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Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

Med-Sci Matters by Dr. Dave

This edition of Med-Sci Matters includes recent promising findings with type 1 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and human “healthspan”; the cost-benefit battle with a PCSK9 inhibitor; questions about the rigor of FDA accelerated approvals; and – not for geeks only!... Read More

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Beltway Buzz: June 2014

June 16, 2014

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Categories: Health Policy and Access, Healthcare

Beltway Buzz: June 2014

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What Your Clients Need To Know: BIG news for physicians and teaching hospitals. In the name of transparency, the Physician Payments Sunshine Act now requires reporting of transactions of value between product manufacturers monitored by the FDA and health care...

Food Bloggers: It’s Not Just What They Cook, It’s Who They Are

June 13, 2014

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Categories: Food and Beverage

Food Bloggers: It’s Not Just What They Cook, It’s Who They Are

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Hundreds of food bloggers descended upon Miami last month for BlogHer Food ’14, the must-attend event for the food blogging community. With 90 percent of people going online for recipes, food blogging has taken the social world by storm. Some...

Elephants Never Forget…Empathy

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In February, Asian elephants joined wolves, apes and some members of the crow family on the confirmed list of animals that demonstrate empathy – believed to be one of the most complex emotions. A recent study in Thailand showed that...

Communicating in the New Pharma World

June 4, 2014

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Categories: Brand Marketing, Communications, Strategy

Communicating in the New Pharma World

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It’s a time of dramatic transformation for the biopharma sector. Asset trading deals, mergers and acquisitions, and new stakeholders who’ve emerged from health reform are creating entirely new communications opportunities. While immediate considerations include corporate reputation, franchise impact and change...

Staying Skeptical of the Buzz: A Reformed Fad Dieter’s Take on Nutrition

June 2, 2014

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Categories: Consumers, Food and Beverage, Health and Wellness

Staying Skeptical of the Buzz: A Reformed Fad Dieter’s Take on Nutrition

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On any given day, 20 percent of Americans will say they’re on a diet. I’ve rarely been the exception. In the past, I’ve tried them all based on trending suggestions: I’ve eliminated adult foods via the baby food diet. I’ve...

Uncovering Hidden Value – How to Improve the Conversation with Procurement

May 22, 2014

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Categories: Financial Communications

Uncovering Hidden Value – How to Improve the Conversation with Procurement

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Earlier this month, I had the privilege of attending my third Association of National Advertisers (ANA) Financial Management conference, held this year in Naples, Florida. I made the trip because as Client Finance Director for Chandler Chicco Companies, I was...

Chandler Chicco Companies Expands Digital & Insights Leadership  to Drive Client Engagement with Audiences across Platforms

May 22, 2014

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Categories: Digital and Social Media

Chandler Chicco Companies Expands Digital & Insights Leadership to Drive Client Engagement with Audiences across Platforms

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Chandler Chicco Companies has expanded our integrated digital strategy and insights team with the addition of three senior-level hires. Chris Iafolla, Rich Sharp and Matt Merlin will help evolve the digital and insights offering to further enable CCC’s clients to...

Beltway Buzz: May 2014

May 20, 2014

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Categories: Health Policy and Access, Healthcare

Beltway Buzz: May 2014

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The Beltway Buzz is CCA-DC’s monthly recap of healthcare related happenings in the District. Finally, Cool Celebrity Sightings in DC: President Obama was a hoot during the recent White House Correspondents dinner, skewering the media, Republicans and even his own...

Health Wearables – Fad or For Real?

May 15, 2014

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Categories: Consumer Education, Health, Medical Devices and Diagnostics, Technology

Health Wearables – Fad or For Real?

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With the recent news of Nike’s decision to discontinue its FuelBand fitness tracker, the media has been quick to write off health wearables (Jawbone UP®, FitBit®, etc.) – referring to them as glorified pedometers and deeming the fitness wristband industry...

CCC and Newlink Group Form Strategic Alliance

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Chandler Chicco Companies is excited to announce a new strategic alliance with Newlink Group that expands our capabilities in multicultural health communications. Newlink is a leading independent, integrated communications firm serving Hispanic and multinational clients in the United States and...