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Use of Prescription Opioids During Pregnancy Is Relatively Common

According to the most recent Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) survey conducted in 2019, 6.6% of the respondents reported prescription opioid use during pregnancy.  Use of prescription opioids was more common in certain groups. Prescription opioid use was the highest (10%) in women 19 years and under.  Among women who smoked cigarettes during pregnancy,… Read More »

How Livongo and Teladoc closed an $18.5 billion deal during a pandemic

Livongo’s founder and early investor on route to the meeting in Dallas. Source: Hemant Teneja The merger of Livongo and Teladoc, two of the largest publicly traded companies in digital health, came together in less than three months and played out against the backdrop of widespread lockdowns and quarantines of the coronavirus pandemic. The deal, announced… Read More »

Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic

Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic Tips to Avoid Depression and Anxiety during Coronavirus Pandemic : The outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID 19) has given sleepless nights to everyone on the planet. While the presidents and prime ministers of countries across the globe are making efforts to slow down the spread and… Read More »