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World's Smallest Pacemaker Saves Life Of 78-Year-Old Patient

Vermont Ranks Low In Health Care Access Due To Over-Regulation

A recent study that focused in measuring health care openness and access ranked Vermont among the worst in the nation. Jared Rhoads, a research project manager with the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and one of the authors of the study, cited the state's over-regulation as one of the factors for the ranking.

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Pharmacy

Daraprim price hike could affect the pharmaceutical industry

The overnight price hiked of Daraprim drug by the start-up, Turing Pharmaceutical is creating a big impact to the pharmaceutical sectors worldwide. The company which is own by a former hedge fund manager had acquired the right of the drug in August and immediately increases its price. The move is causing a backlash to pharmaceutical industry creating most of the shares down in a massive sell-off.

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Google

Google's Alphabet aims to disrupt health care industry; opens space for tech startups

What once was a vision of the future of health care in science fiction is now becoming a reality as Google's Alphabet sets its eyes on solving health care issues. Doctors' function in treating and maintaining peoples' health will be done efficiently and cheaply by machines run by technological algorithms in the near future. These advances require a disruption in the status quo, which will definitely not come from the government or other current healthcare providers, but from entrepreneurs, like Google's Alphabet.

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Sergio Marchionne

Chrysler-UAW labor pact solves all the big problems except one

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the United Auto Workers union reached a new agreement regarding the company's health care and salary system including the 2-tier pay. The new term was discussed after some 40, 000 of the company's worker threaten to go for a strike that could potentially put the production on halt.

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Jeffrey Immelt

GE marries software, analytics to conquer digital world

General Electric Co. puts together a digital unit to catapult itself to the top of the world of software. The unit will comprise of GE's Silicon Valley software center, its global IT and commercial software teams, and its industrial security operations.

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Indian physicians join together for heart care education in India and the United States

The American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin and the American Heart Association Liaison Committee join in a programme on stroke and heart attack education in the US and in India.

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Singapore

Singapore reveals improved social programs

The Singapore government disclosed plans of improving social programs to alleviate economic strains.

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Amanda Bynes

Amanda Bynes meets criteria of psychiatric hold

Award-winning actress, fashion designer and singer Amanda Bynes was hospitalized after meeting the criteria for 5150 psychiatric hold.

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Roselabs Ltd Syringe maker

Roselabs wants to raise US$21 million to fund expansion

Roselabs executives expressed their desire to raise US$21 million to help in their expansion plans.

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John Lechleiter

Lilly Chairman Returns to Work After Surgery

Eli Lilly Chairman, John Lechleiter has returned to work after heart surgery.

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