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Pennsylvania plans to lean on community pharmacies to help fight vaccine hesitancy

Pennsylvania plans to lean on community pharmacies to help fight vaccine hesitancy

3 hours ago   |   WGAL

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8 people given wrong COVID-19 vaccine for 2nd dose at Aurora Mariano's

8 people given wrong COVID-19 vaccine for 2nd dose at Aurora Mariano's

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV

AURORA, Ill. - A Mariano's pharmacy in Aurora accidentally administered the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to eight people who had initially received the Moderna vaccine...
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COVID vaccine mix-up at Aurora Mariano's results in some getting Pfizer shot instead of Moderna

17 hours ago   |   ABC

A major vaccine mix-up at the Aurora Mariano's pharmacy resulted in eight people getting the wrong vaccine for their 2nd dose.
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New enrollments push Anthem beyond expectations in Q1

1 day ago   |   Star Tribune

Anthem delivered a better-than-expected first quarter and pushed its 2021 forecast past expectations, as growing enrollment and a pharmacy benefits business lifted the health...
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States have a new Covid problem: Too much vaccine

States have a new Covid problem: Too much vaccine

1 day ago   |   Politico

The supply of Covid vaccines is now exceeding demand in rural areas and big cities, even as states lift remaining eligibility restrictions, open walk-in clinics and even offer...
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Healthcare stocks are the most shorted as sector faces increasing regulatory scrutiny, report says

Healthcare stocks are the most shorted as sector faces increasing regulatory scrutiny, report says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The health care sector has emerged as the most heavily shorted in the US stock market, in part as the industry faces the potential for sharper scrutiny...
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Omnicom is trying to cash in on healthcare advertising with a new data tool for clients like Pfizer and Merck

Omnicom is trying to cash in on healthcare advertising with a new data tool for clients like Pfizer and Merck

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Advertising giant Omnicom Group is extending its 2-year-old data platform Omni to help its healthcare clients like Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson, Merck boost...
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Local pharmacies adjusting to walk-in vaccine appointments

Local pharmacies adjusting to walk-in vaccine appointments

2 days ago   |   KETV

Some trying to stick to appointments, others trying to accommodate walk-ins
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Louisville area pharmacist: ‘Your medicine cabinet needs a checkup'

Louisville area pharmacist: ‘Your medicine cabinet needs a checkup'

2 days ago   |   WLKY

The pharmacy director at Baptist Health LaGrange said Monday that right now is an ideal time to scan at-home medicine cabinets.
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Ohio board votes to more than double state's medical pot dispensaries

Ohio board votes to more than double state's medical pot dispensaries

2 days ago   |   WLWT

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy voted on Monday to more than double the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state to deal with patient complaints about lack of access...
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'He Was A Prince': Grief And Anger At Daunte Wright's Funeral In Minneapolis

'He Was A Prince': Grief And Anger At Daunte Wright's Funeral In Minneapolis

Mourners gathered to pay their respects to Daunte Wright, a 20-year-old Black man shot dead by a police officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., earlier this month. Read more ...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as...

Biden reportedly plans to nearly double the capital gains tax rate to as high as 43.4% for wealthy Americans

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden plans to propose a capital gains tax rate that is nearly double the current level, according to a report from Bloomberg on... Read more ...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing...

US mortgage rates fall below 3% for first time since February as housing market cools

Summary List Placement The headline mortgage rate's plunge below 3% last year was a big deal. It added fuel to a housing market boom that continues to this day. The rate... Read more ...

Tom Brady is completely flipping out over NFL's ‘dumb' jersey number rule

Tom Brady is completely flipping out over NFL's ‘dumb' jersey number rule

Tom Brady isn't a fan of the NFL's rule change that allows players to change their jersey number based on position, saying that it's "dumb," and is "going to make for a lot of... Read more ...

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The US Senate has officially passed an anti-Asian hate crimes bill

The bill denouncing discrimination against Asian communities in the United States passed with a vote of 94-to-1. Read more ...

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

UK lawmakers pass motion saying China committing genocide

LONDON - British lawmakers on Thursday approved a parliamentary motion declaring that China's policies against its Uyghur minority population in the far western Xinjiang region... Read more ...

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

Senate passes anti-Asian American hate crime bill

The Senate on Thursday passed an anti-hate crimes bill aimed at addressing a surge in attacks on Asian Americans amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The measure, which would create a... Read more ...

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

Pennsylvania Lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million sold in Berks County

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An explosion was heard across several New England towns. Police believe it...

An explosion was heard across several New England towns. Police believe it came from a gender reveal

The blast rattled a number of houses, causing potential damage to some. Read more ...

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

DeSantis sued over Florida's new ‘anti-riot' law

A social justice group has filed a lawsuit against Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis two days after he signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent... Read more ...