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The Convergence of Genomics and Public Health: 3 Reasons Why It Matters

In April 2003, the Human Genome Project (HGP), an international, collaborative research program with the goal of achieving a complete mapping and understanding of all the genes of human beings, gave us the ability to read nature’s genetic blueprint for a human. As a result of the HGP, genomics, the study of a person’s genes…

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Spotlight Magellan Health: Sara Pierce

Finding solutions that allow individuals to improve their overall wellbeing has been Sara Pierce’s primary focus with the recent launch of eMbrace on April 1, 2022. As senior vice president of strategy and execution, Pierce has worked closely on the collaboration between Gallup and Magellan Health and the creation of the Magellan-Gallup Wellbeing Project. With…

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Obstructive sleep apnea

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Your Cognitive and Mental Health

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) has been linked to an increased risk of physical health problems, including high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. But how does OSA affect your ability to think clearly, learn and remember, and your emotional psychological, and social wellbeing? If you have ever worked a 24-hour shift or experienced back-to-back…

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OncologyX Insights

The Next Evolution in Oncology: Cervical Cancer Treatment Game Changers

Have you heard that the world of cervical cancer therapy is evolving? There are two players who recently stepped onto the field of oncology for the treatment of recurrent, metastatic, or persistent disease. In 2021, FDA approval moved Keytruda® (pembrolizumab) from second-line to first-line therapy in PD-1 positive patients. Tivdak™ (tisotumab vedotin-tftv) also obtained FDA…

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Month of the Military Child

Mental Health Resources for Overseas Military Children

Our nation recognizes April as the Month of the Military Child, celebrating and acknowledging the children of our service members. Through the Adolescent Support and Counseling Services (ASACS) program, overseas middle and high school youth enrolled at Department of Defense Schools have access to in-school counseling and prevention education lessons at no charge. Whether or…

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Spotlight Magellan Health: Sharon Butler

Sharon Butler is our leader of people strategies at Magellan Rx Management and is an integral part of our thriving culture. She inspires our teams to use their strengths to overcome challenges and deliver a pharmacy experience unlike any other. We sat down with Sharon to talk about her love of human resources, the current…

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Food Insecurity

Food Insecurity Webinar Replay and Resources

Food security requires ongoing access to nutritious meals. This is fundamental to a family’s overall health and wellness. With today’s economic challenges, more families are facing financial hardships, making it difficult to access healthy meals and maintain a high level of food security. In this webinar, Magellan Federal experts will discuss the impact of food…

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Tips for Month of the Military Child

In April, we celebrate the children of active duty service members. Whether you work in a school, child development center, or youth center, there are many engaging activities available to highlight their unique strengths as military kids and celebrate what makes their military families special. Here are some suggested activities for April’s Month of the…

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