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New York Times

To Help Smokers Quit, Pay Them

To Help Smokers Quit, Pay Them

Whether the incentive was under $100 or over $700, paying people to quit seemed to be effective.

The Hill

Overnight Health Care — Presented by PCMA ...

Overnight Health Care — Presented by PCMA ...

Welcome to Tuesday's Overnight Health Care. Planned Parenthood ousted its director after less than a year in the post, the House's drug pricing package is stalled until at least after recess, and 2020 contender Kamala Harris unveiled her drug...

Forbes

Juul And Rivals, Given 10 Months To ...

Juul And Rivals, Given 10 Months To ...

The FDA had previously established a 2022 deadline for companies to prove why they should be able to keep selling e-cigarette products. Tobacco control experts are divided on if these companies will succeed.

MedCity News

AI drug discovery company Recursion Pharmaceuticals raises ...

AI drug discovery company Recursion Pharmaceuticals raises ...

Recursion’s technology works by generating millions of cellular images and using AI-based software as a way to analyze the data set and screen potential therapeutic compounds against a variety of diseased cells.

New York Times

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? ...

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? ...

The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive.

NPR

Pain Meds As Public Nuisance? Oklahoma Tests ...

Pain Meds As Public Nuisance? Oklahoma Tests ...

The first civil trial against an opioid manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, has ended in Oklahoma. The verdict could affect lawsuits filed by other local and state governments coping with addiction.

Forbes

6 Tips For Getting Online Reviews And ...

6 Tips For Getting Online Reviews And ...

Consumers read an average of ten online reviews before feeling that they can trust a company and 57% of consumers will only do business with a company if it has 4 or more stars (out of 5). Online reviews are simply good for business.

Inc.

3 Ways to Get the Funding You ...

3 Ways to Get the Funding You ...

You can't get your business off the ground without some cold, hard cash. Here's where you can find it.

Fortune

Intel’s New CEO Blames Years-Long Chip Delay ...

Intel’s New CEO Blames Years-Long Chip Delay ...

CEO Bob Swan says the company has learned its lesson and improved its culture, in an interview at Fortune's Brainstorm Tech conference.

Inc.

How to Humanize Your Customer Experience

How to Humanize Your Customer Experience

Chatbots may be necessary for providing today's customer experience, but they're not sufficient. Use these three human-focused ways to connect with your audience.

Inc.

Consumers Hate Most Ads, but They Don't ...

Consumers Hate Most Ads, but They Don't ...

As with the weather, everybody complains about advertising, but nobody does anything about it. Here are three ways to change that.

Forbes

Workday BrandVoice: Key Learnings From A Week ...

Workday BrandVoice: Key Learnings From A Week ...

VIBE stands for “value inclusion, belonging, and equity for all.” At Workday, we recently brought those words to life by spending a week at offices across the globe learning more about how to VIBE every day.

Forbes

AI and the Case of the Disappearing ...

AI and the Case of the Disappearing ...

Faced with a reality where publishers will be priced out of the market entirely or being able to create a product that benefits both them and their readership, the choice is clear - textbooks are going virtual.

Forbes

Why Amazon Ranks Best And Walmart Ranks ...

Why Amazon Ranks Best And Walmart Ranks ...

Amazon was rated "best" by 21% of American consumers in a mammoth 7,000-person study for the second year in a row.

Forbes

He Went From Being Uncastable To Playing ...

He Went From Being Uncastable To Playing ...

Larry Owens is a fierce force in Michael R. Jackson’s breathtaking musical A Strange Loop.

Forbes

26-Year-Old Young Ezee Is More Than Just ...

26-Year-Old Young Ezee Is More Than Just ...

The viral star, 26-year-old Young Ezee, has made a name for herself making comedy and reality-based videos online.

Quartz

Beyonce’s “Lion King” soundtrack is set to ...

Beyonce’s “Lion King” soundtrack is set to ...

The new soundtrack is a big opportunity for Afrobeats to emerge in U.S. mainstream music

Forbes

College Rankings: Get A Second Opinion

College Rankings: Get A Second Opinion

When many students and families approach their college search, they default to commercial rankings as reliable indicators of quality and match. There are better ways, so get a second opinion.

Forbes

Is Entrepreneurship the New MBA?

Is Entrepreneurship the New MBA?

Today's 20-somethings are foregoing the MBA/corporate career path to pursue the riskier world of entrepreneurship

Forbes

Planned Parenthood Leader Forced Out Amid Turmoil ...

Planned Parenthood Leader Forced Out Amid Turmoil ...

Former president Leana Wen said she and the board had “philosophical differences.”

