Health

OnlineDoctor.com Announces Top Online Doctor and Medical Services of 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 11:30pm

SEATTLE, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- OnlineDoctor.com , a trusted source for content and information about online medical and healthcare services, has announced the best online doctor and medical services of 2021.

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  • SEATTLE, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- OnlineDoctor.com , a trusted source for content and information about online medical and healthcare services, has announced the best online doctor and medical services of 2021.
  • "Our experts reviewed numerous services and created a short list of the best options to help consumers make an informed decision."
  • To access the complete list of best online doctor and medical services of 2021, please visit https://www.onlinedoctor.com/best-online-doctor-medical-services/ .
  • Onlinedoctor.com provides the latest content, advice, and information about online medical services and healthcare options.

ENHERTU® Approved in the U.S. for the Treatment of Patients With Previously Treated HER2 Positive Advanced Gastric Cancer

Saturday, January 16, 2021 - 12:39am

ENHERTU is also approved in Japan for HER2 positive unresectable advanced or recurrent gastric cancer that has progressed after chemotherapy based on the DESTINY-Gastric01 trial.

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  • ENHERTU is also approved in Japan for HER2 positive unresectable advanced or recurrent gastric cancer that has progressed after chemotherapy based on the DESTINY-Gastric01 trial.
  • ENHERTU previously received Priority Review and Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) in the U.S. for the treatment of patients with previously treated HER2 positive metastatic gastric cancer, as well as Orphan Drug Designation (ODD) for patients with gastric cancer, including gastroesophageal junction cancer.
  • Two additional phase 2 trials, DESTINY-Gastric02 and DESTINY-Gastric03 , are underway, further evaluating the use of ENHERTU in patients with HER2 positive metastatic gastric cancer.
  • ENHERTU (6.4 mg/kg) is also approved in the U.S. and Japan for the treatment of previously treated patients with HER2 positive metastatic gastric cancer based on the DESTINY-Gastric01 trial.

Greenbrook TMS Announces Director Resignation

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 11:00pm

Greenbrook TMS Inc. (TSX: GTMS) (Greenbrook or the Company) announced today that Mr. Stephan Roker has provided notice of his intention to resign as a director of the Company, effective today, citing the existence of previously unforeseen conflicts of interest as the reason for his resignation.

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  • Greenbrook TMS Inc. (TSX: GTMS) (Greenbrook or the Company) announced today that Mr. Stephan Roker has provided notice of his intention to resign as a director of the Company, effective today, citing the existence of previously unforeseen conflicts of interest as the reason for his resignation.
  • Operating through 125 Company-operated treatment centers, Greenbrook is a leading provider of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) therapy, an FDA-cleared, non-invasive therapy for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder and other mental health disorders, in the United States.
  • TMS therapy provides local electromagnetic stimulation to specific brain regions known to be directly associated with mood regulation.
  • Greenbrook has provided more than 510,000 TMS treatments to over 14,000 patients struggling with depression.

National Community Pharmacists Association Files Lawsuit Against HHS to Eliminate Spiraling Pharmacy DIR Fees

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:19pm

The lawsuit alleges that the fees are without reasonable transparency, and they conceal from patients and taxpayers the true cost of prescription drugs.

Key Points: 
  • The lawsuit alleges that the fees are without reasonable transparency, and they conceal from patients and taxpayers the true cost of prescription drugs.
  • A recent study cited in the complaint showed that pharmacy DIR fees have increased 1,600 percent since 2015, with $4 billion in DIR fees being squeezed from pharmacies in 2017 alone.
  • Pharmacy DIR fees are recouped from pharmacies weeks or even months after a medication has been dispensed and the patient has left the pharmacy.
  • Founded in 1898, the National Community Pharmacists Association is the voice for the community pharmacist, representing more than 21,000 pharmacies that employ 250,000 individuals nationwide.

CloudMD Closes Acquisition of Medical Confidence Inc., a Revolutionary, Technology-based, Healthcare Navigation Platform for Enterprise Clients

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:04pm

The platform provides medical consultations, wellness plans and referrals to Canadian healthcare providers in support of patients mental and physical health issues.

