The Opening Bell 5/23/18: Illinois is a Top 5 Confectionery Producing State

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Innovation for the healthcare industry is always head turning news and Steve Grzanich learned of the first drug ever approved by the FDA to prevent migraines. Dr. Timothy Smith (VP at The National Headache Foundation) shared the details behind the new drug, Aimovig, and how it’s perfect timing for Migraine & Headache Awareness Month in June. Susan Whiteside (VP at the National Confectioners Association) then shared the latest from the confectioners world as the 2018 Sweets and Snacks Expo continues today and how the industry stacks up to the rest of the economy.