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Merck scouts replacements for CEO Frazier less than a year after scrapping retirement rule: report

It was less than a year ago that Merck’s board scrapped a policy that CEOs must retire at the age of 65 in a move designed to keep Ken Frazier around longer. Now, the company is scouting replacements for the long-tenured helmsman, Bloomberg reports.  Merck is preparing for Frazier’s exit and has kicked off a… Read More »

Mental health patients insured by marketplace health plan less likely to receive a medical appointment

Among adults with mental health needs, those covered by Medicare or employer-sponsored health insurance have greater access to medical treatment, less out-of-pocket cost and are more likely to receive care than those seeking an appointment through an Affordable Care Act marketplace-sponsored plan, according to findings from researchers at Drexel University’s Dornsife School of Public Health.… Read More »

‘How giving up sugar left me with headaches and mood swings — and one less chin’

When Hannah Verdier agreed to give up sugar, she was confident life would get sweeter. But the 46-year-old mum of two hadn’t reckoned on the rollercoaster of headaches , cravings and random naps she would have to go through first. Here’s her diary of how it went…. Week One It’s 3pm and I’m ready to… Read More »