths Tripled in Recent YearsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/23/2021 12:00:00...
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How Long Before Genital Warts Go Away

Sep 24, 2021 , eMedicine Health
How Long Before Genital Warts Go...
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FDA OKs Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine booster for older adults, people at high risk

Sep 24, 2021 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration granted an emergency use authorization for the booster in individuals age 65 years old and older, and individuals age 18 to 64 years old within certain high-risk...
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The future of work is here, employee burnout needs to go

Sep 24, 2021 , CNBC Health
Burnout is an epidemic in the workplace, and more companies are recognizing they need to do something about...
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Digital mental health startup Meru Health bags $38M

Sep 24, 2021 , Mobile Health News
Meru said the funds will be used to grow nationwide, add employer and payer partnerships, and expand its coaching...
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Foods Not Allowed on the Mediterranean Diet

Sep 24, 2021 , eMedicine Health
What Foods Are Not Allowed on the Mediterranean...
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The Checkup Is in the Mail? Soliciting Letter Carriers to Help Deliver Health Care

Sep 24, 2021 , Kaiser Health News
Here’s an out-of-the-box idea: Have letter carriers spend less time delivering mail and take time to perform home visits and basic health checks on the growing population of frail and...
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NIH Director Collins calls Israeli Covid vaccine booster data 'impressive,' says it shows tenfold reduction in infection

Sep 24, 2021 , CNBC Health
The National Institutes of Health director called Israel's data on Covid vaccine booster shots "impressive," saying it shows a tenfold reduction in...
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GE Healthcare snaps up surgical visualization company BK Medical for $1.45B

Sep 24, 2021 , Mobile Health News
The companies expect the acquisition will close in 2022. GE said the deal will support the expansion of its ultrasound...
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