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First Edition: February 13, 2020

Thursday, Feb 13 2020 6:27 AM First Edition: February 13, 2020 Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: To Fight Chinese Outbreak, Doctors Deploy Drugs Targeting HIV, Malaria And Ebola As the scientific community scrambles to find a drug that can effectively treat tens of thousands of patients sickened by… Read More »

‘A new era’: First peanut allergy drug for children, teens approved by U.S. regulators

U.S. health regulators approved the first drug for children and teenagers with peanut allergies, marking a potential paradigm shift in treatment. The drug, which will be sold under the brand name Palforzia, will be marketed by Aimmune Therapeutics Inc.. The therapy involves ingesting small doses of peanut protein, gradually increased over time to help desensitize… Read More »

Student-led program at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine to deliver free first aid training to community – News at OU

A student-led initiative at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine will soon begin delivering free first aid training to those who otherwise couldn’t afford the potentially life-saving instruction. Starting in early 2020, the OUWB First Aid First Chapter is set to begin training community members primarily located in Pontiac. Amy Halder and Lucas Nelson,… Read More »

Express Scripts to launch its first digital health formulary in 2020

Express Scripts, the largest independent manager of pharmacy benefits in the U.S., has announced it will add digital offerings to its health formulary next year. Express Scripts is “going full steam ahead” with digital health, says Mark Bini, Express Script’s chief patient experience officer. It’s Sure Script’s job to find the right digital health solutions… Read More »