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As the dust settled Thursday afternoon and evening on the U.S. House of Representatives’ 217-213 vote to approve the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the American people and the healthcare industry braced themselves for...

According to a 2016 report from the American Cancer Society, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, there are approximately 15.5 million cancer survivors alive in the United States today. That number is projected...
Organ Donation Technology

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “30 minutes or your pizza is free.” It was a revolutionary idea for pizza places in the 70s and 80s – their food delivery services could guarantee customer satisfaction...
Lung Cancer Screenings

An English study concluded that screening people at high risk for developing lung cancer can increase their five-year survival chances by 73%. Published in the journal Health Technology Assessment, the University of Liverpool study suggests...
Combat Zika Virus

The Senate recently voted to approve $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus, but that’s significantly less than the $1.9 billion sought by the White House, according to The New York Times. Considering that the...
Oral Insulin

An Israeli drug maker says trials on its experimental oral insulin have proven effective in markedly reducing night-time blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Oramed Pharmaceuticals conducted a 28-day study of 180...
Trigger Warnings

On college campuses across the United States, professors are feeling obligated to manage their classes around the sensitivities of their students. Trigger warnings are being spread throughout syllabi, and professors are taking extra care...
Opioid Epidemic

Heroin use has more than doubled among young adults since 2006. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 90% of heroin users abuse other drugs, and among those addicted to heroin,...

When you are busy, it often comes with a slew of negative associations. Too busy to finish your work. Too busy to plan for tomorrow. Too busy to stay on top of your tasks. Too...
Health IT Data

Following the 2015 release of its cognitive computing platform, Iris, Silicon Valley based Apixio Inc. is now on the verge of receiving the necessary financial backing to push itself to the forefront of health...