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Trump Administration Seeks More Health Care Cost Details For Consumers

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). Anyone who has tried to “shop” for hospital services knows one thing: It’s hard to get prices. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order he said would make it easier. The order directs agencies to draw up rules requiring… Read More »

Big Health wants you to cure your insomnia with its app, then delete it — some investors hate that

Peter Hames Big Health CEO Peter Hames wants people to use his app to treat their insomnia — and then delete it for good. His app, Sleepio, essentially works by leveraging an approach known as cognitive behavioral therapy, which aims to give users the tools to manage their own thought patterns differently and overcome their anxieties.… Read More »

This doctor is recruiting an army of medical experts to drown out fake health news on Instagram

Austin Chiang has a unique role as a chief medical social media officer Austin Chiang The antidote to fake health news? According to Austin Chiang, the first chief medical social media officer at a top hospital, it’s to drown out untrustworthy content with tweets, pics and posts from medical experts that the average American can… Read More »