Amazon acquires start-up Health Navigator, its first health-related purchase since PillPack

Over a year after purchasing PillPack, Amazon has acquired a start-up called Health Navigator to go deeper in the digital health space. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Sen. Grassley Questions UVA Health On Findings From KHN Investigation

In response to a Kaiser Health News investigation into the University of Virginia Health System’s aggressive collection practices, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter Thursday demanding answers to questions about UVA’s billing practices, financial assistance policies … Read more…

Al Gore on Impeachment, Adam Silver on China and Selma Blair on Her MS Diagnosis: Here Are Biggest Moments From the TIME 100 Health Summit

TIME held its first TIME 100 Health Summit on Thursday aiming to define — and shape — the future of health care. The Summit, which is an offshoot of the magazine’s annual TIME 100 list of influential people, featured scientists, … Read more…

Here are all the areas in health care Amazon could look to expand to, according to one analyst

"There may be some regulatory issues … but we don't think they'd be significant, quite frankly," Loop Capital Markets' Anthony Chukumba says. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

Bolivian forager-farmers known for amazing heart health are divided about what makes a good life

A small Bolivian society of indigenous forager-farmers, known for astonishingly healthy cardiovascular systems, is seeing a split in beliefs about what makes a good life. Some are holding more to tradition — family ties, hunting and forest medicine — but … Read more…

Viewpoints: Warren Needs To Find New Way To Answer Question About ‘Medicare For All’ Costs; Finally, Mental Health Needs Of Children Get Important Boost During Opioid Epidemic

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care cost issues and other health topics, as well. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

WATCH LIVE: Health officials testify on dangers of e-cigarettes before House subcommittee

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Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night’s Democratic Debate

Several candidates criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren’s health care proposal and backed proposals to impose big taxes on the wealthy. NYT > Business > DealBook SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

California’s governor signs law requiring public universities to provide abortion medication at campus health centers

California’s governor signs law requiring public universities to provide abortion medication at campus health centers ABC News: Health SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! … Read more…

Hollyoaks’ Stephanie Davis reveals suicide attempt as she opens about mental health struggle

Stephanie Davis has opened up about her mental health struggle. Credit: Getty Credit: Getty The Hollyoaks actress, who has played Sinead O’Connor in the Channel 4 soap since 2010, took to her social media to open up about her battle … Read more…

Americans Are Internalizing Political Rhetoric About Link Between Mental Health And Violence

New research reveals that Americans’ fear about the dangers of those suffering with mental health problems is increasing as leaders and politicians continue to emphasize those myths. On World Mental Health Day, media outlets examined this and other topics relevant … Read more…

Straight Talk about Men’s Health: Erectile Dysfunction and Male Incontinence Post-Prostatectomy.

Mayo Clinic SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

Frankie Bridge opens up on mental health battle, revealing that her sons take mental health classes

Frankie Bridge has opened up on her battle with mental health. Credit: Getty The former Saturdays singer appeared on ITV’s Loose Women earlier this week to discuss her battle with depression. While appearing on the talk show, the mum-of-two also … Read more…

Sophia Bush and Marianne Williamson to Appear at Gwyneth Paltrow’s In goop Health SF Summit

Sophia Bush and Democratic presidential candidate and author Marianne Williamson will join Gwyneth Paltrow at her In goop Health wellness summit in the San Francisco area next month. The… E! Online (US) – Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

A public health framework for marijuana sales and use in jurisdictions considering legalization

Jurisdictions considering legalization of non-medical marijuana should implement a public health framework that prioritizes public health over business interests, according to Rachel Barry and… Aid / Disasters News From Medical News Today BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today … Read more…

State Highlights: DOJ Outlines Efforts To Address Rural Safety Crisis In Alaska; Activists File Lawsuit Over New Hampshire’s Treatment Of Mental Health Patients In ERs

Media outlets report on news fro Alaska, New Hampshire, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio, Missouri, and Maryland. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Suicide of prominent pastor Jarrid Wilson forces church leaders to confront mental health

Church leaders are trying to figure out how to help believers struggling with depression and anxiety.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

Castro: Biden Attack Wasn’t Planned, Was ‘Disagreement On Health Care Policy’ | MTP Daily | MSNBC

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What should people avoid inhaling during mysterious lung disease outbreak? Health officials disagree

It's too early to pinpoint what exactly is making people sick, federal health officials say. Meantime, the CDC and FDA are warning people to avoid different products. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

Trisha Yearwood Isn’t Surprised Kelly Clarkson Overcame Health Scares: ‘She’s A Pro’ | PeopleTV

PeopleTV SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of … Read more…

Kim & Kyle Richards ‘Not Speaking’ After Heated Argument Over Kim’s Health & Recent Hospital Visit

Kyle Richards decided to ‘reach out’ to Kim after her sister allegedly checked out of a hospital ‘against medical advice.’ The conversation didn’t go well, according to HollywoodLife’s source. Here’s what exactly caused the sibling fallout. Hollywood Life BEST DEAL … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente increases health care access in northern Virginia

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Kaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest not-for-profit integrated health care system, continued its commitment to northern Virginia by opening another state-of-the-art medical center. The Colonial Forge Medical Center, which is located on the Stafford Hospital campus, is the … Read more…

Insurance linked to hospitals’ decision to transfer kids with mental health emergencies

A national study finds differences in the decisions to admit or transfer children with mental health emergencies based on the patients’ insurance type. Children without insurance are more likely to be transferred to another hospital than those with insurance. Child … Read more…