On the Frontier

Here's what's happening on the frontlines of health.

From
The Conversation
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May 11, 2017

From social to natural and applied sciences, overall scientific output has been growing worldwide – it doubles every nine years.

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From
Wired.com
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October 19, 2016

How big data can transform disease treatment. A look at big data studies at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Eric Schadt and the Resilience Project.

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From
STAT News
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October 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both talk a lot about slow economic growth, flat wages and soaring health care costs. While they blame completely different things and offer opposing solutions, they’re both missing something important: Those three things are connected.

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From
Chicago Tribune
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October 07, 2016

Precious Witherspoon's throat felt increasingly raw and her head began to hurt as the workday wore on.

But Witherspoon, an executive assistant at Chicago-based PowerReviews, didn't want to call in sick the next day and haul herself to a doctor's office to hear what she already suspected — that she had strep throat.

Instead, she dialed First Stop Health on her drive home from work and described her symptoms to a doctor who sent a prescription to her pharmacy. She paid nothing for the consultation....

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From
Wired.com
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July 06, 2016

A look at various start-ups changing the drug delivery system.

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