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UnitedHealth says Q3 volume rebounds, net income down on consumer price breaks

Dive Brief: UnitedHealth Group bested Wall Street expectations and reported a lower-than-expected medical cost ratio of 81.9% for the third quarter as members continue to delay care amid the pandemic. Although utilization is not back to normal, it is hovering around 95% of pre-pandemic levels, considerably higher than the second quarter, executives said Wednesday. The… Read More »

Fast, inexpensive test for malaria drills down to specifics

“This field-ready SHERLOCK diagnostic malaria assay surpasses the sensitivity and specificity requirements set by the WHO for a desired test that can be used to detect low parasite density in asymptomatic carriers of all major Plasmodium species,” said Collins. “Its highly streamlined design could provide a viable solution to the present diagnostic bottleneck on the… Read More »

You Can Get Focused (Hint: Put Down That Phone)

The average person’s mind wanders 47 percent of the time, according to a 2010 Harvard study, so nearly half the time you’re doing one thing, you’re thinking about something else. Add the 24-hour news cycle, the barrage of social media and the countless distractions for those working from their bedrooms, backyards and walk-in closets —… Read More »

Up down day diet

Nancy Loseke. Lunch: Cauliflower rice with lemon pepper shrimp or braised beef, or spinach with a sweet potato, hard boiled egg and salsa. How do you all deal with plateaus? Save Me the Plums. Pomegranate, raspberry and banana smoothie calories. We are experiencing technical difficulties. Volunteers lost on average eight per cent of their body… Read More »