Tag Archives: health care

Trending on TikTok: Inserting the IUD: Does it hurt?

Social media has become a useful tool for women’s healthcare providers to meet patients where they are, making it easier than ever to raise awareness about topics such as contraception and sex education, and fighting myths and misinformation. TikTok is arguably one of the most powerful platforms for sharing content …

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Tech companies say more virtual care can improve health. Not everyone is convinced

Just 40 years ago, Americans turned to their primary care clinicians to treat most of their ailments, from controlling sore throats to childbirth. “Primary care was this idea from birth to death, that the primary care physician would be the primary provider,” says Ateev Mehrotra, associate professor of health care …

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Shaheen, Hassan and Pappas join HHS Secretary Becerra for meeting with family health care providers amid state and federal attacks on women’s reproductive care

March 04, 2022 (Manchester, NH) – United States Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Representative Chris Pappas (NH-01) joined the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Xavier Becerra in Manchester today for a meeting with New Hampshire family planning providers, including Planned Parenthood …

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Dr. G Suresh Babu’s MS Multi Specialty Hospital Enables Efficient Orthopedic Services to Improve Rural Health Care

NNA | Update: 04 March 2022 12:46 STI New Delhi [India], Mar 04 (ANI/ATK): One of India’s leading orthopedic hospitals, MS Multi Specialty Hospital has introduced effective orthopedic treatments to make health care affordable for the rural masses. With state-of-the-art technologies and state-of-the-art infrastructure, the center aims to make healthcare …

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Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Women’s Health Protection Act

At a time when women’s access to reproductive health care is under increasing attack in states across the country, it is extremely disappointing that Senate Republicans blocked passage of the Women’s Health Protection Act. women, which would strengthen access to health care and codify the constitutional rights affirmed for half …

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How to Treat COVID Symptoms at Home

Although we would like to say goodbye to COVID-19, it looks like it is here to stay at least a little longer. While COVID vaccines considerably reduce your chances of getting really sick and hospitalizedit is still possible to catch the virus, especially the highly contagious one omicron variant. Whether …

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Start of national training in obstetric ultrasound

The training program consists of three phases which cover a range of theoretical lectures in the field as well as practical training. Muscat: The third national obstetric ultrasound training course has started. The course is organized by the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health of the Ministry of Health (MOH) …

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Hispanic women face risk of cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease, or CVD, ranks as the number one cause of death for women overall, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). Yet only 1 in 3 Hispanic women know that heart disease kills women more than other causes, including cancer. And Hispanic women often develop heart disease 10 years …

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Call for free infertility treatment as birth rate plunges in Thailand

Professor Dr Kamthorn Pruksananonda, chairman of a reproductive medicine panel at Royal Obstetrics and Gynecologists of Thailand, warned that this drop in the birth rate could trigger long-term economic and social problems, particularly with regard to greater dependence on migrant workers. He said national health care schemes do not yet …

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UMC honored with multiple Women’s Choice Awards for 2022 | KLBK | KAMC

LUBBOCK, Texas (PRESS RELEASE) — The following is a press release from UMC Health System: UMC is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the following Women’s Choice Awards for 2022: Top 100 Hospitals for Patient Experience, Top Hospitals for Cancer Care, Best Mammography Imaging Center and best hospitals …

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Dr. Karam talks about the role of density reduction surgery in recurrent ovarian cancer

Amer Karam, MD, discusses whether to use bulk reduction surgery after a recurrence of ovarian cancer. Amer Karam, MD, gynecologic oncologist, medical oncologist, obstetrician and gynecologist (OB-GYN), clinical professor, obstetrics and gynecology, gynecologic oncology, Stanford Health Care, discusses whether to use massive reduction surgery after a recurrence of ovarian cancer. …

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Abortion research study conducted to gather evidence on quality of care

Too many girls and women continue to die and face the short and long-term negative consequences of unsafe abortion – yet there is a lack of information on how health care providers and systems can provide the better quality care for girls and women with abortion-related complications. Recognizing this research …

