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Viewpoints: Hospitals Deserve Large Share Of Settlement From Opioid Lawsuits; If Young People Want To Vape, They Should Be Allowed To Do So

Opinion writers weigh in on these public health issues and others. The New York Times: Don’t Forget Our Frontline Caregivers In The Opioid Epidemic America’s opioid epidemic will go down in history alongside the Spanish flu, typhoid, polio and AIDS as one of our worst public health disasters. Between 1999 and 2017, almost 218,000 people… Read More »

Why tech companies keep hitting the same wall when they try to get into health care – CNBC

Paul Markovich, CEO of Blue Shield of California Blue Shield of California Technology companies like Amazon, Google, Apple and Microsoft keep making moves in the health sector, which isn’t surprising given that it represents a $ 3.5 trillion opportunity. But these companies keep hitting the same stumbling block: the inability to share health information across… Read More »

The truth about supplements: do they work and should you take them?

Fish oils, multivitamins and other supplements are a huge industry, but the latest research indicates they are often of little use. Here’s what you need to know Maarten Wouters/Getty By Linda Geddes FOR some people, they are an insurance policy against a less-than-perfect diet. Others take them because they can’t – or won’t – eat… Read More »