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  • They are UnitedHealth Group Inc, Cigna Corp, Aetna Inc, Humana Inc and WellPoint Inc.

  • Marilyn Tavenner, administrator of the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, said the website faces "complex technical issues" four weeks after it opened for enrollment. House of Representatives Ways& Means Committee is the Obama administration's first formal statement to Congress about the challenges facing Healthcare.gov.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 29- American consumers' initial experience on the Obamacare website Healthcare.gov has been inadequate and unacceptable, a key administration official overseeing the troubled launch told a congressional panel on Tuesday.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 28- The website at the center of the U.S. healthcare reform law was back up Monday after a data center outage prevented Americans from enrolling in subsidized health insurance, the latest technical problem to plague the online insurance exchanges.

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Oct 27- A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law went down on Sunday, halting online enrollment for all 50 states in the latest problem to hit the program's troubled rollout.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 27- A data center critical for allowing uninsured Americans to buy health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law went down on Sunday, the U.S. government said, in the latest problem for the "Obamacare" rollout.

  • Why Jamie Dimon and Bill Gates have teamed up Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 9:42 AM ET
    Bill Gates

    JPMorgan Chase, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and others have launched an investment fund focused on late-stage healthcare technology trials.

  • Revolutionizing skin care with technology     Tuesday, 17 Sep 2013 | 8:46 PM ET

    Jean Michel Karam, CEO of high tech beauty and skin care company, IOMA, talks about how the brand personalizes skin care with a technology also used for airplanes and smartphones.

  • Weird science: Stem cells make tiny human 'brain' Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 | 2:12 PM ET

    Scientists have turned human stem cells into pea-sized organs with a neural structure similar to that of a developing embryo.

  • Forget smartwatches, consider crowdfunding this Sunday, 18 Aug 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Daniel Yachia, left, and Sedat Barokas

    A new Web company is offering to connect inventors of smaller medical devices with people who can give them the cash they need to get off the ground.

  • Lacks family wins victory to claim woman's cells Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    Multiphoton fluorescence image of cultured HeLa cells with a fluorescent protein targeted to the Golgi apparatus (orange), microtubules (green) and counterstained for DNA (cyan).

    The family of Henrietta lacks, whose immortal cells made billions in medical research, won an ethical victory when they were given some power over HeLa cell information.

  • Bank on it? A $60,000 bet on stem-cell cures Sunday, 28 Jul 2013 | 7:00 AM ET
    Lab technician at Cellectis

    Using a technology that echoes science fiction, a company is offering people a place to store their stem cells in a bet that they may one day be used to grow replacement organs.

  • Experts Mull New Rules of Road for Kid Transplants Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Transplant experts will meet to decide whether and how to change the rules for children, after the parents of two youngsters successfully sued to get restrictions temporarily lifted.

  • Cramer Picks Through Rubble for Value Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 6:14 PM ET

    Time to begin picking through the rubble, looking for stocks that have already been crushed, Cramer said.

  • Bristol and Merck Shares Surge on Cancer Drug News Monday, 3 Jun 2013 | 3:32 PM ET

    Bristol-Myers Squibb and Merck stocks climbed higher Monday as analysts said billions stood to be made from treatment breakthroughs.

  • Heart Device Approval Delays Leave Doctors Frustrated Monday, 27 May 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    Americans accustomed to immediate access to the newest technology may be shocked to find that is not the case when it comes to devices that treat ailing hearts.

  • Pharma Has Recovered From the 'Patent Cliff'     Sunday, 26 May 2013 | 10:52 PM ET

    Peter Wilmshurst, Portfolio Manager, Templeton Global Equity Group at Franklin Templeton Investments tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he likes pharmaceutical stocks at the moment.

  • Growing Skills Gap for Health-Care Tech Workers Thursday, 23 May 2013 | 12:16 PM ET
    Registered nurse JoAnn Brand (L) examines Sham Tavakoli at the Lifelong Medical Marin Adult Day Health Care Center.

    The health-care industry is looking to harness big data, but finding the right workers isn't always easy. In some cases, companies are making acquisitions to bring talent in-house.

  • IBM's Watson Is Being Taught to Treat Cancer Wednesday, 22 May 2013 | 12:42 PM ET

    A team of oncologists from Sloan-Kettering have been working with IBM's Watson programmers and engineers to train the system to understand cancer treatment in the hopes of providing better care.

  • What's the Next Big Thing in Tech Innovation?     Thursday, 2 May 2013 | 8:20 PM ET

    John Sculley, Former Apple CEO, Former PepsiCo President, and Partner at Sculley Brothers says Apple is still a strong player in the tech arena. He also sheds light on what could be the next big innovation from the technology and healthcare space.

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