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It Looks Like Health Insurance, but It’s Not. ‘Just Trust God,’ Buyers Are Told. – The New York Times

Eight-year-old Blake Collie was at the swimming pool when he got a frightening headache. His parents rushed him to the emergency room only to learn he had a brain aneurysm. Blake spent nearly two months in the hospital. His family did not have traditional health insurance. “We could not afford it,” said his father, Mark… Read More »

These Apps Say You May Have a Health Disorder. What if They’re Wrong? – The New York Times

Flo and Clue, two popular period-tracking apps, recently introduced health tools that evaluate a woman’s risk for the hormonal imbalance known as polycystic ovary syndrome. In September alone, more than 636,000 women completed the Flo health assessments, said the app’s developer, Flo Health. The app then recommended that 240,000 of those women, or about 38… Read More »

New York resident dies of a rare tickborne disease that can cause fatal brain infection 

New York resident dies of a rare tickborne disease that can cause fatal brain infection A person in Hudson Valley, New York, has died from Powassan virus disease  The virus is carried by deer ticks, which are common in the Eastern US, and cases in humans are rarely reported but on the rise  In 2009… Read More »