• 3 years of Duterte’s counterinsurgency: 250 civilians dead, thousands displaced 21 Jul 2019 09:19 (L-R) Wives and mothers demand justice for their loved ones. Carmela Avelino, Precila Lebico and Bienvenida Cabe. (Photo courtesy of Amihan) Human rights group Karapatan documented 250 victims of extrajudicial killings and 10 victims of enforced …
  • WolfPack 4K 16x32 HDMI Matrix Switcher w/Remote Announced by HDTV Supply, Inc. 21 Jul 2019 08:09 (MENAFN - Market Press) Los Angeles, CA, July 19, 2019 -- HDTV Supply, one of the nation's top Internet providers of consumer electronics devices and related products, announced their new HDTV SupplysWolfPack™ 4K/30 16x32 HDMI Matrix Switch …
  • Mayo's Next Maestro 21 Jul 2019 06:20 ROCHESTER – As a young physician, Gianrico Farrugia admired Mayo Clinic’s Plummer Building, a historic landmark with massive bronze doors and a soaring bell tower that projects the enduring prestige of the clinic. His reverence, however, didn’t extend to …
  • Prince William touts new data centers, small business efforts 21 Jul 2019 06:03 PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY – (Press Release) The Prince William County Department of Economic Development today announced $1.53 billion in capital investment and 227 new jobs in the Fiscal Year 2019, stemming from 13 targeted industry projects. The results …
  • US braces for second day of scorching weekend temperatures 21 Jul 2019 05:47 Americans braced for a second—and equally scorching—day of dangerously hot weather Sunday, with daytime temperatures forecast to approach 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius) across a number of major US cities. An oppressive heat wave stretching …
  • Snowpiecer Comic-Con Trailer Gives Us a First Look at the Long-Delayed TBS Show 21 Jul 2019 04:32 TV Guide Saturday Jul 20, 2019 at 6:30 PM Formerly set to air on TNT and currently getting ready to premiere next year on TBS, the long-delayed adaptation of Snowpiercer made its first appearance at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday afternoon -- revealing a …
  • Priyanka standoff ends with visit to victims’ families 21 Jul 2019 03:24 WASHINGTON: The United States was sweating through a weekend of dangerously hot weather, with major cities including New York, Philadelphia and Washington experiencing temperatures approaching 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius). An oppressive heat …
  • ‘Birthplace of aviation’ more than a slogan 21 Jul 2019 03:23 OHIO — Half a century after Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, Adrian Rivera is working to follow in his footsteps. Originally from a small town in Puerto Rico, Rivera moved to Ohio to pursue a college education almost 70 years after Armstrong found his …
  • Star Trek: Picard first look! Jean-Luc gets surprise visit from Data and 7 Of 9 21 Jul 2019 03:22 Engage! Star Trek: Picard trailer debuts at Comic-Con and stuns audiences with the revelation that Data AND Seven of Nine will co-star with Patrick Stewart's venerable captain 17 years after he last played the role By Marisa Okano For Dailymail.com …
  • US importers find ways to adapt to, skirt Trump’s tariffs 21 Jul 2019 02:42 NEW YORK: Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighbouring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs. Companies in sectors such as technology, clothing and footwear are exporting more goods …
  • Local activists protest “cruel, inhumane” U.S. border conditions 21 Jul 2019 02:22 Amid recent controversies surrounding living conditions for those detained in border facilities run by the United States federal government, Women’s March West Virginia members and other concerned residents took to the streets of Huntington Thursday to …
  • Study shows extent of human trafficking among homeless Anchorage youths 21 Jul 2019 01:42 New research released Wednesday shows, 1 in 4 girls and 1 in 5 boys receiving services from Anchorage's shelter for homeless youths, reported being victims of sex trafficking, quantifying for the first time the prevalence of the problem among an …
  • Editorial: Nursing home inequities 21 Jul 2019 00:03 Whether it’s the invisible hand of the market or someone is putting his thumb on the scale, the result is the same: There are inequities in nursing home admissions that need to be fixed. A Buffalo News analysis of state Department of Health data from 2017 …
  • Opioid deaths are down. But challenges continue. 20 Jul 2019 23:33 AS THE 20th century came to a close, the United States faced many challenges, but a high rate of death from prescription opioid overdoses was not one of them. In 1999, 3,442 people died from taking excessive pain-killing substances such as oxycodone or …
