Opioid Overdose Rates Up Nearly 500% for Women 30-64, CDC Reports

The nation's overdose rates are overall way up, too Over the past 20 years, the opioid overdose rate h.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 11th, 2019

Health plan uses team approach to face opioid addiction

The numbers tell the story for themselves – of the 64,000 drug-overdose deaths in the U.S. in 2016, three quarters were caused by opioids, according to the Centers for Disease Control. And recent reports from the CDC show opioid overdoses increased.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2018

Health insurer Cigna is zeroing in on targeted communities in an effort to combat the opioid crisis (CI)

Cigna is taking a new approach to combat the opioid crisis by focusing in on communities with higher than average overdose rates.  The health insurer is partnering with heal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Senate Passes Sweeping Bill To Combat Opioid Crisis As NYC Overdose Deaths Hit Record High

Amid reports that opioid overdose deaths in New York City have climbed over the past year t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 18th, 2018

Opioid marketing linked to overdose deaths: study

The increased marketing of opioids to physicians is associated with higher prescribing rates and more overdose deaths, according to a new study by researchers at the NYU School of Medicine and Boston... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 24th, 2019

Black Women Voters Will Be Central to the 2020 Presidential Election, Experts Predict

The Census Bureau reports that 55% of eligible black women voters cast ballots in November 2018, a full six percentage points above the national turnout. After black women delivered some notable advances for Democrats during last year's midterm el.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune3 hr. 3 min. ago

Stocks up, dollar, bond yields down on Fed rate cut signal

World stock markets rose on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signalled it was likely to cut interest rates next month, and the dollar and benchmark bond yields fell to multi-year lows. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters7 hr. 48 min. ago

The Federal Reserve gets ready for possible rate cuts

Under pressure to lower interest rates, the Federal Reserve gave its strongest signal yet that it is preparing to possibly cut rates later this year, while keeping rates steady on Wednesday. Conway G. Gittens reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters12 hr. 18 min. ago

Wall Street rises on Fed signal on rates

The S&P 500 approached its record high Wednesday after the Federal Reserve signaled it could cut interest rates later this year. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reuters21 hr. 48 min. ago

Marijuana use among pregnant women has doubled — but is it safe?

Rates of use are higher in the first trimester, according to new government statistics published in JAMA......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 19th, 2019

City Shapers: Colleen Heidinger

WGRZ-TV are celebrating the women of Western New York who are part of our region's renaissance in this year's City Shapers reports. This week, 2 On Your Side's Kelly Dudzik shows us how an entrepreneur found her passion by making a big career chang.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 18th, 2019

Mortgage applications surge as rates continue to drop

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest mortgage application data......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJun 12th, 2019

Freddie Mac reports dip in long-term mortgage rates, says 30-year average hit ‘lowest level’ since 2017

Long-term mortgage rates took a dip this week and the news could sit well with U.S. homeowners and people considering entering the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 6th, 2019

Australia cuts interest rates in sign of global monetary easing cycle

Australia cut interest rates to a record low on Tuesday. As Pascale Davies reports, recession risks from the trade war between Beijing and Washington are pushing major central banks into what could be a global monetary easing cycle......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 4th, 2019

U.S. football player"s overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial

The father .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2019

Overdose victim"s father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J

The father of a university football player .....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 29th, 2019

Oklahoma targets Johnson & Johnson in first opioid trial, NY Times reports

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 28th, 2019

Myovant Sciences Provides Corporate Updates and Reports Financial Results for Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Full Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2019

-Announced positive Phase 3 results from LIBERTY 1 study evaluating relugolix combination therapy in women with uterine fibroids- -Data from four additional Phase 3 clinical studies ex.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaMay 24th, 2019

Mortgage rates fall, homebuilder stocks rise amid US-China trade tensions

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how escalating trade tensions with China are impacting mortgage rates and the housing market......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcMay 24th, 2019

Birdies on a plane: Vietnam"s Bamboo airways bets on golf for success

As Vietnam's aviation sector booms and passenger numbers rise at double-digit rates, local upstart Bamboo Airways is teeing up what it hopes will be a novel way of standing out in a crowded market: golf. Pascale Davies reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 16th, 2019

Opioid Prescription Rates Tumble In Latest Sign Trump-Led Crackdown Is Working

Mass arrests of 'pill-mill' doctors, dozens of investigations and lawsuits into opioid manufacturers and the wholesalers who distribute the pills to pharmacies and P.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2019