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Business news covering insurance, research, drug companies and treatments.

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Merril Hoge

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Herb rush: Ballot initiatives could set marijuana business ablaze

The harlequin cannabis strain is known for its high levels of cannabidiol, a compound that's been shown to have therapeutic applications.

October 28, 2016 - 4:08pm

Houston Methodist drug repurposing program aims to save time, money

Dr. Stephen Wong. | Courtesy of Houston Methodist Research Institute

October 28, 2016 - 12:41pm

Industry experts provide pulse on Houston's healthcare market

Nelson S. Udstuen | Vice President – Regional Director | CBRE Healthcare Services Group
Photo courtesy: CBRE

October 28, 2016 - 11:08am

Giving workers more flexibility can extend lives, study finds

Celadon Trucking’s Gordon Day is taking advantage of a new company policy that allows drivers to take their cats and dogs on the road with them. An Indiana University study found that giving workers in high-stress jobs additional freedom isn’t just a morale booster but could also help them live longer. | Photo courtesy of Celadon Trucking

October 27, 2016 - 3:58pm

Licensing fees soar under proposed Texas medical marijuana legislation

Kayla Brown, executive director for the Texas Cannabis Industry Association, said the state's revised regulations would make it harder for small businesses to break into the industry. | Photo courtesy of the Texas Cannabis Industry Association.

October 20, 2016 - 5:00pm

In this ongoing series, we ask executives, entrepreneurs and business leaders about mistakes that have shaped their business philosophy.

Lisa Druxman

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Can wearable fitness devices lower healthcare costs?

Wearable devices are used in UnitedHealthcare's wellness programs, which cover about 120,000 people in more than 40 states. | Photo by robin_mosports via Flickr

October 14, 2016 - 10:08am

BBVA Compass sees promise in partnering for a cause

Scott Campbell, Executive Director of the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Photo courtesy of Elton John AIDS Foundation.

 

 

October 7, 2016 - 1:34pm

Doc, doc, who's there? A physician making house calls

Dr. Jeremy Gabrysch, founder and CEO of Austin-based Remedy Urgent Care, plays the patient during a recent house call. Photo courtesy of Remedy Urgent Care.

September 28, 2016 - 12:51pm

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