By JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Whether it be from an Apple Watch or a Withings scale, the amount of health data available to provide a glimpse into a patient’s everyday life has grown exponentially in recent years. Unfortunately, the utility of all those data points for healthcare providers has not…at least, not yet! Enter HealthSnap,…
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For those who use a wheelchair, the struggle that comes with flying can be disheartening. “You’re basically giving disabled people yet another reason to feel like society wants us shut into our homes and doesn’t want us going anywhere,” says Emily Ladau, a disability rights activist. In other public health news: Huntington’s disease, the HIV…
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Union workers, which can be a powerful voting bloc for Democrats, are concerned that a “Medicare for All” plan will upend the hard-won coverage they’ve negotiated for themselves. “What you’ve got is something I want to see replicated all across America,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said. But she didn’t answer how she would protect their…
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A large new study found no link between the method of birth and obesity.
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Anne Fulenwider joins a handful of magazine women who have left their posts for new ventures.