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Forbes

Cameron Boyce's Tragic Death Raises Awareness About ...

Cameron Boyce's Tragic Death Raises Awareness About ...

Cameron Boyce's death from SUDEP continues to raise awareness of seizure detection and prevention. Research is critical in better understanding how to manage seizures and prevent unexplained deaths.

Forbes

Investors Face Intensifying Credit Risks With U.S. ...

Investors Face Intensifying Credit Risks With U.S. ...

U.S. nonfinancial corporate debt continues to rise. Credit protections for investors of high yield bonds are at record weak levels. Sophisticated investors, as well as ordinary citizens, stand to be adversely affected when a global recession arrives.

CNN

More than 120 cases of lung disease ...

More than 120 cases of lung disease ...

At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found.

CNN

FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological ...

FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological ...

The US Food and Drug Administration has received 127 reports of seizures or other neurological symptoms possibly related to e-cigarettes, the agency announced Wednesday. Investigators have yet to determine, however, whether vaping was directly linked to the cases.

Forbes

A Vaccine For Cat Allergies: Here Is ...

A Vaccine For Cat Allergies: Here Is ...

Hey cats, the HypoCat vaccine is being developed for humans. But you are the ones who would get it.

New York Times

The Long Road to Injury Recovery

The Long Road to Injury Recovery

As I ate my breakfast on a tree stump by the trailhead after my run, I finally saw that I was on my way, and that there’s no shame in taking the time I need to get there.

New York Times

‘The Last Ocean’ Considers Dementia in All ...

‘The Last Ocean’ Considers Dementia in All ...

Nicci Gerrard wrote about the disease after it struck her father, but her new book is “full of other people’s voices and stories as well as my own.”

The Hill

Appeals court again allows Trump family planning ...

Appeals court again allows Trump family planning ...

A U.S. appeals court Friday again declined to block new rules from the Trump administration that prohibit clinics that receive federal funds from referring patients for abortions.The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request from more...

New York Times

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t ...

Spraying Antibiotics to Fight Citrus Scourge Doesn’t ...

Researchers found spraying oxytetracycline on orange trees didn’t halt a devastating infection called citrus greening, but a more expensive method — injecting the trunks — holds some promise.

Forbes

In Praise of Breadth: Why "Range" May ...

In Praise of Breadth: Why "Range" May ...

Range author David Epstein worries our obsession with hyperspecialization has gotten out of hand, in the process obscuring an important counter-narrative that values breadth and lateral thinking, tolerates ambiguity and inefficiency, embraces meandering career paths and extols personal exploration.

New York Times

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They ...

Older People Need Rides. Why Aren’t They ...

Seniors need transportation alternatives more than ever, but many are intimidated by ride-hailing apps.

WebMD

A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You ...

A Fatty Meal Might Affect How You ...

Compared with fasting, the amount of CBD in the body was four times higher after the high-fat meal and the maximum amount in the blood was 14 times higher, the findings showed.

WebMD

School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids ...

School Shootings and Lockdowns: How do Kids ...

School shootings have become much more common occurrences in the 21st century. What affect are these events -- and the drills designed to protect kids from them -- having on America's children?

MedCity News

CMS is bringing star quality ratings to ...

CMS is bringing star quality ratings to ...

Rolling out the ratings nationwide is part of the Trump Administration’s larger initiative to inject cost and quality transparency into the healthcare system.

Quartz

Hong Kong police say there’s no plan ...

Hong Kong police say there’s no plan ...

Hong Kong police say they've never trained with the forces gathering near the border.

Quartz

The MoMA Design Store is selling household ...

The MoMA Design Store is selling household ...

"Even the most humble object can become a source of wonder."

Forbes

She Opened A Thriving Retail Store To ...

She Opened A Thriving Retail Store To ...

Physician Bernadette Wheeler has an adult son with Down syndrome. Learn how she created a 2,000 SF retail gift store in Bryn Mawr, PA to support a beloved son with Down syndrome and others like him in the community.

Quartz

How Christmas was saved from Trump’s China ...

How Christmas was saved from Trump’s China ...

The US president was essentially warned not to be the Grinch who stole Christmas.

Forbes

Investors Face Intensifying Credit Risks With U.S. ...

Investors Face Intensifying Credit Risks With U.S. ...

U.S. nonfinancial corporate debt continues to rise. Credit protections for investors of high yield bonds are at record weak levels. Sophisticated investors, as well as ordinary citizens, stand to be adversely affected when a global recession arrives.

Forbes

The Clarks: Rock Star Marketers From Pittsburgh

The Clarks: Rock Star Marketers From Pittsburgh

The article illustrates how Pittsburgh-based rock band The Clarks have applied sound marketing practices to overcome structural obstacles to success in the music industry. They have remained active and productive for a period now spanning more than 30 years.

Forbes

7 Ways To Use Age To Your ...

7 Ways To Use Age To Your ...

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Starting a business when you’re older can be the perfect way to turn a lifetime of experience into something meaningful, take control of your time, and sometimes make a lot more money.

