CareSource taps Express Scripts for integrated PBM data platform

CareSource will implement a new integrated pharmacy benefits management approach called CareSource RxInnovations, managed by Cigna’s Express Scripts. Dayton, Ohio-based CareSource, a nonprofit multi-state health plan serving government-sponsored programs, will let its current PBM contract with CVS Caremark expire at the end of 2019 and commence the new contract with Express Scripts on Jan. 1,… Read More »

Why Black Americans Are Living Longer With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord and is more common among whites than Black people. Now, new findings published in the journal Neurology reveal that African American patients with ALS are more likely to live longer than white… Read More »

Tanzania’s government announces outbreak of dengue fever

Tanzanian authorities have announced an outbreak of the mosquito-borne dengue fever in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam and Tanga region along the coast. Deputy health minister Faustine Ndugulile said Thursday that 252 people have been hospitalized in Dar es Salaam while 55 others have been admitted at health facilities in the Tanga region. Dengue… Read More »

Muslim Man Saddam Hussein Cleans Temple Ahead of Ram Navami in Bengaluru, Shows Example of Unity in Diversity

Saddam Hussein cleaning Ram Temple ahead of Ram Navami in Bengaluru. (Photo Credit: ANI) Bengaluru, April 10: India is a secular country where every person from diversified cultural background stay happily with his or her neighbour in harmony and peace. Showcasing the unity in diversity, a 27-year-old man – Saddam Hussein – in Bengaluru has… Read More »