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  • The platform provides medical consultations, wellness plans and referrals to Canadian healthcare providers in support of patients mental and physical health issues.
  • CloudMD intends to integrate Medical Confidence into its suite of products to realize and optimize revenue synergies and cross selling opportunities.
  • Medical Confidence is a pioneer healthcare navigation platform that reduces healthcare costs through achieving better health outcomes.
  • The healthcare consumer (employee) has efficient and faster access to the ideal healthcare providers for their medical condition.

First Ever #GrassfedChallenge Encourages Eating Grass-Fed Beef Three Times a Week

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:22pm

Organic grass-fed purchases were up 52.1% from March to July 2020 during the pandemic (source: IRI).

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  • Organic grass-fed purchases were up 52.1% from March to July 2020 during the pandemic (source: IRI).
  • Three meals out of 21 each week supports a healthier diet and preserves nearly one million acres of non-GMO, organic pasture.
  • With recipes, cooking tips and giveaways, the Panorama Organic #GrassfedChallenge is designed to make healthy eating easier with information on Facebook , Twitter and Instagram .
  • Panorama Grass-fed Beef can be found throughout the United States at Whole Foods Market, independent retailers, restaurants, food service distributors and purchased direct online at PerdueFarms.com .

EPA Awards Section 18 Public Health Emergency Exemption to Grignard Pure™ For First Antimicrobial Air Treatment Solution Proven Effective Against COVID-19

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:52pm

The approval comes in the form of a Section 18 Public Health Emergency Exemption.

Key Points: 
  • The approval comes in the form of a Section 18 Public Health Emergency Exemption.
  • It is expected that additional states will submit applications for Section 18 Emergency Exemption in the coming days and weeks.
  • Grignard Pure is in discussions with the EPA to pursue a national approval which would cover all indoor activities.
  • We are deeply grateful to the diligent teams at EPA who were tireless in evaluating and validating the health, safety and efficacy of Grignard Pure as the first-of-its-kind antimicrobial air treatment solution, said Etienne Grignard, co-founder and CEO, Grignard Pure.

Flower One Receives Notices of Default on Delayed Debt Payments

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:35pm

No default notices have been received in respect to these payments.

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  • No default notices have been received in respect to these payments.
  • Flower One is the largest cannabis cultivator, producer, and full-service, brand fulfillment partner in the state of Nevada.
  • Flower One currently produces a wide range of products ranging from wholesale flower, full-spectrum oils, and distillates to finished consumer packaged goods including: flower, pre-rolls, infused pre-rolls, concentrates, edibles, and topicals for the top-performing brands in cannabis.
  • Flower Ones flagship, 400,000 square-foot greenhouse and 55,000 square-foot production facility is used for large-scale cannabis cultivation, processing and manufacturing.

Anthem to Hold Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Fourth Quarter Results on January 27, 2021

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 9:05pm

Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) will release fourth quarter 2020 financial results on January 27, 2021, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

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  • Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) will release fourth quarter 2020 financial results on January 27, 2021, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).
  • Management will review these results and its outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST that same morning.
  • The conference call should be accessed at least 15 minutes prior to its start with the following numbers:
    The access code for the call is 2583196.
  • The replay will be available from 11:30 a.m. EST on January 27, 2021, until the end of the day on February 26, 2021.

FTC Comment to Department of Veterans Affairs Supports Agency’s Interim Final Rule on VA Professionals’ Authority to Practice Health Care

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:01pm

The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a comment to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)in response to its request for comment on its Interim Final Rule titled Authority of VA Professionals to Practice Health Care.

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  • The Federal Trade Commission staff has submitted a comment to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)in response to its request for comment on its Interim Final Rule titled Authority of VA Professionals to Practice Health Care.
  • The comment supports the Rule, which confirms the VAs current practice of allowing licensed VA health care professionals to deliver health care services in a state other than the health care professionals state of licensure, and also confirms the VAs authority to establish national standards of practice for health care professionals in all VA medical facilities.
  • As the comment explains, the COVID-19 public health emergency, for which the VA has had to rapidly deploy licensed health care professionals to locations where they may not be licensed, has highlighted the need for this regulatory preemption.
  • The Commission vote approving the comment to the Department of Veterans Affairs was 3-2.