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Wanted: Volunteers to catch COVID in the name of science

A test tube with a coronavirus label is seen in this illustration taken January 29, 2020. (REUTERS) The world’s first medical trial allowed to deliberately expose participants to the coronavirus is looking for more volunteers as it steps up efforts to help develop better vaccines. The Oxford University trial was …

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Anti-abortion and abortion rights protesters gather on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade at the Emma Goldman Clinic

On Saturday, anti-abortion and abortion-rights protesters met on either side of Dubuque Street in front of the Emma Goldman Clinic. Grace Smith Anti-abortion marchers stand on the sidewalk facing abortion rights participants during a protest and counter-protest outside the Emma Goldman Clinic for Reproductive Health Care in Iowa City on …

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Jamaican-American doctor named chair of New York University’s department of obstetrics and gynecology

Jamaican-American physician Dr. Camille Angela Clare has been named the new Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) and Professor at the College of Health Sciences at the State University of New York ( SUNY). Medicine and the School of Public Health. Currently, Dr. Clare is Associate Professor …

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COVID-19 may cause more preterm births and perinatal deaths in unvaccinated pregnant women

January 14, 2022 2 minute read Source/Disclosures Disclosures: Stock reports receiving research grants paid to the Usher Institute by Wellcome Trust, the Scottish Chief Scientific Office, the National Institute for Health Care Research and Tommy’s. Sheik reports that he is a member of the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 Advisory Group, the …

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The dark side of birth – obstetric violence is a form of GBV

Many pregnant women in South Africa have experienced some form of obstetric violence – a specific type of violation of women’s rights in medical practice during health care related to childbirth. At 23, * Nthateng discovered that she was pregnant. She gave birth at 2 p.m. and her partner called …

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QRCS concludes medical convoy in Iraq [EN/AR] – Iraq

December 26, 2021 – Doha: As part of its annual medical convoy program, the Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) has concluded a medical convoy project for the benefit of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and Syrian refugees in Erbil, Iraq. It was implemented by the QRCS representative office in Iraq, in …

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UK government vows to close ‘shocking’ women’s health gap

The UK government has said it will tackle “decades of gender inequality in health,” including the creation of a UK-wide menopause task force to study more on how postmenopausal women can be better supported by health professionals. A “vision document”, published by the Department of Health and Social Affairs (DHSC) …

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Merrill Anderson Godfrey, MD | News, Sports, Jobs

October 26, 1934 – December 4, 2021 Merrill Anderson Godfrey, MD, 87, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 4, 2021, surrounded by her family at McKay-Dee Hospital in Ogden, Utah. Merrill was born October 26, 1934 in Lovell, Wyoming, the eldest of three children, Richard, Larry. Merrill married Donna Gibbs …

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Hills & Dales CEO to retire after 47 years

Hills and Dales General Hospital CEO Jean Anthony will retire in early January 2022 after 47 years of service. “Although 22 would be nice in the newspaper,” she said with a laugh. His career with Hills and Dales began in 1973, after graduating from Ubly High School. She began working …

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Defending women’s causes – L’Express Financier

Pea’s women-centered approach is guided by various stories, dialogues and activities that revolve around women’s rights and feminism. Princess Pea’s large pea-shaped mask is not only a signature living sculpture, it also comes with a sense of responsibility. In her own innovative and artistic flair for storytelling, the anonymous visual …

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Expectant mothers face an uphill battle to find medical care

DULUTH, MN. (KBJR) – A serious public health problem. This is what a new study found pregnant women in small towns could be facing. The study supported by the University of Minnesota surveyed nearly 200 rural hospitals and found that reducing obstetric care was a significant burden for pregnant women. …

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VCH’s Indigenous Women’s Team Aims to Close Health Care Gaps