  • Speakers At DCD-San Francisco Ask, “Why Won’t Utility Companies Give Us The Renewable Energy We Want?” 20 Jul 2019 22:53 Air Quality Published on July 20th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley 0 July 20th, 2019 by Steve Hanley  At this year’s Data Center Dynamics conference in San Francisco, speaker after speaker took to the stage to lament how utility companies refuse to provide even …
  • VR in the OR?: HealthFront 2019 Merges Media, Health, Tech & Other Influencers 20 Jul 2019 22:48 Dr. Oz "driving" Martha Stewart and other celebrity judges from CNET, Samsung and Google to the 'Disruption Garage' startup competition. Nick Laham, PHMWill your next doctor be a graduate of the Walmart School of Medicine? Will your …
  • Must Reads: The crowd-sourced, social media swarm that is betting Tesla will crash and burn 20 Jul 2019 22:15 It’s a sunny day in March and “Machine Planet” is flying a single-engine Cessna over Northern California. He’s cruising at 1,500 feet toward a massive lot leased by electric-car maker Tesla. His mission: to burst the Tesla bubble. And make some money doing …
  • Border agents use tear gas to stop nearly 50 undocumented migrants who stormed Rio Grande bridge 20 Jul 2019 22:07 Border Patrol agents assaulted by immigrants attempting to rush a Texas port of entry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents had to use tear gas and pepper spray early Saturday to stop nearly 50 “undocumented individuals” from illegally entering …
  • U.S. to face shortage of primary care physicians - that spells trouble as boomer generation ages 20 Jul 2019 21:15 Despite hospital systems and health officials calling out the need for more primary care doctors, graduates of U.S. medical schools are becoming less likely to choose to specialize in one of those fields. A record-high number of primary care positions was …
  • US enduring extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar 20 Jul 2019 18:30 By Francis Mureithi More by this Author The United States is sweating through a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington bracing for temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius …
  • Osterweis Capital Management: Equity Investment Outlook 20 Jul 2019 18:17 During the second quarter, the stock market continued to rebound from last year’s fourth quarter swoon. This reflected the recognition that neither the trade war nor Federal Reserve (Fed) monetary policy was about to torpedo the long, slow recovery from …
  • Latino votes could swing the Democratic primary. And the candidates know it. 20 Jul 2019 18:01 LAS VEGAS — Last December, a series of presidential hopefuls began courting Yvanna Cancela. At 31, the former political director of the state's legendarily powerful culinary workers' union and campaign operative for then-Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., is …
  • Microsoft Azure feature targets application latency woes 20 Jul 2019 16:58 While many companies spread their cloud deployments across multiple regions for increased reliability and recovery, keeping virtual machines close together in the same data center can reduce application latency. That is the point of a new Microsoft Azure …
  • VMware on Azure gains early adherents 20 Jul 2019 16:58 VMware on Azure was released in late April, a new service that delivers the ubiquitous virtualization software natively on Redmond's cloud. It's not clear whether the service will experience the growth VMware found with a similar joint effort with …
  • City planners eye self-driving vehicles to correct mistakes of the 20th-century auto 20 Jul 2019 16:05 As self-driving vehicles begin to transform the way people get around, urban planners around the country are beginning to think about how they will remake cities and change the way we live. Not since the Model T replaced the horse and buggy have …
  • MADD: Ignition interlocks do stop drunk drivers 20 Jul 2019 13:25 WASHINGTON, D.C. — A report released by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) shows that in-car breathalyzers have stopped a driver who is drunk from starting his or her vehicle over 3 million times since 2006, when MADD launched the Campaign to Eliminate …
  • Jeff Bezos Says We're Destroying Earth, but Amazon Is the Slowest Tech Giant to Go Green 20 Jul 2019 13:23 There's a new space race among billionaires that are eyeing the stars, from Elon Musk's SpaceX to Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, among others. One common theme that the business magnates have expressed is concern about climate change and long-term …
  • Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (BEDU) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript 20 Jul 2019 13:23 Image source: The Motley Fool. Bright Scholar Education Holdings Limited (NYSE:BEDU) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Jul 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, and thank you …
