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The super-rich saw their fortunes grow by $2.5 billion a day last year, Oxfam claims


In a report published on Monday, the charity revealed that billionaire fortunes rose by 12 percent in 2018 as the poorest half of the world saw its wealth decline by 11 percent.

Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/21/oxfam-calls-for-global-tax-hikes-for-the-worlds-richest.html

As more women in Silicon Valley freeze their eggs, some are building start-ups to make it easier


Women in big cities like New York and San Francisco are increasingly opting to freeze their eggs. But those who are among the early adopters see a big opportunity to improve the experience for the next generation.

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FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'we have many hard decisions ahead of us' if shutdown persists


The FDA cannot accept any new funding during the shutdown, now in its 28th day, forcing the agency to stretch its remaining money to last only about five more weeks.

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FDA looking how to get nicotine-addicted teens to quit vaping as e-cigarette 'epidemic' grinds on


The FDA says doctors need more information about treating kids for nicotine use since most cessation products are only for adults.

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CVS, Walmart reach an agreement on a pharmacy contract after impasse


Walmart will continue to operate through CVS Health's pharmacy benefit management commercial and managed Medicaid retail pharmacy networks.

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Former Google exec Vic Gundotra has stepped down as CEO of AliveCor, a health-tracking start-up


AliveCor is best known for its Apple Watch band that includes a tiny electocardiogram sensor. It now competes with Apple, but Gundotra said the company just had its "best quarter ever" and that he stepped down for personal reasons.

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FDA clears the way to increase access and lower cost of life-saving opioid overdose treatment drug


The FDA's change clears the way for drugmakers to sell naloxone without a prescription. The life-saving treatment for opioids is also known as Narcan and Evzio.

Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/16/fda-wants-pharma-to-bring-opioid-antidote-naloxone-over-the-counter.html

Apple is in talks with private Medicare plans about bringing its watch to at-risk seniors


Insurers are finding reasons to provide Apple Watches to members.

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Americans more likely to die from opioid overdose today than car accident


Americans are more likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose today than from a car crash, according to a study released Monday from the National Safety Council.

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YouTube tightens ban on 'dangerous' challenges and pranks after 'Bird Box' stunts


Google's video sharing platform updated its guidelines on Tuesday to clarify that it won't allow the publication of videos encouraging dangerous activities.

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The Microsoft-Walgreens deal is the latest tie-up among two industries that need each other


Health care companies and tech companies are working together these days to combat the threat from Amazon.

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Sports gamblers are getting valuable data from a former NFL doctor who tweets his injury assessments


Dr. David Chao, a former doctor for the San Diego Chargers, has become famous for assessing NFL injuries in real time.

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Marijuana grower Tilray strikes deal to develop cannabis-infused makeup, foot creams, other products


Tilray agreed to pay Authentic Brands $100 million and up to $250 million in cash and stock to create and distribute consumer cannabis products as the retailer's preferred supplier.

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Even a little marijuana may change teen brain, study finds


Researchers say even one or two joints cause changes in areas of the brain involved in emotion-related processing, learning and forming memories, NBC News reports.

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Walmart pharmacies likely to leave CVS network because of pricing dispute


Walmart pharmacies are expected to leave the drugstore networks offered by CVS because of an ongoing pricing dispute.

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Dow component UnitedHealth pops on earnings beat


UnitedHealth shares jumped 1.2 percent Tuesday after it reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street's expectations.

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What to watch for in UnitedHealth's earnings


UnitedHealth Group kicks off earnings season for the health care sector Tuesday morning, and analysts are expecting double-digit sales and profit growth from the nation's largest health insurance and health care services firm.

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Canada's Canopy Growth shares jump 11% on deal to develop industrial hemp farms in New York


Canopy Growth has been granted a license by New York State to process and produce hemp.

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CVS pledges $100 million for community health programs


The initiative, dubbed "Building Healthier Communities," seeks to improve access to affordable health care, manage health challenges like chronic conditions and opioids and partner with communities.

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House Democrats launch drug-pricing probe into a dozen major health-care companies


AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Celgene, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, Mallinckrodt, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Pfizer, Sanofi and Teva Pharmaceuticals received letters seeking detailed information and documents about the companies' pricing practices.

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Early research on Apple's Health Records service suggests patients generally like it


Researchers at UC San Diego surveyed patients to see how they like Apple's Health Records service.

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Huawei reportedly fires an employee in Poland following charges of espionage


Chinese tech giant Huawei told The Wall Street Journal that it fired sales director Wang Weijing.

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This $1,300 smart crib that rocks your baby to sleep is now available to rent


Dr. Harvey Karp, author of "Happiest Baby on the Block," built a high-tech crib that can soothe a baby to sleep with the push of a button

Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/11/happiest-baby-snoo-smart-crib-is-now-available-to-rent.html

Marijuana grower Tilray soars more than 20% after Peter Thiel-backed fund says it won't sell


Privateer Holdings says it "strongly believes in Tilray's long-term global growth strategy and pioneering role" in legal cannabis.

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CDC says it's another bad flu season with up to 7.3 million people sick so far


While the numbers are milder than last season, the CDC's "influenza like illness level" last week was elevated at 4.1 percent, almost twice national baseline.

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Biotech stocks are off to the best start of the year since 2012 on heels of J.P. Morgan conference


Two new deals to start the year and positive trial presentations at the J.P. Morgan Health Care conference have breathed new life into some of last year's biggest stock losers.

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Apple will disrupt the health sector as the iPhone did wireless, former CEO John Sculley says


Tim Cook is "absolutely onto something" in health services and "it may well be the great legacy that he's talking about," former Apple CEO John Sculley says.

Click here to Read full Details Sources @ https://www.cnbc.com/2019/01/10/apple-will-disrupt-health-care-as-the-iphone-did-wireless-former-ceo.html

Government shutdown slows FDA inspections, food safety watchdogs warn of outbreak risks


The FDA has stopped a large portion of its safety inspections, as about 41 percent of the organization's 17,000 employees have been furloughed due to the federal government's shutdown.

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With no end in sight for the shutdown, thousands of federal workers file for unemployment


Unemployment offices across the country are reporting an uptick in claims from federal workers. President Donald Trump has said the stalemate could persist for "months or even years."

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Sen. Bernie Sanders says 'we will end' Big Pharma 'greed' in legislative push to cut drug prices


The bills, led by Sanders and Reps. Elijah Cummings and Ro Khanna, would permit Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar to negotiate lower prices for drugs under Medicare Part D, the federal program for prescription drug benefits.

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