Samantha Chan

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Which Company Will Change the Future of Healthcare? Here are 10 Contenders

I have yet to hear of an industry that hasn't been massively disrupted by technology. Healthcare is no stranger to this disruption. The question is which companies will actually break through the barrier and solve some of the major issues healthcare faces today?<p>Major trends are becoming anything …

IBM Buying Merge Healthcare For $1B To Bring Medical Image Analysis To Watson Health

IBM announced a huge deal today, agreeing to pay a billion dollars for Merge Healthcare, a medical imaging company it plans to fold into the Watson Health unit.<p>Merge’s technology is in use in 7500 healthcare facilities in the US, according to information supplied by IBM. The firm processes billions …

Science Proves Reading To Kids Really Does Change Their Brains

MRIs provide hard proof.<p>Pediatricians often recommend parents routinely read aloud to their young children.<p>Now, for the first time, researchers have hard evidence that doing so activates the parts of preschoolers' brains that help with mental imagery and understanding narrative -- both of which are …

7 Crucial Habits Of Successful Entrepreneurs

<b>Time For A Change</b><p>If you’ve been thinking about your financial situation recently and thought things could be a lot better, then they probably could …

10 of Canada's most underrated destinations: From Wolfville to Winnipeg and B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

Print<p>Related<p>I’ve been lucky enough to explore most corners of this vast country of ours. I’ve kicked around Quebec City, cycled around Calgary and …