Michele Gershberg

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Name: Michele Gershberg
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 3 reports

UPDATE 1-Coke, J&J join big companies behind new employee wellness push

(Adds comments from Coke, J&J executives, paragraphs 6 and 11-13)WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Leaders of some of the biggest U.S. corporations, from Coca-Cola Co to Johnson & Johnson, unveiled a campaign on Tuesday to reduce the nation's healthcare ... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 2 reports

UPDATE 5-U.S. leaders call for "war" on Ebola outbreak, pledge troops

(Adds comments from Senate hearing)By Jeff MasonATLANTA, Sept 16 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers called for agovernment-funded "war" to contain West Africa's deadly Ebolaepidemic before it threatens more countries, building on anAmerican pledge to send 3,000 ... [Published Reuters UK - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Gilead to raise price for new hepatitis C drug above $84,000

(Reuters) - The next generation versionof Gilead Sciences Inc's $84,000 hepatitis C drug,already under fire for its record-breaking costs, is going to beeven more expensive.Gregg Alton, Gilead's executive vice president of corporateand medical affairs, ... [Published Reuters - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: U.S. approval of Merck cancer immunotherapy expected soon

By By | Reuters  –By Deena BeasleyLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are likely to approve Merck & Co's highly anticipated immuno-oncology drug, pembrolizumab, as a treatment for melanoma well ahead of a late October deadline, according to three ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new risks -researchers

9:59pm BSTBy NEW YORK, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Fear of Ebola is causing U.S. hospitals to take precautions that, paradoxically, might backfire, increasing the risk to those caring for a patient with the deadly disease, researchers warned this week.The only ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

2:15 p.m. CDT(Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act.The ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. aid worker has left hospital after Ebola recovery: group

Reuters  –(Reuters) - U.S. aid worker Nancy Writebol has been discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from Ebola and testing clear of the virus, missionary group SIM said on Thursday.Writebol left the hospital on Tuesday, ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tekmira drug saves monkeys with Marburg fever, Ebola's cousin

NEW YORK, Aug 20 (Reuters) - An experimental drug from Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp helped lab monkeys recover from the most deadly strain of Marburg virus, a close cousin of Ebola, even after symptoms appeared, scientists reported on Wednesday.The findings, ... [Published CNBC - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

DEALTALK-As hunt for Allergan drags on, some Valeant owners have doubts

6:00am BST(For more Reuters DEALTALKS, double click on )By Caroline Humer and Svea Herbst-BaylissNEW YORK/BOSTON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - A few months ago, an innovative partnership between Valeant Pharmaceuticals and billionaire investor William Ackman to ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

ANALYSIS-'Plantibodies' drugs advance as big pharma stands aside

LOS ANGELES, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Biotech drug production techniques based on plants, which may prove to be faster, higher yielding and cheaper than current methods using mammalian cells, haven't caught on with the biggest pharmaceutical companies.The leading ... [Published CNBC - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Top Hedge Funds Flocked To Allergan Amid Bid Backed By Ackman

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who often says he is flattered when others follow him into a stock he likes, was joined by several prominent hedge funds that made new bets on takeover target Allergan ... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 15 2014]
First reported May 12 2014 - Updated May 12 2014 - 1 reports

Reading Report Shows American Children Lack Proficiency, Interest

NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters Health) - Although American children still spend part of their days reading, they are spending less time doing it for pleasure than decades ago, with significant gaps in proficiency, according to a report released on Monday. ... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - May 12 2014]

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UPDATE 5-U.S. leaders call for "war" on Ebola o... [Published Reuters UK - Sep 17 2014]
UPDATE 1-Coke, J&J join big companies behind ne... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
U.S. leaders call for 'war' on Ebola outbreak, ... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
Coke, J&J Join Big Corporations Behind New Empl... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 16 2014]
Coke, J&J join big corporations behind new empl... [Published CNBC - Sep 16 2014]
Gilead to raise price for new hepatitis C drug ... [Published Reuters - Sep 12 2014]
Exclusive: U.S. approval of Merck cancer immuno... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 25 2014]
U.S. hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new r... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at re... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. to propose birth control exception for rel... [Published AlertNet - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. aid worker has left hospital after Ebola r... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 21 2014]
Tekmira drug saves monkeys with Marburg fever, ... [Published CNBC - Aug 20 2014]
DEALTALK-As hunt for Allergan drags on, some Va... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 20 2014]
ANALYSIS-'Plantibodies' drugs advance as big ph... [Published CNBC - Aug 17 2014]
Top Hedge Funds Flocked To Allergan Amid Bid Ba... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 15 2014]
Top hedge funds flocked to Allergan amid bid ba... [Published Reuters - Aug 15 2014]
SEC reviewing Valeant, Ackman's hostile Allerga... [Published Sharenet - Aug 14 2014]
Insurers scrutinize drug costs after $84,000 So... [Published PharmaGossip - May 28 2014]
Reading Report Shows American Children Lack Pro... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - May 12 2014]
E-Cigarettes Become An Unlikely Inspiration For... [Published The Huffington Post | Full News Feed - May 04 2014]
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Coke, J&J Join Big Corporations Behind New Empl... [Published Clusterstock - Sep 16 2014]
By Toni Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of some of the biggest U.S. corporations, from Coca-Cola Co to Johnson & Johnson , unveiled a campaign on Tuesday to reduce the nation's healthcare costs, urging their peers to embrace wellness programs ...
Top Hedge Funds Flocked To Allergan Amid Bid Ba... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 15 2014]
By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who often says he is flattered when others follow him into a stock he likes, was joined by several prominent hedge funds that made new bets on takeover target Allergan ...
Insurers scrutinize drug costs after $84,000 So... [Published PharmaGossip - May 28 2014]
By Caroline Humer and Deena BeasleyNEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Shocked by the rapid adoption of a new $84,000 hepatitis C treatment, U.S. health insurers are trying to make sure they aren’t blindsided by other drugs being developed and are looking ...
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