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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, celebrated the birth of their new daughter, Max, by pledging 99% of their shares in the company to launch a new foundation targeting public health, technology and education innovation.
Last Thursday was World Stroke Day. Did you notice? Or were you too busy working long hours to pay any attention? If so, take note of this: A recent study found that people who work long hours appear to have a 33% higher stroke risk than those working standard hours.
The Food and Drug Administration's priority review voucher program, intended to motivate drugmakers to develop treatments for neglected tropical diseases and rare pediatric disorders, isn't having its intended impact. Time for a do over, one reviewer says.
The hack on health insurer Anthem's IT system was by far the largest known healthcare data breach, exposing information belonging to as many as 80 million current and former customers and employees. But several other healthcare breaches each affected more than a million people. Here's how they happened.