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After Closing Brookdale Deal, HCA Healthcare Continues to Show Home Health Potential – Home Health Care News

The day before it officially closed on its deal to acquire 80% of Brookdale Health Care Services (NYSE: BKD), HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA) finished a financial quarter that showed significant recovery for the behemoth hospital chain — and then some. As COVID-19 concerns waned for patients, admissions and revenue soared for HCA, which is set… Read More »

‘After very dark times I found an answer’

n this week’s Health & Living, free with Monday’s Irish Independent, we look at vaginismus, an issue that affects many Irish women but is little talked about, and hear from a woman whose journey to recovery inspired her career in sexual health education. Plus, my partner moved in during lockdown but doesn’t contribute to the… Read More »

Many New Moms Get Kicked Off Medicaid 2 Months After Giving Birth. Illinois Will Change That.

The U.S. is the only industrialized nation in which the maternal death rate has been rising. Each year, about 700 deaths are due to pregnancy, childbirth or subsequent complications, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. When someone dies while pregnant or within a year of childbirth in Illinois, that’s considered a maternal death. Karen Tabb Dina is… Read More »

2nd time’s the charm? Novo Nordisk reups bid for high-dose Ozempic after March FDA snub

Novo Nordisk is back for round two with a new Ozempic dosing regimen. The diabetes specialist resubmitted to the FDA on Friday after a March snub, renewing its bid to compete with Eli Lilly’s already approved higher dose. Novo’s resubmission aims to nab an approval for a once-weekly, 2-mg dose for Ozempic, a GLP-1 drug already approved for weekly dosing at… Read More »