Health

Obamacare enrollment sinks 11%, historically low unemployment will be blamed

Regardless, the tight labor market will be helping reduce dependence on the federal program, said Joel Cantor, the founding director of the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University in fresh Jersey. “The economy has increased employment rates as well as encouraged more firms to offer decent benefits in order to be competitive in labor markets,” he said. While ...

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Walgreens starts next-day prescription delivery to compete with Amazon

Walgreens is actually working with FedEx to launch a nationwide next-day delivery service for prescription drugs as the top pharmacy chains gear up to compete with Amazon. Amazon bought online pharmacy PillPack in June, nevertheless the deal has not closed yet, giving Walgreens as well as its rivals the chance to head off a possible disruption from the pharmacy space. ...

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Apple Watch ECG sensor: Review

Apple Watch users can today take a reading of their heart’s electrical signal by holding a finger on the crown of the device. On Thursday, customers with the Apple Watch Series 4 who install the latest software update can access a brand new feature to identify atrial fibrillation, a common form of an irregular heart rhythm, as well as opt ...

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She took out $20,000 in loans for her son’s college. Then he went blind  

If you took out so-called Parent Plus loans for your child, “you should know there are options for reduced payment as well as possible forgiveness,” said Betsy Mayotte, president of The Institute of Student Loan Advisors, a nonprofit that will helps student loan borrowers with free advice as well as dispute resolution. Parent borrowers may be eligible for reduced payments, ...

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GlaxoSmithKline agrees to buy Tesaro for $5.1 billion

Eric Thayer | Bloomberg | Getty Images A scientist mixes chemicals inside the lab at the GlaxoSmithKline Plc facility in Collegeville, Pennsylvania. Tesaro shares surged 58 percent Monday after GlaxoSmithKline agreed to buy the cancer treatment company for $75 per share, or about $5.1 billion. The deal represents a more than 60 percent premium over Tesaro’s closing cost on Friday ...

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Christina Farr quits Instagram, Facebook

the 1st time I truly took a break via social media was in 2015, at a summer camp for burned-out adults called “Camp Grounded.” There were three rules: Take a camp name of your choosing, like Luna or Huckleberry, avoid talking about “W,” meaning work, along with also also ditch all electronics at the door. At an arrival ceremony deep ...

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