10.17.19 Businesses want to use chat technology with you; Medical images leaked online; Happiest states in America

The U.S. has lagged behind in ‘conversational commerce’ enjoyed elsewhere in the world, where texting meets commerce for AI customer service. We spend most of our online time now throughout smartphones. Unlike other countries, the U.S. lacks centralized portals from which to … Read more…

Briefing Room: Dorian strengthens to Cat 3, Biden fact check, immigrant medical relief program ends

ABC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating … Read more…

John Oliver, Larry David and Wanda Sykes Give Medical Bias the Last Week Tonight Treatment

John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, and Larry David teamed up to help fight reported bias in medical care on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. According to Oliver, several studies have shown that bias among doctors leads to a “woman-shaped blind spot … Read more…

Cannabis-related poison control calls for Massachusetts kids doubled after medical pot legalized

After medical marijuana became legal in Massachusetts, cannabis-related poison control calls involving the commonwealth’s children and teenagers doubled, according to a public health investigation. Parenting News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL CHILDREN DEAL UPDATE:

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord are hoping to bridge the gap between technology and medicine, and help investors vet start-ups for potential red flags. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Surprise Medical Bill Legislation Takes A Step Forward, But Will It Lead To A Step Back?

The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved its version of legislation to curb surprise medical bills. Though this step was an important advance, there’s still a long way forward before Congress agrees on a legislative solution to this high-profile … Read more…

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn’t curb opioid overdose deaths, study says

Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwise. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…

White House takes on surprise medical bills in continued push to lower US health-care costs

President Donald Trump announced a new push Thursday for legislation designed to end surprise medical bills that leave Americans saddled with costs for care that they thought were covered by their insurance. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to … Read more…

Trump ‘conscience’ rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California

Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up … Read more…

Medical Financial Hardship: Estimated 137 Million Americans Struggling | NBC Nightly News

NBC News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…

4.25.19 Lower your overall housing costs; FCC is bad at collecting robocall fines; You don’t own your medical records

Housing is one of the biggest line items in your budget. But if you want to build wealth, keep that in check; The FCC has levied major fines against robocallers. But they haven’t collected much; Unless you live in New … Read more…

Maternal Health Week: I Gave Stillbirth At 20 Weeks After Complaining For Weeks, Did I Receive Substandard Medical Care?

Source: Priska Neely / Priska Neely Black Maternal Health week (April 11-17), founded and led by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. My stomach had been hurting all day but I could not possibly be going into labor — I was … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Receives Women’s Choice Award for Excellence in Bariatric Surgery

HONOLULU — For the fourth straight year, Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center has been recognized as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery by the Women’s Choice Award®. Presented by WomenCertified Inc., this evidence-based designation scored Moanalua Medical Center … Read more…

CBS Rejects a Medical Marijuana Ad Ahead of the Super Bowl | The Daily Show

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants … Read more…

CBS Blocked a Medical Marijuana Commercial From Playing During the Super Bowl

(Bloomberg) — The Super Bowl isn’t ready for medical marijuana. Acreage Holdings, the multi-state cannabis company backed by John Boehner, says CBS rejected a television advertisement that calls for the legalization of medical marijuana. The network, which is airing the … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Receives Women’s Choice Award for Cancer Care

HONOLULU — For the second consecutive year, Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center has been named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Cancer Care by the Women’s Choice Award®. This evidence-based designation places Moanalua Medical Center in the top 9 percent … Read more…

1.9.19 LIVE from CES: Clark discusses keyless door locks, smartphone developments, eliminating porch pirates, medical devices and more!

LIVE from CES: Clark discusses keyless door locks, smartphone developments, eliminating porch pirates, medical devices and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Watch the video The post 1.9.19 LIVE from CES: Clark discusses keyless door locks, smartphone … Read more…

Medtronic CEO pushes back on critics who claim the medical device giant has a ‘spotty record’

Medtronic has "the strongest pipeline that we've ever had in this company," CEO Omar Ishrak tells CNBC's Jim Cramer. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

This patient’s medical record said she’d given birth twice — in fact, she’d never been pregnant

Medical record errors are extremely common and can be life-threatening. For 20-year-old patient Morgan Gleason, it took many hours to fix a glaring mistake.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center Maintains “A” Grade for Patient Safety

HONOLULU — The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit advocate for health care transparency, has awarded Kaiser Permanente Moanalua Medical Center its seventh straight “A” grade in the Fall 2018 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade. The Hospital Safety Grade, administered in the spring and … Read more…

Flipped classroom enhances learning outcomes in medical certificate education

The quality of medical certificates written by students of medicine was better when they were taught by using the flipped classroom approach instead of traditional lecturing. A randomly selected student from the flipped classroom group had an 85 percent probability … Read more…

California’s Medi-Cal program paid $4B to recipients who may have been ineligible, audit shows

FOX News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release … Read more…