Meals recalled after 15 salmonella reports

Fifteen Australians have salmonella poisoning linked to a line of frozen microwave meals. Health authorities say CORE Ingredients are recalling several of their Powerfoods frozen meals following the outbreak. South Australia Health has confirmed three of the cases, with two confirmed by authorities in the ACT. The meals are available Australia-wide in independent supermarkets, Coles,… Read More »

Viewers get scenery, not science, as CNN explores global ‘secrets’ to living longer

In CNN’s reality-based series, “Chasing Life,” correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta travels to far-flung reaches of the planet to explore health care practices rooted in cultural traditions. The show — which is available on the streaming platform CNNgo — was produced by the same division that created Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown, and it was clearly designed… Read More »

‘Medicare for All’ likely to keep private payers, but erode margins: Moody’s

As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls tout healthcare reform plans from beefing up the Affordable Care Act to “Medicare for All,” Moody’s, Harvard Medical School and others are weighing in on the cost and likely disruption to the health sector. Their conclusion: Medicare for All could prove a significant threat to traditional insurers, but building on… Read More »