The consumer genetics company Navigenics has partnered
with Scripps, Microsoft and Affymetrix in a landmark clinical study to
assess the behavioral impact of personal genetic testing on people
who choose to receive such screenings to identify their potential risk
for developing certain diseases.
Nonprofit hospitals feel the inner-city for affluent suburbs. No margin no mission, but what happens when the mission disappears? No tax breaks?
The credit crunch is squeezing hospitals, and forcing them to delay building improvements, the NY Times reports.
The BBC reports that researchers have identified the 9,000-year-old remains of a mother and her baby discovered off
the coast of Israel as the earliest concrete evidence of human TB,.
The WSJ Health Blog reports that nearly 1 in 6 online health insurance shoppers are ‘uninsurable.’