The Future Of Healthcare

The healthcare industry is facing disrupted. Mainly because of accelerated tech innovation and growing demand for improved, low cost healthcare. Tech startups are also seizing opportunities in areas the industry currently lacks. This includes genomics, pharmaceuticals, administration, clinical operations, and insurance. Regardless of their actions there is no question that technology is transforming how healthcare […]

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Rats In Hong Kong Spread Hepatitis To Humans

A rat-specific strain of hepatitis appears to have jumped species–to human beings. According to Mother Nature Network, rats have long been a vector of disease for humans. Both cases occurred in Hong Kong, a city plagued by a rapidly growing rat population. Hepatitis E is usually spread by contaminated drinking water, but is also spread […]

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Why Hand Washing Your Dishes Is A Waste

If you hate doing dishes, you should probably stop. Sounds simple enough, especially if you have a dishwasher. But according to Lifehacker, when it comes to saving water it’s actually the more energy efficient way to go. If you’re handwashing your dishes in the sink, keep in mind that most kitchen faucets use one to […]

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What is AFM?

A serious but rare polio-like illness is causing paralysis in kids. Here is what we know. Read more: . Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: Follow us: Twitter: Instagram: Facebook: [youtube_downloader_form placeholder=”Enter Video Key” button_label=”Download Video” label=”8hwfR4J4xew”]

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Monkeypox: Q&A with Dr Warren Andiman

Monkeypox is a rare viral disease that occurs mainly in the rain forest countries of central and west Africa. The disease was first discovered in laboratory monkeys in 1958. In 1970, monkeypox was reported in humans for the first time. In June 2003, monkeypox was reported in prairie dogs and humans in the United States. […]

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Food Additives Harmful; Should Be Regulated

According to Gizmodo, “The American Academy of Pediatrics is warning of the dangers of common additives found in foods and packaging. In a policy statement and accompanying report released Monday, the professional medical organization bluntly declared that many additives could have disastrous effects on health, especially for children. It also called for… the federal government […]

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Mysterious Incident Leaves 29 Sick At E-Cig Plant

Nearly 30 workers at an e-cigarette plant in Massachusetts were hospitalized Sunday. Gizmodo reports firefighters were first called to the plant to investigate a chlorine leak. Salem Deputy Fire Chief Alan Dionne told CBS that “there seemed to be a panic in the building.” Dionne called the situation a “mass hysteria.” “Entry teams covered the […]

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