Politics 2021-07-15T21:49:08Z
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The White House isn't letting Facebook off the hook for allowing misinformation to spread on its platforms

"Facebook needs to move more quickly to remove violative posts," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
Healthcare 2021-07-15T21:02:33Z
coronavirus long hauler

A survey of long-haulers found 66 symptoms that lasted more than 6 months. Tiredness and brain fog were most common.

A group from University College London surveyed more than 3,600 people with self-reported long-COVID.
Premium Cannabis 2021-07-15T19:02:59Z
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Meet the top 11 VCs who've bet the most cash on turning MDMA and magic mushrooms into medical treatments

Private psychedelics companies have raised hundreds of millions of dollars over the past year. Here are the major leaguers deploying the capital.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-15T17:47:10Z

Documents reveal how Humana quietly backed a primary-care upstart, shedding new light on the major insurer's strategy

Humana owns about 170 senior-focused primary-care clinics. It funded 40 Iora Health clinics, according to SEC filings.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-15T14:52:34Z

5 healthcare upstarts that want to make sure LGBTQ+ patients and minorities aren't excluded from high-tech primary care

Hot primary-care companies are flocking to the Medicare Advantage population. A handful want to ensure racial and sexual minorities aren't left out.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-15T13:37:38Z

Anti-maskers are using fake medical cards to avoid scrutiny for not wearing coverings in public

Insider found anti-maskers boasting about using lanyards intended for people with hidden disabilities to dodge scrutiny for not wearing coverings.
Healthcare 2021-07-15T13:31:08Z

Republican leaders are championing COVID-19 shots as red states struggle with vaccination rates and the Delta variant rips across the US

Three senior Republicans have spoken up about the need to get COVID-19 shots. One said the politicization of vaccination was "an outrage."
Healthcare 2021-07-15T12:47:12Z

What it's like to get COVID-19 while fully vaccinated

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for July 15.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-15T12:00:00Z

Eli Lilly's CEO is betting its experimental diabetes drug could transform how we treat obesity

Eli Lilly's CEO told Stat News the treatment tirzepatide could also treat obesity, as drugmakers race to find new weight-loss drugs.
Healthcare 2021-07-15T11:03:00Z

Social Determinants of Health: Technology, examples and healthcare trends in 2021

Social determinants of health (SDOH) has been influencing healthcare organizations to connect patients with proper resources, but how does tech play into this?
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-15T10:00:00Z

See the presentation Swift Medical, a 3D imaging startup for wound care, used to raise $35 million

Swift Medical makes an app that can measure chronic wounds and create treatment plans for caregivers and patients.
Healthcare 2021-07-15T09:59:00Z

Activist investors are trying again to seize control of 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's biotech company, according to a report

The activist investors failed to replace the Phoenixus board of directors Monday after Shkreli voted against the move from prison, the New York Post reported.
Healthcare 2021-07-14T21:00:00Z

[FREE SLIDE DECK] Key Players in Genetic Testing

We give an overview of the four genetic testing companies – 23andMe, Ancestry, Color, and Invitae – that are racing to the forefront of healthcare.
Healthcare 2021-07-14T17:05:00Z

Telehealth Startups to Watch

Download this FREE report where Insider Intelligence details five companies working to address consumers' growing virtual care needs.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T16:20:05Z

How SVB Leerink is luring top bankers with juicy pay and a big opportunity to build a new dealmaking powerhouse

SVB Leerink's pay guarantees and an uncapped bonus pool are are helping it lure senior investment bankers from firms like UBS, Citi, and Goldman.
Premium Finance 2021-07-14T15:16:22Z

Two Sigma just snapped up a home-healthcare startup, and a partner laid out how it plans to use its quant background to grow the business

Circle of Care marks Two Sigma's third impact investment under a strategy that uses its quant roots to improve workers' satisfaction and productivity.

