Tag Archives: Health

Mikey North health: ‘I’m a really bad sleepwalker’ – common triggers of the condition

Mikey North, 32, is no stranger to eventful storylines. His character Gary Windass has been a roguish presence on the cobbled streets of Coronation street, getting into one scrap after another. Last year North shared his own eventful story. Speaking with Rochelle Humes on the Lorraine show, he revealed he suffers from a sleep disorder… Read More »

Shorted shortlist? Fewer pharmas make the cut for Lions Health finals

CANNES, France—The Cannes Pharma Lions shortlist for 2019 lives up to its name. Just 31 entries cleared the finalist bar this year, down from 53 last year. But it’s still good news for the 12 multinational pharma companies in the running for the coveted awards: GlaxoSmithKline, Bayer, Viiv Healthcare, Novartis, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Merck & Co.,… Read More »

KHN’s ‘What The Health’: Who Will Pay To Fix Problem Of Surprise Medical Bills?

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. Congress is finally getting down to real work on legislation to end “surprise” medical bills, which patients get if they inadvertently receive care from an out-of-network health providers or use one in an emergency. But doctors, hospitals, insurers and other health care payers can’t seem… Read More »

Facebook debuts US blood donation tool, its latest public health move

On Wednesday, Facebook launched a blood donation feature in the United States to help users find places to donate blood in their area and be notified when a nearby blood donation center may be in need. The feature allows users to sign up to be blood donors in the “about” section of their profiles and… Read More »