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Innovaccer nabs $11 million from Microsoft’s VC arm to give doctors a better window into patient heatlh
TechCrunch

Cracking the silos of digital health records promises to bring better care to patients by better informing doctors, according to Abhinav Shashank, the chief executive officer of San Francisco-based startup Innovaccer. Shashank’s company is just wrapping up a … more…

Driving down the cost of preserving genetic material, Acorn Biolabs raises $3.3 million
TechCrunch

Acorn Biolabs wants consumers to pay them to store genetic material in a bet that the increasing advances in targeted genetic therapies will yield better healthcare results down the line. The company’s pitch is to “Save young cells today, live a longer, bette… more…

Superdrug tightens mental health checks on Botox customers
The Guardian (AU)

After NHS criticism, enhanced screening will check for signs of body dysmorphic disorder Superdrug is tightening its screening for people seeking Botox, to ensure that those with mental health problems are not having injections because they are dissatisfied w… more…

Pharmacies will not run out of medicine after Brexit, says NHS
The Guardian (AU)

Alternative transport routes will be implemented and medicines prioritised in event of no deal Plans have been drawn up for the use of alternative transport routes and prioritisation of medicines as part of contingency planning for a no deal Brexit, pharmacis… more…

Sabrina Mahfouz: ‘Oppressive systems can destroy young people’s lives’
The Guardian (AU)

With an adaptation of Noughts and Crosses set to tour the UK and her anthology of Muslim writing picked for Emma Watson’s book club, the prolific British writer is as busy as ever. Here she talks about race, class and motherhood Sabrina Mahfouz remembers the … more…

Here are the biggest announcements from JPMorgan Chase's annual healthcare conference (JPM, NVS, ANTM)
Business Insider

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence " Digital Health Briefing " subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. As executives from health systems and payer, pharma, and genomics compani… more…

Airport employees working for an American Airlines subsidiary are complaining about broken equipment, sprained limbs, and low wages — and they claim it's creating unsafe conditions for workers and flyers (AAL)
Business Insider

A union representing ground agents working for Envoy Air — a subsidiary of American Airlines — has released a survey focused on working conditions and employee pay. The vast majority of survey participants described feeling rushed due to time pressures and ch… more…

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News - castanet.net
Castanet.net

NEB rejects Burnaby request - BC News castanet.net NEB rejects Burnaby’s request to halt Trans Mountain work at pipeline terminals CityNews Vancouver National Energy Board rejects Burnaby's bid to stop work at Trans Mountain pipeline terminal CBC.ca NEB rejec… more…

Addiction program expands - BC News - Castanet.net
Castanet.net

Addiction program expands - BC News Castanet.net Project that kept more addicted patients in treatment expands across B.C. CBC.ca 'Good old boring work' can help addicts stay on treatment: study CTV News First-of-its kind program aims to stop overdose deaths … more…

The Vitamin D Myth
Theoverspill.blog

Norma Jean Dougherty, as she then was, working on a drone (really) in 1944. Haven’t got it? Put it this way: she isn’t winding a candle. Now we have some different AirPower to expect. G… more…

The Ultimate Guide to Selling on Amazon in 2019
Hubspot.com

If you’re in the eCommerce industry, selling on Amazon is your best bet for maximizing your reach and, ultimately, your revenue. To help you set up shop on Amazon, we’ve created this ultimate guide that'll teach you how to sell on the eCommerce platform in 20… more…

The ‘Age of Tech’ Is Over
Theatlantic.com

Publicly traded tech companies now trade at one of the smallest premiums in history. more…

Thieves of Experience: How Google and Facebook Corrupted Capitalism
Lareviewofbooks.org

Whatever its imperfections, Shoshana Zuboff's "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism" is an original and brilliant work, and it arrives at a crucial moment. more…

Insurance market for football evaporating, causing major threat for NFL
Espn.in

From the NFL to rec leagues, football is facing a stark new threat: An evaporating insurance market that is fundamentally altering the sport's economics, squeezing and even killing off programs faced with higher costs and a scarcity of available coverage. more…

Tim Mullaney: Trump’s supporters try to find the silver lining in this shutdown debacle
Marketwatch.com

The lengthy shutdown isn’t going to shrink the government or make it more fiscally responsible, it’s just going hurt the economy and feed Trump’s ego, writes Tim Mullaney. more…

Washington state’s tech billionaires pour cash into global health
Nature.com

Gifts from pioneering philanthropists have equipped the US state for a frontline battle against some of the world’s deadliest diseases. more…

Washington state’s tech billionaires pour cash into global health
Nature.com

Gifts from pioneering philanthropists have equipped the US state for a frontline battle against some of the world’s deadliest diseases. more…

How to Increase Productivity in a Highly Collaborative Remote Workspace
Smallbiztrends.com

In this digital age, where workspaces are dominated by Millennials and their wanderlust mindset, the more…

Farmers cut off from their federal lifelines as shutdown persists
Politico

The shutdown is adding to the economic downturn, trade conflicts and other problems that farmers face. more…

The ‘Moneyball’ solution for higher education
Politico

It’s a lot easier to start college than to finish. Can ‘big data’ help? more…