Fortune

Facebook’s Libra Gets Slammed by Senators at ...

Facebook’s Libra Gets Slammed by Senators at ...

"To strangle this baby in the crib is wildly premature," said Sen. Pat Toomey, who is a proponent of the Libra project moving ahead.

Forbes

Why Michigan Could Become A Startup Powerhouse

Why Michigan Could Become A Startup Powerhouse

Michigan has the trappings to be a diverse startup powerhouse. This is good news not only for Michiganders but for the broader Midwest ecosystem as well. Helping to rescue the region from its “rust belt” moniker, Michigan is proving that innovation is strong in the Midwest.

Forbes

Is This Your Grandfather's Harley-Davidson?

Is This Your Grandfather's Harley-Davidson?

How to build on the core Harley Davidson brand values while also appealing to younger, less traditionally minded, more cash-strapped cohorts. Unless the brand can bring younger customers into the franchise, it has the dismal prospect of becoming the Oldsmobile of motorcycles.

Quartz

Five major issues raised by Facebook’s Libra ...

Five major issues raised by Facebook’s Libra ...

Facebook's David Marcus testified before the Senate Banking Committee and raised as many questions as he answered.

Inc.

Tesla's New Pricing Scheme Proves Simpler Is ...

Tesla's New Pricing Scheme Proves Simpler Is ...

Tesla has simplified its pricing on Model S and Model X. Should business owners follow suit?

Inc.
Tampa Bay Times

Tampa man who was shot was targeted, ...

Tampa man who was shot was targeted, ...

TAMPA - A man was shot and wounded on Tuesday afternoon, police said.The shooting was not random, though Tampa police would not reveal more details about the incident.The shooting took place at about 1:58 p.m. at the 3000 block of Cord Street.The wounded man, whose

FloridaPolitics.com

Suspended financial regulator seeks whistleblower status

Suspended financial regulator seeks whistleblower status

Rubin claims he’s being retaliated against by CFO Jimmy Patronis. The post Suspended financial regulator seeks whistleblower status appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Joe Henderson: Yes, President Donald Trump, your ...

Joe Henderson: Yes, President Donald Trump, your ...

Telling people of color to “go back” where they came from is more than a dog whistle. It’s a dog bullhorn The post Joe Henderson: Yes, President Donald Trump, your tweets were racist appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

Tampa Bay Times

Hillsborough Tax Collector Doug Belden says 2020 ...

Hillsborough Tax Collector Doug Belden says 2020 ...

TAMPA - Doug Belden is a man of few hobbies. When you love your job, he says, you don't need them.Still, after 21 years as Hillsborough County's tax collector, Belden admits that he's started to think about the books he'll read, the afternoons he'll spend with his son and the

FloridaPolitics.com

No sanctuary city violations reported in state

No sanctuary city violations reported in state

"We have not received complaints since the law's implementation date." The post No sanctuary city violations reported in state appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Last Call for 7.16.19 — A prime-time ...

Last Call for 7.16.19 — A prime-time ...

A digest of the day's politics and policy while the bartender refreshes your drink. The post Last Call for 7.16.19 — A prime-time read of what’s going down in Florida politics appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

Tampa Bay Times

SoundBytes: The Menzingers, Reverend Horton Heat, Cristela ...

SoundBytes: The Menzingers, Reverend Horton Heat, Cristela ...

-- The Menzingers are returning to Tampa with a show at the Orpheum on Nov. 22, with Culture Abuse opening. Tickets are $22 and up. Click

Tampa Bay Times

Census provides crucial infusion of jobs, even ...

Census provides crucial infusion of jobs, even ...

TAMPA - Ten years ago, Lisa Montelione needed work. It was 2009, and like millions of Americans her life had been upended by the Great Recession. Months earlier, she had been laid off from her job in construction and her future was uncertain. Then, in the fall, she received

Tampa Bay Times

Insurance company Aflac acquires Tampa's Argus Holdings

Insurance company Aflac acquires Tampa's Argus Holdings

Supplemental insurance provider Aflac has acquired Tampa-based Argus Holdings LLC and its subsidiary Argus Dental-& Vision, which provides dental and vision coverage.-"We are very excited to have Argus join the Aflac family as we move closer to fulfilling our vision of being the

Tampa Bay Times

Jabil says ex-employees stole designs for super-fast ...

Jabil says ex-employees stole designs for super-fast ...

TAMPA - Jabil says it invested millions creating a 3D printer 10 times as fast as its next-fastest competitor, but the St. Petersburg-based electronics manufacturer claims three former employees and a former Jabil contractor stole the design for their own knockoff.Jabil filed suit