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Researchers presented promising results for a new drug made by Gilead and a vaccine being developed by Johnson and Johnson.
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When health law isn't enough, the desperate line up at tents | The New York Times
Hundreds waited in line recently for the Remote Area Medical Expedition, the country's largest pop-up free clinic, available for three days in Virginia and which ended Sunday.
Dying after childbirth: Women in Texas are at high risk, especially if they're black | The Washington Post
In a special session this week, Texas lawmakers will discuss the deaths of black women during childbirth. Black women account for 11% of the births in Texas but 30% of maternal deaths.
A flu vaccine patch created by Georgia Tech's Laboratory for Drug Delivery uses microneedles, which dissolve into the skin, to deliver the flu vaccine.
Philips gains on strong Q2 results | Mass Device
Royal Philips' profits rose almost 15% in the second quarter of the year, with the strongest growth coming from personal health devices.
Nuance earnings hurt by Petya cyberattack, some providers still offline | Healthcare IT News
Nuance's third-quarter earnings forecast is falling below analysts' estimates. The company expects to see an adjusted revenue of between $494 million to $498 million, which is more than $10 million less than what analysts expected.
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Gina "Danger" Mazany, a mixed martial arts fighter, is one of more than 700 (including just 60 women) in a study to investigate the effects of head injuries on fighters. One question the researchers are asking: How do men's and women's brains react differently to head trauma?
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