Today's Headlines

How a man I never met saved my life

Jul 06, 2022 , CNN Health
My CNN colleague Richard Roth recently needed a kidney transplant -- his second in nearly 25 years. The email announcing he'd gotten the organ and was so grateful for his donor made me smile and cry a little....
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Poll shows how parents are doing on firework safety

Jul 06, 2022 , CNN Health
Setting off fireworks is a tradition for many families on summer holidays like July Fourth and Canada Day, but it can have dangerous consequences -- particularly for young people....
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How Pfizer Won the Pandemic, Reaping Outsize Profit and Influence

Jul 06, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
The drugmaker has the best-selling vaccine to prevent covid and the most effective drug to treat it. Its success has overshadowed the government’s covid-fighting...
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Giant taps Ted Williams as director of nonfoods

Jul 06, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Williams will be responsible for the health and personal care, seasonal, general merchandise, pet supplies, candy and baby departments....
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It's OK to feel angry at the Roe v. Wade reversal. Here's how to take care of yourself in this tough time

Jul 06, 2022 , CNN Health
The US Supreme Court decision to overturn the federal right to an abortion left many feeling angry and anxious about the future. Experts shared some advice on how to process what happened and make room for self-care....
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It's OK to feel angry at the Roe reversal. Here's how to take care of yourself

Jul 06, 2022 , CNN Health
Angry, upset, depressed, anxious....
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Merck given FDA approval for new Vaxneuvance indication

Jul 06, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
​​​​​​​With this expanded indication, Vaxneuvance is the first pneumococcal conjugate vaccine approved in almost a decade to help protect pediatric populations against invasive pneumococcal...
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Crowdsourced Data on Overdoses Pinpoints Where to Help

Jul 06, 2022 , Kaiser Health News
University of Texas researchers are testing a program that would allow harm reduction groups to crowdsource data on fatal and nonfatal drug overdoses statewide. While the data relies on word of mouth, they say, it is more comprehensive than anything that exists now and can be used immediately to prevent...
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In A Post-Pandemic World, Nadiah Wan Steers Growth At Malaysia’s TMC Life Sciences

Jul 06, 2022 , Forbes
With more beds, new clinics and expanded medical services, the CEO is bolstering the company’s position as a leading healthcare provider in the...
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Highly Contagious BA.5 Variant Becomes Dominant In U.S. As Covid Cases Rise

Jul 06, 2022 , Forbes
The BA.5 strain—a subvariant of omicron—accounted for more than half of all U.S. coronavirus cases last week, as federal regulators encourage drugmakers to retool their vaccines to target new virus strains this...
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COVID-19 and Summer 2022: Boost Now or Best to Wait?

Jul 06, 2022 , WebMD
A new combination vaccine for COVID-19 will likely be coming out this fall, offering more protection against the Omicron variants of...
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More parts of China battle Covid and threats of lockdown as cases spike again

Jul 06, 2022 , CNBC Health
Just days after China relaxed some Covid controls, virus cases in different parts of the country have put new regions on...
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Q&A: Why adopting digital therapeutics requires a healthcare paradigm shift

Jul 06, 2022 , Mobile Health News
Happify Health chief strategy officer Chris Wasden discusses the company's partnership strategy, the business environment for digital therapeutics and how to encourage physician...
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WebMD acquires analytics specialist Mercury Healthcare

Jul 06, 2022 , Mobile Health News
As part of the deal, Mercury will join WebMD Provider, the company’s business focused on consumer/physician engagement and clinical...
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CVS Health breaks with NACDS, remains committed to advancing, supporting value of pharmacy

Jul 06, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
CVS Health said that it is fully committed to advancing and supporting the value of pharmacy and the critical role that pharmacists play as healthcare providers in their communities, despite its break from...
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Jul 06, 2022 , CNN Health
Nicole Shanahan and Jennifer Garrison discuss aging and fertility. For more Life Itself talks and related articles visit CNN's collection here....
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Elixir debuts specialty generic enhancement for plan sponsors, members

Jul 06, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
The enhancement allows members to receive generic versions of certain specialty medications at a $0 copay and has the potential to provide an average savings of up to $40,000...
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The US Is Funding A Massive Virus Hunt That Might Cause Another Pandemic. Great Idea!

Jul 06, 2022 , Forbes
USAID is pouring $125 million into an effort to seek out novel viruses in remote areas of the world. The agency seems oblivious to the dangers of bringing 1000s of new viruses into major population...
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AN​​​​​​​I gets FDA nod for generic Tranxene

Jul 06, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
Clorazepate dipotassium tablets, which are used to manage anxiety disorders, have a market value of approximately $25.8 million, according to...
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RoC Skincare, Sarah Jessica Parker team up on new initiative

Jul 06, 2022 , Drug Store News - Retail
The #LookForwardProject is focused on celebrating the power of optimism and its scientifically backed impact on long-term health and...
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