Patient engagement business PatientPoint raises $140M to support strategic acquisitions
Mike Collette, PatientPoint CEO, has set a deadline of 2019 to provide programs that can impact 60 percent to 70 percent of “brand prescribing volume” in the most strategically...
1 hour ago - MedCity News
Can Your DNA Tell You the Healthiest Way to Live Your Life?
A double helix begins to swirl on my screen after I upload the raw data from my 23andMe genetic test to a site called DNA Lifestyle Coach . An ethnically ambiguous illustrated...
1 hour ago - The Atlantic
Did “Medicus economicus” Kill Medicare Part B Reform?
By DAVID, MATTHEWS and MAUGHN When doctors complain about proposed changes to health care reimbursement, do they speak for patients or their pocketbooks? As the recent debate...
2 hours ago - THCB
Beyond Repeal and Replace
Ashley Hurteau knows she's not your typical public-health advocate. In and out of jail, a recovering heroin addict equipped with few credentials beyond her personal story, the...
2 hours ago - Time
STAT Plus: New Sarepta CEO is top drug talent with coveted commercial expertise; Sell-side ‘confidence' cliche
The board of Sarepta Therapeutics made a great choice offering the CEO job to Doug Ingram, the former Allergan president highly respected for his operational and commercial...
2 hours ago - STAT - 3 articles
The Senate health care bill will block more from buying insurance
Republican-led health reform, declared dead at least twice this year, has arisen once again and could very well pass after July 4. Long cloaked in secrecy, the Senate's Better...
3 hours ago - STAT
Why Canadians Are Increasingly Seeking Medical Treatment Abroad
No health care system is perfect.
3 hours ago - The Huffington Post
Explosive data: See how fireworks injuries skyrocket on the Fourth of July
It's as predictable as taxes in April. Every year, the Fourth of July brings patriotic displays of color, smoke, and sound - and a slew of emergency room visits from burns and...
5 hours ago - STAT
Vivitrol offers the fantasy of being drug-free. Methadone and buprenorphine work better
Stinging investigations by the New York Times , National Public Radio , ProPublica , and others have recently exposed how the drug maker Alkermes is promoting Vivitrol - a...
5 hours ago - STAT
Sam Bee Rips Paul Ryan For 'Jerking It To Thoughts Of Poor People Losing Health Care'
The "Full Frontal" host also pleaded with Republicans not to cut Medicaid.
6 hours ago - The Huffington Post
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Show Off Your American Pride With Fourth of July Nail Art
If there's no such thing as too much of a good thing, then there's no such thing as too much red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July. For us, this means repping our...
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These July 4 Beauty Sales Are So Good, You'll Want to Skip Your Cookout and Shop
Since shopping is a beloved American pastime, it's just as logical as a way to celebrate July 4 as fireworks and barbecues. As we enter the height of Summer beauty season, it's...
Dear GOP Senators: Alzheimer's Patients Need More Benefits, Not Less
The Republican bill would make an already broken system even worse.
The GOP Health Care Bill Would Strip Coverage From 22 Million Americans...
The Congressional Budget Office announced that the Republican Senate bill, which includes deeper Medicaid cuts than the House version, would cause 22 million people to lose...
Single-Payer Health Care - Will States Lead The Way?
Several states have proposed single-payer health care bills over the last year, suggesting that Americans are losing patience
The Republican Health Care Bill Is Mean And Cold-Hearted
The principles of Republican health care are straight out of 16th century England where being poor was a sure sign of moral
The Scary FDA Loophole That Allows Cosmetics With Reported Side Effects to...
Consumer complaints for side effects caused by ingredients in cosmetic products have more than doubled from last year according to a new study published in JAMA Internal...
AARP Urges 'All Senators To Vote NO' On GOP Health Care Bill
The bill would bring changes "ultimately harming some of our nation's most vulnerable citizens,” the group said.
Merck, Heritage Valley Health System, caught in global cyberattack
On Tuesday, pharma giant Merck & Co confirmed its computer network had been compromised as part of a vicious new cybersecurity attack, which also impacted at least one U.S...