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Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 105 | JP Morgan 2020: Virta, Arcadia Health, Teladoc & more

Data Jan 22, 2020• Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I bring you the first ever cliffhanger episode—money was flying everywhere during JP Morgan last week, so stay tuned for more tomorrow. Jumping right in, on Episode 105 we discuss Virta Health raising $ 93 million for diabetes reversal treatment in a… Read More »

Health Care Costs Are Rising. Fund Returns Are Less Reliable. – The New York Times

Until science beats death, disease and disability, the health care industry would seem a wonderful investment. Yet in 2019, it fell a bit behind the broader stock market. Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds focused on health care returned 29 percent in 2019, according to Morningstar. That would have been laudable in most years, but it… Read More »

How to End the Democrats’ Health Care Demolition Derby – Washington Monthly

Chris Matthews The issue of health care ought to provide Democrats a smooth limousine ride to the White House. Polling shows that health care is tied for first, along with the economy, as the leading political issue for Americans, and among voters in the upper Midwest swing states likely to decide the election, Donald Trump… Read More »

The Best Nuts For Heart Health

Nuts are affordable and delicious, and the perfect snack for almost any time of the day. They are quite good for you too when consumed in moderation and without added salt.  Though many varieties of nuts are high in calories, those calories come from healthy fats, protein, and fiber, which are the nutritional building blocks… Read More »

A Reality Check On Artificial Intelligence: Are Health Care Claims Overblown?

[embedded content] Health products powered by artificial intelligence, or AI, are streaming into our lives, from virtual doctor apps to wearable sensors and drugstore chatbots. IBM boasted that its AI could “outthink cancer.” Others say computer systems that read X-rays will make radiologists obsolete. “There’s nothing that I’ve seen in my 30-plus years studying medicine… Read More »