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Two major Blue insurers, Cambia, BCBS North Carolina, combine in strategic alliance

Patrick Conway, CEO of Blue Cross NC, will also lead Cambia in strategic alliance. Cambia Health Solutions and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, both major Blue insurers, have formed a strategic affiliation in which Blue Cross NC CEO Patrick Conway will become Cambia’s new CEO and Mark Ganz, CEO and president of… Read More »

Clinical waste 'backlog' pictured at North Lanarkshire health centres

Photographs showing bags of clinical waste piled at three health centres in North Lanarkshire have been posted on social media. The images – from Coatbridge, Kilsyth and Cumbernauld – showed bags of waste on top of large waste containers. It comes after the collapse of the firm Healthcare Environmental Services (HES), which had previously processed… Read More »

North Dakota women could buy marijuana-infused ‘inserts’ for menstrual pain if recreational measure passes

North Dakota residents are voting to legalize recreational marijuana in November. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) If North Dakota residents vote to next month to legalize recreational marijuana, women in the state could be able to purchase an unusual item that’s said relieve menstrual-related pain: cannabis-infused inserts. A company called Foria, which makes cannabis-infused inserts, or… Read More »