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Healthcare 2021-07-14T13:22:19Z

Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns of a Delta-driven virus peak at the end of September

Scott Gottlieb, former head of the FDA, said that the COVID-19 pandemic will get "worse before it gets better" because of the Delta variant.
Healthcare 2021-07-14T12:45:37Z

The 10 VCs betting the most on turning MDMA and magic mushrooms into medicines

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for July 14.
Healthcare 2021-07-14T12:09:20Z

8 fully vaccinated healthcare workers who went to a Vegas pool party got COVID-19 with mild symptoms — and at least 7 caught the Delta variant, a report said

The healthcare workers had symptoms similar to allergies or a cold and chose to get tested, a hospital CEO told the Las Vegas Review-Journal.
Travel 2021-07-14T10:48:57Z

Cruise giant Norwegian sues Florida's top surgeon over the state's vaccine passport ban. The ban stops it protecting customers from COVID-19, it said.

Florida's vaccine-passport ban stopped Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings from protecting staff and customers, it said.
Science 2021-07-14T09:00:53Z

Scientists could create a single vaccine that fights multiple coronaviruses within 5 years, potentially preventing the next pandemic, an expert says

At least 20 research groups are developing vaccines that fight multiple coronaviruses — the virus family that caused the COVID-19 pandemic.
Insider Intelligence 2021-07-13T20:00:00Z

Get all the healthcare coverage you need with the Digital Health Briefing from Insider Intelligence

The Digital Health Briefing is a curated, subscriber-only daily email newsletter from Insider Intelligence with insight into the future of healthcare.
Politics 2021-07-13T17:55:41Z

Abortion-rights groups file federal lawsuit to block Texas law that would allow anyone to sue abortion providers after 6 weeks

The law invites private citizens to enforce the state's 6-week abortion ban, awarding them with at least $10,000 per each successful court challenge.
Healthcare 2021-07-13T15:02:34Z

The US doesn't really know how widespread the Delta variant is because its virus sequencing is lagging far behind many other rich nations

The US sequenced and reported 4% of all positive COVID-19 tests in the past six months — far behind the UK at 18.6% and Australia at 58.7%.
Tech 2021-07-13T15:00:16Z

A health startup founder who raised $40 million plans to improve healthcare access in the US

RubiconMD founder Carlos Reines is using his background in tech to provide more accurate care to patients around the world and reduce waiting lists.
Healthcare 2021-07-13T12:47:48Z

How Humana fueled primary-care company Iora Health

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for July 13.
Science 2021-07-12T18:20:33Z

The FDA issued a warning about a rare paralyzing syndrome linked to Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine

About 100 cases of a rare disorder have been reported in people who got the J&J shot, the CDC said in a statement. The FDA said one person died.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-12T14:35:15Z

Why health-insurer upstarts like Alignment, Bright, and Clover are following UnitedHealth's blueprint and employing doctors and nurses

The insurers hope that owning primary care will give them more control over how much they spend on healthcare and where their members get it.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-12T14:18:51Z

We got an exclusive look inside Moderna's labs, where the biotech upstart is planning what comes after its blockbuster coronavirus vaccine

The $90 billion biotech is making a fortune from its COVID-19 vaccine. But its rich valuation has also led to a fierce debate about Moderna's future.
Healthcare 2021-07-12T12:35:35Z

Moderna confronts a $100 billion question

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for July 12.
Healthcare 2021-07-12T12:02:54Z

A simple blood test to check if you're a COVID-19 long hauler could launch within 6 months, researchers say

The tests look for "autoantibodies" that mistakenly attack the body's cells. Researchers found these antibodies in COVID-19 long haulers.
Insider Intelligence 2021-07-11T23:03:00Z

Get all the healthcare coverage you need with the Digital Health Briefing from Insider Intelligence

The Digital Health Briefing is a curated, subscriber-only daily email newsletter from Insider Intelligence with insight into the future of healthcare.
Healthcare 2021-07-10T19:04:00Z

Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare

In the Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare report, Business Insider Intelligence details how the tech giant is making waves in the healthcare sector.
Healthcare 2021-07-09T19:40:14Z

