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Corporations can help ‘solve society’s problems’: Allstate CEO

Corporations can help ‘solve society’s problems’: Allstate CEO

The following content has been reprinted in whole or part from a press release, issued statement, or other reports or sources. The role of corporations in America needs to change, wrote Allstate Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tom Wilson in the Washington Post. “Corporations should be encouraged […]

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Picket lines few & far between at area hospitals

Picket lines few & far between at area hospitals

PASNAP is not the only health care union to add members in the Philadelphia region this year. Philadelphia-based District 1199C, which represents primarily nonprofessional hospitals workers, added more than 400 new members when cafeteria workers, laundry workers, maintenance staff and other service employees at St. Christopher’s Hospital […]

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AHN, UPMC studying gender differences in cardiovascular disease

AHN, UPMC studying gender differences in cardiovascular disease

The youngest woman Dr. Indu Poornima has ever seen have a heart attack was just 26 years old. The patient, who had recently given birth, experienced what is known as spontaneous coronary artery dissection, where an artery of the heart actually “peels itself.” It is a potential […]

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Rite Aid extends anti-opioid overdose drug distro in Oregon

Rite Aid extends anti-opioid overdose drug distro in Oregon

A national pharmacy chain said it will bolster the distribution of a medication that reverses effects from opioid overdoses. Rite Aid will make naloxone, a medication that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, available at its pharmacies in Oregon and three other states without a […]

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Bucks company's weight-reduction pill gets FDA approval

Bucks company's weight-reduction pill gets FDA approval

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a Bucks County company’s prescription weight reduction medicine, a low-dose and low-cost formulation of phentermine hydrochloride. Here are the details: Company: KVK Tech, a Newtown-based manufacturer of prescription and over-the-counter medicines. Product: Lomaira Approved as: An adjunct therapy for use […]

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Morning Roundup: WSU could lose $3.5M in higher-education cuts; STAR bonds and WSU football stadium

Morning Roundup: WSU could lose $3.5M in higher-education cuts; STAR bonds and WSU football stadium

WSU could lose $3.5M in higher-education cuts Wichita State University could lose more than $3.5 million in the fiscal year of 2017 if the state cuts higher education spending by 5 percent. Higher education spending has been cut 4 percent for the current fiscal year, the Wichita […]

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Why Lovelace is focusing on women's health

Why Lovelace is focusing on women's health

Lovelace has been focusing on expanding access to women’s health services, especially on the Westside. “There are quite a few patients, in general, that don’t want to cross the river,” said Dr. John Cruickshank, CEO of Lovelace Medical Group. “This [expansion program] has really given them another […]

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Dr. Disappointment will see you now: Texas physician morale ranks lowest in nation

Dr. Disappointment will see you now: Texas physician morale ranks lowest in nation

Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be doctors. Texas physicians are the most burned out in the nation, according to a new report conducted by Irving-based physician recruitment firm Merritt Hawkins. Texas ranked dead last in a survey of physician morale, with only 38.3 percent […]

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Fast 50: ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education

Fast 50: ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education

ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education is the nation’s leading provider of behavioral health, therapy and education solutions for children and young adults. You’re taking a free, companywide trip. Where do you go, and why? There are places in this country and throughout the world where children […]

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Fast 50: Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter

Fast 50: Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is an independent, multi-specialty physician practice that provides comprehensive medical care to patients in Rutherford County and surrounding areas. You’re taking a free, companywide trip. Where do you go, and why? Rochester, Minn. As the home to the Mayo Clinic, it would […]

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