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GoodRx co-CEO explains how its new service helps patients access medical care for just $20

Digital pharmacy GoodRx is now helping patients do more than just price shop for prescription drugs, co-founder and co-CEO Doug Hirsch told CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday. It’s going directly into the world of medical services by launching GoodRx Care, which allows people to see a board-certified physician for a number of conditions, starting at… Read More »

Nutrition research is deeply biased by food companies. A new book explains why.

Consider the foods you’d like to think of as healthy. Do they include antioxidant-rich chocolate bars? Or immune system-boosting juice? Or maybe “superfoods” like pomegranate granola bars? Turns out our beliefs about how nutritious these products are is increasingly shaped by scientific research dreamed up and paid for by major food companies and interest groups.… Read More »

Research Explains Pertussis Resurgence

A group of researchers, with scientists from the University of Georgia, has established that the return of pertussis – commonly known as whooping cough in America – is a predictable outcome of incomplete treatment with an effective vaccine. This conclusion goes against existing theories as to why we have seen a resurgence in the disease… Read More »