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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​ ​Career (0)

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

    In the not-so-distant past, a doctor’s reputation and credibility spread by word of mouth. People asked friends and family members for recommendations, and then they gave that doctor a fair try.

    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.

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    The FDA Just Approved a New Pfizer Cancer Drug for a Rare, Vicious Leukemia (0)

    The FDA Just Approved a New Pfizer Cancer Drug for a Rare, Vicious Leukemia

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday approved a new Pfizer drug to combat a rare, difficult-to-treat form of the blood cancer leukemia.

    A Revealing Look at CEO Travel Habits (0)

    A Revealing Look at CEO Travel Habits

    Job Market

    Last-Ditch Repeal Plan Would Keep Obamacare’s Biggest Taxes (0)

    Last-Ditch Repeal Plan Would Keep Obamacare’s Biggest Taxes

    Senate Republican leaders’ renewed Obamacare repeal-and-replace effort -- in the form of the bill authored by senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy -- maintains the largest tax hikes imposed by the 2010 law, using them to fund block grants to states.

    Doctors who take pharmaceutical money use Twitter to hype drugs (0)

    Doctors who take pharmaceutical money use Twitter to hype drugs

    Marketing

    How the Trump administration is reshaping health care — without Congress (0)

    How the Trump administration is reshaping health care — without Congress

    With repeal on ice, top health officials push industry-friendly revamp of Obama-era rules.

    Advances In Manufacturing Are Paving The Way For New Medicines (0)

    Advances In Manufacturing Are Paving The Way For New Medicines

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    Physician Canoes Way To Hospital To Perform Surgery (0)

    Physician Canoes Way To Hospital To Perform Surgery

    Using a canoe as an emergency medical vehicle, a Clear Lake Regional Medical Center doctor -- with the help of two volunteer firemen -- made his way through treacherous flood waters in the middle of the night to perform surgery on a 16-year-old suffering from a painful condition that if not treated within a short window of time causes permanent damage, PR newswire writes.

    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.

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    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.