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Helix will sequence your exome for $80, but you'll have to shell out more cash for apps that give you actionable information.
Digital women's clinic Maven raises $10.8 million | Mobihealthnews
Almost 100,000 patients have received care through Maven's telemedicine platform since it launched in 2015.
Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk trade jabs over power of AI | Healthcare IT News
"A.I. is already helping us diagnose diseases better," Mark Zuckerberg said.
Whistleblower Beverly Brown alleged that Celgene improperly marketed its multiple myeloma drugs for off-label use, thereby going against the False Claims Act.
Safety, quality and clinical practice
Cleveland Clinic and CVS are expanding their clinical affiliation | Crain's Cleveland Business
As part of the expansion of CVS' and the Cleveland Clinic's affiliation, CVS will join the Cleveland Clinic's Quality Alliance provider network. MinuteClinic, CVS Pharmacy, and the Cleveland Clinic will also share some EHR information.
On Tuesday, Missouri's Senate approved a measure that would force referring doctors and abortion providers to meet with abortion-seeking women to meet before formal consent for the procedure is granted.
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Ninety-nine percent of dead NFL players' brains donated to scientific research showed chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative brain disease that comes from head trauma. Of the 202 dead football players, including both pro and amateur athletes, 177 had CTE, and of the 111 NFL players, 110 had CTE.
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