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Medicines360 and Actavis Announce FDA Acceptance for Filing of NDA for Levosert IUD

San Francisco, CA and Dublin, Ireland, - June 21, 2014 - Medicines360, a non-profit women's health pharmaceutical company, and Actavis plc , a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for filing Medicines360's New Drug Application for Levoserta , a hormonal intrauterine ... (more)


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Non-Profit, Ireland, World News, Health

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Courier News

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Heartbeats: Public campaign underway for Saint Peter's Health news from New Brunswick, Bernards, Branchburg, Woodbridge, Central Jersey Check out this story on The new and expanded Pediatric Emergency Department at Saint Peter's University Hospital in New Brunswick was completed in the spring of 2013 and ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Saint Peter's University Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, New Brunswick, NJ, Health, Johnson & Johnson, Food, J and J Snack Foods

Washington Times

SIMMONS: Tell Joe Biden and the NAACP that politics aren't black and white

Democratic strategist Donna Brazile is a political animal, and I've always respected that, as a commentator, she's a strident guardian, and that as an analyst, she explains why.


Related Topix: African-American, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Health, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Media Matters for America

Glenn Beck Compares Common Core To Slavery

A Media Matters analysis finds that the Sunday shows covered climate change more in the first half of 2014 than in the last four years combined, following a push from nine U.S. Senators for increased coverage.


Related Topix: Health


Doctors Can Help Identify Child Sex Trafficking in US

Child sex trafficking crimes occur every day in the United States, and doctors can play a role in identifying victims, getting them care and ultimately preventing such crimes, researchers say.


Related Topix: Medicine, Vanderbilt University

Business Journal

On the Move: Personnel moves in local life sciences industry

Here's a summary of recent personnel changes and board appointments announced at Massachusetts biotech, pharmaceutical and medical device companies: MicroCHIPS, a Waltham-based developer of implantable drug delivery devices, has named Cheryl Blanchard as CEO and a member of its board of directors.


Related Topix: Health, Repligen, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Billerica, MA, Celera

The Hill

An abortion act that's fast-tracked to nowhere

Senate Democrats wish to eliminate almost every legislative gain made on the state level by pro-life activists in recent years.


Related Topix: Abortion, Health, US Politics, Orrin Hatch, Republican

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Journal Watch

Prior Pregnancy Loss Associated with Increased Risk for CHD

A history of miscarriage or stillbirth is associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease in women, according to data from the Women's Health Initiative published in the Annals of Family Medicine .


Related Topix: Health

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Too Little Sun Exposure Now Found to Be a...

For many years, we have been told to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun because of health risks like sunburn and, more seriously, skin cancer.


Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Health


The Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group Announces Name Change

To better reflect the practice's diverse array of medical services, The Beverly Hills Comprehensive Medical Group will no longer be known as Executive ER.


Related Topix: Health, Chiropractic

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Help! I'm Going Through Menopause

My mother delivered me when she was 40 years of age. Back in the day, conceiving a baby at that age was branded a "change of life" baby.


Related Topix: Menopause, Health, Allen, MD, Acupuncture

The Capital-Journal

Topeka NOW protests Hobby Lobby on Saturday

Protesters along S.W. Wanamaker on Saturday afternoon said they wanted to raise awareness of women's health issues - and maybe persuade shoppers not to support retailers who don't cover all forms of birth control.


Sat Jul 19, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

UMass Memorial to sell outpatient psych unit

UMass Memorial Health Care plans to sell a three-story Shrewsbury Street building where it has recently offered outpatient psychiatric care, and the new owner could be an independent obstetrics and gynecology medical practice.


Related Topix: Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health, Worcester, MA, Webster, MA

Women abused as children may have greater risk of cardiovascular disease

A new study of women who were abused as children indicates they may be at higher risk of atherosclerosis , or hardening of the arteries, which could make them more vulnerable to cardiovascular disease .


Related Topix: Health

Daily Kos

Wheaton College is problem for women

This is for the search engines. I just can't stand Wheaton College and its holier than everything else attitude toward women's health care .... just too lazy to pick up a pen and apply for a waiver for Wheaton College's f*cked up women's birth control OPINION.


Related Topix: Health, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sen. Lewis Supports Legislation to Protect Safe Access to Women's Health Clinics

The Massachusetts Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to enhance public safety and remove barriers to access reproductive health care facilities in Massachusetts, Senator Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, announced.


Related Topix: Health, US News, US Supreme Court, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Half Of Texas' Abortion Clinics Are Gone

Exactly a year ago, despite Wendy Davis' historic 11-hour filibuster that energized pro-choice activists across the country, Texas approved a stringent package of abortion restrictions that represented some of the harshest in the nation.


Related Topix: Abortion, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Jul 18, 2014


Hey Republicans, Here's How To Help Babies Who Haven't Been Born Yet

Pro-life politicians talk a lot about unborn children . Although those discussions typically arise in the context of abortion policy, and efforts to dissuade women from ending their pregnancies, a new study suggests that there's a different policy area that GOP lawmakers could be considering.


Related Topix: Abortion, Medicaid, Health, Health Insurance, US News, Liberal Political News

Cybercast News Service

NIH to Spend $343K to Determine If Violence against Women Is Tied to Cancer Care

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $343,648 to the University of Kentucky to determine whether violence against women leads to disparities in cancer care for women.


Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Medicine, Cancer

Free Republic

Blumenthal Bill: The Real War on Women

The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on Sen. Richard Blumenthal's overreaching bill, ironically called the 'Women's Health Protection Act' .


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Health, Abortion