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Looking for progress for treating Alzheimer's

Jul 22, 2015
Eli Lilly reports the results of a trial for Alzheimer's medication.
Posted In: Alzheimer's, drugs, consumer demand, Eli Lilly, Alzheimer's Association, Edward Jones

Blue Cross Blue Shield will offer credit protection

Jul 20, 2015
Millions of customers will be able to opt in.
Posted In: identity theft, cybersecurity, credit

Fast-tracking doctors to lessen student loans

Jul 20, 2015
A new trend aims to get students through medical school in 3 years instead 4.
Posted In: health care, doctors, medical school

Some schools are still testing students for drug use

Jul 16, 2015
The tests are legal, but their effectiveness is questionable.
Posted In: drug testing, schools, Alabama

New Obamacare fight takes aim at 'Cadillac' tax

Jul 15, 2015
Consumers with pricey health plans will have to pay a new tax starting in 2018.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court
Doctors perform surgery.

Medicare tackles disparities in common operations

Jul 10, 2015
Sometimes a hip replacement costs $16,500. Sometimes it costs twice that.
Posted In: Medicare, medical care, hip replacement
A female mosquito in Florida's Everglades National Park.

GMOsquitoes

Jul 10, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at how genetically modified mosquitoes could be the key to preventing a disease outbreak in Florida.
Posted In: Key West, Florida, mosquito
A terminally-ill resident of the Hospice of Saint John is comforted in her bed in Lakewood, Colorado. Medicare has announced plans to reimburse doctors for end-of-life care discussions with patients.

Medicare to pay for end-of-life discussions

Jul 9, 2015
And private insurers usually follow Medicare’s lead.
Posted In: Medicare, doctors, patient, end of life care

Why primary care doctors are getting paid more

Jul 8, 2015
Insurers want the physicians to act as gatekeepers, making them more valuable.
Posted In: doctors, health insurers, primary care

23andMe believes genetics are the future of health

Jul 6, 2015
CEO Anne Wojcicki wants to improve drug therapies by using DNA data.
Posted In: health care, genetics, studies

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