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Samsung debuts a 'smart ring' with health-tracking features — its first foray into the product category
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Samsung debuts a 'smart ring' with health-tracking features — its first foray into the product category

The Samsung Galaxy Ring has various sensors to track things like heart rate. Samsung BARCELONA — Samsung’s Galaxy Ring, its latest wearable, is launching with health-tracking features including heart rate and sleep monitoring while also giving users a score of their readiness for the day, a top executive told CNBC. In a wide-ranging interview, Hon […]

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UnitedHealth subsidiary Change Healthcare down for a fourth day following cyberattack
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UnitedHealth subsidiary Change Healthcare down for a fourth day following cyberattack

UnitedHealth Group Inc. headquarters stands in Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S. Mike Bradley | Bloomberg | Getty Images Change Healthcare’s systems are down for a fourth straight day after parent company UnitedHealth Group disclosed that a suspected cybersecurity threat actor gained access to part of its information technology network on Wednesday.  UnitedHealth, the biggest health-care company in […]

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Novavax to settle dispute over canceled Covid vaccine purchase agreement
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Novavax to settle dispute over canceled Covid vaccine purchase agreement

A health worker prepares a dose of the Novavax vaccine as the Dutch Health Service Organization starts with the Novavax vaccination program on March 21, 2022 in The Hague, Netherlands. Patrick Van Katwijk | Getty Images Novavax on Thursday said it will settle a bitter arbitration dispute with Gavi, a nongovernmental global vaccine organization, over a […]

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Jim Cramer says buy this data center equipment firm despite its weak guidance
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Jim Cramer says buy this data center equipment firm despite its weak guidance

Vertiv Holdings : The data center equipment maker, whose shares have roughly quadrupled over the past year, issued guidance that didn’t live up to Wall Street’s lofty expectations. However, the stock is now trading well off its lows of the morning. “Data center still strong. Buy,” Jim Cramer said. Teladoc Health : Shares tumbled 24% […]

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Nearly all doctors feel burnout, but many are encouraged by potential of AI, survey says
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Nearly all doctors feel burnout, but many are encouraged by potential of AI, survey says

Suriyapong Thongsawang | Moment | Getty Images Doctors in the U.S. are struggling to contend with burnout, staffing shortages and overwhelming administrative workloads, but many are optimistic that artificial intelligence could help to ease these problems, a new survey found.  More than 90% of physicians report feeling burned out on a “regular basis,” according to […]

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Healthy Returns: The launch of breakthrough Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi is off to a slow start
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Healthy Returns: The launch of breakthrough Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi is off to a slow start

Good afternoon! The launch of the closely watched Alzheimer’s drug Leqembi is off to a slow start. Still, demand for the treatment from Biogen and its Japanese partner Eisai is rising. That’s the update the two drugmakers gave Wall Street during their latest quarterly earnings calls earlier this month. But before we get into the numbers, […]

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AbbVie taps longtime executive Robert Michael as new CEO, succeeding Richard Gonzalez
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AbbVie taps longtime executive Robert Michael as new CEO, succeeding Richard Gonzalez

Test tubes are seen in front of a displayed AbbVie logo in this illustration taken on May 21, 2021. Dado Ruvic | Reuters AbbVie on Tuesday said longtime executive Robert Michael will become the company’s new CEO, replacing Richard Gonzalez.  Michael, who is AbbVie’s president and chief operating officer, will become the company’s second-ever CEO […]

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'This is the mental health moment': Innovation and M&A are helping to boost these stocks to new heights
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'This is the mental health moment': Innovation and M&A are helping to boost these stocks to new heights

There’s been a lot of chatter about the mental health crisis since the Covid-19 pandemic. Overall, 12 mental health disorders affect 970 million people around the world — or one in eight people, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation’s Global Burden of Disease. That can mean anything from anxiety and depression to […]

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Most employer health plans don't cover new blockbuster weight loss drugs, but that's going to change
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Most employer health plans don't cover new blockbuster weight loss drugs, but that's going to change

Many U.S. companies are grappling with health insurance coverage issues for workers when it comes to GLP-1 drugs for weight loss. Despite the hefty price tag — typically between $1,000 to $1,500 a month — consumers are clamoring for drugs like Novo Nordisk‘s Wegovy and Eli Lilly‘s Zepbound. This class of drugs, historically used to […]

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In this fast-paced bull market, we're increasing our Club price targets on 4 stocks
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In this fast-paced bull market, we're increasing our Club price targets on 4 stocks

It’s been hard to keep up. That’s the story of the big stock winners this year. They just keep winning and winning and winning. For analysts on Wall Street and here at the Club, it seems like some of these names are smashing through our six-to-nine-month price targets every few weeks. To that end, we’re […]

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