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It’s Time to Shatter the Stones

I’m sorry, but I don’t have a healthcare problem. I have a concierge doctor at a fixed annual fee, with free visits and discounts on blood tests and other things

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Premium Healthcare Increases Spell Death for 2017

My tan from my recent trip to Florida has started to fade, but the impressions from several of the great speeches I attended at the Irrational Economic Summit have stayed

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Killing Us with Healthcare

I’ve never heard anyone brag about what they spend for a medical procedure. Healthcare isn’t like housing or transportation. People are proud to shell out big bucks for a big

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Health Care Premiums Shooting Through the Roof? Here’s Why

Approximately 3% of Americans are holding up the U.S. health care system, and from the latest spending bill, it’s clear Congress has zero regard for them.

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Here’s the Lowdown on Big Pharma’s Mega-Merger Mania

Last spring, I found myself at a wedding talking to my cousin about “poison pills.” Not the Romeo and Juliet kind. The shareholder rights plans – known as “poison pills”

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Pfizer’s Mega-Merger Is NOT a Sign of Strength

Pfizer’s (NYSE: PFE) acquisition of Ireland-based Allergan (NYSE: AGN) is the biggest mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deal in the history of the health care sector. And with a price tag

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Move Over, Humans: The Next Evolution in Science?

The difference between this and, say, the traditional human-based, hypothesis-driven science is a simply one: humans are prone to bias and error. Computers aren’t.

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Health Care: There Has Got to Be a Better Way

It’s the end of October, which means Halloween is fast approaching. Then, once the calendar flips to November, we jump headlong into the holiday season. It’s a time of celebration,

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House-Calls Are Forging A New Path to Reduced Health Care Costs

Consumers with large deductibles want low-level medical attention on their terms. These new services are just the latest development in a market in turmoil.

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The Future of Health Care: Cut Out the Insurance Middleman

We’re used to random health care insurance increases of 10% to 20% every year or so. But in December my policy was simply terminated without anything changing on my part.