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Twitter's Jack Dorsey has an idea about how to fix the filter bubble problem.
Parker, who founded Napster as well, said "it feels somewhat unsatisfying to constantly make products for teenage girls" and was especially worried about the impact of his consumer internet products on society.
At the Wired 25th anniversary summit, a panel of health-care experts shared some advice for Atul Gawande, CEO of the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan health venture.
CVS is trying to become a disruptive force itself with its roughly $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna.
The announcement comes just hours before Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is expected to introduce a proposal that would require drugmakers to include the list price in their direct-to-consumer advertisements.
The Apple Watch could prove useful for patients undergoing knee and hip replacement surgeries by tracking their activity level after the procedure.
Researchers are hoping to use the Apple Watch to better understand binge eating disorder and bulimia nervosa.
In August, the FDA approved a mobile fertility app called Natural Cycles as a method of contraception. It's the first time that the U.S. has allowed a mobile app to advertise itself as a medical device that prevents pregnancy.
The proposal is slated to be introduced next week, Politico reported, citing four people with knowledge of the plan. It's a key piece of President Donald Trump's blueprint to lower drug prices, which the administration unveiled in May.
Regulators want to know whether the companies illegally introduced more than 40 new devices and nicotine liquids to the market without receiving the agency's permission.
Insuring its 2.2 million workers across the world is the company's second-largest expense on its profit and loss statement, behind wages, Walmart executive Lori Flees says.
Heineken will soon launch Heineken 0.0, a nonalcoholic version of its namesake beer, in the U.S. as consumers seek healthier beverages.
Walgreens Boots Alliance reports quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations, but revenue falls slightly short.
Most of the available data come from federal sources such as the census and focus on race, education and income — three factors doctors cannot do much to change, Facebook's Dr. Freddy Abnousi said at a conference Wednesday.
CVS CEO Larry Merlo outlined his vision for the combined company earlier this month — a new data-driven health-care model that's more personal, convenient and tailored to individual patients than ever before.
The Justice Department is expected to approve the deal as early as Wednesday, according to people briefed on the matter.