Category: Healthcare

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The Director of the CDC Might Have Lied To Us

The likely reason the United States will not get drive-through testing is because we lack the testing capability, not because we want to preserve the provider-patient relationship.

80

Of Poverty, Cancer, Bureaucracy, and Death

This is how a vibrant 50 year old woman goes from active to death’s threshold in a few weeks’ time. It all happened faster than the wheels of bureaucracy turn.

Healthcare data 20

Do You Really Want Full Access to Your Health Data?

The right to access your health information in a programmatic fashion also gives you the right to unwittingly give a random app developer access to your health information. Is this a right we actually want?

DNA 10

23andMe Cashes In on Customer’s Data

Those Terms of Service agreements are not there for the fun of it, folks. Read them. Otherwise folks not names you will make lots of profit off of you, or things about you, without including you.

Oxycondone 17

Oxycodone and Me

In which our hero is nearly mistaken for a drug addict but ultimately gets the help he needs.

smoking 9

AMA

At the intersection between smoking bans and medmal tort.