Joyce Tan

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Healthcare costs higher for smokers after surgery

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Current and former smokers incur higher healthcare costs after having surgery than non-smokers, according to a new study.<p>“Smoking causes an estimated $17 billion in excess healthcare costs each year just because it is more expensive to take care of these folks in the …

Why Retail Clinics Failed to Transform Health Care

When retail clinics entered the U.S. health care market more than a decade ago, they were greeted with high expectations. The hope was their lower cost structure and focus on convenience and price transparency — two things sorely lacking in traditional health care — would engender radical changes. …

The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail -- but Some Don't by Nate Silver

<b>Recommended by Don Bailey</b><b>CEO, Questcor Pharmaceuticals (#1)</b>Nate Silver has become a statistical sensation after building a predictor for baseball and accurately guessing the 2008 presidential election. The CEO of the highest-ranked company on our list of America's Best Small Companies recommends …

Liftware Spoon Helps With Parkinson's Tremors

A new smart spoon can be a vital tool in helping stabilize Parkinson’s tremors. San Francisco-based Lift Labs’ patented Liftware Spoon uses an …

This anti-tremor spoon could make it easier for Parkinson's patients to eat. It works by integrating an accelerometer to detect tremors and actuators to cancel out 70% of the motion. Watch: http://f-st.co/z56mMoA