According to Dexcom, its continuous glucose monitoring system is proven to significantly lower A1C levels resulting in lowered medical costs from diabetes complications (e.g., ER visits, seizures, etc.) and is now the only device approved for CGM for Medicare.
Retailer is teaming up with the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy and the Pittsburgh Public Schools that will bring its prescription drug abuse prevention program to students in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.
Merck KGaA and Pfizer's AMD Serono unit's Bavencio (avelumab) is intended for the treatment of adults and pediatric patients 12 years and older with MCC, including those who have not received prior chemotherapy.
The Hill reported that a House of Representatives vote planned Thursday evening for the American Health Care Act — the bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act — had been postponed Thursday afternoon. The bill reportedly lacked the necessary 215 votes to pass the House, and there was a House Republican Conference meeting set for 7 p.m. Thursday, with White House press secretary Sean Spicer predicting the bill would still a vote Thursday. (The Hill)
The Anchorage Press is reporting that two Hy-Vee locations in Nebraska will soon feature F&F clothing boutiques through the Iowa-based retailer’s franchise agreement with the British clothing line owned by supermarket company Tesco. Construction has not yet begun on the boutiques, though Hy-Vee has reportedly filed building permits, and they are expected to open this summer. (Anchorage Press)
The Batesville Herald-Tribune is reporting that the Shopko Foundation, based in Green Bay, Wis., recently awarded a grant to foster arts appreciation in Indiana’s Franklin County. The report said the grant, given to the Franklin County Arts Council, had been put toward a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” for Oldenburg Acadamy students by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. (Batesville Herald-Tribune)
TABS Analytics’ first-ever Personal Care Study has found that Walmart is the retailer with the largest market share of the $40 billion personal care market, with traditional food stores and Target in the top three.