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A Roundup of the Week’s Most Newsworthy Health Industry Press Releases from PR Newswire

NEW YORK, September 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — With thousands of press releases posted every week, it can be difficult to keep track of everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the healthcare industry stay on top of the week’s most interesting and popular releases, here’s a roundup of the week’s articles you shouldn’t miss.

The list below includes the title (with a link to the full text) and an excerpt from each story. Click on press release titles to access related media resources available for download.

  1. FDA clears Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent COVID-19 vaccines for use as booster dose
    Bivalent COVID-19 vaccines licensed, or updated boosters, include an mRNA component from the original strain to provide a broadly protective immune response against COVID-19 and a common mRNA component between omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5 lines to provide better protection against COVID-19 caused by the omicron variant.
  2. MindMed achieves a 1 for 15 reverse stock split
    The Reverse Stock Split is intended to enable the Company to achieve several important corporate objectives, to provide the Company with greater flexibility in considering and planning for potential future business needs and to meet the requirement of Nasdaq minimum bid price.
  3. Cue Health launches Cue Care™ nationwide to provide same-day home testing service for COVID-19
    Patients in any of 50 states who test positive using Cue’s COVID-19 tests can now use the Cue Health app to virtually and on-demand see a healthcare professional, get an e-prescription and get the drugs delivered.
  4. Cigna Expands Its Presence in the ACA Market, Giving More Customers and Communities Access to Quality, Cost-Effective Care
    During the next open enrollment period, which begins in November, Cigna Health Plans will be available on Individual Exchange in three new states: Texas, Indianaand South Carolina, as well as other counties in Georgia, Mississippiand North Carolina.
  5. The new “U.S. Health Care Price Index” shows the spot price that health care providers charge for medical services in all 50 states
    Journalists, analysts, policy makers and others who want to understand the true price of common health services nationally, regionally and locally now have a useful tool to do so.
  6. Medtronic Partners with BioIntelliSense for Exclusive U.S. Distribution of Multi-Parameter Wearable Devices for Continuous Remote Patient Monitoring from Hospital to Home
    The medical-grade BioButton device measures up to 1,440 vital signs measurements per day, including skin temperature, resting respiratory rate, and resting heart rate.
  7. Seth Rogen and Lauren MillerRogen Hilarity nonprofit for charity, celebrates 10th anniversary with star-studded birthday extravaganza
    “Raising awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and supporting caregivers is just as important today as it was when we founded HFC 10 years ago; in fact, the need is growing… With your support, we can change the trajectory of Alzheimer’s disease and spread the word about the importance of brain health with laughter and love,” said lauren miller rogen and Seth Rogen.
  8. PCOS challenge drives change for female major Health issue with biggest PCOS awareness month yet
    The theme for this year’s PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) awareness month is #CreatingChangeTogether, “reinforcing the need and opportunity for the medical, scientific and patient communities to work together to improve health outcomes and address the significant gaps in PCOS research, care, and education.”

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