Forbes

How To Find The Right Programmer Or ...

How To Find The Right Programmer Or ...

If you are a non-technical founder, finding the right person with complementary skills to work with you on building a product people love and use is one of the most important early stages. Look for entrepreneurial team members who know what it takes to build a startup not just an app.

Quartz
Forbes

Walmart Keeps On Pushing Back At Amazon ...

Walmart Keeps On Pushing Back At Amazon ...

Walmart is winning more on-line sales by “turning the tables,” on Amazon

Quartz

The legacy of DJ Arafat and how ...

The legacy of DJ Arafat and how ...

The untimely death earlier this week of the man dubbed the King of Coupé Décalé left fans stunned

Quartz

A gun law case before the US ...

A gun law case before the US ...

The case in question is moot. So why now?

Forbes

The Best Coffee Table Books For A ...

The Best Coffee Table Books For A ...

Compelling coffee table books are just the thing to keep people occupied in your new space— and get a very interesting conversation started.

Quartz

Ugandan mothers want justice for their children ...

Ugandan mothers want justice for their children ...

“She would look for the most critically ill children and convince their mothers to “run away” with them, and come to her center instead of the government hospitals."

Quartz
Fortune
Quartz

‘True crime’ entertainment disrespects victims and their ...

‘True crime’ entertainment disrespects victims and their ...

Victims are forgotten when we glamorize violent offenders with 'true crime' entertainment

Forbes

Flo Recruit, A Y Combinator Recruiting Event ...

Flo Recruit, A Y Combinator Recruiting Event ...

With the war for talent in the tech industry intensifying, companies need to improve their hiring processes to obtain the best graduates. Katherine Allen and Aterya Misra created Flo Recruit, the recruitment event management software to help recruiters better track candidates.

Inc.
Forbes

Scale Your Business Without Venture Capital or ...

Scale Your Business Without Venture Capital or ...

There is an alternative to Venture capital and Bootstrapping, it's called the Cycle of Creation. This concept gives you the fuel to expand from where you immediately stand as an entrepreneur, instead of selling your soul to obtain it or always waiting for one day some day.

Tampa Bay Times

Both were pregnant jail inmates. Both pulled ...

Both were pregnant jail inmates. Both pulled ...

Two pregnant women who both agreed to give up their babies for adoption while incarcerated in the Pinellas County jail at the same time were both arrested this week for the same reasons: Both are accused of accepting payment from the adopting couples, then breaking the agreements and deceiving

Tampa Bay Times

The Clearwater parking lot shooting: Everything you ...

The Clearwater parking lot shooting: Everything you ...

A convenience store camera showed the world what happened that July afternoon: A man on the ground pointing a handgun at a man who stood over him - then the standing man stumbling away.A year later, a jury is scheduled to decide whether the fatal shooting captured

Tampa Bay Times

Florida's economy: What to think after a ...

Florida's economy: What to think after a ...

What a dizzying week for figuring out where the economy is headed. For every rosy indicator, another suggested hard times around the corner. Americans are spending at a good clip: Retail sales for July were the strongest since March. But they are worried about the future: Consumer

FloridaPolitics.com

Takeaways from Tallahassee — Nikki Fried takes ...

Takeaways from Tallahassee — Nikki Fried takes ...

Nikki Fried is taking on her biggest ambition yet — climate change. The post Takeaways from Tallahassee — Nikki Fried takes on climate change appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

Tampa Bay Times

Vader, the Siberian Husky shot by a ...

Vader, the Siberian Husky shot by a ...

RIVERVIEW - For six days, two bullets remained lodged in Vader's body. One struck the seven-year-old Siberian Husky mix in the chest, piercing his lungs and shattering his left leg. The other lay just beneath the dog's skin, forming a visible bulge in his back.

Tampa Bay Times

'Easy Rider' star Peter Fonda dies at ...

'Easy Rider' star Peter Fonda dies at ...

LOS ANGELES - Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," has died. His family said in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los

FloridaPolitics.com

Eritha ‘Akile’ Cainion continues fundraising momentum

Eritha ‘Akile’ Cainion continues fundraising momentum

For the second week in a row, Cainion out-raised Lisa Wheeler-Bowman. The post Eritha ‘Akile’ Cainion continues fundraising momentum appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Jeff Brandes again seeks to eliminate Constitution ...

Jeff Brandes again seeks to eliminate Constitution ...

Brandes filed a resolution that would let voters decide if the state should abolish the commission The post Jeff Brandes again seeks to eliminate Constitution Revision Commission appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Former lawmaker Gus Barreiro Dies

Former lawmaker Gus Barreiro Dies

"Our entire family is in disbelief and heartbroken with his sudden departure." The post Former lawmaker Gus Barreiro Dies appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Florida Bar panel calls Matt Gaetz ‘unprofessional, ...

Florida Bar panel calls Matt Gaetz ‘unprofessional, ...

In taunting ex-Trump lawyer, Gaetz's conduct "not consistent with high standards of profession." The post Florida Bar panel calls Matt Gaetz ‘unprofessional, reckless, insensitive’ appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..