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Doctors Are Prescribing Kids Drugs That Aren’t FDA-Approved for Certain Conditions

A study by researchers at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, published in the journal Pediatrics found that children are increasingly being prescribed drugs that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the conditions they are trying to treat, reports Rutgers Today. The FDA describes the use of a drug… Read More »

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day 2019 [VIDEO]

Wednesday, September 18, marks National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAD) 2019. Launched in 2008 by The AIDS Institute, NHAAD offers a chance to highlight the unique challenges the aging HIV population faces. The institute also created the video above, titled “Use Your Voice: Addressing Stigma in Older Women.” Data from “HIV and Older Americans”Courtesy… Read More »

Former Uber executive Meghan Joyce tapped by Oscar Health for COO

Health insurer Oscar Health has tapped former Uber executive Meghan Joyce to fill the long-empty role of chief operations officer as the company positions itself for a major expansion. “I never thought I would land in health care,” said Joyce, who served as the general manager for Uber’s operations along the East coast and Canada,… Read More »