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This Year’s Flu Vaccine: CDC Says How Effective It Is

The flu has already caused an estimated 250,000 to 440,000 hospitalizations and 14,000 to 36,000 deaths this season.

Poll: Obamacare More Popular Than Ever

The Affordable Care Act wins 55% support among the public – its “highest rating” since becoming law nearly a decade ago, according to the latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll.

Former South Florida Kicker Marvin Kloss Developing Tampa-Based Pharmaceutical Delivery Platform

A negative experience in obtaining medications led former University of South Florida kicker Marvin Kloss to develop a delivery platform that will connect customers and smaller pharmacies.

Maven Raises A $45 Million Series C— One Of The Largest Funding Rounds For A Female-Led Women’s Healthcare Company

Maven announced this week that it has raised $45 million in Series C funding led by Icon Ventures. Individual strategic investors include actresses Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman and Mindy Kaling and 23andMe cofounder and CEO Anne Wojcicki.

Is The Empathetic Brain Inherently Different?

Scientists try to understand where empathy comes from, and if it changes how the brain works.

Here’s How Burned Out Physicians Can Enjoy Their Jobs More

The causes of burnout are complex, but the increasing documentation burdens created by new reimbursement models, and pushed on physicians through their electronic health records, deserve much of the blame.

‘Medicare For All’ Campaign Calls Aren’t Causing Agita For Healthcare Execs

Democratic presidential candidates’ calls for “Medicare for all” may seem like a threat to profits and innovation in the U.S. healthcare sector, but not all industry executives see it that way, even in the remote chance such a proposal is enacted.

What Can Scientists Learn From The Coronavirus Outbreak On The Diamond Princess Cruise Ship?

Over 600 people from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have COVID-19, but what can scientists learn about the novel coronavirus from the ship’s outbreak? We asked three scientists.

When Will There Be A Vaccine For The New Coronavirus? Everything You Need To Know

Who is making a Covid-19 vaccine, and when will it be available to the public?

Trouble Breathing? The Culprit Could Be From Out Of State

Air pollution in the US has long been known to be a major factor in premature mortality. It turns out that cross-state air pollution is still a problem for American’s health.

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