FDA Approves of First-of-Its-Kind Insulin Device That Gives Hope for 'Artificial Pancreas'
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a first-of-its-kind insulin device today designed to automatically deliver insulin for type 1 diabetics. The device has many in the diabetic and health care community hoping it could lead to the development of fully artificial pancreas. “The FDA is
Investing in the Habits of Old and Young
For decades, investors have been focused on companies that market intensively to the baby boom generation – people born in the nearly two decades after World War II. This kind of demographic investing, as it’s called, has become ingrained in the DNA of American markets. Just Google “baby boomer
San Francisco Woman Shot, Killed While Strolling on Pier with Father in 'Random Shooting'
A San Francisco woman was recently shot and killed in a seemingly "random shooting" while she was strolling and taking photos with her father in a tourist-heavy area of the city, according to the authorities and the victim's family. Kathryn Steinle, 31 -- a medical sales rep was on her way to see
The Secret Weapon of CEOs and Basketball Pros to Get in the Zone
Basketball legend Michael Jordan’s weapon of choice early in his career was his slam dunk, but he also had a secret weapon in his arsenal: meditation. George Mumford was Jordan’s meditation coach, and he said practicing mindfulness helped Jordan and his other clients -- including Los Angeles Laker
Gas Prices Up as Mideast Turmoil Threatens US Economy
Morning Money Memo: U.S. motorists are already paying more for gasoline as the turmoil spreads in Iraq. Prices may continue to rise in the coming weeks. West Texas Crude reached $107 a barrel this morning on futures markets. Iraq is the world’s second largest oil...
US Navy Vet Inspiring Next Generation of Latino Engineers
Former U.S. Navy Nuke Barry Cordero said he knew from an early age that he wanted to help people. Growing up poor in the South Side of Chicago as the descendant of immigrants from both Mexico and Germany, he never heard of engineering as a...
Rare Brain Disease Confirmed in N.H. Patient, 15 Others Possibly Contaminated
Health officials have confirmed that a New Hampshire man who died in August following neural surgery had a case of rare, degenerative brain disease. 15 others may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease after their surgeries.
5 More Warned About Deadly Brain Disease Exposure
Five more people may have been exposed to a fatal brain disease after undergoing spinal surgery at a Cape Cod hospital, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Health officials said equipment used during the Cape Cod surgeries was also used on a New...
Medtronic Shaped Positive Studies on Its Bone Graft Product
Highly positive studies published in peer-reviewed medical journals depicted Medtronic's spine fusion product as a major breakthrough in back surgery, but those studies drafted and edited with direct input from company employees, while the doctors listed as authors were paid millions, according to