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Epidemiologists debunk the 14 biggest coronavirus myths

Business Insider brings back the Senior Director of NYC Health + Hospitals System-wide Special Pathogens Program and a professor of epidemiology at Columbia University to debunk 14 new common coronavirus myths. They talk about the effectiveness of masks and how they don’t cause CO2 poisoning. They also explain what it […]
Epidemiologists debunk the 14 biggest coronavirus myths
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Forensic Pathologist rates 11 autopsy scenes in movies and TV

Dr Joye Carter was the first black female chief medical examiner in the United States, and has more than 30 years experience in the field of Forensic Pathology. She rates the realism of post mortem scenes in movies, such as “Se7en” (1995), “The Autopsy of Jane Doe” (2016), “Contagion” (2013) […]
Forensic Pathologist rates 11 autopsy scenes in movies and TV
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Google has created an algorithm that’s like ‘spell check’ for doctors who diagnose breast cancer — here’s how it works

Google’s artificial intelligence team has developed an algorithm that’s like “spell check” for pathologists, the doctors responsible for diagnosing cancer patients through images of their cells. In two papers published Friday, Google found that its algorithm complemented what the pathologists were able to pick up from the images in terms […]
Google has created an algorithm that’s like ‘spell check’ for doctors who diagnose breast cancer — here’s how it works
Markets

Healthcare stocks are rallying on pathology bulk-billing deal

Healthcare stocks rallied today after prime minister Malcolm Turnbull announced a deal with pathology businesses to maintain bulk billing for patients. Turnbull revealed the deal in his debate with opposition leader Bill Shorten on Friday night. He says patients now don’t have to worry about being charged extra for blood […]
Healthcare stocks are rallying on pathology bulk-billing deal
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Primary Health Care shares are going nuts

Primary Health Care, whose earnings were threatened by limits on Medicare rebates for pathology tests, has turned around its profit outlook to the positive. A short time ago, the shares were up more than 21% to $2.68. Late last year the company sounded a warning on its revenue growth because […]
Primary Health Care shares are going nuts