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Theranos CEO Faces Critics, Presents New Product Plans
Theranos

Theranos CEO Faces Critics, Presents New Product Plans

Those technologies included a new 'minilab' product that can run a broad range of tests on a single desktop machine.
The Internet's Ice Bucket Challenge Credited With Funding a Medical Discovery
Ice Bucket Challenge

The Internet's Ice Bucket Challenge Credited With Funding a Medical Discovery

The donations triggered by those viral videos apparently helped discover a gene associated with ALS.
New Crop of Robots to Vie for Space in the Operating Room
Robots

New Crop of Robots to Vie for Space in the Operating Room

Within five years, one in three U.S. surgeries is expected to be performed with robotic systems, with surgeons sitting at computer consoles guiding mechanical arms.
New App Lets Public Help Map Disasters, Conflicts and Outbreaks
Medical

New App Lets Public Help Map Disasters, Conflicts and Outbreaks

Using the latest in mobile gaming technology, MapSwipe lets users map remote, rural regions vulnerable to humanitarian crises.
One Day, You'll Be 50 or 60 or 70, and You'll Either Have Achieved Your Dreams -- or Not
Reinvention

One Day, You'll Be 50 or 60 or 70, and You'll Either Have Achieved Your Dreams -- or Not

I graduated from medical school at 39, opened a business at 50 and wrote a book at 63. It's never too late to reinvent yourself.
Dr. Susan O'Malley
Abbott to Buy St. Jude for $25 Billion to Boost Heart Devices
Mergers and Acquisitions

Abbott to Buy St. Jude for $25 Billion to Boost Heart Devices

The company said St. Jude's devices for heart failure, blockages and abnormal heart rhythm complement its range of heart products.
Stress and the Entrepreneur
Make More Happen

Stress and the Entrepreneur

Learning how to cope with the inevitable stress of entrepreneurship is essential for the health for you and your business.
Ray Zinn
U.S. Regulators Aim to Ban Founder of Blood-Testing Firm Theranos
Theranos

U.S. Regulators Aim to Ban Founder of Blood-Testing Firm Theranos

Government says the company failed to fix deficiencies at its California laboratory.
Sean Parker Donates $250 Million to Fight Cancer
Cancer

Sean Parker Donates $250 Million to Fight Cancer

The Napster founder and former Facebook president created the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, which will focus on using the body's immune system to combat cancer cells.
Google.org Pledges $20 Million to Support Disability Technologies
Google

Google.org Pledges $20 Million to Support Disability Technologies

The money is spread across 29 programs working on disability technologies. Here are five examples.
Third-Party Validation Is Your Secret Weapon to Closing the Deal
Validation

Third-Party Validation Is Your Secret Weapon to Closing the Deal

Validation by third-party experts can enhance a new product/service's reputation and credibility.
Adam Aronson
Theranos May Have Run Blood Tests Despite Quality Issues
Theranos

Theranos May Have Run Blood Tests Despite Quality Issues

Eighty one patients in a six-month period received hematology results that were not adequately controlled for quality.
J&J Must Pay $72 Million for Cancer Death Linked to Talcum Powder
Lawsuits

J&J Must Pay $72 Million for Cancer Death Linked to Talcum Powder

Johnson & Johnson faces claims that it, in an effort to boost sales, failed for decades to warn consumers that its talc-based products could cause cancer.