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Ex-pharmacy rep from San Antonio pleads guilty in $8.8 million fraud scheme – mySA

Holly Blakely, 45, admitted to paying more than $ 400,000 in kickbacks and bribes to health care providers prescribing compound medications for pain to people who did not need them. Two pharmacies paid her more than $ 1 million. less Holly Blakely, 45, admitted to paying more than $ 400,000 in kickbacks and bribes to… Read More »

Flu Season Far From Over, CDC Says

FRIDAY, Feb. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Though much of the United States is in the grip of the flu, the season hasn’t peaked yet, health officials said Friday. As of Feb. 2, flu is widespread in 47 states, and 24 states are experiencing high levels of the disease. In addition, hospitalizations are increasing, according… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »