GeetMark NEWS GeetMark Tue, 16 Apr 2024 13:58:50 +0000 en hourly 1 When rogue brokers switch people's ACA policies, tax surprises can follow Mon, 15 Apr 2024 14:21:00 +0000 21062 Consumer complaints have risen in recent months of unauthorized enrollment in Affordable Care Act coverage. Health records giant Epic cracks down on startup for unauthorized sharing of patient data Sat, 13 Apr 2024 16:09:30 +0000 20985 Epic Systems, the electronic health records giant, cut off its data supply to Particle Health, claiming the startup was using information in unauthorized ways. Lori and George Schappell, world's oldest living conjoined twins, dead at 62 Sat, 13 Apr 2024 13:32:20 +0000 20973 George Schappell and sister Lori, of Reading, Pa., were the world's oldest conjoined twins, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. Kamala Harris campaigns in Arizona, blames Trump for abortion ruling Sat, 13 Apr 2024 00:16:10 +0000 20922 Vice President Kamala Harris campaigned in Arizona Friday, where she blamed former President Donald Trump for the Arizona Supreme Court ruling earlier this week which could pave the way to revive a near-total abortion ban. Janet Shamlian has more. Botox shots, possibly counterfeit, linked to botulism-like illnesses Fri, 12 Apr 2024 19:07:00 +0000 20923 Federal authorities are warning that unregulated Botox products are linked to an outbreak of botulism-like illnesses. EU probe of weight loss and diabetes drugs like Wegovy, Ozempic finds no link to suicidal thoughts Fri, 12 Apr 2024 16:00:50 +0000 20912 The review examined several drugs from Novo Nordisk, including Wegovy, Ozempic, Rybelsus, and Saxenda, but did not include Eli Lilly's Zepbound and Mounjaro. Hundreds of drugs are in short supply around the U.S., pharmacists warn Thu, 11 Apr 2024 21:53:01 +0000 20864 Most worrisome gaps involve cancer chemotherapy drugs, ER medications and and therapies for ADHD. Moderna halts plans to build Kenya vaccine plant as Covid shot demand plunges Thu, 11 Apr 2024 17:23:43 +0000 20913 Moderna's decision aligns with its broader effort to cut costs by resizing its Covid vaccine-manufacturing footprint. Biden administration announces national standard for drinking water Wed, 10 Apr 2024 19:34:56 +0000 20779 The Biden administration has announced the first-ever national standard for drinking water. The White House says it will protect 100 million Americans from harmful chemicals coming out of their taps. Biotech stocks are ready to break out. They just need one more thing Wed, 10 Apr 2024 19:01:55 +0000 20817 Biotech stocks tend to outperform in the months leading up to an interest rate cut. But other factors are driving performance too. Data shows women are not getting recommended screenings for breast cancer Wed, 10 Apr 2024 14:38:00 +0000 20780 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says routine mammograms are critical for detecting breast cancer early, which is when it's easier to treat and chances of dying from the disease are lower. Healthy Returns: J&J cell therapy gains new edge over Bristol Myers rival Tue, 09 Apr 2024 18:42:47 +0000 20818 J&J's cell therapy is now approved for an earlier line of treatment than a competing drug from Bristol Myers. Meanwhile, a look at Mount Sinai’s approach to AI. Should casinos be a smoke-free workplace? The UAW thinks so. Tue, 09 Apr 2024 16:29:16 +0000 20713 New Jersey is failing to protect thousands employed at Atlantic City gambling establishments, lawsuit claims. Doctor talks menopause empowerment in new book Tue, 09 Apr 2024 15:08:45 +0000 20714 More than 1 million women in the U.S. become menopausal each year, but there is still a stigma around it. Dr. Sharon Malone is an OB-GYN and the chief medical adviser of "Alloy Women's Health." In her new book, "Grown Woman Talk," she gets candid about aging and urges women to advocate for their health Hepatitis killing thousands daily, WHO warns in new report Tue, 09 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000 20717 The number of lives lost due to viral hepatitis infections is increasing and already accounts for 3,500 deaths daily, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO) released on Tuesday. Clearing up misconceptions about menopause Sun, 07 Apr 2024 14:08:33 +0000 20584 It's a topic that for generations was just whispered about: the challenges for women undergoing "the change." But today more and more women are speaking openly about the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause, the treatments, and the lingering stigma. Correspondent Tracy Smith talks with experts about the pros and cons of hormone replacement therapy, and Flash: Menopause is no longer stigmatized Sun, 07 Apr 2024 13:23:46 +0000 20585 It's a topic that for generations was just whispered about. But today women are speaking more openly about the symptoms of perimenopause and menopause; treatments; and overcoming the stigma associated with "the change." Mother makes 200km emergency trip across rural Madagascar to save baby Sat, 06 Apr 2024 12:00:00 +0000 20718 A young mother in Madagascar has been describing how she was forced to make a 200km emergency journey on challenging rural roads to a specialist regional hospital after she experienced difficulties giving birth at home. 2 million Black+Decker steamers recalled after dozens scalded Thu, 04 Apr 2024 18:14:45 +0000 20536 Empower Brands has received 317 reports of hot water spewing from the steamers and 82 reports of burn injuries. More than 1 in 8 women feel mistreated during childbirth, study finds Thu, 04 Apr 2024 17:24:20 +0000 20537 Mistreatment while giving birth is a "regular occurrence," researchers from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health said.