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5 Healthcare Innovations That Will Disrupt The Market

5 Healthcare Innovations That Will Disrupt The Market (0)

While tracking daily steps or sleep cycles can lead to improved individual health, fitness trackers are only the first wave of wearable tech devices aimed at transforming healthcare. The wearables market is expected to swell to more than 160 million units shipped in 2020, and among the rising tide we can expect to see wearables aimed at aiding healthcare professionals as much as the individuals who wear them.
Dermatologists Are Still Nervous Despite Low Rates of Malpractice Suits

Dermatologists Are Still Nervous Despite Low Rates of Malpractice Suits (0)

When it comes to malpractice, dermatologists lead what their colleagues might call a charmed existence. Among medical specialists, dermatologists face fewer lawsuits than all but a handful of their colleagues, and pay the least among their fellow specialists when they're sued.
Zuckerberg to Donate 99% of His Facebook Stock to Charity

Zuckerberg to Donate 99% of His Facebook Stock to Charity (1)

Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg and his wife said on Tuesday they will give away 99 percent of their Facebook shares, currently worth about $45 billion, to a new charity in a letter addressed to their daughter, Max, who was born last week.
Harvard Study Finds Dangers For E-Cigarette Smokers

Harvard Study Finds Dangers For E-Cigarette Smokers (0)

Makers of e-cigarettes claim their products are far safer than burnt tobacco products, but a study published Tuesday shows that may not always be true. The flavorings that make vaping so appealing are made using chemicals that can severely damage the lungs, a team at the Harvard School of Public Health found.
Mass. Doctor Arrested For Opioid Prescriptions

Mass. Doctor Arrested For Opioid Prescriptions (0)

After a two year investigation, Ludlow doctor Fernando Jayma, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly over prescribing opioid medications, according to the Hampden County District Attorney’s office. Jayma is charged on 19 counts of false health care claims, and one felony count of larceny.
Use an Active Manager NOW

Use an Active Manager NOW (0)

Financial advisors in a recent survey think now is the right time to allocate more assets to active managers, given low interest rates and low return expectations. Over the first nine months of the year, the two largest ETFs have sharply underperformed the average active manager, not to mention their own benchmarks.
When Politics and Health Collide

When Politics and Health Collide (0)

Health and politics should never meet. But when they do (and they certainly have), you can be sure not only your well-being is at stake... but your money is on the line as well.
5 Tricks To Lower Your 2015 Tax Burden

5 Tricks To Lower Your 2015 Tax Burden (0)

When it comes to life activities, the advice to "keep it simple" makes good sense. When it comes to saving money on your annual tax bill, however, that's often a difficult path to follow, as anyone who does tax returns for a living can attest.
Doctors Struggle To Handle Their Finances

Doctors Struggle To Handle Their Finances (0)

While the financial well-being of physicians may seem healthy on the surface, nearly half fall short of recommended retirement savings rates, according to data from Fidelity. Many doctors appear to live financially comfortable lifestyles, yet their retirement savings are not all they should be.
Gilead Sciences More Interested in Profits than Patients… Even When It Comes to Vets

Gilead Sciences More Interested in Profits than Patients… Even When It Comes to Vets (0)

On Tuesday, a Senate report found Gilead Sciences, which makes a cure for a fatal form of hepatitis, is more interested in profits than patients. The cure was invented under the leadership of a celebrated doctor in the Department of Veterans Affairs, but at $1,000 a pill, even the VA can't afford to save the lives of veterans who need it.