International Sushi Day: 9 Insanely Delicious (And Healthy!) Sushi Recipes

Dining out for sushi can be a real indulgence when you are on a weight loss plan. Between the deep-fried tempura and sugary sauces, some of the most popular rolls can spell complete diet sabotage. The good news is that you can avoid the extra fat, calories and simple carbs by whipping up your own healthy sushi recipes at home! Rolling homemade sushi isn’t just a way to be healthier either. It’s a great way to try new flavor combinations and a fun activity for the whole family. Sound intimidating?…

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Lyell, Verve IPOs raise a combined $692M as both biotechs steer toward clinical trials

At one time, preclinical biotechs had a hard time pulling off IPOs. Investors wanted to see early data from tests in humans to reduce their financial risk. But Lyell Immunopharma and Verve Therapeutics aren’t the typical preclinical biotech companies. Each led by a prominent physician, they’re developing novel genetic approaches to treat cancer and cardiovascular disease. Now as they approach the clinic, the companies can claim two of the biggest biotech IPOs of 2021 so far. Lyell raised $425 million for its work on new cell therapies for cancer. The…

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Supreme Court upholds ACA, dismissing constitutional challenge

In a 7-2 opinion delivered Thursday, the Supreme Court tossed out a constitutional challenge to the Affordable Care Act, leaving the law intact. Seven justices of the court, which now has a 6-3 conservative majority, concluded that the plaintiffs “failed to show that they have standing to attack as unconstitutional the Act’s minimum essential coverage provision.” This means the plaintiffs, including the state of Texas, were not able to prove that they had been harmed by the law. The plaintiffs’ arguments stemmed from Congress’s decision in 2017 to reduce the…

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Spectrum Health, Beaumont Health plan blockbuster merger – MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

GRAND RAPIDS — Spectrum Health, which was created through a merger more than two decades ago and went on to become West Michigan’s largest health care provider, intends to merge with Southfield-based Beaumont Health. The two health systems have signed a letter of intent to “explore creating a new health system” in a blockbuster deal that would create a health care powerhouse and the largest in-state health system. A combined health system between Grand Rapids-based Spectrum and Beaumont would have 22 hospitals, 305 outpatient care centers and about $13 billion in operating…

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Bright Health sets terms for $1.3B IPO 

Insurance technology startup Bright Health Group is aiming to raise about $1.3 billion through its initial public offering, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The Minneapolis-based company, which announced the terms of its IPO on Tuesday, will offer 60 million shares of its common stock. The IPO price is expected to be between $20 and $23 per share. Bright also plans to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 7.2 million shares at the IPO price. The company has a valuation of more than…

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Community health fair promotes positivity on Father’s Day – Shelby County Reporter – Shelby County Reporter

By NATHAN HOWELL | Staff Writer PELHAM – A crowd bustled around the Pelham Recreation Center on June 12 at a community health fair that was designed to promote both positive relationships between fathers and children, and the community with law enforcement. This community event was created through a partnership between Central Alabama Wellness, a mental wellness organization, and Vineyard Family Services, a family-resource organization. The organizations also received support for the event from Pelham Impact and Compact. According to Central Alabama Wellness Prevention Director Zina Cartwell, the organization put…

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It’s National Fudge Day! How to Make Your Own Freezer Fudge

When it comes to flavor, we’ve never met a fudge we didn’t like. But sadly, when it comes to our top picks for healthy sweet treats, fudge doesn’t exactly top the list. That’s because this decadent dessert is traditionally made from sugar, butter and milk, which is basically code for lots of fat and calories. But despair not, fudge fans! We’ve got healthier versions of your favorite treats that have all the ooey-gooey, melt-in-your-mouth goodness you crave without any of the guilt. Plus, who wants to turn on the oven…

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“Allergic” to Exercise? 5 Fitness Tips You Won’t Hate

We have all seen the studies on how exercise is beneficial to our health, and we know that an active lifestyle helps with weight loss and maintenance. But, even though logic tells us we should get moving, there are times when we can feel flat out opposed to exercise. When your motivation checks out, you need some strategies that push you to get moving anyway. Sometimes it’s just about using mind-over-matter techniques and other times it’s about incorporating exercise in things you already do during your daily routine. Nutrisystem Weight…

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ConcertAI strikes five-year collaboration with FDA as part of real-world evidence push

A software startup struck a five-year collaborative research program with the Food and Drug Administration as part of a broader push by the agency to use more real-world data for regulatory decisions. Real-world data is gathered outside of the context of a clinical trial, such as information from electronic health records, claims data, lab tests and wearable devices. That information can be analyzed and used as real-world evidence. The FDA already has programs to monitor the safety of drugs after approval using insurance claims data, but is also looking to…

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6 Easy, Breezy Summer Weight Loss Tips

If the warmer weather is inspiring you to work harder at your weight loss goals, then you might be looking for some easy summer weight loss tips. At Nutrisystem, we’re all about helping you make simple changes that will make losing weight fit into your lifestyle. In fact, we even believe that with the right changes, losing weight can be fun! The less of a chore that you make it, the more likely you are to succeed. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up six easy, breezy summer weight loss…

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