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Atul Gawande's company looking to try new products on employees, trial testimony shows

The trial to stop a former Optum employee from working for the healthcare venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, has shed light on what the new enterprise intends to do this year. In Massachusetts District Court, David W. Smith, former Optum vice president of Product/Corporate Strategy, said the new company isn’t looking… Read More »

Acne treatment: Four topical creams and products to treat the skin condition

Acne is a common skin condition causing spots, oily skin and sometimes skin that’s hot or painful to touch. Most people with acne experience it on their face, but many also get it on their back, while some also develop it on their chest. Treatment for acne depends on how severe it is. Over-the-counter topical… Read More »

To Eat or Not to Eat: Decorative Products on Foods Can Be Unsafe

[embedded content] Español  Subscribe: FDA Consumer Health Information Your soon-to-be 6-year-old wants you to bake an elaborate birthday cake in the shape of a fairy-tale castle, complete with rainbows, unicorns, and a princess for her party.  You’ve found a cake-decoration video online, but it uses ingredients that make you wonder if they are safe to… Read More »