Health & Safety

BU students learn importance of mental health

VESTAL (WBNG) – The focus was on mental health at Binghamton University Tuesday. The Roosevelt Institute Blueprint Mental Health Initiative hosted its very first mental health fair at the university. The event focused on spreading awareness to students ...


PepsiCo Picks Startups With A Health Halo For First US Nutrition Greenhouse

Last month, PepsiCo acquired Health Warrior, a maker of plant-based protein bars, powders and other snacks, for an undisclosed amount. Earlier this year, the company paid $3.2 billion for carbonated beverage machine maker SodaStream, betting that ...and more »


2018-11-13 21:44:15

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Health privacy advocates worry DeepMind will break its promise not to share health data with Google, but the company ...

DeepMind Health will be absorbed into Google Health, the newly-formed subsidiary led by former hospital executive David Feinberg. DeepMind has stressed that it will not share sensitive health information with its parent company. And a spokesperson said ...


2018-11-13 21:11:25

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Blue Cross targets rural health care with $10 million for Texas A&M center

BCBS, the state's largest health benefits provider with more than 5 million members, announced Monday that it's partnering on the project with Texas A&M University Health Science Center. It's part of Blue Cross' efforts to reduce costs and improve ...and more »

Dallas News (blog)

2018-11-13 21:11:11

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Joshua Kushner's start-up Oscar Health sues Florida Blue for allegedly running Obamacare insurance monopoly

Health insurance start-up Oscar Health sued Florida Blue on Tuesday, accusing the independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association of illegally running a monopoly in the state's Obamacare market. Oscar Health accused Florida Blue of ...


2018-11-13 20:24:34

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CMS expands mental health payment for residential services

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is offering states the ability to get paid for short-term residential treatment services for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbance, the agency said in a letter ...and more »

Healthcare Finance News

2018-11-13 19:56:24

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