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Senators Slam UnitedHealth’s C.E.O. Over Cyberattack

Several lawmakers questioned whether the company had become so large — with tentacles in every aspect of the nation’s medical…

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Business

Walmart Is Shutting Health Centers After Plan to Expand

The 51 locations, next to Supercenters, proved too costly to be profitable, the retailer said.

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Business

Daniel Ek’s Next Act: Full-Body Scans for the People

In conversations with colleagues, fellow entrepreneurs and even musicians over the past decade, Daniel Ek would often abruptly shift the…

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Health

Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Often Go Untreated for Parents on Medicaid

The News For parents struggling with mental health or substance use disorders, access to treatment can often mean the difference…

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World

We Must Address New York City’s Mental Health Crisis

In September 1958, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was stabbed with a seven-inch steel letter opener. He had…

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Health

England Limits Youth Gender Medications, Part of Big Shift in Europe

Five European countries have recently restricted hormone treatments for adolescents with gender distress. They have not banned the care, unlike…

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Health

Large Scientific Review Confirms the Benefits of Physical Touch

Premature babies especially benefited from skin-to-skin contact, and women tended to respond more strongly than men did.

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World

Regulating Opioid Prescriptions

Pain management is an inexact science; there is plenty of blame to go around for the abuse of such drugs.

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Health

4 Things You Need to Know About Health Care Cyberattacks

Despite the explosion in ransomware hacks like the one against Change Healthcare, regulation is spotty and few new safeguards have…

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World

Why Has Obamacare Worked?

We’ve just passed the 14th anniversary of the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. the Affordable…

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