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Tamara Mathias

Fewer U.S. teens participating in substance abuse prevention programs

22 Aug 2019

(Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. adolescents are participating in programs designed to prevent substance abuse, a study suggests.

Tobacco industry anti-smoking ads reached less than half of U.S. adults

20 Aug 2019

(Reuters Health) - Court-ordered anti-smoking ads sponsored by the tobacco industry reached only around 40% of adults and about half of all smokers in the U.S., a recent study suggests.

AbbVie prices new rheumatoid arthritis drug at $59,000 a year

17 Aug 2019

AbbVie Inc has priced its new rheumatoid arthritis treatment at $59,000 a year after gaining U.S. approval on Friday, a big boost for the drugmaker struggling with rising competition for Humira, its blockbuster therapy for the same condition.

Research in astronauts sheds light on rare fainting disorder

14 Aug 2019

An intervention used to treat astronauts has relevance for people on the ground with medical conditions that cause repeated fainting, researchers say.

Evolus reports sales of its Botox rival ahead of expectations

12 Aug 2019

Medical aesthetics company Evolus Inc on Monday beat Wall Street estimates for second-quarter revenue from its newly launched rival to Allergan Plc's Botox, which has dominated the medical aesthetics market for more than a decade.

UPDATE 1-Evolus reports sales of its Botox rival ahead of expectations

12 Aug 2019

Aug 12 Medical aesthetics company Evolus Inc on Monday beat Wall Street estimates for second-quarter revenue from its newly launched rival to Allergan Plc's Botox, which has dominated the medical aesthetics market for more than a decade.

Evolus says launch of its Botox rival ahead of its expectations

12 Aug 2019

Aug 12 Evolus Inc on Monday reported revenue of $2.3 million from early sales of its newly launched rival to Allergan Plc's Botox, ahead of its own expectations.

Medical professionals of both genders link the word 'career' with men

08 Aug 2019

(Reuters Health) - Researchers who examined implicit and explicit gender biases in the U.S. medical community found that professionals of both genders are more likely to associate the word "career" with men and the word "family" with women.

CVS Health raises 2019 profit forecast after beating profit estimates

08 Aug 2019

CVS Health Corp raised its full-year profit forecast and reported higher-than-expected second-quarter results on Wednesday, as increased U.S. prescription drug prices fueled rebates to its pharmacy benefits business.

UPDATE 4-CVS Health raises 2019 profit forecast after beating profit estimates

08 Aug 2019

Aug 7 CVS Health Corp raised its full-year profit forecast and reported higher-than-expected second-quarter results on Wednesday, as increased U.S. prescription drug prices fueled rebates to its pharmacy benefits business.

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