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New report shows that e-cigarettes can both harm and help the smoking epidemic

Statement of Robin Koval, CEO & President, Truth Initiative® ...

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Data from RG7916 Programs in SMA to be Presented at the International Scientific Congress on Spinal Muscular Atrophy

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced that updates and preliminary data from ongoing clinical trials of RG7916, an oral survival motor neuron 2 (SMN2) splicing modifier in SMA patients will be presented at the International ...

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Information Update - 6 unauthorized products seized from Kitchener, ON, store found to contain undeclared drugs, which may pose serious health risks

Unauthorized health products Product & Promoted Use Hazard Identified Company Action Taken Chao Jimengnan Promoted use not known Testing found undeclared sildenafil KW Imports & Wholesale 1031 Victoria St. N, Kitchener, ON ...

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Former Applied Materials Executive Joins Wellbe Board

High tech leader, Michael R. Splinter, brings market transformation perspective to healthcare. ...

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Federal R&D Tax Credit Received

Australia Investor Relations United States Investor Relations Market Eye Orla Keegan Director Tel: +61 (2) 8097 1201 Email: orla.keegan@marketeye.com.au M Group Strategic Communications Jay Morakis Managing Director Tel: +1 212.266.0190 ...

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Regeneron to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Financial and Operating Results and Host Conference Call and Webcast on February 8, 2018

Contact Information: Investor Relations                           Corporate Communications Manisha Narasimhan, Ph.D.             Hala Mirza 914.847.5126                               914.847.3422              manisha.narasimhan@regeneron.c...

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QIAGEN Receives FDA Clearance for First-Ever JAK2 Test for Use in Diagnosis of Additional Myeloproliferative Neoplasms

Expanded use of ipsogen test provides diagnostic testing needs for all myeloproliferative neoplasms in line with the latest WHO guidelines HILDEN , Germany , and GERMANTOWN, Maryland , January 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- QIAGEN (NYSE: QGEN; Frankfurt Prime Standard: QIA) announced today that...

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Lyric Pharmaceuticals Presents Data at ASPEN Conference on the Incidence of Enteral Feeding Intolerance in the ICU

- Lyric Chief Medical Officer Also Presenting on Role of Ghrelin Agonists in Critical Care SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Lyric Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Lyric), a biopharmaceutical company, today announced the presentation at the ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and P...

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SQI Diagnostics to Announce First Quarter 2018 Results

Date: Monday February 5, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. ET Live Call: 1-888-231-8191 (Canada and the United States) Conference ID: 8639858 Webcast: http://event.on24.com/r.htm?e=1591454&s=1&k=20505AA21D07035F4DD3781E64C129FB   ...

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New Auditing Credential for Medical Office Professionals Helps Providers Comply with Strict Evaluation and Management Services Guidelines

Improper medical billing practices, especially those involving improper selection of evaluation and management (E/M) services, presents costly problems for healthcare providers, says Practice Management Institute. New Certified Medical Chart Auditor-E/M training helps provider offices follow correc...

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Patients Can Receive Immediate Care From Their Personal Doctors Via New Medici App

AUSTIN, Texas , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Medici is a next-generation communication application designed by doctors for doctors that allows patients to text, video and call securely with their own healthcare providers. The Medici program is changing the way doctors practice by allowing th...

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Cardiology Appointments Enhance NYU Langone Heart Program in Brooklyn

Specialists expand comprehensive cardiovascular services at NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn ...

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National LTC Pharmacy Group Urges CMS to Prohibit PBM Pharmacy Fees -- Not Reform Them

SCPC Also Says Conceptual "Point of Sale" Policy Solution Not Effective for LTC Pharmacies, LTC Patients as Dually-Eligible Beneficiaries Constitute High Percentage of Patient Population; CMS Authorized to Act under Medicare Part D WASHINGTON , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In sub...

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DanDrit Signs Agreement to Acquire Enochian Biopharma Inc.

NEW YORK , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  DanDrit Biotech USA , Inc. ("DanDrit") signed an agreement to acquire Enochian Biopharma Inc. ("Enochian"). Enochian is developing an innovative proprietary technology in the field of HIV/AIDS. DanDrit believes that through the acquisition, Enochian's...

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DanDrit Announces New Scientific Advisory Board Members

NEW YORK , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- DanDrit Biotech USA , Inc. ("DanDrit") announces the appointment of Ambassador Mark Dybul , MD, as Chairman, and Steven Deeks , MD to its Scientific Advisory Board. "We are excited about the addition of two renowned experts on the treatment of HIV...

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Cone Health Hospitals Achieve Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospitals that achieve this designation keep more people alive than hospitals who don't. ...

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Takeda Utilizes Social Media Analysis and Survey in a Study to Better Understand Patient Preferences When Seeking Treatment for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Study shows treatment decision-making is highly personalized, with close to 98% of patients expressing unique decision-making profiles; online support tool resulting from study supports personalized treatment selection for patients in partnership with providers DEERFIELD, Ill. , Jan. 23, 2018...

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One Patient and One Lawyer Create a Remedy for Patients Harmed by Wrongful Disclosure After 12 years

Attorney Bruce Elstein wins significant case. Connecticut doctors and medical practices finally required to protect patients' records - if confidentiality is not protected, patients can now sue for damages. TRUMBULL, Conn. , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- On January 11th , Bruce Elste...

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Patient Advocate Foundation: Financial interventions alleviate patient anxiety, new study affirms

HAMPTON, Va. , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A study by the Fred Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research, in collaboration with the Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) and Consumer Education and Training Services (CENTS) shows that organizations can not only successfully implement finan...

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LindaCare Raises Seven Million Euro Funding to Improve Remote Patient Monitoring for Chronic Disease Management

LEUVEN, Belgium and HARTFORD, Connecticut , January 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LindaCare, a digital health company specializing in remote patient monitoring solutions for chronic disease management, today announced a seven million Euro Series B investment, featuring participation by Philips,...

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Chloe Fernandez, Kavya Kopparapu, Lauren Singer, and Donna Magid, MD, MEd, Receive WebMD Health Hero Awards

Micah Fowler, Kelsey Fowler, Jim and Jeannie Gaffigan, Erin Gomez, MD, Harold Koplewicz, MD, and Jenna Wolfe Honor 2017 Award Winners ...

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Summit Behavioral Health Announces Relocation To New Facility

The outpatient facility provides personalized addiction treatment in a welcoming environment ...

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Spencer Trask & Co. and its Affiliated Investors Close the Sale of ImThera Medical, Inc.

LivaNova PLC acquires ImThera's life-saving therapy for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea as part of a deal valued at approximately $225 Million. OLD GREENWICH, Conn. , Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Spencer Trask & Co. , a privately held advanced technology development firm, is pleas...

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