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On Monday, August 12, the Department of Homeland Security finalized the “public charge” rule that would redefine the meaning of the term “public charge” by enabling the administration to reject immigrant visas (green card) or temporary visas for those who ...
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Baby name trends come and go, but there’s something to be said for names that can stick around for a 100 years. Find out which boy and girl names have stood the test of time, then find out how to search ...
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At last year’s CES we got to check out a cool new breast pump that makes it sleek and discreet to gather breast milk. It’s actually a wearable pump that quietly works while you go about your day, collecting milk ...
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In the United States, the name Dr.Scholl’s makes one immediately think of shoe inserts to make walking a bit more comfortable. But, if you remember, the company has had foot scanners at Walgreens and other pharmacies for many years before ...
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imec, a research and innovation hub for nanoelectronics and digital technologies, has announced a hydrogel-based smart contact lens that incorporates a silicon microchip, integrated LED light, and radiofrequency (RF) antenna for wireless energy transfer. Belgium-based imec claims that the new ...
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This is the third of a multi-part series about Medgadget editor Scott Jung joining the Verily Project Baseline Study. Click to read the first and second parts. Last April, Verily Life Sciences, a division of Alphabet, launched the Project Baseline Study, a landmark four year, multi-site ...
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Today welcomes November, and of course, open enrollment for health insurance. Our health insurance navigators have shared everything you need to enroll under the NY State of Health Marketplace. The NY State of Health Marketplace offers free or ...
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Around the world, an estimated 1 million deaths are attributed to substandard and counterfeit drugs. The World Custom Organization’s Anti-Counterfeiting and Piracy Coordinator Christophe Zimmerman has claimed in the past that, “We have more fakes than real drugs ...
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Precision OS is a provider of virtual reality (VR) orthopedic surgical education and pre-operative planning software based in Vancouver, Canada. This software allows for surgeons and trainees to practice simulated medical procedures by providing an immersive and realistic ...
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Some of our favorite days of the year are watching our Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) families graduate! NFP is a free home visiting service that gives first-time moms valuable knowledge and support beginning early in pregnancy and until their ...