Updated 10:58 am PDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis. speaks to supporters and talks about her support for the national health care law before encouraging early voting on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, in Madison, Wis. Baldwin faces Republican Leah Vukmir in the November election. less U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis. speaks to supporters … [Read more...] about Baldwin urges early voting, says health care on ballot
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Today, Fitbit announced a new service called Fitbit Care that’ll coach users on staying well, whether that means sticking to their fitness plans or managing diseases. It’s a premium product designed for health care customers or employers and health systems that use Fitbit to keep tabs on employees’ health efforts and keep costs low. These users have to … [Read more...] about Fitbit’s focusing on the health care market with its new premium fitness coaching feature
Republicans who have tried to repeal Obamacare for nearly a decade believe the Trump administration is reviving a politically risky battle with a court filing that could eliminate one of the most popular parts of the law: protections for people with pre-existing conditions. The administration wants a federal court to strike the protections, providing fresh fodder to Democrats … [Read more...] about Trump’s latest health care move squeezes Republicans
Big tech has a lot of problems: fake news, sexual harassment, Russian interference, privacy concerns, and growing fears that too much screen time rots your brain. But even as they struggle to solve these day-to-day problems, the industry’s biggest players are putting more resources into another notoriously hard problem: health care. Verily, a life-sciences unit of … [Read more...] about Embattled Tech Companies Charge Deeper Into Health Care
Modern human society today enjoys the highest state of health care standards that it has ever known. Aided by advancements in the fields of medicine, nutrition, and medical technology, major diseases have been eradicated, deaths from illnesses have decreased, and previously fatal afflictions such as HIV/AIDS have become treatable or curable. Between 1990 and 2013, average life … [Read more...] about Can the health care industry channel the power of the blockchain?