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Egg a day tied to lower risk of heart disease

May 23, 2018 , CNBC Health
People who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don't eat eggs at all, a large Chinese study...
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How MA Plans Are Changing VBID Approaches

May 22, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
May 18—Medicare Advantage (MA) plans are evolving their approaches in the expanding Medicare pilot for value-based insurance design (VBID)....
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Ebola preparedness much better now than for 2014 outbreak: WHO

May 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
The spread of Ebola to a major city in Democratic Republic of Congo is worrying but the outlook is much more optimistic than when a major outbreak was reported in West Africa in...
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Growth of insured population comes to a halt

May 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
The rate of people without health insurance is still well lower than when the Affordable Care Act was passed in...
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Investors have shrugged off Trump drug price plan, but it is still early days

May 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Biotech companies and pharmacy benefit managers outperformed the market, despite new pressure on...
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HCA and KKR team up for Envision bid: Sources

May 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
HCA Healthcare and KKR have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare, people familiar with the matter...
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Roche drug dramatically reduces bleeds in key hemophilia tests

May 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
Roche's new hemophilia drug Hemlibra dramatically reduced bleeding in a broad population of hemophilia patients, results from two clinical trials...
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Why the VA became a lightning rod for controversy

May 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
The VA has been accused of being too bureaucratic. But it hasn’t always been struggling. So just when did things go so wrong for the VA?...
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New incentives for hospitals are improving quality of care for patients at home

May 21, 2018 , CNBC Health
New York resident Rodney Nelson says his 77-year-old mother wanted to maintain her...
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Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

May 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
A statement late Friday said the confirmed cases are in Mbandaka city, where a single case was confirmed earlier in the...
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A longtime Google investor drew a simple chart on a napkin to explain everything in health tech

May 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
Krishna Yeshwant is a venture capitalist and doctor who has a crafty way to think through his health-tech investments....
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Migraine prevention drug could be worth $1 to $2 billion over next five years: Wall Street analyst

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Aimovig from Amgen and Novartis may become a $1 billion to $2 billion business in five years, say a Wall Street...
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Bill Gates: Trump asked me the difference between HIV and HPV

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Bill Gates says President Trump twice asked him the difference between HPV and...
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FDA names and shames drug makers to encourage generic competition

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Major pharmaceutical companies have spent billions of dollars in an effort to patent their products and avoid generic copies of blockbuster medicines, but the FDA commissioner has vowed to end this, the New York Times reports....
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It's really hard to resist free food in the office

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
There are a few things you can do to improve your chances of resisting....
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Johnson & Johnson scraps Alzheimer's drug trials on safety concerns

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
Johnson and Johnson said it would stop mid-stage trials testing its experimental Alzheimer's...
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US birth rates hit record low and diaper, baby bottle companies are feeling the pinch

May 19, 2018 , CNBC Health
As birth rates decline, companies that provide baby products are feeling the...
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FDA approves new Amgen drug for prevention of migraines

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amgen won FDA approval on Thursday for the first drug to prevent migraine headaches in...
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Start-ups have a better shot than Amazon at fixing health care, says prominent tech investor

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
Venture capitalist and Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale is shifting his attention to health care....
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Congo and WHO race to prevent runaway Ebola outbreak

May 18, 2018 , CNBC Health
The U.N. body will convene an Emergency Committee meeting on Friday to consider the international...
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