  • Is the Democrats' wall of unreason on illegals cracking? Kyrsten Sinema breaks ranks 20 Jul 2019 13:02 Is the Democratic wall of craziness starting to crack? Arizona's Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, of all people, the former Code Pinker in the tutu, has come up with a sensible, bipartisan immigration proposal for ending asylum abuse, a proposal so good …
  • Opioid Induced Side Effects Treatment Market Analysis by Developments in Manufacturing Technology 20 Jul 2019 13:01 Jul 20, 2019 (News AIM via COMTEX) -- Opioids are the class of drug that include strong pain relievers and illegal drugs such as heroin and illicit pain relievers for example hydrocodone, oxycodone, morphine and fentanyl. Also they are available legally on …
  • US bracing for extreme heat as weekend temperatures soar 20 Jul 2019 09:43 The United States is bracing for a weekend of extremely hot weather, with major cities including New York and Washington expecting temperatures close to or exceeding 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees Celsius). Nearly 150 million people across the country …
  • Why E-Scooters Are on the Rise, Along With Injuries 20 Jul 2019 08:31 By Joshua Brustein, Nate Lanxon and Simon Foy | Bloomberg July 20 at 4:01 AM It’s been less than two years since the first crop of stand-up electric scooters for rent were dumped on a city sidewalk, but they can now be found around the world. Startups …
  • Signal Sciences Expands in Culver City 20 Jul 2019 06:12 EMBARGOED UNTIL 6 AM MONDAY 7-22-19 Web security firm Signal Sciences Corp. celebrates its fifth anniversary this year, and the startup has quickly grown from a six-person operation in a Venice apartment to a 150-strong workforce rapidly outgrowing office …
  • Philippines: NDRRMC Update: Sitrep No. 05 re Preparedness Measures for Tropical Depression "FALCON" as of 18 July 2019, 6:00 AM 20 Jul 2019 04:55 excerpt 18 July 2019 As of 5:00 AM, TCWS #1 over northern portion of Cagayan has been lifted. Today, moderate to at times heavy rains will be experienced over !locos Region, Zambales, Bataan, Cavite, Batangas, Occidental Mindoro, and northern Palawan …
  • Maine investigates case of E. coli linked to Iceland outbreak 20 Jul 2019 04:50 A child in the United States is thought to be part of an E. coli outbreak linked to a farm in Iceland that has affected 21 people. A spokeswoman from Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told Food Safety News it was aware of one case that …
  • Global Vagus Nerve Stimulation(VNS) Industry Consumption and Market Share by Application 2019-2025 20 Jul 2019 04:49 Jul 20, 2019 (MarketResearchNest via COMTEX) -- MarketResearchNest.com publishedthe "Global (United States, EuropeanUnion and China) Vagus Nerve Stimulation(VNS) Market Research Report 2019-2025"report in its research database with report summary …
  • Global Blood Glucose Monitoring Industry Consumption and Market Share by Application 2019-2025 20 Jul 2019 04:49 Jul 20, 2019 (MarketResearchNest via COMTEX) -- MarketResearchNest.com publishedthe "Global (United States, EuropeanUnion and China) Blood Glucose Monitoring Market Research Report 2019-2025"report in its research database with report summary, …
  • UC Regents recap – July 16-17 20 Jul 2019 04:47 Posted: July 19, 2019 4:20 pm The University of California Board of Regents discussed a systemwide audit of its admissions process and policies, students’ mental health and student loan debt among undergraduate students on the first and second days of its …
  • The Apollo Engineer Who Almost Wasn’t Allowed in the Control Room 20 Jul 2019 04:34 Editor's Note: This article is part of a series reflecting on the Apollo 11 mission, 50 years later. With seconds left in the countdown, JoAnn Morgan knew there was no turning back. Oh, we’re really going to do it, she thought to herself. We’re really …
  • Ingham County judge officiates wedding of recovering addict 20 Jul 2019 04:15 LANSING — She saw potential. That's what Ingham County Circuit Court Judge Joyce Draganchuk recalls when she sentenced 18-year-old Corey Warren. He was in her courtroom first for writing unauthorized checks on his grandparents' estate and later for …
  • Watauga County received 10 million opioid pills during 6 year period 20 Jul 2019 04:13 This story is developing and will be updated. More than 10 million opioid pills flooded Watauga County between 2006 and 2012, according to Drug Enforcement Administration data obtained by the Washington Post. The Post’s analysis estimated that an average …
  • Global Ambulatory Surgery Centre Industry Consumption and Market Share by Application 2019-2025 20 Jul 2019 04:06 Jul 19, 2019 (MarketResearchNest via COMTEX) -- MarketResearchNest.com publishedthe "Global (United States, EuropeanUnion and China) Ambulatory Surgery Centre Market Research Report 2019-2025"report in its research database with report summary, …
