Health

Essay

Today’s DNA kits can reveal secrets that affect not just your own family but strangers as well. Should one person’s right to know take precedence over another’s life narrative?

Election 2020

Attacks over health care by Elizabeth Warren’s Democratic rivals, cautious debate performances and liberals’ late-2019 move to Bernie Sanders culminated in her disappointing fourth-place finish in New Hampshire.

Finance

Neither small-caps nor health-care stocks have been particularly hot this year, but small-cap health-care stocks are making a run.

New York

New York City officials are awaiting test results on three suspected cases of coronavirus and preparing for the possibility of quarantining visitors traveling from China and arriving at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Pro PE Deals

National optical retailer Eyemart Express is weighing a sale, according to people familiar with the situation, amid rising deal activity in the vision segment.

Management & Careers

Starting in the fall of 2020, the university’s traditional two-year master’s of business administration degree will take a hard turn towards health and science, with a particularly heavy focus on quant skills, from coding proficiency to data analysis

Metro Money

Across New York City, health-care workers are leveraging their expertise to snag extra cash, often earning more per hour than they could with more common side gigs like delivering packages.

Pro VC VC Funds

The Pittsburgh-based health-care institution has committed $800 million more in new capital earmarked for follow-on investments in existing life sciences companies and for new investments, said Jeanne Cunicelli, executive vice president of UPMC Enterprises, UPMC’s venture-capital, innovation and commercialization arm.

U.S.

The state would become the first in the nation to launch its own prescription-drug label under a plan proposed by Gov. Gavin Newsom that aims to use governmental purchasing power to control rising health-care costs.

CFO Journal

Abbott Laboratories appointed a new CFO, who will help guide the company under a recently named chief executive and through its U.S. launch of a new version of a glucose monitor for diabetes.

The Future of Everything | Work

Chef Christina Tosi, Roblox CEO David Baszucki and others predict what’s next for the way their industries work.

Health

The quality of care at hospitals acquired during a recent wave of deal making got worse or stayed the same, new research found, a blow to a frequently cited rationale for tie-ups.

Your Health

Male scientists portray their studies as “unprecedented,” “remarkable,” and “novel” more often than female scientists, a new study finds, which may contribute to gender differences in pay and promotion in the medical world.