Vancouver Coastal Health is changing the way it provides health care to Indigenous women and families, launching a new team of Indigenous women who will focus on providing culturally safe care and ultimately better outcomes. health. Announced earlier this week, the Indigenous Women and Family Health Team consists of an …

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Black Women’s Learning Institute’s National Survey on Black Women’s Health Reveals Strategic Approaches to Address HIV / AIDS | State

NEW YORK, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – New York-based organizations, Black Women’s Learning Institute (BWLI) and NDRI National Research Organization-United States has partnered this year to bridge the gap between research and practice in public health. The partnership is focused on advancing evidence-based and emerging practices to support …

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many benefits of breastfeeding | US News

For years, new mothers have been encouraged to breastfeed, because of the benefits it can bring to mother and baby. Dr. Kamilah Dixon-Shambley, an obstetrics and gynecologist at Wexner Medical Center at Ohio State University in Columbus, says that while the decision to breastfeed is personal, “I think every mom …

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ETSU CARE Women’s Health Receives NIH Grant to Study Structural Racism and the Consequences of Childbirth | New

Dr Michael Smith, director of programs and policy at the Center for Applied Research and Evaluation in Women’s Health (CARE Women’s Health) at East Tennessee State University, examines how policies affect birth outcomes across generations through a R-01 grant of $ 1.86 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). …

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Urgently transform women’s health care at scale

Many companies are already experimenting with innovative pricing models to improve affordability for marginalized women By Sairee Chahal Last year, nearly 76 million women self-help group members in rural India took initiatives in their communities to help manage the health and nutrition crises caused by the pandemic. They managed community …

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5 Best Gynecologists in Tucson, AZ

Below is a list of top gynecologists in Tucson, Arizona. To help you find the best Gynecologists located near you in Tucson, AZ, we’ve put together our own list based on this list of evaluation points. Tucson, AZ’s top gynecologists: Top rated gynecologists in Tucson, AZ are: Genesis Ob / …

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Ontario doctors urge pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine

The Ontario Medical Association said it plans to make a concerted effort this week to urge pregnant women to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Dr. Constance Nasello, chair of the OMA’s Obstetrics and Gynecology Section, said obstetricians and gynecologists will remind women across the province to receive their two doses …

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Women’s health is undergoing a generational change

When it comes to women’s health, Americans – and the advertisers who market them – are getting more blunt. What is happening: Women’s health is undergoing a generational cultural change. Younger women are talking more openly about their periods and sexual health issues – and more companies are marketing them …

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We must save Roe v. Wade

I was 18 when the United States Supreme Court guaranteed a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions in Roe v. Wade. If you’ve only known an America where abortion was safe and legal, it can be difficult to understand the suffering that a woman endured before Roe. …

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Physician assistants are essential to the health care system

We all know that getting medical attention can be stressful. Whether you’re nervous about a procedure, frustrated with waiting time for an appointment, or visiting a new doctor’s office for the first time, navigating the world of healthcare can be understandably overwhelming. When you need healthcare, our goal is to …

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Advocacy for women’s health

Nearly 75,000 abortions were reported to Historic City News in Florida in 2020, up 4% from the previous year, according to the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Gov. Ron DeSantis clashed with some defenders of life in his own Republican ranks last year when he didn’t specifically shut down …

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Shaheen highlights impact of NH GOP attacks on women’s health and Executive Board vote to fund NH family planning providers

01 October 2021 Shaheen discusses the impact of the recent New Hampshire Executive Council vote to terminate the contracts of family planning service providers across the state with representatives from Planned Parenthood of Northern New England and Equality Health Center Later: Shaheen visits Manchester-Boston Regional Airport and highlights NH priorities …

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What to know as CDC issues urgent alert – NBC Chicago

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publishes its strictest guidelines yet urging pregnant women to get vaccinated against COVID-19, what do those who are or plan to be pregnant need to know about the available vaccines? Here are the latest guidelines from health officials, doctors and other experts …

