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'Grey's Anatomy' blamed for 'false expectations' of medical care

Television medical dramas — especially “Grey’s Anatomy” — are giving people alarmingly elevated symptoms of lofty expectations when it comes to their medical care and doctors’ bedside manner, a new study found. The research, published Monday in the journal Trauma ...

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U.S. health care costs up 29% because of obesity

The overall cost of health care in America is up 29%, varying greatly among states, according to a new report from Cornell University. “We have, for the first time, estimated the percentage of health care spending that is devoted to ...

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Amazon Wants to Disrupt Health Care in America. In China, Tech Giants Already Have.

Alibaba and Tencent, which already dominate China’s e-commerce and mobile payments sectors, are at the forefront. Among their goals: building diagnostic tools that will make doctors more efficient. Amazon and its partners, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway, see technology as ...

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Team Up to Disrupt Health Care

Mr. Kaplan said larger insurers were frustratingly inefficient when it came to fixing problems like people visiting the emergency room when they did not need to, or requiring a doctor’s visit for routine tasks like refilling a prescription. “There should ...

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State health care industry plan $6M ad blitz to fight budget cuts

ALBANY — Fearful of painful budget cuts, the powerful state healthcare industry is preparing to spend $ 6 million on a “shock and awe” campaign during the upcoming state budget battle, the Daily News has learned. The outlay is the ...

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How to use beauty masks for maximum skin care results

Masks are everywhere these days. From your favorite celebrity to the person sitting next to you on the plane, everyone is experimenting with the Korean beauty staple. Recently, it was even announced as the most googled trend in skincare. Whether ...

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Bitcoin Hasn’t Replaced Cash, but Investors Don’t Care

But disagreements within the Bitcoin community are being watched closely by central bankers and financial industry executives. The titans of finance are monitoring Bitcoin’s successes and failures as they experiment with its technological concepts, like the ledger for recording virtual ...

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Hearing Amazon’s Footsteps, the Health Care Industry Shudders

An Amazon spokeswoman, Lori Torgerson, refused to comment on “rumors or speculation” about Amazon entering the pharmacy business, but she shared a statement that suggested other motivations for the paperwork. “Wholesale licenses are required for Amazon Business to sell professional-use ...

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Corker calls White House 'day care center' in Trump Twitter feud

President Trump can dish it out, but Sen. Bob Corker won’t take it. Trump and Corker escalated their feud by trading barbs over Twitter Sunday morning, with Trump making dubious claims about the Tennessee senator, and Corker wasting little time ...

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How politics has turned health care debate into ‘Game of Thrones’

In the popular HBO series “Game of Thrones,” a never-ending chess game is played by competing factions for power in a mythical world of political intrigue and warfare. The “Iron Throne” of the king is constantly under pressure to keep ...

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