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January 15, 2019 3:37 PM Walgreens and Microsoft partner to develop digital healthcare services

(Reuters) - Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices. As a part of the deal, the companies will focus on virtually connecting people with Walgreens stores and provide services on therapeutic 1923

January 13, 2019 1:07 AM U.S. medic declared Ebola-free, leaves Nebraska quarantine

(Reuters) - A U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from a Nebraska hospital on Saturday after doctors said they had seen no signs of the deadly disease. The individual, whose name was not released for privacy reasons, did not develop Ebola symptoms 118

January 7, 2019 5:25 PM Sanofi to pay Regeneron $462 million in revised immuno-oncology deal

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi will pay Regeneron some $462 million in a revision of their deal in immuno-oncology, a growing sector in healthcare research which aims to help the body’s own immune system fight cancer. The two companies said the new arrangement would give France’s Sanofi increased flexibility to advance its early-stage immuno-oncology pipeline 95

December 28, 2018 4:17 PM Scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants saves money and lives

(Reuters Health) - Providing scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants with kidney failure, rather than offering them only emergency dialysis, dramatically reduces deaths, healthcare use and costs, a study in Texas suggests. The difference was so significant that the study authors recommend scheduled, three-times-a-week dialysis as the universal 95

December 19, 2018 8:49 PM U.S. agency recommends opioid overdose antidote to high-risk patients

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Wednesday recommended prescribing or co-prescribing the opioid overdose reversal drug, naloxone, to high-risk patients. The agency’s recommendation comes a day after an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) narrowly recommended prescribing the drug, along with addictive 100

December 12, 2018 5:52 PM Opioid maker Insys paid physician assistant kickbacks, U.S. jury hears

CONCORD, N.H. (Reuters) - A former physician assistant in New Hampshire put his own greed ahead of medical obligations by taking kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics Inc to prescribe patients its highly addictive fentanyl spray, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Aframe told a federal jury in Concord, New Hampshire, at the start 101

December 10, 2018 12:47 PM South Sudan health workers to get Ebola shots as Congo outbreak grows

(Reuters) - Some 2,000 healthcare and frontline workers in South Sudan are to be offered Ebola vaccines to try to stop any importation of the viral disease from an epidemic in Congo, the World Health Organization said on Monday. South Sudan is one of the three countries - with Uganda and Rwanda - that the WHO said are “at very high risk” of having Ebola 103

December 6, 2018 10:17 PM J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Johnson & Johnson unit will pay the U.S. government $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the Justice Department said on Thursday. The settlement with Actelion Pharmaceuticals US Inc, which became a subsidiary of J&J following 107

December 6, 2018 4:36 PM Pennsylvania couple found dead outside home with ‘Happy Transmission’ sign, officials say

Ross Woodward, 84, and Rhoda Woodward, 81, were found dead outside their home in Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania. (FOX29) An elderly Pennsylvania couple -- infamous for their personal crusade against alleged "transmissions" from a nearby pharmaceutical plant -- was found dead by a U.S. postal worker outside their home on Tuesday, officials said. The bodies 88

December 6, 2018 6:57 AM Wrong-way truck hits bus carrying girls basketball team; 1 dead, 1 critical, authorities say

A bus crash in Illinois on Wednesday evening has left one adult, Charlie Crabtree, 72, dead, authorities say. (National Transportation Safety Board) At least one person died Wednesday evening when a truck traveling the wrong way on Interstate 74 in Illinois slammed head-on into a bus carrying a girls junior varsity basketball team, officials said. Charlie 108