The Congressional Budget Office on Monday released its assessment of the American Health Care Act, the House GOP's proposal to replace Obamacare, and The Hill is outlining five of the biggest takeaways. Among them are the 24 million individuals who would be uninsured by 2026, with 14 million losing coverage next year, as well as the expected reduction in the federal deficit that the bill would bring about. The bill would also create extensive changes to Medicaid. (The Hill)
Lender and student loan refinancing company SoFi this week conducted a rundown of which pharmacy schools provide students the best bang for their buck by comparing which schools have the highest average salaries relative to their student debt, on average.
Through April 30, there will be free, guided tours at 400 of the company’s stores with in-store pharmacies under the Albertsons, Safeway, Vons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw's, ACME, Tom Thumb, Randalls, Pavilions, Star Market and Carrs banners.
EcoTools is partnering with actress Vanessa Hudgens on its #MyTrueBeauty campaign, a mobile tour that will allow guests to see EcoTools’ New Modern Eco collection and learn from makeup artists and experts about various makeup application areas.
Some 83% of patients with chronic myelogenous leukemia taking Gleevec (imatinib) can live 10 years or longer, according to new data published in the New England Journal of Medicine, NBC News is reporting. The study looked at the original 1,100 patients in the Gleevec trial, though in the years since approval several generics have hit the market. The data shows the drug, which targets a CML-specific genetic mutation, has a 10-year survival rate of nearly 83%. (NBC News)
The brand said it’s dedicated to using 100%natural ingredients in its products — which include such bestsellers as beard oils, beard balms and mustache wax, as well as complete care kits that include brushes and combs.
Wall Street investors have faith that the Federal Trade Commission will approve Walgreens Boots Alliance’s proposed acquisition of Rite Aid — and that’s having a positive influence on Walgreens’ stock, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. WBA’s shares have been up 6% this year and up 19% over March 2016, which Morningstar analyst Vishnu Lekraj says is due to “investor optimism that they’re going to be able to close the Rite Aid transaction.” (Crain’s Chicago Business)
With current Coty consumer beauty president Esi Eggleston Bracey leaving the company for personal reasons at the end of March, the company has chosen a Unilever executive to head up the division, effective May 15.