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The Rise Of Self-Eye Exams: Can They Replace Visiting An Eye Care Provider?

In recent years, there has been a rise in the popularity of self-eye exams for refraction.

Mislabeled Medications Aren’t Always Made Public

What should you do if you find a drug mislabeled? How will you know if there is a problem? Who announces drug recalls?

Why US Healthcare Isn’t Better At Getting Better

US healthcare has gotten worse despite tremendous efforts to improve it. Physicians can take a leading role towards driving towards a better healthcare system.

Nestlé Is Developing Products To Accompany Weight-Loss Drugs Like Ozempic— Amid Fears They’ll Eat Into Food Sales

Nestlé’s chief executive said the appetite-killing drugs hadn’t cut into food sales yet—but created an opportunity for supplements and products to help people keep weight off.

More Than One Red Meat Serving A Week Can Increase Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

Replacing a serving of red meat a day with plant-based protein sources decreased the risk of diabetes by 30% and a dairy replacement reduced risks by 22%.

Pfizer Will Charge Up To $1,400 For Covid Drug Paxlovid

The pill is designed to treat Covid-19 in adults and pediatric patients with a high risk for developing severe symptoms.

InnovationRx: Healthtech’s ‘Trough Of Disillusionment’

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Kitten With ‘New’ Rabies Strain Triggers Health Push In Nebraska To Stop Deadly Virus Gaining A Foothold

Health and wildlife officials in Nebraska are scrambling to stave off an outbreak of rabies after a kitten was found to be infected with an unexpected strain of the killer virus.

The Chatbot Revolution: Transforming Healthcare With AI Language Models

ChatGPT and similar chatbot-style artificial intelligence software may soon serve a critical frontline role in the healthcare industry.

Amazon Will Start Delivering Prescriptions By Drone

The company said customers could receive their prescriptions within an hour of placing their order.