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Bright.md raises $8M for AI-powered remote healthcare service with ‘virtual physician assistant’

Bright.md is raising more cash for its tech-fueled virtual healthcare service that aims to improve care for patients and reduce healthcare costs for …

McConnell defers action on healthcare vote after McCain surgery

Sen. John McCain's absence from the Senate as he recovers from surgery for a blood clot has led the GOP leadership to postpone consideration of healthcare legislation that is already on the brink.<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday night that he was deferring action on the measure …

This ancient one-ton crocodile had steak knives for teeth

Rawr.<p>Move over <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>: There’s a new prehistoric carnivore in town. Meet the <i>Razanandrongobe sakalavae</i>, an ancient crocodile from Madagascar measuring as much as 20 feet long by 5 feet wide. Razana’s name comes from the native Malagasy for “giant lizard ancestor from Sakalava.” This croc …

Turkey extends state of emergency by three months

The extension will grant the government continued authority to rule by decree and restrict rights. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested the …

Philippine leader to expedite bill for self-rule in Muslim region

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed on Monday to fast-track new legislation for autonomy in the country’s most volatile region, advancing a protracted process to end decades of rebellion and thwart rising Islamist militancy.<p>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (C) with …

The Scary Truth Hiding In Your Sunscreen

Beauty<p>Stop Making These At-Home Hair Removal Mistakes<p>Beauty<p>6 Face Oils You’re Not Using (But Need To)<p>Beauty<p>Why Transparent Face Masks Should Be Added …

Just About Every Major Medical Group Hates the GOP Health Care Plans

Health Care<p>Groups representing pediatricians, cancer specialists, heart doctors and family physicians all agree: Both the House and the Senate offerings for fixing health care in the U.S. would make things worse, not better.<p>Within hours of its release, groups representing medical professionals were …

Health Care

How to Make Biscuits

Biscuits are one of the simplest quick breads you can make. A plain biscuit is nothing but flour, butter, milk, baking powder, and salt.<p>The perfect …

The US just sold $500 million of arms to Saudi Arabia, keeping the Middle East’s nastiest conflicts inflamed

A game-changing event happened this past Tuesday, and it wasn’t attorney general Jeff Sessions testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee.<p>While Sessions was getting grilled, other senators were debating the wisdom of selling a roughly $500 million package of air-to-ground, GPS-guided …

How To Turn Your Carrot Into A Wind Instrument

You need to really want to do this.<p>Even if you despise carrots, you no longer have an excuse to avoid them.<p>Because now you’re going to become a carrot musician. BuzzFeed Nifty posted a video this week on how to turn a carrot into a recorder.<p>A slice here, a gouge there and ―voila ― you’re making …

Coroner: Sleep apnea among causes of Carrie Fisher's death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnea and a combination of other factors, but investigators were not able to pinpoint an exact …

Weed Could Help Prevent Certain Brain Diseases

The existing research is promising, but researchers are calling for more clinical trials in humans.<p>The fact that humans even <i>have</i> an "endocannabinoid system" sounds like stoner fantasy. (If we hadn't been trying to figure out just what cannabis does to our bodies when it was discovered, it might …

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Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion review – nothing to be said but ‘wow’

<b>V&A, London</b><br>Understatement brought matchless simplicity in the Spanish designer’s influential creations for the French fashion house, as this jaw-dropping exhibition reveals<p>Looking at clothes of a certain vintage can be extraordinarily intimate. Once, after all, dresses and coats were cherished …

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Humans Are Genetically Predisposed to Kill Each Other

“Step back and view our species objectively from the outside, the way a zoologist would carefully observe any other animal, or see us the way every …

Yale/UC study finds extensive Facebook usage decreases health & happiness

A large-scale study jointly carried out by academics from Yale University and the University of California has concluded that greater than average use of Facebook decreases both mental health and happiness …<p>NordVPN<p>The <i>WSJ</i> reports that the study was a rigorous one, tracking the Facebook habits of …

Mental Health

The unexpected trouble of revisiting old video game screenshots

An awkward stroll down memory lane<p>A while back, I chronicled the experience building and enjoying my first PC. I bought and assembled the parts, downloaded Steam, and became obsessed with the many features I had never experienced on consoles. After that piece wrapped, one particular tool continued …

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Cher Shares Emotional Response to Ex Husband Gregg Allman's Death

This article originally appeared on People.com. For more stories like this, visit People.com.<p>Cher reacted to second husband Gregg Allman‘s death on …

One small drink a day increases breast cancer risk, study shows

Drinking even one small alcoholic beverage a day can increase a person's breast cancer risk, according to a new report.<p>Consuming 10 grams of alcohol a day or about the size of a small glass of wine or beer, can increase breast cancer risk by 5% in premenopausal women and 9% in postmenopausal women, …

How to Fix 9 Common Sleep Problems With Science

Spoiler: it's all about the pillows.<p>It seems like it's getting harder and harder to get a good night's sleep. Myriad distractions are in cahoots, …

Trump's intel agencies tell Congress that climate change poses national security threats

Each year the intelligence community puts together a "Worldwide Threat Assessment" report, and it inevitably scares the hell out of Congress and the …

Climate Change

Study: Grandparents May Be Causing Kids Harm With Their Outdated Parenting Beliefs

They mean well, of course—but consider that a lot has changed since grandparents raised their own kids, and these study results make a lot of sense.<p>I recall my mother-in-law offering up this tip when my first daughter was a teething baby: "Just rub some whiskey on her gums!" Of course, I knew this …

Trump says chemical attack in Syria crossed many lines

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump accused Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government of going “beyond a red line” with a poison gas attack on civilians and said his attitude toward Syria and Assad had changed, but gave no indication of how he would respond.<p>Trump said the …

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The Best Olive Oil Treatments for Winter-Wrecked Hair and Skin

EVOO—it's not just for shattering all over your kitchen floor anymore.<p>Even though one of our skin experts might be rolling in her exam chair right now, we're gonna go out on a limb here and say, sotto voce, we still love a good DIY—operative word being "good." That being said, we're sure even the …

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The Like Button Ruined the Internet

How “engagement” made the web a less engaging place<p>Here’s a little parable. A friend of mine was so enamored of Google Reader that he built a clone when it died. It was just like the original, except that you could add pictures to your posts, and you could Like comments. The original Reader was …

Beware of eating grapefruit with any of these 32 common drugs

<i>Note: This article contains general information — not specific medical advice. Talk to your physician before changing your use of any medication.</i><p>Grapefruit is a delicious citrus fruit with many health benefits.<p>However, it can interact with some common medications, altering their effects on your …

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