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Democratic presidential candidates have a new approach for tackling gun violence: Treat it as a public-health crisis

Candidates like Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker want to draw on tactics used by community-based organizations to fight gun violence.
Health insurance startup Oscar recently moved into a new WeWork-designed new office.

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Everything we know about uBiome, the startup that convinced Silicon Valley that testing poop was worth $600 million, and then saw its top leaders depa...

uBiome's test promised insights into your health from a tiny sample of your poop. But problems are mounting for the startup.
Mario Schlosser, CEO and co-founder of Oscar speaks to guests during the TechCrunch Disrupt event in Manhattan, in New York City, NY, U.S. May 15, 2017.

$3.2 billion startup insurer Oscar Health just announced huge plans to sell Obamacare plans in a dozen new markets

Oscar Health is following a trend of other healthcare startups, expanding into multiple new sites across the US.
The daybed in Oscar Health's new offices.

Inside the WeWork-designed offices of $3.2 billion startup Oscar Health, where kombucha is on tap and employees can work on a massive daybed

Here's a look at Oscar's headquarters, which includes LEGO tables, a daybed, original concrete floors, and nearly 75 meeting spaces.
A doctor and patient.

A new study debunks the idea that the US spends more on healthcare because it doesn’t spend enough on social services

Researchers examined why the US spends so much more on healthcare than other high-income countries.
Warby Parker and SmileDirectClub are inking deals with insurers.

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Welcome to Dispensed, our weekly dispatch of healthcare, biotech, and pharma news from Business Insider.
One of The Pill Club's "care packages."

The strange tale of how a battle between 2 healthcare companies morphed into a viral Twitter backlash against CVS

Pill Club, the birth-control delivery startup, is fighting with CVS over how much it gets paid. CVS has called its claims "extremely misleading."
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders (I-VT) delivers remarks at a National Nurses United event to honor Medicare and Medicaid's 50th anniversary on Capitol Hill in Washington July 30, 2015.

Here’s how ‘Medicare for All’ would affect every part of the $3.5 trillion US healthcare system

Medicare for All would radically change the American healthcare system if it's implemented. Here's a look at what it could do to the stakeholders.
By Chloe's CBD-infused desserts.

Here’s everything you need to know about CBD, the cannabis compound that’s in everything from coffee to ice cream and could soon be a $16 ...

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is popping up everywhere, fueled in part by a recent change in US law that made some CBD legal.