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

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
Performance Ignited

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.
Cheers! Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze.
Coffee

Cheers! Drinking More Coffee May Undo Liver Damage From Booze.

Two additional cups of coffee a day was linked to a 44 percent lower risk of developing liver cirrhosis.
Doctors Use Virtual Reality to Map Patient's Brain During Surgery
Virtual Reality

Doctors Use Virtual Reality to Map Patient's Brain During Surgery

Virtual reality is becoming increasingly useful when it comes to the medical field.
Stryker Corp Buys Physio-Control International for $1.28 Billion
Acquisitions

Stryker Corp Buys Physio-Control International for $1.28 Billion

The acquisition will help the company expand its emergency medical services business/
How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker
Radicals & Visionaries

How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker

Steve Kaufman didn't want his son's medical condition to stop him from putting his shoes on by himself. His quest to boost the teen's self-esteem led to the creation of Quikiks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow