Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with many new funding deals! On Episode 109, Jess and I discuss Flywire, a payment startup that received not only $120 million from Goldman Sachs, reaching unicorn status, but also acquired the healthcare payments company Simplee which aids the […]
The death of an 80-year-old Chinese tourist in a Paris hospital was the first known fatality from the new virus outside Asia.
By GREG HAMMER, MD Burnout among healthcare professionals is at an all-time high. Its drivers include longer work hours, the push to see more patients, more scrutiny by administrators, and loss of control over our practice. We seem to spend more time with the electronic medical record and less time […]
Table of Contents[Hide][Show] How well would you rate your overall health — and how confident do you feel about your answer? Keeping a health diary might help give you a clearer view of how your lifestyle choices affect how you feel, and give your overall well-being a needed boost. I […]
What many of us have witnessed this fire season feels alive and monstrous. With climate change forcing a relaxed country to stumble toward new ways of work, leisure and life, will politics follow?
Passengers and crew members quarantined off Japan were told by the American Embassy that a chartered flight would arrive on Sunday to take them back to the United States.
The ruling, written by a Reagan appointee, said the administration failed to show how such rules would help Medicaid to meet its mission of covering the poor.
Court decisions in California may shed light on how large chains make staffing decisions.
By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Drugs that many men with prostate cancer might already be taking — cholesterol-lowering statins — may help extend their survival if they have a “high-risk” form of the disease, new research suggests. High-risk patients include men with high blood […]
Walter Willett, MD, DrPH, professor of nutrition and epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Cambridge, MA. Elizabeth Jacobs, PhD, professor of epidemiology, biostatistics, and nutritional sciences, University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Tucson. Gregory Miller, PhD, chief global science officer, National Dairy Council, […]