23andMe on Thursday announced the company is laying off 14% of its staff amid an industry-wide decline in sales of consumer DNA tests that has driven other genetic testing companies toward different endeavors.
Prosecutors said that Insys paid doctors to sell Subsys, an under-the-tongue fentanyl spray that is supposed to be used to treat patients with cancer, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Arizona, Iowa, and North Carolina.
Over 10 years ago, CDC named the city of Huntington, West Virginia, the most obese city in America, with about 45% of the area's adults considered to be obese. But through various efforts, Huntington now has cut its obesity rate by nearly 15 percentage points, LJ Dawson reports for Politico.
Cigarette smoking in 2018 hit its lowest rate ever in the United States, but physicians and public health officials need to do more to promote FDA-approved smoking-cessation methods to patients who smoke, according to the Surgeon General's 34th Smoking Cessation report.