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$38 million grant going to UTRGV School of Medicine – Monitor

The Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation presented the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with a historic gift of $ 38 million dollars. The donation will be used to establish THRIVE, a project which is aimed at Transforming Health Research in the Valley and Elsewhere. (Maricela Rodriguez/Valley Morning Star) HARLINGEN — The University of Texas Rio… Read More »

Darien Pharmacy, pharmacist agree to $3.1 million civil judgment – WTOC

The suit alleges that many of the excessive prescriptions filled by Colter and Darien Pharmacy were written by Dr. Frank Bynes, Jr., who was recently convicted in U.S. District Court on multiple counts of Unlawful Dispensation of Controlled Substances and Health Care Fraud. During a two-year period, Darien Pharmacy dispensed more units of controlled substances… Read More »

Stronger focus on nutrition within health services could save 3.7 million lives by 2025 – World Health Organization

Health services must integrate a stronger focus on ensuring optimum nutrition at each stage of a person’s life, according to a new report released by the World Health Organization (WHO). It is  estimated that the right investment in nutrition could save 3.7 million lives by 2025[1]. “In order to provide quality health services and achieve Universal… Read More »

J&J, Colgate ordered to pay nearly $10 million in California talc cancer case

Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York. Lucas Jackson | Reuters A California jury on Wednesday ruled in favor of a plaintiff who blamed her cancer on talcum-based products made by Johnson & Johnson and Colgate-Palmolive. Plaintiff Patricia Schmitz will be awarded $ 4.8 million in damages from… Read More »