Medical


Electronic Tattoos Provide Superior Medical Support

Electronic Tattoos Provide Superior Medical Support

Wearing a wired or electronic tattoo might have started off as something that was a little cutesy or more fun. However, a new t...

Jul 12 2016, 7:00am CDT

France SARS vials go missing by the thousands

France SARS vials go missing by the thousands

Investigation turned up no leads...

Apr 17 2014, 12:17pm CDT

Surgeon sued for not removing appendix during appendectomy

Surgeon sued for not removing appendix during appendectomy

Man realized he still had an appendix when his appendicitis came back...

Apr 11 2014, 1:26pm CDT

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

…And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support

Texas Pregnant Woman Marlise Munoz Removed from Life Support

Marlise Munoz, a pregnant woman on life support had her ventilator and feeding mechanisms removed on a Texas judge’s order. She...

Jan 25 2014, 12:43am CST

Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy

Ellen Pompeo Signs Two Year Contract for Grey’s Anatomy

Two of the stars, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey, who appeared on Grey’s Anatomy have jointly signed a two year contract for...

Jan 24 2014, 5:44am CST

Sperm Donor to Shell out Child Support

Sperm Donor to Shell out Child Support

A sperm donor who lent his services to a lesbian couple has had a child conceived by one of them. Although he waived his rights...

Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 27...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

Apple Takes Two New Medical Sensor Experts on Board

Apple Takes Two New Medical Sensor Experts on Board

Apple has sought the services of two new medical sensor technology experts. It has taken on board the two, a male Indian and a...

Jan 23 2014, 1:54pm CST

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

BART police officer accidentally shot and killed by fellow officer

Police are looking into the possibility of accidental gun discharge. A case of mistaken identity is also another angle....

Jan 23 2014, 2:59am CST

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy

Amish Family Chemo Stirs Up Controversy

An Amish family with a Leukemia-afflicted daughter went into hiding to avoid the long arm of the law. Their daughter was being...

Jan 22 2014, 6:37am CST

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity

From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is i...

Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys

ViviTouch HD Feel Technology Is Enhancing Audio, Gaming, And Even Adult Toys

Have you ever experienced sound as an actual tactile sensation? Or truly felt the difference between firing an M14A4 and a SCAR...

Jan 21 2014, 3:48am CST

Omaha explosion leaves 2 dead, 10 injured

Omaha explosion leaves 2 dead, 10 injured

A factory in Omaha exploded on Monday morning, leaving two people dead. The cause of the explosion has yet to be identified....

Jan 20 2014, 10:28pm CST

Exorcism Deaths of Two Children by Mentally Ill Mother

Exorcism Deaths by Mentally Ill Mother

Exorcism is in itself a controversial subject since it doesn’t come under the rubric of science. However, when there is violenc...

Jan 20 2014, 8:56am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

Medicare Cuts May Prove Detrimental

Medicare Budgetary Cuts May Prove Detrimental

After Obamacare got rolling, the budgetary cuts in Medicare may ultimately prove to be detrimental. This tug of war is bound to...

Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

FDA Panel Once Again Rejects New Indication For J&J Drug

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee once again turned down the supplemental new drug application for an...

Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST

America's Next Great Prescription

America's Next Great Prescription

Scientists have made a discovery that is proven to reduce premature death from heart attacks and stroke, lower the risk of diab...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

Guns, Rods ... And Titanium

To call Dave Lamoureux a fishing enthusiast would be an understatement. He set a new record, catching a 157-pound Bluefin tuna...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

86 Yale fraternity members face lawsuit over tailgate collision

86 Yale fraternity members face lawsuit over tailgate collision

86 members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Yale chapter are now facing multiple charges for the 2011 Harvard-Yale tailgate accident...

Jan 16 2014, 2:07am CST

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

FDA Advisory Panel Votes In Favor Of Approval For Merck's Vorapaxar

The FDA’s Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee voted 10-1 in favor of approval for vorapaxar, Merck's novel thromb...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - Joh...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

Woods Hole Launches Crowd-Sourced Ocean Radiation Testing

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution launched a crowd-sourced and crowd-funded project yesterday to monitor radiation level...

Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Medicine Or Mass Murder? Guideline Based on Discredited Research May Have Caused 800,000 Deaths In Europe Over The Last 5 Years

Last summer British researchers provoked concern when they published a paper raising the possibility that by following an estab...

Jan 15 2014, 12:01pm CST

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children

Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children

Energy drinks have been linked to numerous health problems including heart palpitations, headache, anxiety, vomiting, dizziness...

Jan 14 2014, 10:19pm CST

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Why Is Heroin Abuse Rising While Other Drug Abuse Is Falling?

Peter Shumlin, the Democratic governor of Vermont, brought heroin addiction to the front burner of national news by devoting hi...

Jan 14 2014, 9:56pm CST

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

The $1,000 Genome Arrives -- For Real, This Time

Today, Illumina, the leading maker of DNA sequencers, announced a milestone in biotechnology: it is introducing a new machine t...

Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

Onetouch VerioSync Glucometer Works with the iPhone

medical device syncs readings to your iPhone...

Jan 14 2014, 12:09pm CST

These 12 Companies All Want Your Body In 2014

These 12 Companies All Want Your Body In 2014

Wearable computing is the ultimate convergence arena. Stimulated of course by Google and Google Glass, excited by Apple’s still...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

Entrepreneurs Should Check Out This Gathering

Entrepreneurs Should Check Out This Gathering

I recommend that entrepreneurs – regardless of where they live – check out the New York Tech Meetup (NYTM). This monthly mini-c...

Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sent...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

You Can't Deduct Your Ex On Your Taxes

You Can't Deduct Your Ex On Your Taxes

Some people get creative on their taxes. My advice? Don’t, but perhaps these examples will inspire you. The latest was William...

Jan 14 2014, 12:46am CST

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives

Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months....

Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, Co-CEO of Whole Foods, and Marc Gafni on "The Unique Self of Business."

John Mackey, the co-CEO of Whole Foods, is the author (with Raj Sisodia) of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit...

Jan 12 2014, 1:26pm CST

CES 2014 highlights: Top ten digital health technology, equipments and gadgets from the industry

CES 2014 highlights: Top ten digital health technology, equipments and gadgets from the industry

CES 2014 highlights: Top ten digital health technology, equipments and gadgets from the industry...

Jan 12 2014, 8:37am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ithlete Heart Rate Monitor from ithlete

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ithlete Heart Rate Monitor from ithlete

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ithlete Heart Rate Monitor from ithlete...

Jan 12 2014, 8:30am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PureLight pulse oximetry sensor from Nonin Medical, Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PureLight pulse oximetry sensor from Nonin Medical, Inc

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: PureLight pulse oximetry sensor from Nonin Medical, Inc...

Jan 12 2014, 8:08am CST