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Google sister company X is working on monitoring depression using the brain’s electrical signals

A prototype from Project Amber of an EEG headset. Alphabet Alphabet‘s experimental research group, X, has been quietly working on an experimental project to monitor symptoms of depression. A blog post published on Monday details how a team of neuroscientists, hardware and software engineers and product experts have been working on a series of prototypes… Read More »

Drug company influence on journalism

Many times through the years, HealthNewsReview.org has criticized the National Press Foundation in Washington, DC, for accepting drug company funding for journalism training.  (See articles from June 2009, July 2009, August 2010, September 2010, October 2010, March 2014, March 2015, December 2015, November 2019. I may have missed a few, but you get the picture.) They’re doing it… Read More »

1 drug company announces details of $5M opioid settlement

The drug company Allergan says its $ 5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties will remove it from a trial scheduled for October on the toll of opioids there. Government officials previously announced the settlement with Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) and Summit counties. The Dublin, Ireland-based company made its first public statement about the deal on… Read More »

Her toddler died weeks after leaving ICE custody. She’s suing a private prison company for $40 million

Yazmin Juárez, who testified in Congress earlier this month about her 21-month-old daughter’s death, filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking $ 40 million in damages from CoreCivic, which runs the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas. Juarez and her daughter, Mariee, were detained for three weeks at the 2,400-bed facility last year. Mariee died… Read More »

Tenet to spin off revenue cycle subsidiary as separate company

Tenet Healthcare will pursue a tax-free spinoff of its Conifer Health Solutions business as a separate and independent publicly traded company. Conifer provides managed solutions to health systems to help them manage populations, enhance consumer engagement, manage risk and improve financial performance. “This decision supports our longstanding objectives to maximize the value of Conifer, build… Read More »