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Nisa Leung. Credit: Amanda Kho
October 31, 2018
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Investing in China: It’s Still “the Wild, Wild West”

How an uncle’s battle with cancer helped Nisa Leung become one of Asia’s most successful VCs.

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A town square in Copenhagen, Denmark. | Reuters/Fabian Bimmer
March 28, 2018
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The Case for a Danish-Style Safety Net

Businesses benefit when the government steps in to provide social benefits, a visiting scholar contends.

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An office building at night showing people working late | iStock/Kilhan
March 15, 2018
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“The Workplace Is Killing People and Nobody Cares”

A new book examines the massive health care toll today’s work culture exacts on employees.

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Children drink soda as they sit in the shade on a hot day. Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson
September 7, 2018
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The Power of Telling It Like It Is

In Panama, a new study finds that kids are more likely to drink healthier beverages if you speak the truth — subtly.
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Latest Stories in Health Care

July 31, 2017
Written

Jane Chen: Be Courageous Because You Will Fail

The CEO of Embrace Innovations explains the most important skill for a successful entrepreneur.
July 20, 2017
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How Your Perception of Health May Extend Your Life

Stanford researchers found that U.S. adults who believed that they were less active than their peers died younger than those who believed they were more active.
May 16, 2017
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An Antidote for Health Care Reform Failure

To drive down the cost of health care insurance, we must redesign care delivery.
April 18, 2017
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How the Ticking Clock Kills

A new study reveals spikes in stress when employees are told to think of time as money.
March 13, 2017
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Is It Ever OK to Sell (or Buy) a Kidney?

Research seeks ways to reduce wait times and increase matches for kidney transplants.
January 13, 2017
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Health Care After Obama: What Now?

Stanford’s Alain Enthoven cuts through the confusion and political rhetoric.
November 28, 2016
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Does Your Doctor Need an MBA?

Business training can help physicians navigate the complex and ever-changing logistics of health care.
November 16, 2016
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Why Doctors Can Be Good at Inventing But Bad for Innovation

A study shows why medical startups need top executives who are skilled at turning ideas into products.
November 15, 2016
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What’s Behind America’s Elder Care Crisis

Long-term care can be ruinously expensive, and the odds of needing it are high. So why don’t seniors buy insurance to cover it?
October 11, 2016
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Predictive Data Can Reduce Emergency Room Wait Times

Anticipating ER traffic jams before they begin can save lives.