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Lyft eyes bigger role in nonemergency medical transport, MA plans

Brief Published Feb. 8, 2019 Dive Brief: With more flexible benefits in Medicare Advantage plans, rideshare platform Lyft has upgraded its Concierge product to better support the needs of medical facilities and patients. The upgrade, announced Thursday, comes as Lyft is expanding its collaborations with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute and LogistiCare to bring provide nonemergency… Read More »

Medical News Today: Key brain area plays a crucial role in addiction

New research finds that the cerebellum, a large part of the human brain that scientists thought was primarily involved in motor control, may play a key role in reward-seeking and social behaviors. The findings may help inform future therapies for treating addiction. New research suggests the brain’s cerebellum may explain addiction. Recent research has hinted… Read More »

Viewpoints: Doctors Can Play Big Role In Slowing Opioid Epidemic; Rise In Gun Suicides Demands Smart Policies

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Los Angeles Times: Want To Reduce Opioid Use? Nudge The Doctors Who Prescribe Them  An Orange County doctor was arrested by federal authorities in December on suspicion of illegally prescribing narcotics, “flooding Southern California with huge quantities of opioids,” according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.… Read More »