Taylor White | Community Writer
These three corporate giants are adventuring into the field of healthcare. They seek to provide health coverage to over 1 million of their employees.
Apple recently announced it is taking on medical records by storing them right on your iPhone. They are revamping the health app already on the phone to include immunizations, lab results, procedures and vitals, allergies, medications, and more. In the past, patients’ medical data was stored in silos of hospitals, clinics, and labs.
The recent two-day federal government shutdown left the fates of tens of thousands of children in the air while Congress battled over the most recent spending bill.
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), known as ALLKids in Alabama, has been funded for six years in the most recent spending bill passed by lawmakers. ALLKids provides coverage for over 85,000 children.
A recent study has suggested that habitual Ibuprofen use may be linked to male infertility. Something consumers should be aware of before taking the M&M look-a-likes – the product may affect men's bodies down the road.
Attempts to repeal and replace Obamacare, tax reforms and CVS buying Aetna for $67 billion all affected the field of healthcare in 2017.