Groundbreaking musician Joni Mitchell, one of the stars of the Woodstock era, was "in good spirits" at a hospital in California on Tuesday after being found unconscious at her home, her official website said. Mitchell was undergoing medical testing in the hospital's intensive care unit but was…Reuters
A program to put a dietitian group's "Kids Eat Right" logo on Kraft Singles has reached an early expiration date. Kraft Foods and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics decided to end the partnership ...Associated Press
The largest group of American pharmacists drafted a new policy that says providing chemicals for executions is "fundamentally contrary to the role of pharmacists as providers of health care." Though the decision isn't legally binding — pharmacists can still provide the drugs without breaking the…The Verge
Twins pitcher Kyle Gibson is still dealing with flu-like symptoms but remains scheduled to start the team's spring finale Saturday, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.CBS Sports
The sandwich generation, in their 40s and 50s, is often overwhelmed by competing obligations, having to care for both kids and aging parents.CNBC
Dyax Corp. (NASDAQ: DYAX) is almost certain to dominate the biotech news flow on Wednesday. The company announced positive data on Tuesday evening from the Phase 1b clinical study of the company’s investigational ...24/7 Wall St.
It has been said, "The social power to define and categorize another person's experience is not a power to be ignored." The health activation movement is alive and well at the 2015 College for Behavioral Health Leadership Conference. Last week, I had the privilege of presenting about health…Huffington Post
The US Supreme Court questioned Monday whether a man deemed mentally handicapped by a federal court but not his home state should be executed without a new hearing assessing his intellectual disability. The court found that such an execution would amount to "cruel and unusual punishment," which is…AFP
Nutritional supplement retailer GNC Holdings Inc. is cleared to sell some of its most popular products, including echinacea, ginseng and St. John’s Wort, under an agreement announced Monday with New York’s ...Los Angeles Times
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(Reuters) - Five U.S. healthcare workers who underwent monitoring at a Nebraska medical center after possible exposure to the Ebola virus in West Africa have completed their quarantine periods and were symptom-free, the hospital said on Tuesday. The workers underwent monitoring for 21 days at the…Reuters
Legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was rushed to the hospital on Tuesday after falling ill at her L.A. home. The Canadian musician’s official Twitter account confirmed Mitchell’s hospitalization. Two hours later, JoniMitchell.com tweeted “Joni is currently in intensive care in an LA area…Variety
Merck Serono is teaming up with Intrexon Corp and Ziopharm Oncology, Inc. on CAR-T immunotherapies.Motley Fool
Heat Biologics, Inc. (HTBX) reported a loss of $1.83 per share in 2014, wider than the year-ago loss of $1.81 per share.Zacks
UnitedHealth Group Inc's planned takeover of No. 4 U.S. pharmacy benefits provider Catamaran Corp will give the companies added heft in price talks with drug companies, serving as a catalyst for deals allowing other insurers to bulk up. The $12.8 billion deal comes at a time when Wall Street has…Reuters
A look at the future health of big pharma stocks.Investopedia
Teva said it would acquire smaller companies as a way to offset the expected revenue hit coming when its multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone faces generic competition in September.TheStreet.com
Ganga Kalshetty was just two years old when India declared itself leprosy-free in 2005, giving her family hope that she would be spared the disfiguring disease and its social stigma. Kalshetty lives in one of India's dozens of informal "leper colonies", where many of her relatives are afflicted…AFP
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the American Pharmacists Association taking a stance this week, the medical community is now united in its opposition to playing any role in capital punishment killings.Associated Press
BY KATHRYN DOYLEMon Mar 30, 2015 1:57pm EDT(Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2010, the number of U.S. kids eating fast food on any given day went down, and the calories from some types of fast foods have declined as well, according to a new study.“Most prior studies have focused on menu items,…Huffington Post
As gene therapy emerges in the biotech industry, Cowen and Company analyst Phil Nadeau explains why it could be the next billion dollar industry.CNBC