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COVID conspiracy theorists plot protests

Coronavirus conspiracy theorists are planning a “stand for Victoria” freedom march to be held in major cities across Australia on Saturday. Posts in a Facebook group with a following of nearly 33,000 people reveal plans to gather en-masse at local Anzac memorial sites at noon across Australia’s capital cities, except Melbourne which is subject to… Read More »

Don’t Underestimate Doctor On Demand – CEO Hill Ferguson on the Era of ‘Tele-Everything’ Healthcare

Health Tech Aug 12, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH JUST before the Teladoc-Livongo merger was announced, I had a chance to catch up with Doctor on Demand’s CEO, Hill Ferguson. The future for telehealth, he said, is “bright green” — and I’m pretty sure it’s looking even greener now! Doctor On Demand has stood… Read More »

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Solves One of Its Biggest Mysteries in the Series Finale

After seven seasons on the air, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has finally come to an end. From fighting off terrorist organizations to escaping entire galaxies, the agents have always found a way to stay together…until now. While the final season takes place in a series of time-jumps in order to stop alien Chronicoms from taking over… Read More »

On healthcare cost innovations, Trump and the IRS musn’t fumble at the goal line

Our tax laws are among the most effective and disruptive means by which government controls where we get and how we pay for our healthcare. For example, job-based health insurance represents the nation’s single largest coverage source, making it a ripe target for regulation and oversight and, consequently, a dumping ground for special interests. Many… Read More »

My ABCovid-19 Journal – Day 3 of 5, Letters “K” through “O”

Welcome back to my ABCovid-19 Journal, which I created/curated in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, I’m sharing all the letters of the alphabet with you which reminded me keywords and themes emerging as we were learning about this dastardly public health threat beginning early in 2020. In today’s Health Populi blog… Read More »