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How 23andMe's test for a breast-cancer gene can save lives—but lead consumers down a tricky path

Jun 25, 2018 , CNBC Health
The FDA cleared 23andMe to test for three BRCA mutations with its at-home ancestry tests earlier this year....
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How Weight Watchers CEO Mindy Grossman Is Democratizing Wellness

Jun 24, 2018 , Forbes
FORBES sat down with Weight Watchers' Mindy Grossman at the end of her first year as CEO. From democratizing wellness to giving back, here's how Grossman is transforming and modernizing the health company for the...
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2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past Year

Jun 23, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 2.5 Million U.S. High School Students Had a Concussion in Past YearCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/21/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/22/2018 12:00:00...
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10% of Doctors Sexually Harassed in Last 3 Years

Jun 23, 2018 , eMedicine Health
10% of Doctors Sexually Harassed in Last 3...
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The History Of Hospice: A Different Kind Of Health 'Care'

Jun 23, 2018 , Forbes
100 years ago today, the movement behind hospice care as born. Or rather, Dame Cicely Saunders was born. A dynamic woman who forever altered the way we think about end of life care. As a nurse, social worker, doctor and writer, she claimed those with a terminal diagnosis needed distinctive...
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Q&A with Dr. Barbara McAneny on the AMA's priorities, physician burnout

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
For the first time in the AMA's history, the group elected women as president and president-elect. Dr. Patrice Harris will be the next president after Dr. Barbara L. McAneny serves a year in the top...
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Opioid reclassification linked to increase in illegal online sales

Jun 23, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Online black-market sales of opioid painkillers more than doubled in the United States during the two years after these drugs were "rescheduled," putting tighter restrictions on legal prescriptions and sales, according to a recent study....
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10% of Doctors Sexually Harassed in Last 3 Years

Jun 23, 2018 , RxList
Twelve percent of female doctors and 4% of male doctors said they have experienced sexual abuse, harassment, or misconduct in the past 3 years, according to Medscape's Sexual Harassment of Physicians: Report...
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Celebrating a life of faith and service at the century mark

Jun 23, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
In 2013, Sister Mary Maurita Sengelaub was inducted into Modern Healthcare's Health Care Hall of Fame. This year, she'll be celebrating another milestone as a testament to a lifetime of good health; June 28 will mark Sister Mary Maurita's...
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10% of Doctors Sexually Harassed in Last 3 Years

Jun 22, 2018 , WebMD
Among doctors who had been harassed, 47% said another doctor harassed them; 16% said they were harassed by...
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The Trump Administration's Squeeze On Affordable Health Insurance For 50- To 64-Year-Olds

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
Trump's three-pronged effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act will make health insurance unaffordable for many 50-64...
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10 Reasons Why Employers -- And New Ventures -- Won't 'Disrupt' U.S. Healthcare

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
While they are often high-profile and stir the imagination, new ventures - including the one announced earlier this year by Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan Chase - won't disrupt U.S....
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Oscar Health to sell Obamacare plans in 6 new markets next year

Jun 22, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
New York-based Oscar is bringing its narrow-network exchange plans to Florida, Arizona and Michigan, as well as new metro areas in three states where it already offers insurance, including Ohio, Tennessee and...
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Oscar to expand individual health insurance to more states

Jun 22, 2018 , Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar Health, which began selling individual health insurance in New York for the 2014 launch of the Obamacare exchanges, on Thursday announced plans to expand into Florida, Michigan and Arizona next year, even as the Trump administration seeks to undercut that marketplace with cheaper insurance products....
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Dr. Gupta: After all my years of reporting, this still haunts me

Jun 22, 2018 , CNN Health
Most of the time when you hear me talking about food, I am talking about the food we eat. But a few years ago, I realized I needed to talk more about the food we DON'T eat....
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TB Vaccine Linked to Better Type 1 Diabetes Control

Jun 22, 2018 , WebMD
A little more than three years after getting two tuberculosis shots four weeks apart, about 50 people with type 1 diabetes saw their long-term average blood sugar levels drop significantly -- and for at least five...
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Oscar Health doubles down on Obamacare exchanges for 2019

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
For the fourth straight year, Oscar Health plans to expand Obamacare...
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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo: Confident Aetna deal will close later this year

Jun 22, 2018 , CNBC Health
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo tells CNBC's Bertha Coombs he expects to close the $69 billion deal to buy Aetna later this...
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Tick Tech: Biotech Tools Give New Hope For Those With Lyme Disease

Jun 22, 2018 , Forbes
The most common tick-borne illness in the U.S. (30,000+ new cases a year), Lyme disease produces a wide range of symptoms ranging from fever and rash to arthritis and paralysis. Thanks to biotech, genome sequencing and precision medicine, prevention, early detection and treatment are now...
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Laser Pointer Burns Hole in Boy's Retina

Jun 22, 2018 , WebMD
Vision in the 9-year-old boy's injured left eye is 20/100 and doctors who treated him said it's not possible to restore normal vision to that eye. The boy's right eye has 20/20...
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