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Google, Facebook and Amazon face tough questioning over potential monopolies
The tech giants weathered many critiques during a congressional hearing Tuesday. Meanwhile, Apple got less attention.
Jul 16, 2019 23:50 UTC Business Read More

Netflix earnings — What to know in markets Wednesday
Netflix will deliver its second-quarter financial results after the market close Wednesday.
Jul 16, 2019 23:09 UTC Markets Read More

Intimate Capital targets $20 million to invest in sex tech startups
Intimate Capital is structured more like a private-equity firm than a traditional venture-capital firm, a trend first sparked by cannabis investors.
Jul 16, 2019 23:00 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Biden’s doubling down on ObamaCare — lies included
President Barack Obama's claim about keeping your doctor under ObamaCare was the 2013 PolitiFact “Lie of the Year.” Now ex-veep Joe Biden's echoed claim…
Jul 16, 2019 22:41 UTC Health-Care Read More

Professor Hoping To Save Lives With Rip Current Virtual Reality Simulator
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Virtual reality could help save real lives on the beach. A virtual reality program simulates what it's like to be caught in a rip current.
Jul 16, 2019 22:36 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

Mental illness means shorter life expectancy but physical health is key, experts say
Early intervention in physical health is key to closing a 20-year life expectancy gap for people with mental illness, experts say.
Jul 16, 2019 22:29 UTC Health-Care Read More

Pro bodybuilder, recovering from anorexia, hopes to compete at world champs
In her hospital bed, Amy George's grandma asked her not to die before she did. Ten years later, the bodybuilder is recovering from anorexia.
Jul 16, 2019 22:10 UTC Fitness Read More

How To Act Like a Business and Get Paid Like One
Business principal number one: if you want to get paid like a business, you have to act like a business. All too often, new entrepreneurs lose out on opportunities…
Jul 16, 2019 22:06 UTC Entrepreneurship Read More

Blaze Pizza Now Has a Keto Pizza Crust and New Vegan and High-Protein Menu Options Shape
Blaze Pizza became the first national chain to offer a keto-friendly pizza crust. According to nutrition information on the company's website, it's a cauliflower crust…
Jul 16, 2019 21:50 UTC Nutrition Read More

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Stalls; Apple, Facebook, United Airlines, CSX Active Late
Dow Jones futures: The stock market rally stalled Tuesday. United Airlines and CSX moved late on earnings. Lawmakers grilled Facebook, Apple and Amazon.
Jul 16, 2019 21:49 UTC Markets Read More

Tiny vibration-powered robots could repair your body from the inside
There are many challenges to developing robots that could operate within your body, not the least of which is finding a power source -- you can't exactly strap...
Jul 16, 2019 21:48 UTC Science Read More

Nurse practitioners are the solution to health care provider shortages TheHill
NPs are uniquely qualified to provide high-quality, comprehensive and cost-effective primary health care to all patients. It's time that policymakers at both the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Health-Care Read More

Exxon Mobil (XOM) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know
Exxon Mobil (XOM) closed at $75.93 in the latest trading session, marking a -1.49% move from the prior day.
Jul 16, 2019 21:45 UTC Markets Read More

Hahnemann announces timeline for shutdown; ER closes entirely Aug. 16
Hahnemann University Hospital's owners have said the debt-ridden institution will stay open until Sept. 6, but a new timeline announced Tuesday indicates the…
Jul 16, 2019 21:42 UTC Health-Care Read More

CMS approves GuideWell Connect for ACA direct enrollment
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has approved GuideWell Connect as an Affordable Care Act direct enrollment platform.
Jul 16, 2019 21:34 UTC Health-Care Read More

Financial Crisis Bear Market Is Scary Close
Everyone knows something bad is brewing not just in the USA but globally within the financial systems. Most countries are bankrupt, and almost all currencies…
Jul 16, 2019 21:33 UTC Markets Read More

Here's what Boston EMT's face on a daily basis
The head of Boston EMS said an increase of calls for drugs and mental health issues is making their job more dangerous.
Jul 16, 2019 21:32 UTC Science Read More

Vast majority of dietary supplements don't improve heart health or put off death, study finds
In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and…
Jul 16, 2019 21:18 UTC Health Read More

Vast majority of dietary supplements don't improve heart health or put off death, study finds
In a massive new analysis of findings from 277 clinical trials using 24 different interventions, researchers say they have found that almost all vitamin, mineral and…
Jul 16, 2019 21:18 UTC Nutrition Read More

How Virtual Reality Helped To Create The Lion King
To create The Lion King, director Jon Favreau used a popular video game engine to design a virtual reality version of Pride Rock.
Jul 16, 2019 21:06 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

This small autonomous robot will deliver food at your doorstep
Refraction AI, an autonomous robotics startup, created the REV-1, a low-cost, lightweight autonomous delivery robot that can operate in both the bike lane and…
Jul 16, 2019 20:49 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

What is Jicama? Jicama Nutrition
If you're like most people, you are a creature of habit when it comes to a trip through the supermarket produce aisles. Broccoli, spinach, and carrots are all…
Jul 16, 2019 20:48 UTC Nutrition Read More

Stop Using These Recalled Eye Drops Right Now
Several types of over-the-counter eye drops, including those packaged specifically under the Walmart, Walgreens and CVS brands have been recalled due to…
Jul 16, 2019 20:44 UTC Business Read More

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