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Graham-Cassidy, the GOP’s last health care proposal, explained with a cartoon

Senate Republicans have been through four different health care proposals to repeal Obamacare, all of which failed to pass. But now there’s one very ambitious proposal left. Graham-Cassidy isn’t a sexy or descriptive name, but what makes it so radical is how much it deconstructs the existing system. It brings back preexisting conditions, so insurers can charge sick people more; it ... Read More »

Human ‘hairless’ gene identified: One form of baldness explained

It’s not a hair-brained idea: A new research report appearing in the April 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal explains why people with a rare balding condition called “atrichia with papular lesions” lose their hair, and it identifies a strategy for reversing this hair loss. Specifically the report shows for the first time that the “human hairless gene” imparts an ... Read More »

Human ‘hairless’ gene identified: One form of baldness explained

It’s not a hair-brained idea: A new research report appearing in the April 2014 issue of The FASEB Journal explains why people with a rare balding condition called “atrichia with papular lesions” lose their hair, and it identifies a strategy for reversing this hair loss. Specifically the report shows for the first time that the “human hairless gene” imparts an ... Read More »

Street explained: Mystery force moves market

Traders have been speculating for several weeks that a part of the global selling in stocks that started in December may be due to oil-related sovereign wealth funds selling assets in order to make up for the shortfall in revenues due to the decline in oil. We are starting to get some data that indicates that at least part of ... Read More »

Street Explained: Fallout from negative rates

ederal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress on Thursday she wouldn’t take negative rates off the table as an option here in the U.S., after several central banks around the world recently adopted the extreme measure. So how does a negative interest rate actually work and how will it affect your money? In a exclusive video for CNBC Pro subscribers, ... Read More »