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Trail Blazers unveil jersey sponsorship

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

The Portland Trail Blazers have announced a multi-year jersey sponsorship deal with Performance Health, an Illinois-based company that manufactures products for the...
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Google's Nest went to great lengths to hide health ambitions when it acquired Seattle start-up

2 hours ago   |   CNBC

New records confirm Nest's interest in digital health - and show the lengths the company went to hide them.
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2 ‘detainees' drown as van swept into floodwaters

2 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   3 articles

Two women who were being transported to a mental health facility drowned when a sheriff's department van was swept away in rising South Carolina floodwaters, according to...
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RaceAhead: Bill and Melinda Gates Sound The Alarm on Poverty

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

Bill and Melinda Gates released their second annual Goalkeepers Data Repor t yesterday, and raised new alarms about the future of the work to end hunger, poverty, inequality...
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2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

2 women drowned in a sheriff's van during Florence flooding while being transported to a mental health facility

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Two women drowned in a sheriff's van during Hurricane Florence flooding. The women were in the process of being transported between mental health facilities. At the time, they...
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43 years after the Vietnam war, many Navy veterans are still battling for benefits for potential Agent Orange exposure

43 years after the Vietnam war, many Navy veterans are still battling for benefits for potential Agent Orange exposure

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tens of thousands of Navy veterans are excluded from VA benefits related to Agent Orange exposure during the Vietnam war. A bill making its way through Congress would extend...
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Texas-based Blue Bell expanding 3 years after listeria cases

8 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Three years after a health scare that nearly spelled the end of the line for a beloved Texas brand, Blue Bell has rebounded - and is, in fact, growing and...
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Fitbit's moving away from a simple step counter into health coaching as it faces competition from the Apple Watch

Fitbit's moving away from a simple step counter into health coaching as it faces competition from the Apple Watch

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Fitbit has a plan to help it stay relevant as it faces more competition from companies like Apple and Garmin. It's launching Fitbit Care, a health platform that combines...
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14 surprising symptoms of STDs you need to know

14 surprising symptoms of STDs you need to know

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Although sex can be a wonderful, intimate experience, there's no question that it comes to risks. It's easy to only worry about pregnancy and forget about the rest but in...
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Walmart wants to bring its 'everyday low prices' to health care

9 hours ago   |   CNN Money

Walmart, which markets itself as a leader in offering low prices, is beefing up its presence in the health care sector.
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Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a...

Homeless DC student with an offer to play college football is offered a place to live after his high school team banned him over residency rules

Covenant House Greater Washington has given Jamal Speaks, an 18-year-old senior at Ballou-STAY Opportunity Academy, a place to live for the rest of the 2018-2019 school... Read more ...

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon reportedly considering 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021

Amazon is considering an expansion plan for its Go cashierless stores that would open 3,000 locations by 2021, a person familiar with the matter told Bloomberg. That seems like... Read more ...

Maroon 5 will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show

Maroon 5 will reportedly perform at the Super Bowl halftime show

Maroon 5 has reportedly agreed to perform at Super Bowl LIII. The band's frontman, Adam Levine, has said in the past that the band has been on the shortlist for years to play... Read more ...

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

Deadly plant virus causing major damage to roses nationwide

NEW ORLEANS - An incurable plant disease is causing major damage to the $250-million-a-year rose business in the US. Dr. David Byrne of Texas A&M University is leading a $4.6... Read more ...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and...

Amazon could soon be the third-place online advertiser behind Facebook and Google - but only if it can avoid trouble with regulators and shoppers

Amazon is expected to become the third largest digital advertiser, behind Facebook and Google, according to eMarketer researchers. But as the company's market share of the ad... Read more ...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him...

Trump said his visit to the Flight 93 memorial for 9/11 victims gave him inspiration for his border wall

President Donald Trump told Hill.TV in an interview that the Flight 93 National Memorial gave him inspiration for his border wall. Trump visited the site on September 11 to... Read more ...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a...

New Jersey gambler misses out on $82,000 winning bet when FanDuel cites a 'pricing error'

A New Jersey bettor placed a $110 wager at the FanDuel Sportsbook when they posted an incorrect line. The bet would have won $82,000. FanDuel refused to honor the bet, saying... Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track...

Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has suddenly gotten back on track as Republicans grow impatient with his accuser

Republicans plan to move forward with a hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Prof. Christine Blasey Ford, who accused him of sexual assault when they were both... Read more ...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting...

Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the Wolves, kick-starting what could be a huge year for NBA free agency

Minnesota Timberwolves star Jimmy Butler has reportedly requested a trade from the team. According to a report, Butler gave the Wolves three teams he'd be open to signing a... Read more ...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000...

A volunteer Girl Scout treasurer is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her troops and a local cancer center

Volunteer Girl Scout treasurer Patricia Cascione, a 52-year-old from Santa Clarita, California, was arrested on Monday. She is accused of embezzling more than $88,000 from her... Read more ...