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UnitedHealth And Optum ‘Uniting Care And Coverage' In New Model

9 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Optum chief executive officer Andrew Witty this week offered a snapshot into the effort UnitedHealth's UnitedHealthcare insurance business and the Optum health services unit he...
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DealBook Briefing: Health Care and Billionaires Took Center Stage at Last Night's Democratic Debate

35 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Several candidates criticized Senator Elizabeth Warren's health care proposal and backed proposals to impose big taxes on the wealthy.
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WeWork's IPO woes are bleeding into the biotech market - and health startups' plans to go public now look dimmer

WeWork's IPO woes are bleeding into the biotech market - and health startups' plans to go public now look dimmer

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Biotech companies looking to make their public market debut before the end of the year are encountering much choppier waters than earlier in the year. WeWork's decision to pull...
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Healx raises $56 million to combat rare diseases with AI

Healx raises $56 million to combat rare diseases with AI

4 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Healx, a startup that's using artificial intelligence to expedite drug discovery for rare diseases, has raised $56 million in a funding round led by Atomico.
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Fact-Checking the Candidates' Claims From the Fourth Democratic Debate

7 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary debate was the largest in history , featuring a record-breaking 12 candidates on stage. Just as in the past three debates, candidates...
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CNN's Anderson Cooper faces scrutiny for invoking Hunter Biden in Democratic debate

CNN's Anderson Cooper faces scrutiny for invoking Hunter Biden in Democratic debate

7 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

CNN's Anderson Cooper was accused Tuesday night of giving Joe Biden a pass on his son's business dealings in Ukraine - and also for elevating the president's “lies” in bringing...
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'I'm not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he's not 'on' medical marijuana at Democratic debate

'I'm not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he's not 'on' medical marijuana at Democratic debate

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Bernie Sanders joked that he wasn't "on" marijuana when asked about his health during Tuesday night's Democratic debate. After CNN host Erin Burnett attempted to change...
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3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

10 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

A new study estimates that the opioid epidemic has cost the U.S. economy about $631 billion due to health care costs and the unrealized lifetime earnings of people who died of...
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40 Big Tech Predictions for 2019

40 Big Tech Predictions for 2019

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Digital transformation has arrived. Not a single industry is safe from the unstoppable wave of digitization that is sweeping through finance, retail, transportation, and...
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3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

10 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

A new study estimates that the opioid epidemic has cost the U.S. economy about $631 billion due to health care costs and the unrealized lifetime earnings of people who died of...
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China threatens retaliation after the US House passed a bill supporting Hong...

China threatens retaliation after the US House passed a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

China warned it would "take effective measures," against the US, after the House of Representatives passed a bill aimed at supporting protesters in Hong Kong. The bill which... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday night. The endorsement is unexpected and will likely give... Read more ...

Tracking The Money Race Behind The Presidential Campaign

Tracking The Money Race Behind The Presidential Campaign

See which 2020 presidential candidate has raised the most money, who has spent the most, where a candidate's funding comes from - and how the Democrats stack up against... Read more ...

CNN's Anderson Cooper faces scrutiny for invoking Hunter Biden in Democratic...

CNN's Anderson Cooper faces scrutiny for invoking Hunter Biden in Democratic debate

CNN's Anderson Cooper was accused Tuesday night of giving Joe Biden a pass on his son's business dealings in Ukraine - and also for elevating the president's “lies” in bringing... Read more ...

'I'm not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he's not 'on' medical...

'I'm not on it tonight': Bernie Sanders insists he's not 'on' medical marijuana at Democratic debate

Sen. Bernie Sanders joked that he wasn't "on" marijuana when asked about his health during Tuesday night's Democratic debate. After CNN host Erin Burnett attempted to change... Read more ...

Everything Riot announced for League of Legends' 10th anniversary

Everything Riot announced for League of Legends' 10th anniversary

Riot Games announced multiple projects as part of League of Legends' 10th anniversary. Do you want League on mobile? How about a tactical shooter? Read more ...

Pete Buttigieg and Tulsi Gabbard, the only military vets on the Democratic...

Pete Buttigieg and Tulsi Gabbard, the only military vets on the Democratic debate stage, duke it out over US action in Syria

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii had a heated exchange over the circumstances that led to President Donald Trump's decision to... Read more ...

3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement

A new study estimates that the opioid epidemic has cost the U.S. economy about $631 billion due to health care costs and the unrealized lifetime earnings of people who died of... Read more ...

Atatiana Jefferson's nephew said she pointed a gun out of a window before a...

Atatiana Jefferson's nephew said she pointed a gun out of a window before a Fort Worth police officer shot her. Her family and the police chief say she had every right to do so

Atatiana Jefferson, 28, was killed in her home by Aaron Dean, a Fort Worth police officer who has since resigned from the force and been charged with murder , on Saturday just... Read more ...

Google just laid out its vision for the future of the smartphone with its...

Google just laid out its vision for the future of the smartphone with its new Pixel 4 - here's how it compares to the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro

Google unveiled the Pixel 4 on Tuesday, its newest flagship smartphone . The phone comes with new motion sensors for unlocking the device more quickly and performing tasks... Read more ...