What too much work does to your DNA. (Hint: It's not good.)

The medical community has long debated whether medical residents are overworked, and a study published earlier year revealed that "long hours, disrupted sleep and constant stress can take a biological toll on newly minted doctors. Down to the level of their genes," Dhruv Khullar writes for the New York Times' "Well."

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He went to an optometrist with an irritated eye. Then the doctor pulled out a tick.

Earlier this month, Chris Prater felt something in his eye and tried to flush it out. When that didn't work, he went to his optometrist—who pulled a tick out of Prater's eye.

Your 4 top questions on Amazon in health care, answered

During our webconference last month about Amazon's health care moves, your peers asked dozens of questions about Amazon's strategy. Here are four of your most-asked questions—and our answers.

How a first-of-its-kind bipartisan bill would address social determinants

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill that would create a multi-agency council, as well as a $25 million federal fund, to address the social determinants of health.

Around the nation: Dialysis provider waives $524,600 bill

Following an article from NPR and Kaiser Health News, Fresenius said it had been "incorrectly classified as … being out of network," and announced it would waive the charges retroactively, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from Illinois, Missouri, Montana, and Wisconsin.

Why AdventHealth is offering 10,000 Floridians free DNA testing

AdventHealth last week launched a $2 million DNA test project and began offering free DNA tests to 10,000 Florida patients—potentially significantly expanding access to genetic counseling, and raising questions about how the data could be used, the Associated Press reports.

The 'Big Three' medical conditions most likely to be misdiagnosed, according to 55K+ malpractice claims

Diagnostic errors for cancers, infections, and vascular events accounted for more than 60% of medical malpractice claims over a 10-year period, according to a study published this month in the journal Diagnosis.

Weekly review: 5 health care facts that shocked Advisory Board experts

How "Dr. Dave" scammed insurers for $4 million, why it might be a good thing if your best employee quits, and more.