Category: Medical Devices

Businesses rethink political donations after Capitol siege

Businesses are rethinking political contributions in the wake of the deadly Capitol siege by President Donald Trump’s supporters on Wednesday.

Citigroup confirmed Sunday that it is pausing all federal political donations for the first three months of the year. Others, like Marriott, are only stopping donations to the 147 Republicans who opposed certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s election.

In a memo to employees Friday, Citi’s head of global government affairs Candi Wolff said “we want you to be assured that we will not support candidates who do not respect the rule of law.”

“We support engaging with our political leaders even

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2020 Fitness Trends

Fitness fads come and go, sometimes as quickly as the latest fashion or pop music. You may recall when fitness-based video games or vibrating dumbbells motivated people to get off their couches and into a workout. Now in 2020, a new crop of fitness fads is thriving – like goat yoga, with baby goats frolicking about while you shift into poses.

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But fitness fads don’t last long, which can threaten your commitment to exercising. “The biggest problem with exercise is staying with it. If you get bored with a fad or it disappears, you might become noncompliant,”

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NCAA men’s basketball tournament health protocols include 7 negative COVID-19 tests, contact tracing devices

The NCAA on Wednesday announced its health and safety protocols for the 2020 men’s basketball tournament, set to take place entirely in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas in March and April.

The most significant protocol involves testing. All Tier 1 travel party participants — which includes student-athletes, coaches, trainers, physical therapists, medical and equipment staff, and officials — will have to show seven consecutive negative COVID-19 tests before arriving in Indianapolis. Tier 1 individuals will then undergo daily PCR testing upon arrival and throughout the tournament.

Tier 1 individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 90 days,

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5 Major Drug And Medical Device Developments In 2020


By Christine Kain, David Sudzus and Hannah Anderson

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Christine Kain
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David Sudzus
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In a year where the use of the word “unprecedented” became routine, COVID-19 dominated just about every aspect of life,

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27 Cool Tech Gadgets 2020

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One decade ago, 4G was the hot new thing, TVs were ugly, and everyone’s cell phones slid open. Just imagine what the next ten years will bring. If we really live up to our innovation potential, it’ll be a slew of technologies that successfully yank humanity away from the precarious edge it is teetering upon. You know, the one where we’re about to plunge into irreversible global disaster, AI super-surveillance, and digital inequality. A dark outcome, to be sure! Let’s reign in the doom and gloom for a second though—we know; easier said than done—and focus on the now.

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