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Obama vetoes Republican repeal of health-care law

President Obama vetoed the Republican-backed repeal of his signature health-care reform Friday, following through on a pledge to beat back any threat to the centerpiece of his domestic legacy.<p>“Rather than refighting old political battles by once again voting to repeal basic protections that provide …

Carbon Emissions

Explain it to me: Concussions

The Compliance Stepchild: Antitrust

Let’s try and put this all in perspective. Last fiscal year, the Antitrust Division collected over $1 billion in criminal fines and sent a number of …

Antitrust Laws

The Thunder Power Sedan is a futuristic Tesla-fighter from Taiwan

Thunder Power Sedan<p>Porsche and Audi weren't the only automakers to unveil Tesla-fighting EVs at the Frankfurt Auto Show this week. There was also a …

7 Ways Anger Is Ruining Your Health

Sometimes anger can be good for you, if it's addressed quickly and expressed in a healthy way. In fact, anger may help some people think more …

Anger Management

UnitedHealth's $12.8 Billion Answer To Expensive Prescription Drugs

In a deal that could help wrest back control over the soaring cost of prescription drugs, UnitedHealth Group’s Optum Rx Corp. will buy pharmacy benefit manager Catamaran Corp. (CTRX) for $12.8 billion.<p>UnitedHealth Group (UNH), already the nation’s largest health insurance company, will become a …

Pharma

3 Technology Trends Transforming Health Care

The health care industry has always been changing, but what is different about our industry now is that the pace of change has sped up. Keeping up with those changes is almost impossible. More so when day-to-day activity prevents leaders from strategic planning the next three to five year direction …

Digital Health

Lean Value Stream Mapping Case Study - Patient Scheduling

Health News - CNN

Popular<p>Wherever you are, time is running out to treat gonorrhea<p>More illnesses reported as salmonella outbreak traced to eggs grows<p>Is your pharmacist under a 'gag rule' about drug prices?<p>He donated blood every week for 60 years and saved 2.4 million babies<p>Classics on the rise on list of most popular …

Doping

5 High-Climbers from YCombinator’s Latest Startup Class | Inc.com

In the world of high-powered, sometimes insular, Silicon Valley-based tech accelerators, YCombinator is often considered preeminent. The program, founded by Paul Graham, Jessica Livingston and others back in 2005, is known for giving seed money and 3-month boot campsto top tech startups. Some of …

Startups

Former BlackBerry employees start their own companies

When former BlackBerry Ltd. employee Peter Mankowski became the latest casualty of the struggling technology company's corporate restructuring, he didn't spend a lot of time mourning his old job.<p>The 50-year-old scientist took his severance package and dipped into his RRSPs to help fund his own …

This Guy Is Launching 12 Startups in 12 Months

Can't get enough of that animated GIF where Oprah unleashes a swarm of bees on her studio audience? Or the one where some guy gets hit in the face by …

Lithium, the Salton Sea and a startup that’s trying to change the game

Advertisement<p>49 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Katie Fehrenbacher, Gigaom.<p>Just south of the Salton Sea — the salty, shrinking 350-square-mile lake …

Before $100 Million Raise, Square Was In Talks With Apple

According to a filing obtained by VCExperts, Square has raised another $100 million in capital. The company authorized 6.4 million Series E shares, according to the document, at a per-share price of $15.46.<p>Square has raised incredible amounts of money. The company has raised hundreds of millions of …

How quitting my corporate job for my startup dream f*cked my life up

Finally the SMS arrived:<p><i>“Tomorrow morning 5am, flight number AZ610 from Rome to NewYork.”</i><p>An SMS hitting my BlackBerry on Sunday evenings used to …

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

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