  • An Investor's Guide to Refinery Stocks 20 Jul 2019 03:26 Refineries take raw crude oil and refine it into usable fuels and other refined petroleum products. That puts refining companies in the last link of the oil industry's three-part value chain that works together to transform raw production into usable …
  • Improving Management Of Cancer Patients is a Factor Driving Growth of the Cancer Biomarkers Market 20 Jul 2019 03:12 Jul 19, 2019 (News AIM via COMTEX) -- Various government and private organizations are focusing on increasing investment in R&D for cancer biomarkers. This is owing to increasing incidence and prevalence of cancer, globally. For instance, in June 2018, …
  • Federal Realty's Secret Sauce 20 Jul 2019 03:02 51 consecutive years of dividend increases Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT) is the second-largest REIT in the Shopping Centers sub-sector, with 110 properties in twelve states and the District of Columbia and an equity market capitalization of $9.645 …
  • Clean Water in Marginalized Regions of Argentina - BORGEN 20 Jul 2019 02:24 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Historically, Argentina has struggled greatly with providing equal access to water in both urban and rural areas within the country. Recently, however, there have been greater efforts by the government to provide clean water in …
  • Floundering NRA struggles to maintain its 2016 influence in 2020 race 20 Jul 2019 02:17 The National Rifle Association was already reeling from leadership shakeups and allegations of financial mismanagement when it dropped another bombshell. The NRA accused Chris Cox — the man who had controlled the organization’s lobbying and political …
  • No power? Time to relocate business operations 20 Jul 2019 02:16 Technology companies absolutely need electricity to function, but are also among the most flexible when it comes to moving operations and workers in the event of a planned power cut. Some tech companies said with enough notice the cuts could be treated …
  • Illinois to reject federal grant funds to avoid new 'gag rule' on abortion referrals 20 Jul 2019 01:57 Illinois is rejecting millions of dollars in federal funds so dozens of family planning clinics in the state don't have to follow new restrictions on abortion referrals. The Trump administration announced Monday that it immediately would start …
  • Douglas Todd: Domestic violence striking same-sex Canadian partners 20 Jul 2019 01:56 Thousands of gay and lesbian couples across Canada have experienced domestic violence — with the rate significantly higher in Toronto than Metro Vancouver. More than 22,323 Canadian men and women in same-sex relationships reported to police they were …
  • Microsoft exceeds sales, profit projections 20 Jul 2019 01:15 Microsoft topped quarterly sales and profit projections, fueled by steady demand for cloud-computing services and a surprisingly strong Windows business. The company’s forecast promised robust growth will continue into next year. The software maker pledged …
  • NIH study links air pollution to increase in newborn intensive care admissions 20 Jul 2019 01:11 News Release Friday, July 19, 2019 Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery are more likely to be admitted to a newborn intensive care unit (NICU), suggests an analysis by researchers at the National …
  • These are the 10 most obese states in the US, based on CDC data 20 Jul 2019 01:06 Which state is the fattest in the nation? Consumer Protect recently analyzed data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to determine the most unhealthy states in the US. According to the organization, West Virginia — followed closely by …
  • ACS introduces a new standardized program for hospitals devoted to high-quality surgical care for older adults 20 Jul 2019 01:01 Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2019): Today, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) launched its new Geriatric Surgery Verification (GSV) Program at the ACS Quality and Safety Conference. This new surgical quality improvement program introduces 30 new …
  • 2016 Election Linked to Increase in Preterm Births Among U.S. Latina 20 Jul 2019 00:59 Newswise — A significant jump in preterm births to Latina mothers living in the U.S. occurred in the nine months following the November 8, 2016 election of President Donald Trump, according to a study led by a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg …
  • Dynamic Yield Introduces Bring Your Own ESP API for Triggered... 20 Jul 2019 00:43 API allows brands to easily trigger behavioral emails through preferred ESP NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 19, 2019 Dynamic Yield, the AI-powered Personalization Anywhere™ platform, today announced the release of Bring Your Own ESP – a new activation API enabling …
  • This company created 'automated following' so two trucks only need one driver 20 Jul 2019 00:37 Peloton Technology is moving autonomous vehicles along faster than most robo-taxis. At the Automated Vehicles Symposium in Orlando this week, Peloton unveiled its highly autonomous driving system for trucks — that plural "trucks" is key. This isn …
