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Opioid prescription rate among some Nebraskans drops nearly 20%, Blue Cross Blue Shield says

The opioid prescription rate fell nearly 20 percent among Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska members from 2014 to 2017 ... The Blue Cross network in Massachusetts saw the largest drop at 51 percen... read more

The Community YMCA Announces New Board Leadership

A partner at Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP, specializing in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions, Oriolo has been active with a number of community nonprofit organizations, including St. Jame... read more

BioBots finds a way to make 3D bioprinter more accessible

BioBots’ approach involves using a novel curing process that doesn’t mutate cells.The idea is for medical researchers and bioengineers to use the ... Kasey Sousa said Independence Blue Cross is adopti... read more

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Pa. proceeds with creating state-run health insurance exchange

Franca D'Agostino, who is overseeing the process for the Insurance Department, said officials were surprised at the nearly unanimous support for a state-controlled plan among insurers ... an advocacy ... read more


Turnbridge introduces new outpatient addiction treatment services

Turnbridge introduces outpatient addiction treatment services and announces it now accepts Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in-network coverage. Turnbridge, located in New Haven, Connecticut, has become ... read more

Doctors hesitate to prescribe drug treating opioid addicts

Most doctors said they don't want to prescribe the drug because they don't want to be flooded with new patient requests according to the study at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Maryland. And amon... read more

Disney offers 46 percent raises, could use more part-timers

The contract covers costumed characters, bus drivers, launderers, retail workers, monorail drivers, custodians, housekeepers, servers, cooks, florists, makeup artists and lifeguards, among other worke... read more

In Delco, HHS Secretary Tom Price announces $144 million in addiction-treatment grants

The Trump administration is handing out $144 million in grants to combat the opioid epidemic — but officials still ... though some advocates have worried that the Trump administration might use emerge... read more

Rummage, bake sale planned

WAYNE TWP. – Wurtemburg Presbyterian Church, 291 Wurtemburg Road, Wayne Township, will have a rummage sale and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 18 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 19, which will a... read more

Why Black Voters in Milwaukee Weren’t Enthused by Hillary Clinton

“Of the city’s 15 council districts, the decline in turnout from 2012 to 2016 in the five poorest was consistently much greater than the drop seen ... underperformed among African-Americans and Latino... read more

'Fashion accessory' dogs being dumped in record numbers at animal shelter

The Blue Cross says owners abandoned the pooches when they developed behavioural problems from being overly pampered and carried in handbags. The small dogs were made popular by celebrities such as Hi... read more

Frequent Fliers Fantasy Camp

But on this day, he was living out a fantasy at American Airlines' flight attendant academy, practicing the evacuation procedures most people hope to never use. "I look at the safety ... for the ticke... read more



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