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Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian was jarred by the different levels of healthcare between the rich and non-rich.

Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian says there’s an especially ‘frightening’ difference between the lives of rich and non-rich people in...

In an interview with the Financial Diet, Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian discussed the "staggering" differences in healthcare quality in the US.
NYU Professor Scott Galloway

The man who predicted that Amazon would buy Whole Foods now expects the tech giant will soon be the world’s fastest-growing healthcare company

At Business Insider's IGNITION 2018 conference, Scott Galloway said Amazon will soon be the "fastest-growing healthcare company in the world."

Welcome to Dispensed: A weekly dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news

Welcome to Dispensed, a new email containing the biotech, pharma, and healthcare stories that kept Business Insider's healthcare team busy this week.

A ‘party drug’ with potential to be the next blockbuster antidepressant is edging closer to the mainstream, but it could set you back $9,0...

Once dismissed as a "party drug," ketamine is emerging as a potential alternative treatment for depression.
Hedda Martin

A medical center allegedly told a single mother to fundraise $10,000 for a heart transplant after saying she didn’t have enough money to cover t...

Hedda Martin, 60, was notified by the transplant committee at Spectrum Health in Grand Rapids, Michigan, saying she could not have a heart transplant.

A superstar ex-Facebook and Google exec is trying to upend a $24 billion industry with devices that spot disease sooner — and she’s alread...

A brush with death inspired ex-Facebook and Google executive Mary Lou Jepsen to embark on her latest initiative at a San Francisco-based startup called Openwater.

This ex-Googler helped reimagine what cities could look like — now his new startup, Forward, is using tech to rethink healthcare

"You have to ask yourself what went wrong with today's healthcare system. The problem that our current healthcare system is based on labor," says Adrian Aoun, founder of Forward. "Paying doctors $200,000 a year is a system that doesn't scale well. If you build a healthcare system on the foundation of technology, you can scale it to billions of people."
Cigna CEO David Cordani struck a massive deal this year.

Healthcare dealmaking just hit an all-time record of almost $400 billion — here are some of the year’s biggest mergers

The biggest takeover of the year was Takeda Pharmaceutical's $76.9 billion bid for Shire, which is best-known for making the hyperactivity treatment Adderall.

We asked some of the top young healthcare entrepreneurs in America for their advice — here’s what they said

Business Insider asked a few Forbes 30 under 30 healthcare superstars for their best career advice. Here's what they told us.
Construction workers had some of the highest suicide rates in 2012 and 2015.

Men working in construction, stay-at-home moms, and students are committing suicide in alarmingly high numbers, and it’s part of a disturbing tr...

The suicide rate in the US increased 34% from 2000-2016, the CDC reported Thursday. It's the latest evidence that a troubling trend is getting worse.