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This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less - Wired

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This $1.5B Startup Is Making Health Insurance Suck Less
Wired
In less than two years, Oscar Health, a New York City-based health insurance company, has already amassed 40,000 members, with its member-friendly plans and tech-driven approach. Now, the startup has landed another $145 million round of funding at a ...
Health insurance startup Oscar gets unicorn valuation with $145 million in new ...Fortune
Oscar, a Health Insurance Start-Up, Valued at $1.5 BillionNew York Times
Obamacare Startup Oscar Health Hits A $1.5 Billion ValuationForbes
Business Insider -Reuters -Fox Business
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Transgender man leads 'Men's Health' cover contest in popular votes - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Transgender man leads 'Men's Health' cover contest in popular votes
USA TODAY
A transgender man is leading in popular votes for the 2015 Men's Health cover contest. Aydian Dowling, a video blogger, activist and the creator of a clothing line called Point 5cc, has more than 46,000 votes as of Monday afternoon. If he wins the ...
Transgender Man Leads 'Men's Health' Cover Model ContestNPR
Transgender man leads Men's Health 'Ultimate Guy' contestWTOP

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Simple Rules for Healthy Eating - New York Times

New York Times

Simple Rules for Healthy Eating
New York Times
But here at The Upshot, we don't avoid the hard questions. So I'm going to put myself on the line. Below are the general rules I live by. They're the ones I share with patients, with friends and with family. They're the ones I support as a pediatrician ...


Indiana governor extends public health emergency due to HIV epidemic - CNN

CNN

Indiana governor extends public health emergency due to HIV epidemic
CNN
Law enforcement, emergency agencies and health officials are working together. Most notably, a temporary needle exchange program began April 4. As of Friday, more than 5,000 clean syringes were distributed to 86 participants and approximately 1,400 ...
Gov. Pence extends health emergency measures in Scott County ove - 13 ...WTHR
HIV Outbreak In Indiana Prompts Gov. Pence To Issue Public Health Emergency ...The Inquisitr
Virginia Department of Health responding to HIV outbreak in IndianaDaily Press (blog)
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Samsung's S Health arrives on the Play Store - Android Authority (blog)

Android Authority (blog)

Samsung's S Health arrives on the Play Store
Android Authority (blog)
This also has the added benefit of allowing Samsung devices updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop, such as the Galaxy Note 4 or even the older Galaxy S4, to grab the latest version of S Health. This version, which shipped with the Galaxy S6, has been updated ...
Samsung S Health App Released On Google PlayUbergizmo (blog)

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Single Payer Health Insurance: Why Bernie Sanders Just Doesn't Get It - Forbes

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Single Payer Health Insurance: Why Bernie Sanders Just Doesn't Get It
Forbes
Vermont Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders appeared on Fox News yesterday and Chris Wallace asked him why his own state had abandoned all plans to implement single payer health insurance – something that is apparently allowed under Obamacare.

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Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

Mellow Pastimes Can Be Good For Your Health, Too
NPR (blog)
This makes total sense: When you're engaged in an activity you truly enjoy, you're happy. And, when you're happy you're not dwelling on all the negative things in life, nor are you stressed about obligations or problems. Certainly this is a good thing ...

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How Does Apple Watch Stack Up as a Health-and-Fitness Tracker? - Re/code

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How Does Apple Watch Stack Up as a Health-and-Fitness Tracker?
Re/code
One of the proposed benefits of wearable technology is the notion of having a health-and-fitness tracker attached to your body 24/7 — or at least for a good portion of the day. This is the case with activity-tracking wristbands, like Fitbit and ...
First Apple Watch health IT apps bring important messages to the wristPCWorld

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Service Members Are Left in Dark on Health Errors - New York Times

New York Times

Service Members Are Left in Dark on Health Errors
New York Times
While a handful of health care organizations have opted for broad disclosure amid calls for greater openness, most patients and their families still face significant obstacles if they try to find out what went wrong. But as Mr. Moore's case illustrates ...

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FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test - NPR (blog)

NPR (blog)

FDA Ponders Putting Homeopathy To A Tougher Test
NPR (blog)
Resnick, who lives in Millersville, Md., has been seeing Aurigemma for years for a variety of health problems, including ankle and knee injuries and back problems. "I don't know what I would do without him," she says. "The traditional treatments just ...
Homeopathic medicine under FDA scrutinyWMUR Manchester

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