  • Will INEC Deploy Server for Bayelsa Elections? 20 Jul 2019 00:20 Saturday letter2 Barely four months to the governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States and with the controversy on the usage of the server hovering over the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the commission may be in a fix on …
  • Random plasma glucose tests could help predict diabetes 20 Jul 2019 00:16 Random plasma glucose tests could be used to predict which patients will develop diabetes, according to a study of Veterans Affairs treatment data. Researchers from several VA systems showed that levels of glucose found during standard outpatient medical …
  • Internal drug company emails show indifference to opioid epidemic - The Washington Post 20 Jul 2019 00:06 In May 2008, as the opioid epidemic was raging in America, a representative of the nation’s largest manufacturer of opioid pain pills sent an email to a client at a wholesale drug distributor in Ohio. Victor Borelli, a national account manager for …
  • Nearly 2 Billion Opioid Pills Flowed Into Illinois, Data Shows 19 Jul 2019 23:48 CHICAGO (CBS) — Close to 2 billion prescription painkillers were distributed to Illinois between 2006 and 2012, according to new data released by The Washington Post. Yes, billion — enough for nearly 180 pills for every single person in the state. The data …
  • NYC's Cooling Center Network Strands Nearly A Third Of City's Seniors 19 Jul 2019 23:46 Those cooling centers aren’t as close as you might think. As an extreme heat wave descended over New York City this week, de Blasio administration officials have repeatedly assured the public that there are plenty of cooling centers where individuals …
  • Medicare Shared Savings Program Stays Stable Despite More Risk 19 Jul 2019 23:33 Despite the new requirement that accountable care organizations (ACOs) take on increased financial risk in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), the number of ACOs in the program has remained fairly stable, recent data from the Centers for Medicare …
  • SBVC Ranked One of Best Online Community Colleges in California 19 Jul 2019 23:33 (EMPIRE NEWS NETWORK—ENN)— SAN BERNARDINO, CA—- San Bernardino Valley College is once again ranked among the best community colleges in California. SR Education Group, an educational research publisher, just released its inaugural ranking of the Best …
  • Party In The Park, Talk Trash & More… 19 Jul 2019 23:24 It’s Game On! Party In the Park At Brandon Recreation Center In celebration of National Parks & Recreation Month, Hillsborough County Parks & Recreation will host a Party in the Park at the Brandon Recreation Center on Thursday, July 25 at 5 p.m. …
  • AI Will Fill the Manager's Role in Workplace of the Future 19 Jul 2019 23:19 July 19, 2019 AI Will Fill the Manager's Role in Workplace of the Future AI is infiltrating the workplace in myriad ways, automating routine and mundane tasks and freeing up human workers to focus on more complex jobs. AI and associated technologies …
  • Hampton University to form severe storm research center 19 Jul 2019 23:13 HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton University has received a $135,000 grant to fund the creation of the “Center of Excellence,” a severe storm research center. The grant comes from the Economic Development Authority (EDA) for the City of Hampton. According to a …
  • Netflix cuts ‘13 Reasons Why’ Season 1 suicide scene 19 Jul 2019 23:08 Netflix cut a graphic suicide scene from Season 1 of “13 Reasons Why” on the streaming platform’s website, drawing praise from groups including Christians and mental health professionals.   Netflix video screen grab Netflix has cut a graphic suicide scene …
  • After $326M IPO, Medallia’s share price surges 75% 19 Jul 2019 20:40 Though Medallia Inc. isn’t as high-profile as some of the other tech firms that have gone public recently, its stock market debut made a big splash this morning. The customer analytics provider opened on the New York Stock Exchange at $34 per share, a …
  • Free training: Filling the skills gap 19 Jul 2019 20:35 According to a 2019 Adecco State of the Economy Survey from worldwide employment agency Adecco Staffing, out of 500 U.S. senior executives surveyed, “92% of executives think that American workers aren’t as skilled as they need to be.” In the same survey, …
  • Genetics Are the Main Driver of Autism, Study Finds 19 Jul 2019 20:33 Genetics are significantly more responsible for driving autism spectrum disorders than maternal factors or environmental factors such as vaccines and chemicals, according to a massive new study involving more than 2 million people from five different …
