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Share your crisis response strategy

Feb 14, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How well prepared is your organization to communicate during an emergency? Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards. Save $50 when you enter by Friday, Feb....
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How Unconscious Physician Biases About Race, Ethnicity And Pain Plays A Role In The Opioid Crisis

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A new study reveals that residents of neighborhoods with the highest proportions of white people were more than twice as likely to be prescribed an opioid pain reliever than were residents of neighborhoods where whites were most scarce. “Medicine has a long, unsavory history of expecting people of color to tolerate larger levels of pain,” said Dr. Steven Woolf of Virginia Commonwealth University. In other news on the crisis: naloxone, wrongful death lawsuits, opioid-based medication and...
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Where Is The Line Between Getting A Suicidal Person Help And Their Right To Privacy? Experts Wonder If Facebook Is Toeing It

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
“It’s important to have innovative approaches. But just because people are suicidal and in crisis doesn’t mean they don’t deserve rights,” said Dr. John Torous, the director of the digital psychiatry division at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In other public health news: race and the medical community, colds, mental health, exercise, allergies, gene-editing and...
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Share your crisis response strategy

Feb 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How well prepared is your organization to communicate during an emergency? Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards. Save $50 when you enter by Friday, Feb....
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Nearly 100 children dead from Ebola in DRC as crisis worsens

Feb 12, 2019 , CNN Health
Nearly one hundred children have died since the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo started last year -- and the crisis is gathering pace, with the number of new cases doubling last month, according to charity Save the Children....
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Viewpoints: Americans Are Incredibly Careless With Guns; Efforts To Curb Opioid Crisis Leave Patients In Pain

Feb 12, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and...
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Arizona considers calling porn a public health crisis

Feb 10, 2019 , CNN Health
Pornography may soon be considered a public health crisis in Arizona -- depending on the fate of a resolution in the state....
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Cycling And Walking Could Solve America's Public-Health Crisis Shows 409-Page Benchmarking Report

Feb 09, 2019 , Forbes
League of American Bicyclists release fact-, stat- and graphic-packed 2018 Benchmarking Report on walking and cycling in the U.S. It's the sixth – and biggest – edition of the...
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Opioid prescriptions for pets surge, mirroring human crisis

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs to animals, a small study suggests....
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Oscar Health taps former AIG executive Sid Sankaran as CFO

Feb 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
Oscar's announcement credits Sankaran with being a "key member" of the executive team which helped the insurer through its restructuring and relisting in an IPO, after the financial...
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Viewpoints: Why Build A Wall When Big Pharma Is Behind The Opioid Crisis?; Stop All This Nonsense About Single Payer

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and...
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Alphabet's Verily is building a high-tech rehab campus to combat opioid addiction

Feb 07, 2019 , CNBC Health
Alphabet's life science division Verily is building a tech-focused rehab facility to combat the opioid crisis. It wants to understand what works to treat addiction in the clinic and then track patient behavior when they get out to see what...
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Even in an Unimaginable Crisis, Nature Heals

Feb 06, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
“Eleven-year-old Olivia’s parents were ‘done,’ had reached their limit of bad news, and refused to enter the conference room. They didn’t want more information or what they perceived as pressure to withdraw life support.” The hardest decision. by Janet Hamlin for AJN These words in the opening paragraph of this month’s Reflections column,”Little Sparrow,” [...] The post Even in an Unimaginable Crisis, Nature Heals appeared first...
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3 crisis scenarios your organization might not be prepared to address

Feb 01, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Ensure you’re prepared for new risks with help from the experts at this conference—and save $200 through Feb....
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Emails Between Coca-Cola, CDC Ignite Concerns About Industry’s Influence In Public Health Sphere

Jan 31, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Advocates say there needs to be greater transparency over how industry interacts with public health agencies, especially in the midst of the obesity crisis....
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Opioid maker Purdue Pharma fights to prevent documents involving Sackler family from going public

Jan 31, 2019 , CNN Health
Purdue Pharma filed a motion Wednesday to stay a Massachusetts judge's order that could expose details about one of America's richest families and their connection to the nation's opioid crisis....
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In crisis mode, California utility files for bankruptcy

Jan 31, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
PG&E says a Chapter 11 filing is ‘the only viable option’ as it faces up to $30 billion in liability claims from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires. Investors had pushed a $4 billion alternative...
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Polar vortex keeps crisis communicators busy across the Midwest

Jan 31, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
As officials warn of the coldest temperatures in a generation, many are working to educate people about the dangers of the deep freeze and to share updates to protect...
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'Greed' fueled Insys founder's opioid bribe scheme: prosecutor

Jan 29, 2019 , Reuters
A lawyer for Insys Therapeutics Inc's one-time billionaire founder on Monday denied that he had any role in the U.S. opioid crisis as a federal prosecutor told jurors he ran a scheme to bribe doctors to prescribe an addictive fentanyl spray....
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Mega-Fund Shows Why Conventional Thinking Won't Fix Pharma's Innovation Crisis

Jan 29, 2019 , Forbes
The pharmaceutical industry must develop models of innovation that enable it to function effectively at scale in a stochastic environment, in which outcomes are inherently unpredictable and aggregating projects increases...
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