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Nurse practitioners are the fourth most in-demand healthcare providers, after family physicians, psychiatrists, and internists, according to new data from MerrittHawkins, a trend that reflects the growing ability for patients to directly access nurse practitioners.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Philips are partnering to use precision diagnostics to figure out cancer causes are the single-cell level, starting first with pancreatic cancer.
Tele-abortion versus in-person abortion: Is one safer? | Medcity News
Medical abortions that use telemedicine are just as safe as in-person abortions, according to a new study.
The man behind San Diego's $26 billion company | San Diego Magazine
A profile of the CEO of genomics company Illumina.
Novartis, IBM Watson collab to optimize care for patients with advanced breast cancer | Drug Delivery Business News
Novartis and IBM Watson Health will work together on advanced breast cancer by analyzing real-world patient data to create customized treatment plans for patients.
Johnson and Johnson's prostate cancer drug Zytiga, when used with other treatments, cut the risk of death in certain cancer patients by 38%. The drug may now be able to be used earlier in the disease.
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Maintaining a regular sleep schedule, including on weekends, may effectively prevent heart disease and other health problems, according to new research.
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