Mark Zuckerberg is selling up to $13 billion of Facebook stock to fund an ambitious project to end disease Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 17 September 2018 17:31
A CNBC article published online 9.15.18 showcases some of the incredible things Facebook's founder and wife are doing with their spare cash.

The heightened focus on U.S. healthcare system's fundamental issue (too much money spent--almost 20% of GDP and growing-combined with mediocre outcomes- compared to other first world nations) is gathering momentum. Obamacare and the subsequent Repeal and Replace initiative by Republicans has shined a bright light on this dysfunctional industry.
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Last Updated on Monday, 17 September 2018 17:35
OIG Takes Notice as Compound Drug Use Skyrockets Print E-mail
Written by Vitale Health Law   
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:54
The cost of compounded topical drugs to the country's Medicare program has  skyrocketed over the past several years, and that's gotten the attention of a government watchdog agency. In a recently released report, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that Medicare Part D spending for these drugs was 24 times higher in 2016 than in 2010.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 September 2018 16:59
Components of heart healthy diet may differ from what was previously thought Print E-mail
Written by European Society of Cardiology (ESC) via MedicalXpress   
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 13:54
The foods that make up a heart healthy diet for people worldwide may differ from what was previously thought, according to late breaking results from the observational Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiological (PURE) study presented today <8.28.18> in a Hot Line Session at ESC Congress 2018 and simultaneously published in the Lancet. The results suggest that we should limit the amount of refined carbohydrates we eat and that dairy foods and unprocessed meat can be included as part of a healthy diet.
"People who consumed a diet emphasising fruit, vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish, dairy products, and meat had the lowest risks of cardiovascular disease and early death," said Co-principal Investigator Dr. Andrew Mente, of the Population Health Research Institute (PHRI) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. "Regarding meat, we found that unprocessed meat is associated with benefit."
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 August 2018 13:59
Sponsor Showcase Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 12 September 2018 00:00
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Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 September 2018 17:00

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