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Do You Know Prostate Cancer Symptoms

Do You Know Prostate Cancer Symptoms

The month of September is dedicated to Prostate Cancer Awareness. Prostate cancer is being fought by all societies around the world. Even online casinos are participating in the awareness campaigns. The cancer epidemic is increasing... 
Soda Tax in Cook Country Blocked by Judge

Soda Tax in Cook Country Blocked by Judge

On Friday, a judge blocked the one cent per ounce tax in Cook County, Illinois on soda and other sweetened beverages until at least July 12. The tax would have gone into effect on July 1. The ruling from a circuit judge to grant a... 
Brazilian Beef Banned by U.S. Due to Concerns Over Safety

Brazilian Beef Banned by U.S. Due to Concerns Over Safety

Brazilian beef imports into the United States have been banned by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA announced immediate suspension of imports of fresh beef from Brazil after inspections had uncovered concerns over public... 
Overdose Treatment Has Increased in Price 680% in Three Years

Overdose Treatment Has Increased in Price 680% in Three Years

A medication used in emergencies often called an antidote for overdoses of opioids has been surging in price the past few years. The treatment is called Evzio and manufactured by Kaleo. It is the only version of naloxone that comes... 
Johnson & Johnson Expects Higher Results in Full Year 2017

Johnson & Johnson Expects Higher Results in Full Year 2017

Johnson & Johnson said on Tuesday that it is expecting higher sales and earnings for its 2017 fiscal year, which are less than what the expectations are for Wall Street. The company posted solid results for the fourth quarter with... 
Largest Bank in Ukraine Rescued by the State

Largest Bank in Ukraine Rescued by the State

On Monday, the government of Ukraine took control of the country’s largest bank in a move supported by international donors to Kiev as a way of protecting the financial system of the nation. The government made an appeal for calm... 
Health Spending in U.S. Increased Nearly 6%

Health Spending in U.S. Increased Nearly 6%

The U.S. spent over $3.2 trillion on healthcare during 2015, which was higher by 5.8% from the prior year, showed new data released from Centers on Medicare and Medicaid Services. That rate is faster than what was spent during 2014,... 
Athol Farm Meat Recalled by USDA

Athol Farm Meat Recalled by USDA

The Adams Farm Slaughterhouse located in Athol, Massachusetts is having beef , veal as well as bison meat recalled after seven people across four states, were infected with the bacterium E.coli that has been traced back to that facility,... 
Aetna Pulling Out of Majority of Obamacare Exchanges

Aetna Pulling Out of Majority of Obamacare Exchanges

In another blow to President Obama’s Affordable Healthcare Act, Aetna announced that it is reducing its overall presence drastically in the individual exchanges starting in 2017. The big insurer will begin to stop offering its policies... 
Italy Ready to Pass Legislation Pushing Vendors Not to Throw out Food

Italy Ready to Pass Legislation Pushing Vendors Not to Throw out Food

The legislation in Italy is not yet final, but if it were to become law, it would lower the food wasted across the country. Another country in Europe is joining in on the battle against the wasting of food. A new measure up for vote... 
Analyst: FDA Underestimated Fetal Deaths Related to Essure

Analyst: FDA Underestimated Fetal Deaths Related to Essure

The United States Food and Drug Administration might have underestimated by a large amount the number of fetal deaths amongst women who used the contraceptive device Essure but became pregnant, according to one analyst. The FDA has... 
Pfizer Announces New Executive Leadership For Allergan Acquisition

Pfizer Announces New Executive Leadership For Allergan Acquisition

For the some time now, Pfizer and Allergan have been working to develop its new leadership team, a team of executives that will take the helm if their combined restructuring deal is approved. According to Pfizer Chairman and Chief... 
Shkreli Finally Appears in Hearing Over 5,000% Price Increase of Live-Saving Daraprim Drug

Shkreli Finally Appears in Hearing Over 5,000% Price Increase of Live-Saving Daraprim Drug

America’s favorite former pharmaceuticals CEO, Martin Shkreli, is smirking again, but this time it was during a US Congress hearing in which lawmakers questioned him about his strategy to severely inflate drug prices. Actually,... 
US Lawyers At Risk for Substance Abuse Problems

US Lawyers At Risk for Substance Abuse Problems

Many people like to have a drink after work or as a night cap. It can often help to relieve some stress or act as a bit of a grown-up reward after working a tough day. In high stress jobs, in fact, this might seem like a perfectly...