Medical Devices

Emergency Hospital Reopening on Staten Island to Handle 2nd Wave

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

In a move that recalls the pandemic's peak in the spring, the hospital is reopening to handle a surge of coronavirus patients in the borough.
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The creator of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine is a mom to triplets. Her children participated in the trial

The creator of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine is a mom to triplets. Her children participated in the trial

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca received some long-awaited good news on Monday: The company's coronavirus vaccine, developed in partnership with the...
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COVID Hospitalization Led To Man's Firing From Twin Cities Company

4 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Twin Cities man says he lost his job for failing to call in sick to work, while he was hospitalized with COVID-19. Bob LaBarre admits he's still not 100% after...
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Massachusetts nurses' union calls for help for ‘exhausted' frontline heroes

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The union representing the state's 23,000 nurses and caregivers worry frontline heroes are becoming “exhausted and traumatized” with hospitals not totally prepared for another...
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Riverside grandmother hospitalized with COVID-19; family says she was exposed to virus while in medical care

6 hours ago   |   ABC

Appreciate who you have while you have them:" Family offers warning after Grandmother exposed to coronavirus while in hospital care for unrelated illness.
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CA building vaccine distribution framework, but mass vaccination still months away

6 hours ago   |   ABC

California has started building a framework for how it'll obtain and distribute COVID-19 vaccines as three medical companies, Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca, move closer to...
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US nurses' union warns of hospital stresses amid COVID-19 surge

6 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Members of National Nurses United say medical systems are not prepared for the rising infections in the country.
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World's smallest atom-memory unit created

7 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Faster, smaller, smarter and more energy-efficient chips for everything from consumer electronics to big data to brain-inspired computing could soon be on the way after...
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Razer Kishi game controller for iPhone now available at Apple Stores

Razer Kishi game controller for iPhone now available at Apple Stores

8 hours ago   |   iMore

Upgrade your iPhone gaming with the Razer Kishi - now available at your local Apple Store. What you need to know The Razer Kishi gaming controller is now available at Apple...
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Florida's 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Bans Struck Down By Federal Court

Florida's 'Gay Conversion' Therapy Bans Struck Down By Federal Court

9 hours ago   |   The Huffington Post

LGBTQ rights advocates blasted the decision, noting that the medically denounced practice "poses documented and proven critical health risks."
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'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Joe Biden plans to nominate the former Federal Reserve chair as his Treasury Secretary. She would play a leading role in helping the economy recover from the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Diplomats express relief over Blinken's expected nomination after four years of bruising political battles and mismanagement under Trump. Read more ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. Read more ...