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Happiness exercises boost moods of those recovering from addiction says MGH study

Short writing exercises reliving happy moments boosted the moods of adults recovering from addiction in a study conducted by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital’s (MGH) Recovery Research Institute. “Recovery is hard,” said lead author Bettina B. Hoeppner, senior research scientist at the institute and an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. “For the… Read More »

JPM: Years into troubled launch, vaccine head says Sanofi's learned some Dengvaxia lessons

SAN FRANCISCO—To make sense of Sanofi’s Dengvaxia experiences, look no further than the old adage: Learn from your mistakes. It’s no secret that Sanofi has had a rough time marketing its world-first dengue vaccine, and at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, vaccine head David Loew told FiercePharma the company gleaned some lessons from the troubled… Read More »

Medicare, Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $76.8 billion in 2017, American Hospital Association says

According to new data released by the American Hospital Association, Medicare and Medicaid underpaid U.S. hospitals by $ 76.8 billion in 2017. Medicare underpayments totaled $ 53.9 billion and Medicaid underpayments $ 22.9 billion for 2017. Meanwhile, in 2017, hospitals provided $ 38.4 billion in uncompensated care, the AHA said. THE IMPACT This means hospitals… Read More »