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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

Legacy Community Health plans two new Houston locations

A rendering shows the Lyons Avenue clinic coming in 2017. | Courtesy: Legacy Community Health 

September 20, 2016 - 12:21pm

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

Terri Alani

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TMC helps startups make their mark on healthcare

The Texas Medical Center in Houston is the world's largest medical center. | Photo by Katie Haugland via Flickr

August 17, 2016 - 3:33pm

Zika strains nation's blood-collection industry

The aedes aegypti mosquito is the primary carrier of the Zika virus. Its breeding range covers much of the Southern U.S.

Photo courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

August 12, 2016 - 5:03pm

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