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I Went Cash-Only for a Week and Saved So Much Money

I have never budgeted so well.<p>The only time I ever have cash is when I know I'm going to a bar that has a cover charge. There is no other time when I use paper bills to pay for anything. Truly.<p>Cash is messy. It takes up space in my already cluttered-with-junk purse. And then there's the change. …

Velano Vascular raises $17 million for a needle-free blood draw device

Blood drawing and testing may have been tainted by the Theranos scandal last year, but that hasn’t kept investors from backing Velano Vascular. The San Francisco-based startup, which has developed a needle-free device to draw blood, today announced a new investment of $17 million. This technology …

Chronic Disease

A financial planner explains exactly how you should prioritize your money

The majority of people who approach me for advice are most interested in guidance as it relates to their investment portfolios.<p>I would like to point out that there is a hierarchy of personal financial priorities, and though very important, investing for the future should be considered third of the …

Retirement

Small drug companies grow as big pharma outsources

The UK’s small, privately-owned pharmaceutical companies often go under the radar, but they’re playing an increasingly important role in Britain’s healthcare sector and posting impressive growth rates, according to a report from consultants Catalyst Corporate Finance.<p>As big players such as …

How BlaBlaCar created a global transport network

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Ridesharing

A doctor’s straight talk: America, your health care is not a federal responsibility

There are a host of good reasons to “repeal” the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare). “Replace” is an entirely different matter. Start with its negative effects on individuals and on our country.<p>Americans are experiencing skyrocketing health insurance costs—premiums, co-pays, and deductibles—which is …

This smart ring wraps fitness tracking and more right around your finger

If a wrist wearable to track your workout is a bit too conspicuous for your taste, a solution might be here: just wrap Motiv around your finger.<p>The …

Just got a new Android smartphone? Here are a few apps you should download right away

If you just opened up your first Android smartphone this morning, odds are you’re having a blast using it. However, you’re also likely on the hunt for some new apps to test out along with it. We feature a selection of Android apps each month, but today we’d like to feature a few more apps that any …

Apps

The true story of America’s sky-high prescription drug prices

Let’s say you’re at the doctor. And the doctor hands you a prescription.<p>The prescription is for Humira, an injectable medication used to treat a lot of common conditions like arthritis and psoriasis. Humira is an especially popular medication right now. In 2015, patients all around the world spent …

Every day carry tools and gadgets

Who doesn't want to be a Macgyver, fixing situations with a Swiss Army Knife, a paperclip, and a piece of string. Updated with reader suggestions.<p>I …

Police chief was surprised by violence after fatal shooting

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Following a night of violence that left half a dozen businesses in flames, the Milwaukee police chief expressed surprise at the level of unrest that erupted after the fatal shooting of a black man by a black officer.<p>"This was, quite frankly, unanticipated," Chief Edward Flynn said …

The Sole Doctor In The Hospital Shoulders The Burden Of HIV

"Sometimes they want to keep it secret," she says with a sigh of exasperation.<p>Dr. Marlen Baroso is talking about the patients she cares for who have HIV.<p>"I have a case, a woman is taking medication. And her husband is taking medication also." But neither one knows the other is HIV-positive.<p>"Husband …

Public Health

Looking for income? These 23 dividend stocks provide it

In this seemingly eternal period of historically low interest rates, stocks have become increasingly popular as income-seeking investors have been …

Investing

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Own A Chromecast? Google Wants To Give You $6

The Chromecast is already a damned great little device. Pretty much the only thing* that would make it better is if Google randomly gave you free money for owning one.<p><i>(*except for 5ghz WiFi support, that’d be good too.)</i><p>What do you know! That’s what they’re doing today.<p>As noted by Android Authority, …

California measles outbreak expands to 51 cases; more likely

The measles outbreak centered in California is rapidly expanding, with officials now confirming 51 cases of the illness -- nearly double the number reported Tuesday -- and warning that more people will probably fall sick with the highly contagious virus.<p>Officials said there was now evidence that …

Public Health

A Universal Flu Vaccine Is Headed to Clinical Trials

Could this be the end of the annual flu shot?<p>If clinical trials go well, a new u​niversal flu vaccine that would treat all strains of flu with a single shot could be just five years away. That would mean a future where nearly 20,000 p​eople won't die due to a pandemic of the virus. A future where …

Why elderly couples often die together: the science of broken hearts

Last week we saw the death of the 90-year-old “Great Escaper” Bernard Jordan, who snuck away from a care home in Hove, East Sussex, last year to attend the 70th anniversary D-day commemorations in Normandy. Less than a week later, his wife of 50 years, Irene, died. Most people would consider this …

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Evernote Raises $20M From Japanese Media Giant Nikkei, Forms Content Partnership For Evernote Context

Evernote announced today that it has raised $20 million in new capital from Nikkei, the Japanese media conglomerate that publishes the influential financial newspaper Nikkei, as well English-language Nikkei Asian Review. In addition, the Nikkei will also start feeding articles into Evernote’s …

Prostate cancer could be 'switched off' with injection

Scientists have worked out how to stop tumours growing in a breakthrough which could switch off many cancers and even prevent blindness<p>Prostate cancer could be ‘switched off’ after scientists discovered a way to prevent deadly tumours from spreading.<p>Bristol and Nottingham universities found that a …

Ex-Nokians Crowdfund A Device To Democratize The Internet Of Things

Nokia’s exit from the mobile making market earlier this year, selling its devices division to Microsoft who went on to make swingeing staff cuts in the acquired division, has a silver lining in bolstering the local startup scene, via all this freed up expertise in connected devices.<p>Haltian, a …

The 10 Best (and Silliest) Horror Movies You Haven’t Seen Yet

Looking for a fresh Halloween scare from horror flicks you haven’t watched 1,000 times before? We have some suggestions<p>Halloween is the perfect season to turn out the lights, crash out on the couch, and watch a good old fashioned horror film. But you’ve probably already seen most of the</i> …

The Bodyweight 300 Challenge

Incinerate fat without lifting a weight<p>A weight-free weekend challenge may sound easy—until you try the Bodyweight 300. It’s composed of just three exercises—the squat, the pushup, and the situp—but requires that you crank out 300 reps in as little time as possible. It’s a fast way to challenge …

How to Hack Sleep

Improve your productivity (and the productivity of your employees) with these tools and tips for better rest.<p>The ability to get by on little sleep is frequently seen as a badge of honor in the business world. Entrepreneurs, in particular, often sacrifice sleep for the sake of their companies. In a …

This Device Could Make It Easier To Find Your Veins

Scientists have discovered a way to find your veins before poking around half a dozen times to find the spot. Now the Australian Red Cross Blood service is using the near infrared light device that locates blood to study whether being able to locate hard to find veins will result in reduced anxiety …