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Sewell applauds passage of Women’s Health Protection Act

Congresswoman Terri Sewell, D-Alabama, released a statement on Friday applauding the passage of HR3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). The WHPA is democratic legislation that would guarantee pregnant women the right to have an abortion. The bill is designed to override state-level laws restricting the availability of abortion. This …

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Women’s Health Pharmaceuticals Market Size, Trends and Key Players – Bayer AG (Germany), Allergan (Dublin), Merck & Co. (US), Pfizer Inc. (US), Amgen (US), Agile Therapeutics Inc. (US)), Ferring Pharmaceuticals (US), Mylan NV (US), Lupine (India)

New Jersey, United States, – The Pharmaceuticals for Women’s Health Market The research report is a detailed study of the Women’s Health Pharmaceuticals industry that specializes in identifying the growth potential of the Women’s Health Pharmaceuticals Market and potential opportunities in the market. Secondary research data comes from government publications, …

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Current market landscape with a focus on prescription drugs and the future potential of this evolving market

Dublin, July 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Non-hormonal therapies for women’s health market by target indication, molecule type, goal of treatment, mechanism of action, route of administration, and key geographies: Industry trends and global forecast, 2021-2030 “ report was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The ‘Non-Hormonal Therapies for Women’s Health …

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Abortion reversal bill introduced in Ohio House, led by GOP

A bill that would require doctors to notify women undergoing medical abortions of a disputed method to potentially stop the abortion process was introduced Thursday at Ohio House. The legislation would require doctors who perform or induce a chemical abortion to notify a patient before, or shortly after, taking the …

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A call to protect sexual and reproductive health information and services during Ebola outbreaks – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Nguyen Toan Tran, Désirée Lichtenstein, Benjamin Black, Alice Rosmini & Catrin Schulte-Hillen Abstract The recent Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreaks in 2021 illustrate how sexual and reproductive health services are too often viewed as non-essential during health emergencies. Bleeding for reasons other than Ebola virus disease, such as pregnancy complications …

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Stop cervical cancer in black women

Singer-songwriter and mother of three, Ciara Wilson’s mission is to save black women from … [+] Cervical cancer Black Women’s Health Imperative What do a black girl born in Texas, dysplasia, and a nonprofit for black women’s health have in common? They are all involved in a recently launched campaign …

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1 in 4 rural hospitals is at risk of closing

By Latisha Catchatoorian, WRAL Digital Solutions This article was written for our sponsor, the North Carolina Justice Center Health Promotion Project. One in four rural hospitals is at risk of closing, says recent study by the Chartis Center for Rural Health. Since 2010, more than 120 rural hospitals have closed …

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ProfNet expert alerts for June 11, 2021

NEW YORK, June 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss current issues in your coverage area. EXPERT ALERTS How to thwart phishing attacks Watch Expert for National Watch Day Economic and environmental benefits of hemp Transition Policy Division Keep …

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MAHEC extends women’s health services to Brevard

The Mountain Area Health Education Center is expanding its health services for women in Brevard. Expansion under the leadership of Dr Brian Barrow in the same office where Barrow provided OB / GYN care through Transylvania Women’s Care. “It has been an honor to support the community for the past …

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Dialysis centers installed in 3 Wapda hospitals

LAHORE: True to its commitment to providing improved healthcare facilities to employees and their families, Wapda has set up dialysis centers at three of its hospitals in Lahore, Multan and Gujranwala as part of a system of private public partnership. Before the creation of these centers, patients had to be …

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Researchers remove race from childbirth calculator

Ssince 2007, obstetricians have counseled patients who plan to give birth after a previous cesarean section using a simple calculator designed to determine the likelihood of having a successful vaginal birth after a cesarean, or VBAC. The tool takes into account the patient’s age, height, weight and history of vaginal …

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VA Northern Indiana Celebrates Women’s Health Clinic

