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South Korea raises alert to highest level as coronavirus cases jump

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – South Korea raised its disease alert to the highest level on Sunday after a surge in coronavirus infections and two more deaths, while China state media warned the outbreak there had yet to reach a turning point despite some signs of easing. South Korea’s president said he was putting the country on… Read More »

Ride Health Raises $6.2M Seed Round For Healthcare Transportation – Crunchbase News

Imran Cronk, the founder of Ride Health, wants to make it easier for patients to get a ride to and from the hospital, a problem he says makes disadvantaged populations miss or delay medical care. He would know. About six years ago while volunteering at a North Carolina hospital, Cronk saw a patient get discharged… Read More »

Google’s hospital data-sharing deal raises privacy fears — here’s what’s really going on

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks to the media before the opening of the Berlin representation of Google Germany in Berlin on January 22, 2019. Carsten Koall | Getty Images News | Getty Images Google has waded into a privacy flap over a partnership with Ascension, a major U.S. hospital network, to collaborate on tools… Read More »

Chronic Stress Raises Your Risk of Several Types of Cardiovascular Disease

Stress has enormous implications for your health. From an evolutionary perspective, the stress response is a lifesaving biological function that enables you to instinctively square-off against an assailant, run away from a predator or take down a prey. However, those of us living in the modern world are now activating this same biological reaction in… Read More »