Here's The Latest in Health Care:
• Everyone has a go-to family soup recipe that seems to magically cure any illness; but how about one of the world’s most deadly diseases? What started as an elementary school science experiment could have significant impacts on the fight against malaria. Read More
• This year’s flu season is off to an early start, spreading like wildfire. Even after seeing one co-worker or classmate fall victim after another, still, more than one-third of people refuse to get a flu shot. Widespread vaccination remains our best defense against this sometimes-deadly virus. Read More
• We may be on the verge of a major breakthrough in treating advanced breast cancer. Doctors recently released test results of two experimental drugs, one of which can deliver chemotherapy directly to the cancer cell. Read More
• CVS launched a new program aimed at boosting access to genetic testing for people with advanced cancers. A partnership with the precision medicine company Tempus will make it easier for doctors to pinpoint the best treatment option. Read More
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