Lifestyle

Admin August 2, 2018

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Cedars-Sinai Medical Center developed a Healthy Habits program that offers free workouts to the community at some Los Angeles parks this summer. It was already warm at 8:30 a.m., but a group at Westside Neighborhood Park was heating things up with a high-intensity interval workout, compliments of Cedar-Sinai. “We’re just out […]

Admin August 2, 2018

If you’ve ever wanted to live inside the Game of Thrones universe, you now can. The Riverrun castle that was featured in Game of Thrones season 3 as the home of House Tully is for sale (in real life). The castle, which is actually known as the Gosford Castle, could be yours for as little […]

Admin August 2, 2018

By Sy Mukherjee August 1, 2018 Good afternoon and happy hump day, readers. This is Sy. The Trump administration is taking yet another step that could wind up further undermining individual health insurance plans available in Obamacare’s marketplaces—this time, by green lighting the availability of so-called “short-term” health coverage that doesn’t have to comply with […]

Admin August 2, 2018

The market for health care stocks in China, touted by numerous industry watchers as a red-hot sector just a few months ago, is in the midst of a major sell-off. The motivating factor? A widespread vaccine scandal that’s swept across the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people and catalyzed doubt and recriminations about the country’s […]

Admin August 2, 2018

Short-term health plans with a history of consumer complaints will get a larger role in the U.S. insurance market under a Trump administration plan to expand alternatives to Obamacare. The temporary plans, which were originally intended for people between jobs, are allowed to offer coverage that’s far skimpier than what the Affordable Care Act requires. […]

Admin August 2, 2018

Ancestry, 23andMe, and other genetic testing companies have agreed that they will be upfront with customers when they share their DNA with companies, researchers, or authorities. Under the new guidelines accepted by the companies, they have agreed to get “separate express consent” before providing genetic information to third parties. They also promise to provide “detailed […]

Admin August 2, 2018

Walmart’s “Eden” technology, intended to preserve fresh produce for longer, may not be its own. On Wednesday, Silicon Valley company Zest Labs and its parent company Ecoark Holdings filed a $2 billion lawsuit against Walmart, accusing the retailer of stealing its technology. It claims that Eden “looks, sounds, and functions” like its own Zest Fresh […]