  • FirstLight tells state all Huawei gear removed from Vermont network 19 Jul 2019 20:25 FirstLight says its Vermont network is officially Huawei-free, as of the day before VTDigger published an investigative report on the issue, which included photographs taken in June showing the Chinese-made gear still in use. Vermont was the first state in …
  • US drug overdose deaths are falling. That's not the case in Tennessee - NewsChannel5.com 19 Jul 2019 20:10 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — You may have seen the headline that drug overdose deaths in the U.S. fell in 2018 , the first such drop in decades. While that is the case nationwide, a look at data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that…
  • Rise in Premature Births Among Latina Women Possibly Linked to Trump’s Election: Study 19 Jul 2019 20:03 × Rise in Premature Births Among Latina Women Possibly Linked to Trump’s Election: Study The United States 2016 election, when President Donald Trump was voted into office, may have been tied to a rise in premature births among Latina women across the US, …
  • Extreme heat kills more than 600 Americans a year — here are the best ways to stay cool 19 Jul 2019 20:03 From the Midwest to the East Coast, America will be scorched by a heat wave this weekend that is expected to make temperatures feel like they’re above 100 degrees. Cities across the country, including New York City and Chicago, Ill., are setting up cooling …
  • POLITICO Playbook PM: The story behind Trump’s Tom Friedman tweet 19 Jul 2019 19:53 THE BUDGET LATEST -- CAITLIN EMMA and HEATHER CAYGLE: “Democrats said Friday there are ‘nonstarters’ in a new White House offer that includes $1.1 trillion in options to offset spending increases in a two-year agreement that would raise the budget caps and …
  • How Trump could lose by 5 million votes and still win in 2020 19 Jul 2019 19:46 In the wake of President Donald Trump's tweets suggesting several nonwhite progressive congresswomen "go back" to their countries — three of them were born in the U.S. — it's tempting for Democrats to believe the comments will backfire …
  • We Need Public 5G Spectrum 19 Jul 2019 19:43 Last October the FCC issued a Notice for Proposed Rulemaking that proposed expanding WiFi into the 6 GHz band of spectrum (5.925 to 7.125 GHz). WiFi has been a huge economic boon to the country, and the FCC recognizes that providing more free public …
  • Rate of pregnant women using marijuana in California nearly doubled 2009-2017 19 Jul 2019 19:39 Cannabis use among pregnant women in California nearly doubled between 2009 and 2017, according to new data released today. Marijuana has been legal for medical purposes in the state since 1996, and recreationally since 2016. Researchers tracked 370,000 …
  • NIH publishes the largest genomic study on type 2 diabetes in sub-Saharan African populations - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) 19 Jul 2019 19:14 News Release Friday, July 19, 2019 Researchers show critical association between diabetes and previously unlinked ZRANB3 gene. National Institute of Health researchers have reported the largest genomic study of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in sub-Saharan Africans …
  • Google’s sister company creates smart nappies 19 Jul 2019 19:08 Google’s life sciences sister company Verily has created a baby monitoring system based around “smart nappies”, working with Procter & Gamble’s Pampers to use sensors, software and video to surveil when infants sleep, wee and poo. Parents will be able …
  • Public Records Request Nets User's Manual For Palantir's Souped-Up Surveillance Software 19 Jul 2019 19:06 from the big-data,-tiny-accountability dept Palantir is the 800-pound gorilla of data analytics. It has created a massive surveillance apparatus that pulls info from multiple sources to give law enforcement convenient places to dip into the data stream. …
  • Study links Vermont’s SASH program to Medicaid savings for long-term care 19 Jul 2019 19:06 Vermont Business Magazine The latest federal evaluation of Vermont’s groundbreaking “Support and Services at Home” (SASH) program, released July 12, shows significantly slower growth in the cost of long-term institutional care for very low-income SASH …
  • Nurturing innovation: How AWS pursues its Educate program to close the cloud skills gap 19 Jul 2019 18:46 There are at least 50,000 professional skills in the world, according to recent data provided by LinkedIn, and the number one hard skill that companies need most in 2019 is cloud computing. This single fact should send students rushing to fill classes in …
  • Lead Paint Settlement Reached for $305M By Suppliers To Resolve Decades-Long Legal Battle 19 Jul 2019 18:38 Several companies have agreed to pay $305 million to settle lead paint lawsuits brought by a number of California communities, resolving litigation that has dragged on for nearly 20 years and avoiding a prior award of $1.1 billion in damages. The lead …
