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How One Woman's Mission to Preserve Her Mother's Mobility Lead to a Great Invention
Inventing

How One Woman's Mission to Preserve Her Mother's Mobility Lead to a Great Invention

Read how novice inventor Lesli Jenkins Wang got the conservative medical industry to accept her Free2GoRollator late last year.
Stephen Key
Johnson & Johnson to Cut 3,000 jobs in Medical Devices Division
Layoffs

Johnson & Johnson to Cut 3,000 jobs in Medical Devices Division

The company said the restructuring would affect its orthopaedics, surgery and cardiovascular businesses within the larger medical devices unit.
The Hard Truth: What Viagra Was Really Intended For
History

The Hard Truth: What Viagra Was Really Intended For

The original idea for Pfizer's famous little thrill pill has nothing to do with keeping it up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
These Glowing Bandages Can Reduce the Chances of Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs
Medicine

These Glowing Bandages Can Reduce the Chances of Antibiotic-Resistant Bugs

The experimental bandage glows green when it comes into contact with unfriendly bacteria, alerting medical staff when a wound is infected.
This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?
Social Entrepreneurship

This Nonprofit Acts Like a Tech Startup. Why Don't More Nonprofits Do the Same?

Instead of constantly fundraising, Y Combinator graduate Watsi has adopted a more defined model.
Laura Entis
Theranos Founder Says the Company Will 'Absolutely' Get FDA Approval
Theranos

Theranos Founder Says the Company Will 'Absolutely' Get FDA Approval

Despite a recent barrage of bad press, the company's founder and CEO is confident in the company's future.
Theranos Restructures Board Amid Concerns About Its Technology
Leadership

Theranos Restructures Board Amid Concerns About Its Technology

The blood testing startup has shrunk its board from 12 members to five, a move it says happened back in July.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Ladies: This 'Smart' Menstrual Product Texts You From Down There
Kickstarter

Ladies: This 'Smart' Menstrual Product Texts You From Down There

Loon Labs's Looncup, crushing it on Kickstarter now, takes the fear of accidents out of your monthly cycle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Innovation Can Happen in Small But Meaningful Ways
Innovation

Innovation Can Happen in Small But Meaningful Ways

When a surgeon decided to try something new four decades ago, it changed the face of a sport.
Ray Hennessey
Would You Drink This Sweet, New Sunscreen? Yes, We Said Drink.
Health

Would You Drink This Sweet, New Sunscreen? Yes, We Said Drink.

Is the latest drinkable sunblock under the sun the real protective deal or just plain shady?
Kim Lachance Shandrow
No Bones About It: This Franchisee Says He Made a Great Business Choice
Franchise Players

No Bones About It: This Franchisee Says He Made a Great Business Choice

Chiropractic doctor Steve Nutty cites his experience as a hockey coach as great training for owning his own business.
Entrepreneur Staff
This Entrepreneur Created a Hangover Cure on Wheels
Business Unusual

This Entrepreneur Created a Hangover Cure on Wheels

Hangover Heaven s a 45-foot bus staffed with nurses and assistants to deliver patients a mix of medications, electrolytes and vitamins via IV.
Jenna Schnuer
Ebola Vaccine Shown to Be 'Highly Effective'
Medicine

Ebola Vaccine Shown to Be 'Highly Effective'

Interim analysis of a trial to protect against the deadly disease has been shown to, thus far, be successful.
Catherine Clifford
Why This Doctor Decided to Become a Franchisee
Franchise Players

Why This Doctor Decided to Become a Franchisee

Dr. Samrah Mansoor's inflexible schedule in the world of medicine led her to the world of franchising.
Kate Taylor