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Thursday 21st September 2017

Lessons in Business Continuity

Lessons mined from today's news on business continuity with lessons for supply chain leaders.

Playing Tackle Football Before Age 12 Linked To Neurologic Problems Later In Life, Study Finds

According to the results of a new study released earlier this week, children who played football before the age of 12 had significantly greater cognitive and behavioral issues as adults, compared with those who began playing the game after the age of 12.

How Repealing Obamacare Would Hurt Veterans

The Graham-Cassidy bill, or any effort to scale back the Affordable Care Act, will likely put pressure on the already-strained VA health system, a new report suggests.

Here's How Repealing Obamacare Would Hurt Veterans

The Graham-Cassidy bill, or any effort to scale back the Affordable Care Act, will likely put pressure on the already-strained VA health system, a new report suggests.

Investors Venture Boldly Into Neuroscience

Neuroscience startups have seen an uptick in funding in recent years. There are several reasons why.

CVS Health Increases Restrictions On Opioids

Pharmacy giant CVS Health will ratchet up scrutiny of opioid prescriptions in an effort to reduce misuse and abuse of the overprescribed painkillers.

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Using Virtual And Augmented Reality In Medical Diagnosis, Treatment And Therapy

See how healthcare providers are using virtual reality and augmented reality to improve the quality of life for people with dementia or vision impairment.

Beyond Bobbleheads: One NFL Team Wants To Offer Fans Free Genetic Testing

The Baltimore Ravens organization came up with an unusual game-day promotion: free genetic testing. But experts in medical ethics and health policy, not to mention state and federal agencies, question its wisdom.

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Innovation And Digital Health

The technological advances of digital health may be plagued by something all too human.

Insurance Industry Comes Out Against Graham-Cassidy Trumpcare Bill

The nation's Blue Cross Blue Shield plans voiced opposition to the Senate legislation that would overhaul the Affordable Care Act and leave millions without insurance.

One In Seven Americans Has Had A Threesome And One In Five Finds Them Appealing

Despite a rise in public discussion of kink, group sex or polyamory, we've never had reliable data about what percentage of Americans have done these things or how many would do them, given the chance. A new study sheds some revealing light.

One In Seven Americans Has Had A Threesome; One In Five Finds Them Appealing, New Study Finds

Despite a rise in public discussion of kink, group sex or polyamory, we've never had reliable data about what percentage of Americans have done these things or how many would do them, given the chance. A new study sheds some revealing light.

After 20 Years, A Drug That Silences Genes Succeeds

A 1998 laboratory breakthrough that upended scientists’ understanding of how genes work finally looks set to yield a new treatment for a rare hereditary disorder – and maybe a whole new type of drug.

Sen. Al Franken Is Evolving on Marijuana

Sen. Al Franken is cosponsoring a number of marijuana bills now, a far cry from when he said he's "not the guy to ask" about cannabis policy a year ago.

Anthem To Buy Medicare Advantage Plan In Lucrative Florida Market

Tapping into Florida’s booming population of seniors, Anthem Wednesday said it would buy a fast-growing Medicare Advantage plan and its network of primary care centers for an undisclosed sum.

Tuesday 19th September 2017

Nerf Gun Darts May Inflict Serious Eye Injuries, Doctors Warn

A recent report published earlier this week details 3 patients with serious eye injuries after being struck with nerf darts which, in one patient led to bleeding in the eye (known as a hyphema), along with blurred vision and chronic pain.

In Denver, Marijuana Users Aren't Hard-Core Partiers -- They Really Just Want To Sleep

Contrary to the popular image of stoners as party animals, many cannabis users may just want to go to sleep, if a Denver-area survey is a reliable indicator. The survey, conducted by Consumer Research Around Cannabis, found that only pain relief rivals sleep as a reason for using marijuana.

Now The Maker Of Nina Ricci Perfume Wants To Break The Gender Mold

Spanish luxury brands and fragrances giant Puig is snapping up an all-female investment funds group as part of its efforts to keep up with changing beauty trends. Can the strategy succeed and what does it mean for Britain's Vaultier7?

DC Lawmaker Wants To Let People Get Medical Marijuana Without Doctor Approval

A D.C. Councilman wants to let people access medical marijuana without having to first get approval from doctors.

AMA Says Latest Trumpcare Bill Violates 'Do No Harm' Pledge

The American Medical Association and AARP joined patient advocates, healthcare and consumer groups opposing the Republican-led Senate’s Graham-Cassidy effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, saying it would hurt patients with preexisting conditions and cause millions to lose coverage.

Walgreens Wins FTC's OK To Buy 1,932 Rite Aids For $4.3 Billion

Walgreens Boots Alliance said it has “secured regulatory clearance” for an amended agreement to buy 1,932 Rite Aid stores for $4.375 billion, ending a two-year battle to buy stores from the nation's No. 3 pharmacy.

Walgreens Wins OK To Buy 1,932 Rite Aids For $4.3 Billion

Walgreens Boots Alliance said it has “secured regulatory clearance” for an amended agreement to buy $1,932 Rite Aid stores for $4.375 billion ending a two-year battle to buy stores from the nation's No. 3 pharmacy.

Dr. Oz Says Medical Marijuana Could Help Solve Opioid Addiction

Dr. Oz says that medical marijuana may be the opposite of a 'gateway drug' in that it may be a safe alternative that reduces the use of addictive prescription drugs.

How This Immigrant Entrepreneur Built A $5 Billion Healthcare Company

Learn how this immigrant entrepreneur built a $5 billion company from scratch. This is her story.

Marijuana Users Aren't Hard-core Partiers, They Really Just Want To Sleep

New report busts myth of party hard stoners and instead finds most marijuana buyers just want to sleep.


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