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January 28, 2019

Weekly review: The 5 ways Apple wants to transform health care

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    The 5 ways Apple wants to transform health care (Tuesday, Jan. 22)
    Feeling confused by all the hype around Apple's ambitions in health care? To help you make sense of it all, Advisory Board's Jackie Kimmell lays out the five concrete ways Apple wants to transform the industry.

    This year's flu season so far, charted (Wednesday, Jan. 23)
    Between 8.2 and 9.6 million people have been stricken with the flu so far this year, according to CDC data released Friday. Here's how the current flu season stacks up to flu activity in recent years—and an interactive map that reveals how hard the flu is hitting your state.

    The 'ideal diet' for you (and the planet), according to new research (Thursday, Jan. 24)
    A group of 37 specialists from 16 countries have published in The Lancet what they consider to be the "ideal diet" for the health of both people and the planet—and it includes cutting meat consumption by half and doubling consumption of fruits, nuts, and vegetables.

    His patients call him 'The Groin Crusher.' (And they love him.) (Friday, Jan. 25)
    Pete Schiavo's patients call him by plenty of unflattering nicknames—"The Groin Crusher," "Petey Pressure," and "The Groin Guy," to name just a few—and yet they can't stop raving about his inimitable bedside manner. Here's how a gregarious man with an unusual job became one of Pennsylvania Hospital's most popular providers, Stephanie Farr writes for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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