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Sep 20, 2014, 09:27 ET

Advisory - Mylan Pharmaceuticals recalling nitroglycerin spray due to defective pump

OTTAWA, Sept. 20, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC Canada, in consultation with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling all lots...

Sep 19, 2014, 18:52 ET

Advisory - Baxter recalls certain lots of hemodialysis solutions due to particulate matter found in the product

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The issue: Baxter Corporation, in collaboration with Health Canada, is voluntarily recalling specific lots of...

Sep 19, 2014, 16:02 ET

Estudo observacional pós-ensaio ADVANCE-ON: Resultados do segmento de Pressão Arterial e do segmento de Glicose

Pesquisadores australianos descobriram que o controle intensivo da glicose em pacientes com diabetes tipo 2 leva a reduções persistentes...

Sep 19, 2014, 13:44 ET

New Affordable Care Act tools and payment models deliver $372 million in savings, improve care

 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) this week issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare...

Sep 19, 2014, 13:09 ET

Government of Canada and Heart and Stroke Foundation continue installing AEDs across the country

Almost 850 devices already installed with many more to come SPRUCE GROVE, AB, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister...

Sep 19, 2014, 09:38 ET
Amy Keller Laird Named Editor-in-Chief of Women's Health Magazine (PRNewsFoto/Women's Health Magazine)

Amy Keller Laird Named Editor-in-Chief of Women's Health Magazine

Scott Schulman, President of Rodale Inc., the world's leading healthy lifestyle company, today announced that Amy Keller Laird has been named...

Sep 19, 2014, 09:30 ET
CVS Health (PRNewsFoto/CVS Health)

CVS Health CEO to Address National Press Club on Landmark Decision to Quit Tobacco, Leadership in Health Care Innovation

Larry J. Merlo, President and CEO of CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), will speak before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. today.  Merlo will...

Sep 19, 2014, 08:16 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Iowa Named Top Medicaid Plan in State

 Meridian Health Plan of Iowa is the number one Medicaid HMO in Iowa and is the number 38 Medicaid HMO in the US according to NCQA's Medicaid...

Sep 19, 2014, 07:19 ET

ADVANCE-ON Post-trial Observational Study: Blood Pressure Arm and Glucose Arm Results

Reductions in kidney failure obtained during intensive glucose control persist for many years in people with diabetes type 2 "Intensive treatment...

Sep 19, 2014, 06:46 ET

Blood Pressure Treatment Benefits on Survival Persist for Years - New Findings in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

  Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients...

Sep 19, 2014, 06:46 ET

Benefícios do tratamento da pressão arterial na sobrevida persistem por anos - Novas evidências nos pacientes com diabetes tipo 2

Pesquisadores australianos descobriram que as reduções de eventos cardíacos e morte, com o uso de medicamentos redutores da...

Sep 19, 2014, 06:46 ET

European Society of Cardiology: Nuevos hallazgos en pacientes con diabetes de tipo 2

  - Los beneficios del tratamiento de la presión sanguínea en la supervivencia persisten durante...

Sep 19, 2014, 06:46 ET

Los beneficios del tratamiento de la presión arterial sobre la sobrevida persisten por años - Nuevos hallazgos en pacientes con diabetes tipo 2

Investigadores australianos descubrieron que la reducción de eventos cardiacos la mortalidad, por el uso de fármacos que reducen la...

Sep 19, 2014, 06:46 ET

Les avantages du traitement de l'hypertension sur la survie persistent pendant des années, selon de nouvelles conclusions obtenues auprès de diabétiques de type 2

  Des chercheurs australiens ont découvert que la baisse des accidents cardiaques et des décès chez les diabétiques de...

Sep 18, 2014, 18:02 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Illinois Named Top Medicaid Plan in State

Meridian Health Plan of Illinois is the number one Medicaid HMO in Illinois and 10th in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance...

Sep 18, 2014, 18:02 ET

Meridian Health Plan of Michigan Named Top Medicaid Plan in State

Meridian Health Plan of Michigan is the number one Medicaid HMO in Michigan and ninth in the nation according to NCQA's Medicaid Health Insurance...

Sep 18, 2014, 15:52 ET

New Affordable Care Act tools and payment models deliver $372 million in savings, improve care

 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today issued quality and financial performance results showing that Medicare...

Sep 18, 2014, 15:26 ET

TFAH issues Statement on the Threat of Antibiotic Resistance, Recommends Government Take Additional Action

The following is a statement from Jeffrey Levi, PhD, executive director of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on actions from the White House and...

Sep 18, 2014, 13:44 ET

Health Enhancement Announces New Board Member In Advance Of Annual Shareholder Meeting

 Health Enhancement Products, Inc. (OTCQB: HEPI), a Michigan-based biotech firm investigating early-stage algae bioactive compounds and...

Sep 18, 2014, 11:53 ET
Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) collaborated with Leavitt Partners on a new white paper on the important role of the Post-Acute Care (PAC) provider within an ACO. (PRNewsFoto/Managed Health Care Associates)

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) Releases New White Paper on Important Role of Post-Acute Care (PAC) Provider within an ACO

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA), a leading health care services and technology company focused on the alternate site health care...