Amazon has quietly launched an exclusive line of over-the-counter health products | CNBC
Amazon has begun selling products made by Perrigo under the Basic Care brand.
CHIME offers guidance on using tech to fight opioid epidemic | Health Data Management
Clinical decision support software could suggest evidence-based treatment options, according to the organization.
HIV patients sue CVS over pharmacy networks | Axios
Some HIV/AIDS patients said that CVS Health forced them to fill their prescriptions at CVS, either in person or via the mail. If they didn't, they'd have to pay thousands out of pocket. How does this bode for patients if CVS' Aetna acquisition goes through? Would it mean that Aetna patients would have to use CVS pharmacies?
Pacemakers, defibrillators are potentially hackable | Reuters
Pacemakers and other heart devices could be hacked, U.S. cardiologists wrote in a paper in the Jounral of the American College of Cardiology. But, they pointed out, the risks are mostly "theoretical," and no actual hacks have been reported.
The second coming of ultrasound | Wired
Researchers are trying out ultrasound for, among other things, Alzheimer's and tremors treatment and to activate immune cells to kill cancer.
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Matching DNA to a diet doesn't work: 'We didn't even come close,' researcher says | Stat
Following a diet based on DNA testing doesn't work, according to a new study, suggesting that genetics don't explain why low-carb diets work for some while low-fat diets work for others.