All the differences between COVID-19 vaccines, summarized in a simple table

This table shows the important differences between COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, and AstraZeneca.
Healthcare 2021-07-09T17:39:38Z

The head of the FDA is calling for an investigation into her agency's controversial decision to approve a new Alzheimer's drug

The decision to approve Aduhelm has raised concerns and led three advisors to resign. The agency's head is now asking for an outside investigation.
Healthcare 2021-07-09T16:12:17Z

How much protection you get from one shot of the Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and Moderna vaccines, according to the best available data

One dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines appears at least 80% effective against symptomatic COVID-19. For AstraZeneca, one-shot efficacy is 70%.
Healthcare 2021-07-09T16:00:00Z

Digital Therapeutics Report: Latest DTx market trends and companies in growing digital health sector

Insider Intelligence explores the drivers lighting a fire under the DTx market and unpacks the ways vendors reach their intended audiences.
Healthcare 2021-07-09T12:41:02Z

We got a look inside Moderna's labs

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for the week ending July 9.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-09T12:00:00Z

Hospitals, big investors, and insurers bought 22,700 doctors during the pandemic in a race that could shape the future of healthcare

Hospitals, insurance companies and private equity firms now employ most doctors. That may increase healthcare costs.
Healthcare 2021-07-09T11:30:27Z

Researchers identify 13 genetic variations that can make you more susceptible to COVID-19

An international research group compared the genes of about 500,000 people who had COVID-19 and 2 million who hadn't.
Premium Cannabis 2021-07-08T12:43:12Z

The founder of the biggest psychedelics company says legalizing magic mushrooms risks creating a backlash that could undermine the industry

"These compounds are so valuable, so let's get it right," Christian Angermayer, the founder of Atai, said during a panel discussion.
Healthcare 2021-07-08T12:41:59Z

Amazon is pitching insurers to cover its medical-care service

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for July 8.
Healthcare 2021-07-08T11:00:00Z

Social Determinants of Health: Technology, examples and healthcare trends in 2021

Social determinants of health (SDOH) has been influencing healthcare organizations to connect patients with proper resources, but how does tech play into this?
Healthcare 2021-07-08T10:53:48Z

How much protection COVID-19 vaccines give you against the Delta variant, according to the best available data

Pfizer's vaccine is 88% effective against symptomatic COVID-19 caused by Delta, real-world efficacy data suggests. For AstraZeneca, it's 60%.
Healthcare 2021-07-08T02:26:11Z

New study estimates America's rapid COVID-19 vaccine rollout saved nearly 300,000 lives

The study notes that millions of Americans remain unvaccinated — a cause for worry as the highly infectious Delta variant takes hold in several states.
Healthcare 2021-07-07T21:01:00Z

[FREE SLIDE DECK] Key Players in Genetic Testing

We give an overview of the four genetic testing companies – 23andMe, Ancestry, Color, and Invitae – that are racing to the forefront of healthcare.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-07T17:44:08Z

Amazon is trying to persuade Aetna and other health plans to cover its medical-care service, but it stumbled out of the gate

Amazon Care is in talks with health plans to become a covered benefit, opening it up to more people, Insider has learned.
Healthcare 2021-07-07T17:01:00Z

Telehealth Startups to Watch

Download this FREE report where Insider Intelligence details five companies working to address consumers' growing virtual care needs.
Premium Healthcare 2021-07-07T16:11:23Z

We got an exclusive look inside Project DART, Moderna's tiny manufacturing project that could have a huge impact on future pandemics

The $93 billion biotech upstart developed one of the first highly effective coronavirus vaccines.
Healthcare 2021-07-07T13:56:25Z

A new breed of health insurers is taking a page out of UnitedHealth's book and providing care directly to patients, and it could reshape the US healthcare industry

The insurer upstarts tend to focus on providing care virtually and in their members' homes rather than operating clinics.
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