Viewpoints: Despite Good News, Anthem May Have Worries; Health Care And Partisanship

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.


Artificial intelligence may aid in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence that allows computer programs to learn when exposed to new data without being programmed. Now, researchers have coupled machine learning methods with a special MRI technique that measures the perfusion, or tissue absorption rate, of blood throughout the brain to detect early forms of dementia, such as mild cognitive impairment, according to a new study.