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Nov 19, 2015

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Haven't Got Your Flu Shot? Uber Is Offering One-Day, On-Demand Vaccinations to Your Doorstep

Haven't gotten your flu shot yet? On Thursday, you can order one up using Uber. Customers who normally use the Uber smartphone app to call for a ride will be able to request a flu shot -- and a nurse in an Uber car will show up at their home or office in about three dozen cities across the country...

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Startups Vie to Build an Uber for Health Care

Darren Gold had a stomach virus the first time he used an app called Heal to summon a doctor to his Beverly Hills home. He liked the Stanford-trained doctor who showed up so much that he called Heal again when his 2-year-old son had a fever, and again when the whole family had colds.

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