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On Base With Brett Gardner | by The Players' Tribune

E27. On Base With Brett Gardner<p>In this week’s edition of R2C2, Ryan and CC welcome the longest tenured Yankee and clubhouse prankster, Brett Gardner. …

Baseball

A new film captures North Korea’s ‘bold and audacious’ millennials

From the outside, it might look like North Korea hasn’t changed much over the last seven decades. But from the inside, a fundamental shift has been taking place: an economic revolution led by a generation of millennials who grew up as capitalists in a theoretically communist state.<p>They are the …

The Drill You Need When Your Swing Falls Apart

With two wins and two second-place finishes—and moving to No. 1 in the world in the Rolex ranking—I'm having the best year of my career. But that doesn't mean my golf swing is always perfect. There are times when I'm not hitting it nearly as well as I want. That's when I go back to the range. A …

GOP lawmakers to huddle with Trump ahead of SCOTUS pick

President Donald Trump will mingle with key Senate Republicans on Tuesday evening at the White House ahead of his highly-anticipated announcement on whom he’s chosen to replace deceased Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court.<p>Among those on the invite list are members of the Senate GOP …

How to estimate a company’s health without really trying

Jeff Epstein Contributor<p>Jeff Epstein is an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Recognizing Probabilities In Budgeting And Forecasting<p>Josh Harder Contributor<p>Josh Harder is a vice president at Bessemer Venture Partners focusing on investments in software, …

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Fitbit’s second smartwatch isn’t perfect, but it’s a step in the direction after t<p>Mar 26, 2018<p>Tito Hamze reviews GoPro’s 360 Fusion camera in 60 seconds!<p>Mar 20, 2018<p>Walabot is a radio imaging gadget that attaches to your phone and allows you to see through walls. L<p>Mar 14, 2018<p>Waverly Labs is a 20 …

Hourly employee scheduling startup When I Work secures $15MM from Drive Capital

It’s been some time since I worked hourly (mostly in restaurants) but I do remember that scheduling my shifts was a real hassle and involved a paper sheet on a cork-board in the shift room. I’m sure organizing those schedules for multiple employees was an even bigger hassle for the manager.<p>As of …

Venture Capital

Evidation Health raises $11.6M to help assess digital health efficacy

Evidation Health has raised at least $11.6 million, according <b>to an SEC filing posted last week</b>. The filing lists Raj Ganguly as a director of the …

Proton-Beam Therapy for Cancer Gets Renewed Attention

Less costly, compact machines are rekindling demand from hospitals<p>To see the explosive rise of proton-beam therapy, an expensive and controversial cancer treatment, look to the billboards of Belgium.<p>Ion Beam Applications SA, the Belgian company that leads the global market for huge proton-beam …

Cancer

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Welltok buys healthcare communications firm Silverlink, raises $45M

Welltok, a provider of a population health management services and consumer health incentives, is growing again through acquisition and new …

Health Care

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

The after-hours doctor visit of the future arrives in Ohio via telemedicine kiosks

Step right up and take a look at a 5-by-8-foot device Ohio healthcare providers are hoping will keep non-urgent patients from clogging up emergency …

Telehealth Telecare Aware

click to enlargeIn February and for a few months, this Editor was on a tear about the quaintly dubbed <b>patent trolls</b>–primarily (but not always)</b> …

What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Valuations

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting your first term sheet from a venture-capital firm is among the most exhilarating moments that you'll experience as an entrepreneur. It probably sits up there with the college acceptance letter in the pantheon of milestones. …

The Losses of Dan Gable

Wrestling's most famous winner is taking on one final battle: To save his sport and all he's ever been.<p>1955, Waterloo, Iowa<p><i>People think Dan Gable</i> …

The 7 Habits of Highly Patient Centric Providers

Since Dr. Farzad Mostashari’s (the U.S. “healthIT czar”) keynote presentation at the 2012 HIMSS conference, I’ve repeatedly heard that 2013 is the year of patient engagement. Dr. Mostashari unveiled the latest requirements to tap stimulus dollars and virtually all of the new items were around …

Caution: Wellness Programs May Be Hazardous to Your Health | THCB

The exponential growth in wellness programs indicates that Corporate America believes that medicalizing the workplace, through paying employees to …

Why Progress in Healthcare Requires a Healthy and Diverse Health IT Ecosystem

Establishing and maintaining a healthy and diverse Health Information Technology (HIT) Ecosystem will be critical if we want to reach our ultimate …

Is Patient Engagement the Solution…or a Healthcare Urban Legend? | THCB

The following statistic from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) never fails to shock: the 133-million adults – or “nearly 1 in 2” — …

The Diabetic's Paradox

Health self-tracking is in vogue. But is it more of a boon or a burden?<p>Cathal McNaughton / AP<p>Asking people to monitor their own health and change behaviors according to their own data -- self-tracking -- is the premise behind a deluge of mobile apps, new wearable devices, and patient services. The …

Study: Medical device startups optimistic despite expected hit from tax

A new Silicon Valley Bank report on the medical device tax has more bright spots than you would expect. Executives from device companies seem to feel …