Aretha Franklin Has Died of Pancreatic Cancer: A Look at Her Health Over the Last Decade

The Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin died Thursday morning of advanced pancreatic cancer. She was 76 years old. After years of speculation about her health, her representatives confirmed her cancer battle. “Franklin’s official cause of death was due to advance pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncologist, Dr. Philip Phillips […]

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Health Insurer Shuns Amniotic-Tissue Product From MiMedx

United Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest insurance companies, has determined that amniotic tissue products made by MiMedx Group Inc. and other manufacturers are “unproven and/or not medically necessary for any indication,” and won’t reimburse patients for their use, according to the insurer’s most recent medical policy update bulletin. The updated policy at United Healthcare, […]

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