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Healthcare CEOs take home some of the biggest pay packages in the world. Here’s what the industry’s top executives earned last year.

We took a look at the compensation packages of the leaders overseeing some of the biggest healthcare companies.
The gene-editing tool Crispr can be used to make mushrooms that don't brown or strawberries with a longer shelf life.

We’ll be eating the first Crispr’d foods within 5 years, according to a geneticist who helped invent the blockbuster gene-editing tool

A UC Berkeley geneticist who helped invent the gene-editing tool Crispr told Business Insider its most profound impacts will be on agriculture.
Iora Health CEO Rushika Fernandopulle made our list of 10 people transforming healthcare.

Dispensed: Introducing Business Insider’s 10 people transforming healthcare

Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider's weekly newsletter giving you a dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news.
Americans are paying more than people from other countries for some key services.

6 things that cost more in the US than they do abroad

From internet access fees to drug prices, US consumers are often forced to pay higher prices than found internationally.
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.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.).

A trip that would have shown a rare moment of bipartisanship between lawmakers like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a GOP colleague appeared to fall apar...

Last month, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez accepted an invitation from GOP Rep. Andy Barr to visit his district in Kentucky. But last Friday, the goodwill seemed to flip.
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.

INTRODUCING: The 10 people transforming healthcare

We named 10 healthcare leaders to our list of 100 People Transforming Business. They're disrupting an industry that makes up almost 20% of the US economy.

The IPO market has come storming back. Nasdaq’s head of healthcare listings gave us the lay of the land.

Nasdaq's head of healthcare listings, Jordan Saxe, weighed in on the state of healthcare IPOs at a hectic time for debuting on public markets.
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.