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    A New Way to Tell Your Airline You Hate It

    Our perpetual smartphone texting is strictly personal: Friends, family, and maybe an ex. We almost never text the myriad businesses we patronize in daily life, though some of them are starting to text us, Bloomberg writes.

    A New Way to Tell Your Airline You Hate It

    Gwyneth Paltrow: Will Fake Pills Drive Out Real Cash for Goop Investors?

    Chasing snake oil and fad gurus is harmless until your journey of personal discovery becomes a platform for prescribing therapies to complete strangers. Any reasonably diligent venture capital partner should be weighing the risks.

    Gwyneth Paltrow: Will Fake Pills Drive Out Real Cash for Goop Investors?

    When Will A.I. Replace Doctors?

    Even as big companies race to build up their artificial intelligence capabilities, the prospect of using A.I. technologies in healthcare raises more questions than answers.

    When Will A.I. Replace Doctors?

    ‘The Obamacare Nightmare Is About to End,’ VP Pence Says

    Hours before the world would reel from news of attacks in central London, U.S. vice president Mike Pence appeared at an Iowa fundraiser to emphasize a far more domestic concern: healthcare, Fortune writes

    ‘The Obamacare Nightmare Is About to End,’ VP Pence Says

    Fewer Doctors Have Ownership Stake In Their Practices

    Less than half of “patient care” physicians have an ownership stake in their practices as doctors go to work for somebody else amid unprecedented healthcare industry consolidation.

    Fewer Doctors Have Ownership Stake In Their Practices

    New map tracks germs’ travels around hospitals

    In the first study of its kind, researchers have conducted a yearlong survey of the bacteria in a newly constructed hospital, starting two months before the facility opened and continuing over the next 10 months.

    New map tracks germs’ travels around hospitals

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    The​ ​One​ ​Thing​ ​That​ ​Can​ ​Make​ ​or​ ​Break​ ​A​ ​Doctor’s​ ​Practice (0)

    The​ ​One​ ​Thing​ ​That​ ​Can​ ​Make​ ​or​ ​Break​ ​A​ ​Doctor’s​ ​Practice

    Cat Poop Reportedly Used In Skin Care Line By Luxury Beauty Brand (0)

    Cat Poop Reportedly Used In Skin Care Line By Luxury Beauty Brand

    Hermetise, a high-end European skin care line, reportedly uses kopi luwak (aka cat poop) as a key ingredient in its skin care line, according to Refinery29.

    Investment and Tax

    A Revealing Look at CEO Travel Habits (0)

    A Revealing Look at CEO Travel Habits

    Dead could be brought ‘back to life’ in groundbreaking project (0)

    Dead could be brought ‘back to life’ in groundbreaking project

    “Saving individual parts might be helpful but it's a long way from resurrecting a whole working brain, in a functional, undamaged state.”

    Marketing

    This Smartphone Comes With A Concierge Service (0)

    This Smartphone Comes With A Concierge Service

    It is not easy standing out in the smartphone game. Apple and Samsung Electronics pretty much have the market locked up with high-performance phones that look pretty and work well. The response from Turing Robotic Industries? A US$1,600 (RM8,120) phone linked to a high-end concierge service overseen by a digital assistant named Sir Alan.

    Traveling In Style: 4 Over-The-Top Hotel Rooms Only Millionaires Can Afford (0)

    Traveling In Style: 4 Over-The-Top Hotel Rooms Only Millionaires Can Afford

    Forget scratchy comforters and crowded buffets. When the super rich go on vacation, they do it in style, staying at the best hotels money can buy.

    Succession Planning

    Psychologists Say Money Can Buy Happiness—If It’s Spent The Right Way (0)

    Psychologists Say Money Can Buy Happiness—If It’s Spent The Right Way

    Across the world, people are complaining about having less time to do what they really want.

    Technology Can’t Replace Smarts (0)

    Technology Can’t Replace Smarts

    Years ago, I heard a standup comic read aloud the directions on a bottle of shampoo: Shampoo. Rinse. Repeat. And then he asked a question that all of us, at some point in our lives, should have thought to ask: “Why do they put directions on shampoo? I mean, if you don’t know how to wash your hair, should you really be standing naked under hot, running water by yourself?” This newsletter, as Daily readers know, is dedicated to exploring the great disruption that’s happening in healthcare and medicine, and probing the ever-expanding science of well being. But there’s a dirty little secret it’s time to share: All of the new whiz-bang technology that inventors come up with—and all of the efforts to shape public health policy for the better—won’t amount to much if people don’t have the basic smarts and sense to take care of themselves.

    Wealth Management

    Trump’s Nominee To Head The FDA Got Paid Millions By The Health Care Industry (0)

    Trump’s Nominee To Head The FDA Got Paid Millions By The Health Care Industry

    Dr. Scott Gottlieb, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the FDA, is a widely respected physician and prominent conservative health care thinker. He also has some serious financial ties to the industry he's tasked with overseeing if ultimately confirmed by the Senate. Gottlieb has received millions of dollars in compensation from some 20-odd biopharma and health firms, according to financial disclosure documents reported by the Wall Street Journal.

    Making Some Key Changes Can Help Doctors See More Profit (0)

    Making Some Key Changes Can Help Doctors See More Profit

    There are steps doctors can take to increase revenue in 2017, but they need to take a hard look at their practice and make adjustments to favor the needs of patients and reduce overhead.