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The Future of Health Is “Now,” Deloitte Says; But Are Consumers Living and Loving It?

The pandemic has become a sort of forcing function on all aspects of daily living, include health care. Deloitte’s latest wave of health care consumer market research updates the COVID-19 impacts on the U.S. health care landscape and asks the question in the study report’s title: “Are consumers already living the future of health?” For… Read More »

Schools ‘must come before pubs and restaurants in future’

Schools should be the last places to shut in future lockdowns, after non-essential shops, pubs and restaurants, England’s children’s commissioner says. Anne Longfield says children have a right to education and, must not be an “afterthought”, and that schools should be “first to open, last to close”. She says children play a smaller role in… Read More »

Smart toilets seen as future real-time health monitoring tech

Toilets are currently used for disposing of human waste. But researchers see tremendous value in the metabolic information contained in urine as a source of real-time monitoring of peoples’ health. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working on a proof of principle for an integrated “smart toilet” system… Read More »

California’s AG on future of ACA suit, CVS-Aetna union

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, a Democrat, has been at the forefront of many legal healthcare battles since taking office in 2017, including leading a coalition of states to defend the Affordable Care Act against the Texas-led effort to dismantle it. Becerra’s office is also suing Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit alleging the company falsely promoted its… Read More »