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FDA approves Roche, Novartis' Xolair to prevent severe outcomes from common food allergies

Fierce Pharma

People with food allergies finally have a drug that can help prevent severe outcomes—and it’s a drug that’s been on the market for two decades. People with food allergies finally have a drug that can help prevent severe outcomes—and it’s a drug that’s been on the market for two decades.

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Roche, Novartis move Xolair closer to FDA finish line for food allergies

Fierce Pharma

On the market for two decades for asthma, Novartis and Roche’s Xolair is closing in on a new indication as a way for those with food allergies to avoid severe outcomes. | On the market for two decades for asthma, Novartis and Roche’s Xolair is closing in on a new indication as a way for those with food allergies to avoid severe outcomes.

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‘Food Equity Can’t Be a Side Gig’: How Food as Medicine is Becoming A Core Team Capability

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As the food as medicine movement grows, some payers and healthcare organizations are carving out specific roles and teams dedicated to food and nutrition. Doing so can be beneficial considering the significant impact diet can have on health outcomes.

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Kaiser Permanente Unveils Food is Medicine Center of Excellence

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Kaiser Permanente’s new Food is Medicine Center of Excellence will “combine clinical services, research, education and community engagement,” according to the organization. The post Kaiser Permanente Unveils Food is Medicine Center of Excellence appeared first on MedCity News.

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Instacart, DispatchHealth Team Up To Improve Food Insecurity

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Instacart and DispatchHealth recently launched a partnership that allows DispatchHealth to provide food interventions to patients in need of nutrition support.

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Cigna, HelloFresh Team Up To Improve Access to Healthy Food

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Cigna and HelloFresh are also partnering to provide free meal kits to those battling food insecurity in local communities. Through a new partnership, up to 12 million members of Cigna’s employer customers will gain access to HelloFresh’s meals at a discounted rate.

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How Food-as-Medicine Execs Are Responding to Kellogg CEO’s ‘Let Them Eat Flakes’ Remarks

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Kellogg CEO Gary Pilnick recently encouraged families struggling to put food on the table to turn to cereal as their go-to dinner option. Food-as-medicine executives are none too thrilled about his comments — they argue that the remarks underscore the dire need to increase public education about affordable, healthy meal planning.

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