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In Brief: Increased Use of Cannabis During Pregnancy, But Little Data on Reproductive Safety

Despite decreasing rates of alcohol and tobacco use during pregnancy, the use of cannabis use during pregnancy is on the rise.  According to data collected from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the use of cannabis in pregnant women aged 18 to 44 years rose from 2.37% in 2002 to 3.85% in 2014… Read More »

HIEs take on data aggregator role for CMS CPC+ program

Health information exchanges in select markets across the country are providing data aggregation and reporting services to help transform and improve primary care in the United States. Western New York is one of the regional markets selected to participate in Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+), an initiative established by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid… Read More »

The skeptics were right: Bristol-Myers has pulled a crucial Opdivo lung filing as it awaits more data

Investors panicked back in October when Bristol-Myers Squibb admitted that a request for additional data from a key lung cancer trial had pushed back an FDA decision. And perhaps rightly so. Thursday, the company said it had voluntarily pulled its application for an Opdivo-Yervoy pairing in a subset of patients with previously untreated non-small cell lung… Read More »