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The most important event on the East Coast for the legalization of medical marijuana and the hemp industry kicks off today in New York. The Cannabis World Congress & Business Expo (CWCBE) will go on for the next three days in New York City.
Naturally Slim has announced a new venture with The Riverside Company. The partnership will facilitate further promotion and improvement of Naturally Slim’s weight management and metabolic syndrome program.The platform is administered to employers and plan management sponsors who then encourage behavioral changes...
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is one of the most feared diseases known to man. But, an experimental drug named tofersen is showing promising results for those who suffer from the genetic form of the disease.ALS produces devastating results in those affected by the...
Final approval of the first generic medication to fight an opioid overdose has just been granted this morning by the FDA. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave its final approval for naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray, the generic version of Narcan. Narcan has been making headlines as...
According to the most recent report published by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 145.6 million people went to ERs in 2016. This marks an increase of more than 9 million who visited their local hospital emergency departments in 2015, a record number according to the CDC....
The Over-50 advocacy organization, AARP, is joining the fight against overpriced prescription medications. The organization has announced the launch of “Stop Rx Greed”. The move by AARP is a campaign directed towards lowering the prices of prescription drugs.The campaign isn’t geared only towards...
FUJIFILM Medical Systems recently announced that three of its latest software solutions have fulfilled FDA regulatory requirements. The three image processing and software advancements are part of its ASPIRE Cristalle digital mammography system to help detect breast cancer in its earlier stages.FUJIFILM has...
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate held a series of meetings to shed light on rising pharmaceutical prices. A number of CEOs from seven of the top drug firms have been called to testify. Among them will be executives from Pfizer, AbbVie, and Merck and others.
Strategic Data Marketing (SDM), a dental research provider since 1994, and Northcoast Data Analytics, a leading research analytical company in the same industry, recently announced a merger to combine their operations.The merged company will be renamed “SDM Northcoast, LLC” and will operate in...
American Well, a premier telehealth provider in the U.S., and Netsmart, an electronic health records (EHR) solution provider, have joined forces to combat the opioid crisis. The two healthcare IT companies announced their partnership at the Interoperability Showcase, which was part of the 2019 HIMSS Conference in...