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Viewpoints: Thumbs Up To Trump For Trying To Bring Price Transparency To Health Care; FDA Can’t Stray From Shaping Good Scientific Innovation

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Dallas Morning News: Pricing Transparency Could Help Lower America’s Sky-High Health Care Costs Imagine being able to shop for a knee-replacement surgery the way most people shop for a flight — by comparing prices on a website like Orbitz or Cheapflights.com, and understanding the full… Read More »

Silicon Valley Start-Up Hopes to Deliver Precision Cancer Medicine to Dogs – Scientific American

When pet dogs are diagnosed with cancer, they typically get surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation—that is, of course, if their owner opts to treat it. Now, a Silicon Valley startup wants to offer precision medicine instead—by recommending targeted therapies that are normally used to treat humans. For a price tag in the low four figures, depending… Read More »

A scientific view of why CBD may help with fibromyalgia and migraines

Fibromyalgia and migraine patients could be forgiven for feeling rather helpless about their conditions since medical researchers have so far failed to ascertain a cause for either. While symptom-managing treatments have been developed for both, the lack of scientific understanding for these illnesses means they often have limited effectiveness and are prone to causing side… Read More »