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The bionic lens could push eyesight beyond 20/20 vision

Beyond Perfect Eyesight<p>In just a few short years, we’ll be able to improve our eyesight to levels we’ve only dreamed of. At first, it’ll be …

Tech Trends

Sight Simulator shows you what it's like to be legally blind

Ever wondered how the world looks to those with glaucoma or cataracts? A new interactive site lets you see for yourself.<p>What does the world look like if you're legally blind? A new interactive website lets you see through the eyes of those suffering from three conditions that impair sight.<p>The Sight …

Google Street View

8 Tips for Speaking Persuasively and Getting What You Want

It’s hard to hold a conversation when your eyes are glued to your phone. According to communication expert Sonya Hamlin, author of <i>How to Talk So</i> …

How to Score More Time With Your Doctor | Men's Health

It’s similar to long lines at the bank, where tellers spend less time with each customer in order to speed up the process to try to get back on track.<p>But this isn’t a simple financial transaction, it’s your health. And you need all the time you can get.<p>That’s why the researchers advise that …

Health Care

Being a Strategic Leader Is About Asking the Right Questions

If you asked the world’s most successful business leaders what it means to “be strategic,” how many different answers do you think you’d get? Consider this number: 115,800,000. It’s the number of unique links returned when I searched online for “strategic leadership.”<p>There’s a good reason for all …

Leadership

The FTC Finally Sees The Light On Contact Lenses

Here’s a surprise for the new year – for the first time in twelve years, the Federal Trade Committee (FTC) has set out to protect the interests of contact lens consumers rather than those of the monopolists in the medical lobby.<p>It’s about time that the FTC expressed some concern about the true …

Johnson & Johnson

3 Clinical Trial for Seciera™ for Treatment of Dry Eye

MUMBAI, January 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --<p>- Seciera™ Meets Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints in Pivotal Trial<p>- Shows Efficacy at 12 Weeks of …

13 Secrets to Being Super Successful

The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.<p>Super successful people understand that there are traits, behaviors, and actions they must take in order to succeed.<p>Their thinking is, "I will do what it takes to get to where I want to go" They know success doesn't come to …

Self-improvement

These are the 10 unhealthiest states in the US

The unhealthiest states in the country all lie in the southeast US.<p>For the 27th year in a row, the United Health Foundation has ranked America's states based on factors including obesity, air pollution, and poverty. Hawaii made the top of the list as America's healthiest state, while Mississippi …

Public Health

What Realistic Changes Can Donald Trump Make to ACA?

<i>What are the most realistic changes that Donald Trump will be able to make to ACA? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer Fitzgerald, CEO and Co-Founder of PolicyGenius, on Quora.</b><p>Trump …

Health Care

Why the US Should Have Universal Health Care

In the United States, healthcare has been one of the biggest political battles of the decade. As a healthcare worker myself, it's an issue that …

New Law Eases Small Business Health Care Burden (But May Make Repealing ObamaCare Harder)

On Tuesday, President Obama signed the 21st Century Cures Act, an omnibus health bill with something for everyone. The bill has been described variously as the last, best hope for bipartisan compromise and as a sordid corporate giveaway, and tucked at the very back of the legislation — past the …

Health Care

Take a look inside the doctor's office of the future, created by a $2 billion startup that's shaking up healthcare

On December 8, the first day Oscar's healthcare facility opened in Brooklyn, all of the available slots filled up immediately.<p>Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser points to that as a good sign of what's to come for the $2 billion health insurance startup's foray into physical healthcare spaces.<p>Oscar aims to …

Health Care

Lee: $1 Trillion of Waste in U.S. Health Care System

Bloomberg Surveillance<p>December 14th, 2016, 12:46 PM UTC<p>Vivian Lee, chief executive officer at University of Utah Health Care, discusses the future of …

Health Care

Can You Visit a Doctor Without Leaving the House?

One of the most annoying things about being sick is leaving the house for medical care, filling out forms and sitting in a waiting room when you …

Health Care

Steve Jobs Asked Himself This 1 Question Every Morning to Stay Successful

See why self-reflection in the morning can set your entire day up for success.<p>Have you ever been distracted while driving and then suddenly arrived at your destination, wondering how you even got there? Too often, we go through life on autopilot like this, only to realize later that we've lost …

Steve Jobs

Successful People Do This 1 Thing Differently From Everyone Else

How you respond to professional challenges will determine how much you can achieve.<p>Disruption is the buzzword that will simply not go away (for good reason). Upheavals in technology, the economy, and politics are destroying traditional assumptions about every aspect of how business works. And …

Success

This startup raised $750,000 on Kickstarter to replace your Fitbit — and your eyeglasses

People with glasses usually wear them every day. Most people would head home instead of going a day without their glasses.<p>You can't say the same thing about modern wearables, like Fitbit or Apple Watch.<p>That's why Tiantian Zhang, Aaron Rowley, and Jason Gui founded Vue, a startup building a pair of …

Wearable Tech

The Future of Eyecare And RFID

You may have heard the term RFID before and now you might be thinking what does this have to do with eyecare? A lot as it happens. RFID is …

RFID

What I see when I look at the schedules of highly successful people

Success does not lie in the results. It lies in the efforts that someone puts to get those results. If we have a look at the life of successful …

Success

How to Pick the Perfect Pair of Glasses for Your Face Shape

In 2011, The Vision Council of America, a nonprofit optical trade organization, reported that 75 percent of American adults use some sort of vision …

Mergers in the healthcare sector: why you'll pay more

We know all about the benefits in store for us when big hospital chains merge and bigger health insurance companies grow even bigger:<p>Lower prices. More efficient healthcare. More innovation. Better customer service.<p>That's what hospital and insurance companies say, anyway.<p>But here's what the data …

Health Care

Annual Healthcare Cost For Family Of Four Now At $25,826

The Milliman Medical Index (MMI) was released earlier today, and like every year since 2001, the index was up. This year’s MMI–which calculates the total cost of employer-sponsored PPO coverage for an average American family of four–is $25,826.<p>That’s the total average cost for employer-sponsored …

Health Care

Starting May 16, Entrepreneurs Can Raise Money in a Whole New Way. Here's What You Need to Know.

Monday, May 16, 2016, will be a very big day in the world of crowdfunding.<p>More people will be able to invest in entrepreneurs through crowdfunding than they were just the day before. And that means that more entrepreneurs with more innovative ideas will be able to launch more businesses.<p>“The …

Startups

Why do you get ‘eye floaters’?

Most of us have seen strange shapes floating in our vision from time to time. BBC Future explains just what they are…<p>You might not know their official name, but you’ve no doubt seen eye floaters. The perception of these floating apparitions, sometimes also called vitreous floaters or <i>Muscae</i> …

Medicine

7 Things that Successful Entrepreneurs do Differently

7 Things that Successful Entrepreneurs do Differently<p>There is a popular trend on social media at the moment that talks about us all having the same …

15 Body Language Blunders Successful People Never Make

<b>1. Slouching</b> is a sign of disrespect. It communicates that you’re bored and have no desire to be where you are. You would never tell your boss, “I don’t understand why I have to listen to you,” but if you slouch, you don’t have to—your body says it for you, loud and clear.<p>The brain is hardwired to …

Body Language

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Tapping your productivity in ways you never have before takes unconventional thinking.<p>Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

TED Talks