Northern Indiana VA is committed to providing high quality services in a sensitive and safe environment for all female veterans. On May 24, we celebrated the Women’s Health Clinic with a baby shower. Anna Shelton, Office of Congressman Jim Bank; aspiring veteran Kasandra Johnson, manager of the women’s program; and …

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What is preeclampsia? | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Through: Lyndsey D. Neese, MD, MMM, FACOG • Published: May 28, 2021 Preeclampsia is a condition unique to pregnancy. Every May is Preeclampsia Awareness Month. What is preeclampsia and how can it be prevented and treated? What is preeclampsia? Preeclampsia is a disorder that affects between 5% and 8% of …

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Tigray women need immediate support

Enter Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 1-week free trial here. New York, May 27, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – In the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, where conflict erupted last November, hundreds of thousands of women and adolescent girls are still in need of vital health, protection and support. …

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Creating a new standard of care

Second from left, Dr. Diana Bitner has been OB-GYN for over 20 years and developed True Women’s Health to bring a blend of holistic and western medicine to West Michigan. Photo by Quinn Kirby TWomen’s Health Street is a midlife, menopause, and sexual health wellness clinic that opened to the …

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Priority to women’s health | Journal review

When our state is the fourth worst in the country for anything, it’s a call for change. Currently, Indiana is the fourth-worst maternal mortality, with 63 pregnancy-related maternal deaths in 2018, according to Indiana’s 2020 Maternal Mortality Report. 86% of these occurred in the first year after childbirth and 37% …

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Why should you go to your doctor

SIOUX CITY (KTIV) – Taking care of your physical health is important and Tuesday turned out to be National Women’s Health Check Day. For some people, since the start of the pandemic, going to the doctor has not been a top priority. However, Dr. Shauna LaFleur reminds people why they …

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Keep politicians out of the examination room

As ob / gynecologists, we care for patients with various gynecological and reproductive health issues that can be emotionally charged and intensely deprived. Although gynecological health issues are medical issues, just like headaches or ankle sprains, the extent to which individuals want to talk openly about them varies. In our …

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Address maternal mental health across the lifecycle

What are the implications of maternal mental health not only for mothers, but also for children, families and society as a whole? PSYCHPEARLS PODCAST May is Maternal Mental Health Month, and moms around the world could probably enjoy a break. During the COVID-19 pandemic, they did even more childcare and …

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Lebanon Women’s Health Center joins WellSpan Health

Doctors and staff from the Lebanon Women’s Health Center have joined WellSpan Health to expand patients’ access to OB-GYN care, it was announced on May 4. The practice is now known as WellSpan OB / GYN. The eight physicians and two advanced practice providers, along with their staff, were integrated …

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“On the offensive”: Cambodia is charging up loans to stimulate the economy

As the dust settles on the economy, Cambodia is realizing what needs to be done to turn the economy inside out, starting with a big shopping list for credit “We are going on the offensive,” said Vongsey Vissoth, State Secretary for the Ministry of Economy and Finance, at a briefing …

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GOP will speak out against “liberal goodies” in the COVID-19 Aid Act: Report

A Conservative faction in the House of Representatives is targeting the “liberal goodies” hidden in President Biden’s coronavirus aid package as part of a game book that Republicans are supposed to keep track of as they battle the $ 1.9 trillion spending bill. Raise dollars. The three-page memo, written by …

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Tracker: Paycheck Protection Program Loans

introduction The following tracker uses the latest Small Business Administration (SBA) data to record the allocation of Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds. context In light of the economic and social disruption caused by the coronavirus, Congress has passed three economic aid packages. With an estimated $ 2 trillion Price tag, …

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This smart toilet seat could one day save your life

Casana Chief Scientific Officer Nicholas Conn (L) and CEO Austin McChord (R). Casana NoIcholas Conn’s obsession with toilet seats began in 2014 when he was an engineering graduate student at the Rochester Institute of Technology, applying for funding for the development of home medical monitoring devices. “The biggest challenge was …

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