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Iora Health CEO Rushika Fernandopulle made our list of 10 people transforming healthcare.

Dispensed: Introducing Business Insider’s 10 people transforming healthcare

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A new experimental gene therapy has cured babies born with a genetic disease dubbed "bubble boy" syndrome.

There’s now a cure for the deadly genetic disorder known as ‘bubble-boy’ disease

Doctors used a cutting-edge medical technique called gene therapy to treat 10 babies born with the disease. The biotech that helped saw its stock surge.
Juul wants to show that its e-cigarettes could help smokers quit.

E-cig company Juul is considering creating a digital health tool for smokers who want to quit

In addition to its e-cigs, Juul could offer smokers an app or similar tool that they could use for support while they try to cut back on smoking.

Healthcare startups like Flatiron Health, One Medical, and Oscar Health all use an eerily similar font. We investigated why.

The companies made the font choices to stand out from traditional tech and healthcare companies, their design chiefs told Business Insider.
Alice Moon, who has cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS), can no longer use marijuana. She still works in the marijuana industry.

A mysterious condition makes marijuana users violently ill, and it reveals a hidden downside to the drug’s growing popularity

Interviews with researchers, doctors, and patients with cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome reveal a severe and mysterious illness tied to heavy cannabis use.
Nat Turner, 32, is the cofounder and CEO of Flatiron Health.

Dispensed: Pharma middlemen get their day in the hot seat, life at Flatiron Health a year after acquisition, and almost $1 billion invested in clinica...

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A Type 1 diabetes patient holds up bottles of insulin.

Outrage over the cost of the life-saving drug insulin has drugmakers scrambling, but Congress and the public demand a price cut

Critics call the new programs "PR stunts,"and say drug companies should just lower their prices.
Nicole Smith-Holt from Richfield, MN holds a vial with the ashes of her son Alec, who died at the age of 26 from insulin rationing, during a protest against the high price of insulin outside the offices of drug giant Sanofi in Cambridge, MA on Nov. 16, 2018.

The incredible history of insulin, a lifesaving diabetes drug that was discovered almost a century ago and is now at the center of drug pricing outrag...

How a drug that was discovered 95 years ago changed the way we treat diabetes — and why it's so expensive today.
Doctor pay varies a lot depending on what area a doctor specializes in and other factors, two new reports find.

Here’s how much money doctors make across the US, from brain surgeons to oncologists

Doctors in some specialties get paid as much as $500,000 to $600,000 a year.
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon denounced drug companies on Monday for not agreeing to support legislation that would require lowering drug prices.

Senators asked 7 big drugmakers to lower their prices. None of them gave a straight answer.

Seven top pharma executives said they support the idea of lower drug prices, but had conditions before they would commit to doing so.