  • Philly’s Heat Warning System Saved 45 Lives Last Year 19 Jul 2019 18:29 City In a recent Brown University survey of 20 U.S. cities, researchers found that Philadelphia was the only one whose heat alerts actually made a difference in preventing deaths. Kids cool off during a hot day in Philly. Photo by Matt Slocum/AP. It’s …
  • Nvidia's AI Opportunity Isn't Being Priced In 19 Jul 2019 18:13 There’s no denying it. The implosion of cryptocurrency and the revival of a mostly-left-for-dead Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) jointly pulled the rug out from underneath Nvidia (NVDA) shares, and to a lesser degree, Nvidia’s results. The bleeding seems to …
  • $2.36 Billion Automated Breast Ultrasound Systems (ABUS) - Global Market Outlook 2017-2026 - ResearchAndMarkets.com 19 Jul 2019 17:43 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 19, 2019-- The "Automated Breast Ultrasound Systems(ABUS) - Global Market Outlook (2017-2026)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Global Automated Breast Ultrasound Systems (ABUS) market …
  • Advancing American Kidney Health: The Ultimate RCT? 19 Jul 2019 17:38 On July 10, 2019, President Donald Trump signed the Executive Order Advancing American Kidney Health to improve the lives of kidney patients. It is one of the first significant changes to the current, and perhaps "entrenched," kidney care system …
  • An introduction to smart NICs and their benefits 19 Jul 2019 17:20 The continued rise of software-based networking, encryption and management and visibility functions can place a significant strain on the processing capacity of server CPUs. Smart network interface cards are becoming an increasingly popular method of …
  • Newly public data maps opioid crisis across US 19 Jul 2019 17:02 The release of a massive trove of data from lawsuits over the nation's opioid crisis provides the most detailed accounting to date of the role played by the major pharmaceutical companies and distributors. In legal cases across the country, they have …
  • Trump's presidency may be making Latinos sick 19 Jul 2019 16:59 President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, July 18, 2019, in Washington. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte …
  • Kohl's Kicks Off the Holiday Hiring Season 19 Jul 2019 16:50 It's Christmas in July -- at least when it comes to hiring. Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) has kicked off the holiday season early by launching an effort to recruit workers for 500 of its stores and distribution centers. Kohl's is trying to lock down …
  • Target - This Retail Giant Is Firing On All Cylinders 19 Jul 2019 16:23 The "Retail Apocalypse" should really be called the "Bad Retailer Apocalypse." It's true, the rise of e-commerce has had a massive impact on the retail sector, but smart companies find ways to adapt and grow in this new environment. …
  • Microsoft beats fiscal fourth quarter estimates, powered by cloud profits 19 Jul 2019 16:18 Microsoft Corp on Thursday beat analysts’ estimates for fourth-quarter revenue and profit, powered by continued sales increases from its cloud business and a boost from businesses upgrading Windows. Since Microsoft chief executive officer Satya Nadella …
  • X-ray laser sight reveals drug targets 19 Jul 2019 16:15 Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have published a review on serial femtosecond crystallography, one of the most promising methods for analyzing the tertiary structure of proteins. This technique has rapidly evolved over the …
  • Indian carriers question cabotage reform gains 19 Jul 2019 16:15 Cabotage liberalization has not been a boon to India’s containerized supply chains, the Indian National Shipowners Association says. Photo credit: PSA India. Indian ship owners, reeling under heightened competition, have summarily dismissed an oft-repeated …
  • Looking at greenery to fix extreme heat issues 19 Jul 2019 16:07 Europe was hit by an exceptional heat wave last month. On June 28, the temperature in Gallargues-le-Montueux in southern France reached a record 45.9°C. According to a report by the United Daily News, the heat wave was caused by hot air moving northward …
  • Rockefeller Institute: Don’t Celebrate Opioid Death Declines Just Yet 19 Jul 2019 15:41 Deaths from opioids in the United States dropped by 5 percent between 2017 and 2018, but an analysis released Friday by the Rockefeller Institute says a celebration may be premature. The analysis found there are reasons to be optimistic about the decrease, …
  • A rise in premature births among Latina women may be linked to Trump's election, study says 19 Jul 2019 15:28 Birth outcomes have long been used in medical research as indicators of acute stress among populations of women, and preterm birth in particular is linked with maternal stress, the researchers noted in their study.The study showed only an association …