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

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

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

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

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

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. Hermetise’s Kopi Luwak Anti-Pollution Oxygen Brightening Treatment promises

On Health Care, Private Sector May Show Congress the Way

On Health Care, Private Sector May Show Congress the Way (0)

Just because Congress can’t fix health care doesn’t mean it can’t be done, Reason writes. That’s the message from the Health Transformation Alliance, 41 big American companies that have banded together

Top 5 Reasons Why Every Healthcare Company Should Invest in Blockchain

Top 5 Reasons Why Every Healthcare Company Should Invest in Blockchain (1)

One of the monumental shifts we are experiencing in the healthcare industry is the digital decentralization of the care delivery models. Digitization of drugs (therapies), devices, services and business models

Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions

Americans Are Dying Younger, Saving Corporations Billions (0)

Steady improvements in American life expectancy have stalled, and more Americans are dying at younger ages. But for companies straining under the burden of their pension obligations, the distressing trend could

How Easy Is It To Fake It As A Doctor?

How Easy Is It To Fake It As A Doctor? (0)

TV viewers of new BBC drama Trust Me, in which a nurse fakes it as a doctor, have been left wondering whether it could happen in real life, BBC writes.

Three Popular Myths About Healthcare That Too Many People Still Believe

Three Popular Myths About Healthcare That Too Many People Still Believe (1)

What are some popular myths about healthcare and medicine that simply aren’t true?   Answer by Nicole Van Groningen, Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Writer & Contributor, on Quora: Though a complete list could

Senate Approves ‘Right-To-Try’ Drug Bill

Senate Approves ‘Right-To-Try’ Drug Bill (1)

The Senate approved a bill that would allow seriously ill patients in all 50 states to request access to experimental medicines without FDA approval, Politico writes. Sen. Ron Johnson’s measure,

Aetna CEO: Obamacare ‘Cannot Be Repealed, Period’

Aetna CEO: Obamacare ‘Cannot Be Repealed, Period’ (1)

Congress needs to move on from repealing the Affordable Care Act, says Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini, CNBC. “The ACA cannot be repealed, period, end of sentence,” Bertolini told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Is Found Guilty of Fraud

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli Is Found Guilty of Fraud (0)

Martin Shkreli, once dubbed “the most hated man in America,” is now a convicted felon, Bloomberg writes. Shkreli, notorious for raising the price of a potentially life-saving drug by 5,000 percent,

Luxury Tropical Island Living In Bali For $900 A Month

Luxury Tropical Island Living In Bali For $900 A Month (0)

Expat Judith Gold, 68, never runs out of places to explore on Bali, the tropical island she calls home, CNBC writes. “I love to go to all the different waterfalls. It

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

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

Across the world, people are complaining about having less time to do what they really want, Quartz writes. Despite the ever-increasing number of so-called “life hacks” that promise ways to

Mark Cuban Sees A Model For Fixing Health Care

Mark Cuban Sees A Model For Fixing Health Care (0)

Billionaire Mark Cuban has proposed scrapping insurance companies from the U.S. health-care system and instead using federal funds to boost medical staff numbers and make care more widely accessible, CNBC writes. In a

Newest GOP Health Care Attempt Faces Same Tough Odds

Newest GOP Health Care Attempt Faces Same Tough Odds (0)

Senate Republicans couldn’t agree on a way to repeal and replace Obamacare. So now they’re contemplating a totally different approach: Blow it up and let the states sort it out,

If Trump Kills Obamacare Subsidies, Hospitals Face Unpaid Medical Bills

If Trump Kills Obamacare Subsidies, Hospitals Face Unpaid Medical Bills (2)

Hospitals could see a wave of unpaid medical bills should Donald Trump decide against funding the cost-sharing subsidies that low-income Americans use to pay out-of-pocket costs under the Affordable Care

Obamacare Repeal Collapses as Senate GOP Blocks Health Bill

Obamacare Repeal Collapses as Senate GOP Blocks Health Bill (0)

A months-long effort by Senate Republicans to pass health legislation collapsed early Friday after GOP Senator John McCain joined two of his colleagues to block a stripped-down Obamacare repeal bill,

The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans

The Shocking Doomsday Maps Of The World And The Billionaire Escape Plans (0)

When I wrote my first article on billionaire bunkers years ago, I never would have imagined how quickly our world was changing, Forbes writes. Our lives are in a constant state of

CEOs Discuss The Future Of Health Care

CEOs Discuss The Future Of Health Care (1)

Perhaps the only constant in health care today is change. Sean Campbell, managing partner of health care at IBM, shares the key elements driving this change, “Health care is transforming

The 5 health-care terms every millennial should know

The 5 health-care terms every millennial should know (0)

Health-care plans are confusing enough but the industry-specific jargon often used to describe them can make their details even more difficult to decipher, CNBC writes. If you get confused about

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

Gwyneth Paltrow: Will Fake Pills Drive Out Real Cash for Goop Investors? (1)

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