Starting this summer, you'll be able to talk to a therapist through Amazon Alexa. For the many people who struggle with anxiety and depression, it's a huge challenge to find an affordable therapist. Now, a growing group of apps, including Talkspace and The Difference, are looking to solve...
I was recently asked to visualize the size and shape of my laptop, which I've had for more than a year, while shopping for a replacement part. As usual, my mind's eye was completely blank. "I think it's purple, or maybe pink?" I bumbled to the Apple Store clerk,...
Cannabis advocates have a lot to celebrate this April 20, the unofficial marijuana holiday. Efforts to legalize marijuana are gaining momentum at both the state and federal level. Congress legalized marijuana's close cousin, hemp, in December. And public support for cannabis is higher than ever. "Never...
Prior to 2018, start-ups could not compete against big tech companies' notoriously high salaries and other benefits designed to retain talent. That has changed, according to conversations with half a dozen start-up execs in the health and education space. "We're definitely getting...
"I can't tell you if your individual child will do well or poorly with measles. We don't want parents making that risk," Clark said. While the majority of kids who contract measles recover, there's the fear of infections alongside it. Some may end up with pneumonia, major diarrhea...