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GSK snares top pharma honors at Lions Health with first Grand Prix in years

CANNES, France—It’s been a long three years since a pharma jury here handed out Grand Prix honors. But Monday night, GlaxoSmithKline and its ad agency McCann Health broke through. At the annual Cannes Lions Health awards, they picked up the coveted top prize in pharma advertising with a mobile application called Breath of Life, used to… Read More »

FDA finally holds its first all-day hearing on CBD oils, gummies and lattes and more

FDA finally holds its first all-day hearing on CBD oils, gummies, lattes and more amid concerns over exaggerated health claims CBD has become a booming business in the US, expected to be worth $ 16 billion by 2025  The Food and Drug Administration has approved several drugs that contain cannabis derivatives or synthetics  But it… Read More »

First states to expand Medicaid saw larger screening rate increases

A new study examining Medicaid expansion and cancer screening finds that Washington, D.C. and the five states that first adopted Medicaid expansion saw larger increases in colorectal cancer (CRC) screening than those states that did not expand Medicaid. The study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine estimates that if non-expansion states had experienced the… Read More »