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Beet Read: Tuesday, March 20, 2012

March 20, 2012


Women still pay more for health insurance than men do, although the new health care bill would change that. Women pay an average of 31% more, and as much as 80% in some cases, even when maternity coverage is not included. Ibuprofen may prevent altitude sickness, which is bad news for the makers of the […]

Beet Read: Thursday, March 15, 2012

March 15, 2012


In terms of mobile healthcare solutions, using iPads with software made for a full-screen computer can pose a surprisingly “significant threat to patient safety,” when doctors can’t view the whole screen they’re meant to see. Omega-3’s are good for your eyes, even with relatively low doses and especially for preventing macular degeneration in older populations. Marion […]

Beet Read: Tuesday, March 13, 2012

March 13, 2012


A new study linking red meat consumption with an early death is making headlines today but has some very unscientific underpinnings. Bottom line: eat fewer hot dogs, more fish and enjoy a grass-fed steak when you feel like it. The Indian patent regulator is allowing generic versions of Bayer’s cancer drug 8 years before the patent expires, […]