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  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • Health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts can save you money

    November is when most companies set the deadline for employees to choose their health care coverage for the coming year. Part of that process for more and more people is managing the money in thier health savings accounts (HSAs) or flexible spending...
  • Control manufacturer sees no industrial recession ahead

    About Moog Inc. Ticker: MOG.A Exchange: NYSE What does the company do? Manufacturer of precision control equipment 2011 Financial report (fiscal year ended Oct. 1, 2011): Net sales: $2.33 billion Net income: $133 million Q. My shares of Moog Inc....
  • Davie-based Mako Surgical to be sold for $1.65 billion

    In one of the biggest acquisitions in South Florida's bio-medical industry, Stryker Corp. announced Wednesday it will buy Davie-based startup Mako Surgical Corp. in a $1.65 billion deal. Mako has yet to turn a profit. The purchase shines a positive...
  • Sequester's cuts will endure because of budget war

    Sequester's cuts will endure because of budget war
    There's an ancient adage that in war, truth is the first casualty. The war being waged over the federal budget, mostly by Republicans fighting with themselves, is a perfect example. The biggest untruth may be that by pressing their demands the...
  • Student shows heart with pacemaker charity

    Student shows heart with pacemaker charity
    Natasha Harpalani spends at least an hour most weekends cold calling funeral homes with an unusual request. “I’ve started a nonprofit called Keeping Pace and what we do is we recycle pacemakers,” says the 17-year-old senior at Pine...
  • Glitchy rollout doesn't mean Obamacare is doomed

    Glitchy rollout doesn't mean Obamacare is doomed
    The drama surrounding the government shutdown and potential debt default almost obscured the rollout of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Both champions and critics of the measure should be grateful. More than 8 million Americans tried to...
  • Senate leaders close in on deal to end budget standoff

    Senate leaders close in on deal to end budget standoff
    WASHINGTON — Two weeks into a budget impasse that has left Americans dismayed by Washington brinkmanship, an outline of a deal emerged Monday as Senate leaders worked to prevent a potentially catastrophic debt default and end the damage inflicted by...
  • Chipping away at Obamacare: The endgame in D.C.

    Chipping away at Obamacare: The endgame in D.C.
    This post has been updated, as noted below. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, remains an issue in the endgame over ending the latest fiscal crisis in Washington -- just not a major one. But of course, the House and...
  • How to write a résumé for the manufacturing industry

    How to write a résumé for the manufacturing industry
    The keys to writing a winning résumé in any industry are to demonstrate your knowledge and experience, position yourself as a skilled individual who is a good match with the company, and show that you know and understand the field. But when it comes to...
  • Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare

    Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare
    SOUTHINGTON — Many middle-aged executives-turned-entrepreneurs start working for themselves because they were downsized, or thought they might be laid off soon. By contrast, Carlos Lara, 57, bought a business with a brother so that so that his...
  • Hairy bat tongues grab more nectar, could inspire medical devices

    Hairy bat tongues grab more nectar, could inspire medical devices
    Some talented humans can fold their tongues into a three-leaf clover, but some bats accomplish an even greater feat: Hair-like structures on their tongue tips stand to attention when they lap up nectar, allowing them to collect more. This "nectar mop,"...