• Singapore Plans to Boost Goods and Services Tax to 9%
  • “This Flu Is Serious Business,” Wife Warns After Husband Loses Legs & 9 Fingers to Septic Shock
  • Barber Tells This Shy Insurance Man To Grow A Beard, And It Ends Up Transforming His Life
  • Neither One of Us Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye (Farewell My Love Goodbye)
  • Iran Accuses The West Of Using Lizards To Spy On Nuclear Facilities

Mendel.ai nabs $2 million to match cancer patients with the latest clinical trials

Dr. Karim Galil was tired. He was tired of losing patients to cancer. He was tired of messy medical records. And he was tired of trying to stay on top of the avalanche of clinical trials touting one solution or another. Losing both patience and too many patients, Galil decided to create an organized and artificially intelligent system to match those under his care with thebest diagnostic and treatment methods…

Read More >>

Listen to review bodies on public sector pay, says Gove – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGove’s quick-fire answers on the Andrew Marr show – Brexit and his return to the cabinet The government should listen to review bodies’ recommendations for public sector pay, Michael Gove has said. His comments come as the prime minister and chancellor face increasing pressure from ministers and backbenchers to end the 1% public sector pay cap. The environment secretary did not call…

Read More >>

Pressure grows on No 10 to scrap public sector pay cap – BBC News

“When they made recommendations on school teachers’ pay, I think I always accepted them. “My colleagues who deal with these pay review bodies would want to respect the integrity of that process.” Cabinet split Pay rises for five million public sector workers are set by independent pay review bodies, but have effectively been capped at 1% since 2013, before which there was a two-year freeze on pay for all but…

Read More >>

The headstones with unusual stories to tell – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images In 1703, Hannah Twynnoy became Britain’s first recorded victim of a tiger. She was a barmaid at the White Lion in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, when a travelling menagerie set up in the pub’s large rear yard, ready to attract paying crowds. Hannah was warned against upsetting the tiger but she enjoyed bothering and poking at the big cat – until one day it discovered the cage door…

Read More >>

Baton Rouge cop killer left note, fired at least 43 rounds

(CNN)The Louisiana law officers who killed Gavin Long after he shot dead three of their colleagues in a targeted attack on police in Baton Rouge last summer were justified “and certainly saved other lives,” a prosecutor said Friday. Long, a 29-year-old black Missouri resident and discharged Marine, arrived in Baton Rouge five days earlier and was determined to kill police officers, “black or white … as long as they had…

Read More >>

Living to 125 and beyond: Scientists dispute there’s a limit to our lifespans

(CNN)Don’t mess with our collective dreams of immortality. A flurry of new research vigorously opposes a study from last year that dared to suggest there might be a ceiling to the human lifespan. The debate over his original paper, published last October in Nature and widely reported by CNN and other media outlets, took Jan Vijg, senior author, by surprise. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN…

Read More >>

As the health care issue looms, Trump’s tweets mostly look elsewhere

(CNN)If President Donald Trump’s Twitter feed is the most direct window into his brain, he is spending more time focused on cable news, the various Russia investigations and Hillary Clinton than the health care bill that Senate Republicans are trying to revive. But it is on Twitter that the President tells us what he really cares about — and a lot about what he doesn’t. His personality and, more importantly,…

Read More >>

Opioid addiction rates continue to skyrocket

(CNN)A new study finds that the number of Americans being diagnosed with opioid addiction continues to skyrocket, but still very few receive any treatment. This is in line with the rising trend documented in previous reports. MAT: “gold standard”of treatment See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. And while the commission has no law making abilities, during the commission’s first meeting in…

Read More >>

Activists protest GOP health care bill on Capitol Hill

(CNN)Over a thousand chanting activists walked a lap around the Capitol building Wednesday evening to protest the American Health Care Act. The march was part of a three-day “People’s Filibuster,” co-organized by more than 19 groups, including the ACLU, Planned Parenthood and American Federation of Labor. Philadelphia resident Signe Espinoza, 24, kicked off the post-march rally by sharing her personal health care experience on stage.

Read More >>

National Guard Fast Facts

(CNN)Here’s a look at the National Guard, a reserve military force and the oldest component of the US armed forces. Other reserve groups have no affiliation with the National Guard. (Ex. Army Reserve) Each US state, territory and Washington DC has its own National Guard. The National Guard takes an oath to perform state or federal missions and can be deployed for either. A governor can call up troops to…

Read More >>

You can now get a gender neutral driver’s license in D.C.

(CNN)Nic Sakurai was among the first people outside the Benning Road Department of Motor Vehicle office in Washington on Tuesday morning at 7:15. The X signifies gender neutral, the preferred designation for people like Sakurai who don’t identify as male or female. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The transgender equality center and Washington-based health center Whitman-Walker Health assisted the DMV…

Read More >>

Ivanka Trump spotlights global human trafficking

Washington (CNN)Ivanka Trump, who serves as a top adviser to President Donald Trump, used her platform Tuesday to shine a light on human trafficking, which she called an “ugly stain on civilization.” Ending human trafficking “is a major foreign policy priority for the Trump administration,” she said. Ivanka Trump: I try to stay out of politics Activists investigating Ivanka supplier missing Trump vows to fight human trafficking

Read More >>

Hack that plants ISIS message hits another state government website

(CNN)A government website in the state of Washington is the latest victim of a hacking attack that plants what appears to be pro-ISIS propaganda. A screen shot provided by the spokesman shows the same Arabic logo and claim that the hack was carried out by “Team System DZ,” the same language that appeared on hacked sites in Ohio, Maryland and New York.

Read More >>

McConnell’s test: Can he do more than obstruct?

(CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is facing a major test this week. Since revealing the details of the Republican health care plan, McConnell has watched as a number of important senators in his own party announced their concerns or opposition. Some, such as Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, have urged him to postpone the vote based on the assumption that, at this moment, it would not pass the upper chamber where…

Read More >>

How tech companies are recognizing Pride Month

In the month of June, tech companies celebrated Pride in the best way they know how: small, quirky product updates. With San Francisco and New Yorks annual Pride event hitting this weekend, its a good time to reflect on just how far LGBTQ visibility in the tech community has come in a few short years. While theres still plenty of work to be done, were happy to celebrate some of…

Read More >>

Tristan Walker launches FORM to make it easier for women of color to manage their hair

Growing up, my hair was always a source of frustration, pain and embarrassment. Part of that was because there were very few products made for people like me, with naturally curly and kinky hair. Hence why I just dropped about $140, tax included, on Walker & Company Brands latest line of products, FORM. FORM Beauty markets itself as being for all women, but its worth pointing out that since the…

Read More >>

Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by lying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, activist Emily Lee told KRON4. San Francisco police surrounded Dillon with their guns drawn, according…

Read More >>

Nebraska Democrat fired for saying he was ‘glad’ Rep. Scalise was shot

Washington (CNN)A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was “glad” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished the Louisiana Republican was dead. “This motherf***er, like, his whole job is like to get people [to] convince Republicans to f***ing kick people off f***ing health care,” Montag can be…

Read More >>

Democrat official fired after caught on tape saying he’s ‘glad’ Scalise got shot

A Nebraska Democratic Party official was removed from his post on Thursday after an audio recording surfaced of him saying he’s glad House Majority Whip Steve Scalise got shot last week. Phil Montag, now-former co-chair of the state partys technology committee, was recorded saying he wishes Scalise, R-La., were dead. His whole job is to get people, convince Republicans to [expletive] kick people off [expletive] health care. Im glad he…

Read More >>