Theranos: Revolutionizing Blood Testing

Imagine having¬†blood drawn via a finger prick, downloading an app to your phone and the results in your hand within 24-48 hours. On top of that, you knew exactly what you would pay for the blood tests you wanted and you didn’t need to get orders from your doctor. This isn’t an idea, it is reality for those lucky enough to live in Arizona thanks to a company called Theranos.¬† Continue reading

How Washington Can Change Rare Disease: Part Two

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Part two of my series on how Washington can improve the lives of rare disease patients is discussing the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding the legislation. While some good things have come out of it, there are numerous revisions that need to be made in order for it to truly help rare patients and their families.

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