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Original-formula Cushion Grip gets relaunch

Jan 15, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Miami Lakes, Fla.-based U.S.Pharma is bringing the Cushion Grip Thermoplastic Denture Adhesive back to shelves after it stopped being sold by Bayer in 2014. Read More...
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Marijuana grower Tilray soars more than 20% after Peter Thiel-backed fund says it won't sell

Jan 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
Privateer Holdings says it "strongly believes in Tilray's long-term global growth strategy and pioneering role" in legal...
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Flurry Of Movement On Capitol Hill On Drug Pricing May Signal Possible Rough Waters Ahead For Pharma

Jan 11, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) was one of a handful of lawmakers who have introduced legislation to curb high drug costs in the first few weeks of Congress being back in session. The topic is seen as one of only a few bipartisan issues that may get addressed by a divided Congress this year. In other pharmaceutical news, government officials are worried that drugmakers are using scare tactics to keep competition out of the marketplace....
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Health-care stocks are a way to ride this market comeback, Charles Schwab chief strategist says

Jan 10, 2019 , CNBC Health
The S&P 500's 3 percent rally thus far in 2019 is "pretty decent," but the odds of it being long-term are "relatively slim," says Liz Ann...
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Drug Sponge Could Minimize Side Effects Of Cancer Treatment

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With the help of sponges inserted in the bloodstream to absorb excess drugs, doctors are hoping to prevent the dangerous side effects of toxic chemotherapy agents or even deliver higher doses to knock back tumors, like liver cancer, that don't respond to more benign treatments. The "drug sponge" is......
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UChicago Medicine Performs Historic Back-To-Back Triple-Organ Transplants

Jan 10, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Two 29-year-old patients from Michigan and Illinois are recovering following back-to-back triple-organ transplants to replace their failing hearts, livers and kidneys, marking a first in U.S. health care history. The two surgeries, which lasted more than 17 and 20 hours each from Dec. 19 to 21, wer......
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Thyroid Surgery Complications Can Land Some Back in the Hospital

Jan 10, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Thyroid Surgery Complications Can Land Some Back in the HospitalCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/8/2019 12:00:00...
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Medtronic CEO pushes back on critics who claim the medical device giant has a 'spotty record'

Jan 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
Medtronic has "the strongest pipeline that we've ever had in this company," CEO Omar Ishrak tells CNBC's Jim...
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Stroke, Heart Events Can Sideline You From Work

Jan 08, 2019 , WebMD
Although the majority of people who have one of these serious health scares do end up back at work, about 20 percent of those who had a stroke weren't back at work three years...
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Drugmakers ‘Not Being Fair To The Consumer,’ Trump Accuses As Pharma Goes Back To Status Quo On Raising Prices

Jan 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
President Donald Trump's tweet came in contrast to a statement from HHS Secretary Alex Azar that praised Trump’s leadership as the reason the pharma industry had announced “smaller and fewer drug price increases.” Meanwhile, the movers and shakers in the industry are headed to the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference this week....
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Chinese scientist was told not to create world's first gene-edited babies

Jan 08, 2019 , CNN Health
As 2018 drew to a close, one scientist unveiled research that entered a new era of science. But it soon prompted extensive backlash from around the globe....
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Democrats Fight Back Against Lawsuit Threatening Health Law

Jan 05, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Among the first things Democrats did after officially taking control of the House was to express support for efforts to appeal a Texas district court decision declaring the Affordable Care Act...
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Report: Retailers are cutting back on jobs

Jan 05, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Through December, retailers announced 98,563 cuts in 2018, 29.5% higher than the 76,084 announced in the previous year, according to a report released by Challenger, Gray & Christmas. Read More...
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Making Your Child Apologize May Backfire

Jan 04, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Making Your Child Apologize May BackfireCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/31/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/2/2019 12:00:00...
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Pharma Is Back To Raising Drug Prices, But Increases Aren’t Quite As Eye-Popping As Industry Tries To Avoid Spotlight

Jan 04, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"Clearly, more caution is in the air and many major multinationals such as Pfizer and Novartis, which found themselves making the headlines several months back, have yet to implement their January increases,” said Raymond James analyst Elliot Wilbur. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he expects drug prices to drop despite pharmaceutical companies lifting their self-imposed hiatus on price...
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Slayback gets FDA nod for generic Makena

Jan 03, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Slayback Pharma's generic Makena, which is available in a multi-dose vial. Read More...
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Cryotherapy malfunction results in burn, blisters

Jan 02, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Whole-body cryotherapy - a trendy procedure that exposes the naked body to subzero temperatures - isn't backed by evidence and can be risky, doctors say....
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Walmart increases its workforce on the road

Dec 29, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Amid the background of a national truck driver shortage, Walmart hired about 1,400 new drivers in 2018, up from 922 in 2017, reported Yahoo Finance. Read More...
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Healthcare startups need to co-create offerings with patients

Dec 28, 2018 , Mobile Health News
Startups should work closely with their target audiences in the product-creation phase to recognize the true needs by getting “feed-in” rather than feedback after a product or service is released, says Karolina Korth, founder of the Kuala Lumpur Health 2.0...
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Hospitals nationwide set to make prices available online in New Year

Dec 28, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
After the passage of a new rule back in April, hospitals across the country are about to make their prices publicly available on the...
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