Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar

This article was reported and written in a collaboration with ProPublica, the nonprofit investigative journalism organization. An artificial intelligence start-up founded by three insiders at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center debuted with great fanfare in February, with $25 million in venture capital and the promise that it might one day transform how cancer is diagnosed.…

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Biosafety Reforms Still Lagging at Military Labs

WASHINGTON — Three years after discovering that a military laboratory had shipped live anthrax to facilities around the world, the Department of Defense still has not developed a plan to evaluate its biological security practices, the federal Government Accountability Office reported on Thursday. The department has implemented about half of the procedural changes that had…

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Medical News Today: What are the early signs of COPD?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a severe and progressive lung condition. However, early diagnosis and appropriate treatment can significantly improve a person’s outlook. Some of the early signs of COPD include coughing, excess mucus, shortness of breath, and tiredness. COPD is a long-term lung disease that causes the obstruction of a person’s airways and…

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Timex’s New Watch is a Classic Must-Have for Under $200

Sure, purchasing the latest smartwatch is awesome. And we can easily tell the time with a quick glance at our smartphones. But there’s just something a classic timepiece and Timex knows it. That’s why the heritage brand is reissuing its timeless Marlin watch collection with a new, sleek design made especially for ladies. Advertisement —…

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Global Health: ‘Latent’ Tuberculosis? It’s Not That Common, Experts Find

Although experts frequently assert that nearly 1.7 billion people carry dormant tuberculosis worldwide, that figure may be a “gross exaggeration” of the real threat, a recent study concludes. The study, published last month in the journal BMJ, found that nearly everyone who falls seriously ill with TB does so within two years of getting infected.…

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Good American Is Introducing Size 15 to Its Denim Range

Courtesy of Good American «At Good American we don’t believe in traditional labels,» a quote reads on the Good American official website.» Since its inception in 2016, this ethos has been reflected in its sizing (denim starts at 00 and goes up to 24), as well as in the brand’s diverse cast of models. Still,…

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How to tell the difference between PMS and pregnancy symptoms

Premenstrual syndrome causes several symptoms that closely resemble those of early pregnancy. As a result, some women have difficulty determining if they are pregnant or if their period is about to start. Symptoms of both premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and pregnancy can vary from person to person, but they often include tenderness in the breasts, cramping,…

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The Pour: 20 Wines Under $20: When Any Night Can Be a Weeknight

Matthew Rorick Dexter Lake Red Handlebars California 2014 $18.99 This bright, juicy red is full of fruit, though focused and refreshing. It’s a blend of grapes — primarily cabernet sauvignon, tempranillo and graciano — with small amounts of zinfandel, barbera, merlot, trousseau and mataro. Dexter Lake is a lower-priced label from the excellent grower and…

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