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Health in 2 Point 00 Episode 56

On Episode 56 of Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I report from Livongo’s new office in San Francisco. In this episode, Jess asks me about Carrot Health’s $ 25 million raise for their digital smoking cessation program and 98point6’s $ 50 million raise for their on-demand primary care app. We also have our… Read More »

Appendix identified as a potential starting point for Parkinson's disease

Removing the appendix early in life reduces the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease by 19 to 25 percent, according to the largest and most comprehensive study of its kind, published today in Science Translational Medicine. The findings also solidify the role of the gut and immune system in the genesis of the disease, and reveal… Read More »