Tag Archives: risk

Benzodiazepines in early pregnancy tied to heightened risk of miscarriage

Pregnant women who take a class of drugs that’s often prescribed for anxiety or insomnia may run a higher risk of miscarriage, a new study suggests. Canadian researchers looked at the outcomes from more than 160,000 early pregnancies and found that women taking benzodiazepines, such as Alprazolam (Xanax), Diazepam (Valium) and Clonazepam (Klonopin), were nearly… Read More »

Payers not entitled to $12B in risk corridors payments, DOJ says

Dive Brief: The U.S. Department of Justice has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss payer lawsuits seeking roughly $ 12.3 billion in federal risk corridors payments, which were meant to level the playing field for insurers in the Affordable Care Act’s individual marketplace. According to a claim filed by DOJ officials Wednesday, the Trump administration… Read More »

Heart attack warning: The smelly symptom you should never ignore – are you at risk?

Heart attacks are a serious medical emergency that require immediate treatment, according to the NHS. The condition, which is also known as a myocardial infarction, is caused by lack of blood reaching the heart. Without enough blood, the heart could become seriously damaged, and it could even be life-threatening. You could be at risk of a… Read More »