Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

Friday Links

Who’s to blame: patients or physicians? Doctors as subcontractors. A “miracle” cure for cancer? Extreme study abroad. Cost of obesity: $8 billion. The original Luddite.

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Wednesday Links

Progress on hospital EHRs. Drugs going off-patent in 2016. Legislation to improve innovation? Marijuana and rent seeking in Ohio. 3D-printed ribs? What are the top 5 health care mergers of 2015?

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Tuesday Links

Old boys network? Should pregnant women get temporary disability payments? Do economists need social skills? Payday loans aren’t so bad afterall? Medicare at 50.

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Friday Links

Connect or be replaced. Thoughts on homeschooling. Nudge = spam? Thoughts on BRCA. ACOs success mixed. Is the Ebola epidemic over? Should the government regulate drug prices?

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Friday Links

Can antidepressants cure cancer? Dieselgate and cancer. New approach to breast cancer “treatment”? What’s all the hype about big data in healthcare? How well do you choose your health plan?

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Friday Links

Can aspirin treat cancer? Google + Udacity offer a Nanodegree. On cardiologists? An effective Alzheimer’s treatment? Should athletes be allowed to dope?

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5 questions and one statement

Today’s links: There’s no “good cancer”. Cancer “unicorn”? Google takes on cancer? How does quality of care vary by state? Physics envy? “Pay them their goddamn money.”

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Mid-week Links

Accounting and Obamacare. Blood test for cancer relapse. Short titles. Cause of RA illness severity? Harvard’s health plan.

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Mid-week links

AirBnB pricing. “You have to learn to love the bomb.” Don’t sell. Transparency or jail? A rheumatoid arthritis vaccine?

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Mid-week Links

Does health insurance improve health? Slow life. Donald Trump = Genius? Improving cancer detection? Nobody in China wants to be a doctor Physician daily bag.

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