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 he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re...
Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST
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 had been brain-dead and the fetus which had been developing inside her for the past 22 weeks was for all purposes abnormal.
Jan 25 2014, 12:43am CST
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 the series. Both will continue a prominent presence in the 11th and 12th season of the medical establishment series.
Jan 24 2014, 5:44am CST
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 as a legitimate parent of the child, according to a Kansas judge, he is to shell out child support. A loophole in Kansas law makes him the father of the child.
Jan 24 2014, 1:44am CST
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 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...
Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST
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 talented female, to improve its biometric products profile. Everyone is on the lookout for a vital stat gadget that is likely to come out of the factories of Apple Incorporated soon.
Jan 23 2014, 1:54pm CST
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 given chemo treatment against their will. The decision to forgo the allopathic treatment has stirred up a lot of controversy. The whole question revolves around the jurisdiction and scope of the law in private matters.
Jan 22 2014, 6:37am CST
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 increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...
Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST
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 violence involved against the supposedly possessed individual, it often leads to casualties. The exorcism deaths of two children by their mentally ill mother in Maryland led to the law taking her into its custody.
Jan 20 2014, 8:56am CST
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 occur as various medical insurance schemes via for funds.
Jan 18 2014, 5:50am CST
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 acute coronary syndrome indication for Johnson & Johnson’s Xarelto (rivaroxaban). The...
Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST
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 diabetes and certain cancers, control blood pressure, prevent osteoporosis, and alleviate...
Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST
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 from his kayak off the coast of Cape Cod in 2009.
A former Wall Street commodities trader,...
Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST
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.
- John Locke
We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...
Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST
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 levels in seawater along the West Coast of North America.
The project, led by Woods Hole senior...
Jan 15 2014, 1:11pm CST
Monster allegedly marketing energy drinks to children Energy drinks have been linked to numerous health problems including heart palpitations, headache, anxiety, vomiting, dizziness, and even deaths. Two lawyers are now working together to battle the market's biggest energy drink maker.
Jan 14 2014, 10:19pm CST
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 that can sequence the genetic code of a human cell for $1,000.
The machine – actually a...
Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST
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 to be seen iWatch, in the past twelve months a wide range of Davids and Goliaths have made...
Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST
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-conference – which sells out in minutes – fills an 860-seat auditorium and a secondary...
Jan 14 2014, 9:06am CST
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 sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...
Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST
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 L. West, who claimed a theft loss deduction. The thief? His ex.
He claimed she took over his...
Jan 14 2014, 12:46am CST
How Cities Reshape Brand Narratives Refurbished phrases and branding elements seem to cycle through advertisements and public relations messaging every few months.
Last year Ford spokesperson Mike Rowe started using the word “fresh” to describe features...
Jan 13 2014, 8:01am CST
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