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UnitedHealth to link Optum’s analytics, provider subsidiaries

Dive Brief: UnitedHealth Group plans to link its network of tens of thousands of physicians in its population health management and care delivery business, OptumHealth, with insights it gleans from its data analytics business, OptumInsights. Patients and providers will be able to access health data in real time as part of this new “digital ecosystem,”… Read More »

CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung disease

States with the most cases include Wisconsin, with 15 confirmed cases and 15 more under investigation, according to CNN’s survey. Illinois has 10 confirmed cases, while 12 more are under investigation. California is looking into 19 such cases. The New York State Department of Health said Friday it was “actively investigating” 11 cases. Indiana and… Read More »

A link between mitochondrial damage and osteoporosis

Some risk factors for osteoporosis such as being older and female or having a family history of the condition cannot be avoided. But others can, like smoking cigarettes, consuming alcohol, taking certain medications, or being exposed to environmental pollutants. But until now researchers haven’t gained a firm picture of how these exposures link up with… Read More »