Writing in Vox, Jennifer Reich, a professor of sociology at the University of Colorado Denver, shares what she has learned from speaking to anti-vax parents over the past decade about their decision not to vaccinate their children.
California officials on Wednesday announced the state would ban the use of chlorpyrifos, a commonly used pesticide that research has shown is linked to lower birth weights, lower IQs, and symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism in children, in today's bite-sized hospital and health industry news from California, Colorado, and Indiana.
For cancer patients, online groups can serve as a source of empathy and support at a vulnerable time, but it's not uncommon for these groups to be infiltrated by fraudsters who don't have cancer at all, Rósín Lanigan reports for The Atlantic.
Uber's initial public offering on Friday was one of the largest in tech history—starting trading at $45 a share, or a $82 billion total valuation—and it's efforts in health care were a major part of that sky-high figure. Daily Briefing's Jackie Kimmell outlines the five things you should know about their health care efforts.