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One More Sign Best Buy Is Serious About Digital Health Business

Best Buy is the first U.S. retailer to sell exclusively TytoHome telehealth device kit. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/VIEWpress/Corbis via Getty Images) Getty Best Buy, seeking to remain relevant in the age of Amazon, has identified health as a key growth focus. The latest sign of that ambition: it’s the first U.S. retailer to sell… Read More »

Telemedicine tied to more antibiotics for kids, study finds

Sniffling, sore-throated kids seen via telemedicine visits were far more likely to be prescribed antibiotics than those who went to a doctor’s office or clinic, according to a new study. Many of those prescriptions disregarded medical guidelines, raising the risk they could cause side effects or contribute to the rise of antibiotic-resistant germs. “I understand… Read More »