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Today in healthcare news: Walmart’s quietly building a startup that wants to use data to help customers make healthier choices, a senior living chain is requiring employees to get shots, and Verve’s building a gene-editing treatment for heart disease.

Walmart new test storesWalmartA Walmart personal shopper using the handheld device.

Walmart is quietly building a startup that wants to help shoppers make healthier choices

Read the scoop from Blake Dodge and Ãine Cain here>>

Covid Vaccine Senior CarePaul Bersebach/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty ImagesA CVS pharmacist gives the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at the Emerald Court senior living community in Anaheim, California.

A major chain of senior living facilities will require more than 10,000 workers to get COVID-19 shots

Read the full story from Shelby Livingston here>>

Verve Therapeutics cofounder and CEO Sekar KathiresanVerveVerve Therapeutics cofounder and CEO Sekar Kathiresan

Verve is gearing up to test a gene-editing treatment that could cure heart disease. The CEO shares his 3-step vision for the one-and-done heart treatment.

Read the full story from Andrew Dunn here>>

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