Express Scripts plans formulary for apps, medical devices

Dive Brief: Pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts is launching a digital health formulary next year: a list of digital health tools, including smartphone apps and software-enabled medical devices, to help patients manage their health. Express Scripts clients will still be able to choose which digital tools they provide for their members. Physicians, pharmacists and other health… Read More »

The Folly of Self Referral

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD A lot of Americans think they should be able to make an appointment with a specialist on their own, and view the referral from a primary care provider as an unnecessary roadblock. This “system” often doesn’t work, because of the way medical specialties are divided up. If belly pain is due… Read More »

Why Glucose and Glutamine Restrictions Are Essential in the Treatment of Cancer

Thomas Seyfried, Ph.D., professor of biology at Boston College, is a leading expert and researcher in the field of cancer metabolism and nutritional ketosis. His book, “Cancer as a Metabolic Disease: On the Origin, Management and Prevention of Cancer” is a foundational textbook on this topic, and in August 2016, he received the Mercola.com Game… Read More »