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Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

Why Bifidobacteria Are So Good for You

There are trillions of bacteria on and in your body, and they’re extremely important for your health. One of the most important types is called Bifidobacteria. These beneficial bacteria digest dietary fiber, help prevent infection and produce vitamins and other important chemicals. Low counts of Bifidobacteria have been linked to many diseases, and Bifidobacteriasupplements may… Read More »

Here’s how much a family with good health insurance spent last year – CBS News

Between 2008 and 2018, health insurance and and related medical costs for employees of large companies rose twice as fast as wages, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. In 2018, a family of four in the U.S. with coverage from a larger employer spent a total of $ 7,726 on health care—that’s up from $… Read More »