Tag: pharma

Ultra-Processed Foods Associated With Colorectal Cancer, Premature Death, 2 New Studies Show

A study found that from 2001-2002 to 2017-2018 ultra-processed food and beverage consumption grew … [+] from 53.5 percent of calories in Americans’ diets to 57 percent. (Photo: Getty) getty Ultra-processed food may be cheaper for companies to make. But might you end up paying for it in the end? Two observational studies recently published […]

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Counterfeit Medications Are Taking Over the Internet. Here’s How to Spot Them.

The internet is home to a unique cast of villains, ominous figures we’re all cautioned about: cyber bullies, identity thieves, hackers, seedy strangers. But at this particularly dismal moment in (digital) history, the web’s most devious characters are not merely phishing scammers looking to con you into sharing your credit card info, but rather, more […]

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The First Ever Rivian Electric Truck-Powered Vasectomy? Here’s The Reaction

When the power went out in an Austin, Texas, clinic, urologist Christopher Yang, MD, used a Rivian … [+] electric pickup truck to power a vasectomy. Here is a picture of such a electric vehicle (EV) in South San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images Usually, you may not want to hear […]

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CVS Beats Amazon And Rivals For Signify Health With Winning $8 Billion Bid

CVS Health will acquire home care company Signify Health for $8 billion as retail pharmacies add … [+] more primary care and in-home medical services. In this photo is signage outside a CVS pharmacy store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, April 28, 2022. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg © 2022 Bloomberg Finance LP CVS […]

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MMA Fighter Claims NIH Added Ivermectin To Covid-19 Treatments List

Mixed martial artist (MMA) fighter Jake Shields, pictured here during a UFC Fight Night on October … [+] 8, 2013, recently tweeted about ivermectin and Covid-19. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images) Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Mixed martial artist (MMA) fighter Jake Shields recently claimed on Twitter that on August 31 […]

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CDC: E. Coli Outbreak May Be Linked To Romaine Lettuce At Wendy’s, 37 Ill, 10 Hospitalized

The romaine lettuce on Wendy’s burgers and sandwiches may be the source the latest E, coli O157:H7 … [+] outbreak(Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Washington Post via Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning of a new Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 outbreak that so […]

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John Oliver On Monkeypox Outbreak: U.S. Repeating Covid-19 Pandemic Mistakes

In the latest episode of his HBO show “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver,” John Oliver scored the … [+] U.S. response to the monkeypox outbreak a “no” on a scale of one to 100 (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images) Getty Images How’s that U.S. response to the monkeypox outbreak been going so far? Alas, […]

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Bill Maher Claims ‘Fat Celebration’ Is Happening In U.S., Oversimplifies Obesity Epidemic

On his HBO show “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Maher, who is not a scientist, claimed that that … [+] America has “gone from fat acceptance to fat celebration.” (Photo by Arturo Holmes/FilmMagic) FilmMagic It’s a shame what Bill Maher has been saying about the obesity epidemic. Back in 2019, Maher literally asked people to […]

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FDA: Recall Of 53 Beverage And Nutritional Products For Potential Cronobacter Contamination

The Lyons Magnus, LLC, recall has included various oat milk products such as Oatly Oat-Milk Barista … [+] Edition and other non-dairy beverages. (Photo: Getty) getty Lyons Magnus, LLC, is voluntarily recalling not one, not two, not three, but 53 nutritional and beverage products. The reason, according to a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

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How Amazon’s One Medical Deal Makes Buying Doctor Practices More Expensive For CVS, Walgreens And Walmart

Close-up of sign with logo on facade of the regional headquarters of ecommerce company Amazon in the … [+] Silicon Valley town of Sunnyvale, California, October 28, 2018. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Getty Images News Amazon will spend $3.9 billion on doctor-staffed clinics will make the business of buying primary care physician practices much […]

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