"It had been like dying, that sliding down the mountain pass." So begins Annie Dillard's essay about watching a solar eclipse.
Safety, quality and clinical practice
Congress weighs expanding FDA power to regulate beauty products | The Wall Street Journal
Six years ago, a consumer-safety group called on the FDA to ban hair-straightening products that contain formaldehyde. Finally, the agency may be able to regulate those products.
U.S. study revives argument over mammogram screening | Reuters
A new study shows that for women over 40, annual mammograms could eliminate 40% of deaths caused by breast cancer. Right now, current protocols call for screening that starts at an older age and is less frequent; such a practice cuts breast-cancer deaths by between 23% and 31%.
Doctors loathe their EHRs, right? Not these physicians | Healthcare IT News
A glimpse into the experiences of clinicians who love their EHRs.
IBM and JDRF bring machine learning to type 1 diabetes research | Medcity News
IBM and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund are working together to study type 1 diabetes data to try to figure out what causes the condition in children and how to prevent it. IBM will use machine learning to analyze genetic, autoantibody, and familiar variables.
The former president of 23andMe joins diabetes start-up Livongo | CNBC
Andy Page will serve as the chronic disease-management company's president and CFO. Page left 23andme in December 2016
National HIE trade association selects new CEO | Health Data Management
Kelly Hoover Thompson will begins Monday as CEO of the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative, taking over from Pam Matthews.
Solar Eclipse 2017 | NASA
Live coverage of the solar eclipse.