Larry Culp, CEO, General ElectricScott Mlyn | CNBCGE Ventures is looking for a buyer for its portfolio of more than 100 start-ups, according to people familiar with the matter, as parent company General Electric tries to orchestrate a turnaround and get its debt problem under control.The venture arm,...
Where and how you get your prescription can make a difference in how much you'll pay. It can take some homework to figure to find the best deal, but it's worth it. An in-network pharmacy is usually the best bet. Your pharmacy benefit plan's mail-order...
Almost 160 people across 10 states have been infected with the strain of E. coli spreading across the country in the latest outbreak, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported. The outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O103, which began between March 1 and April 7, has sickened...
Pro-Choice protesters march through the streets of Birmingham, Alabama, during the March For Reproductive Freedom on May 19, 2019.Seth Herald | AFP | Getty ImagesThe American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit Friday seeking to prevent Alabama's recently passed abortion legislation — deemed the strictest in...
"For the first time, this study demonstrates that we can generate entire spoken sentences based on an individual's brain activity," Edward Chang, professor of neurological surgery and the study's senior author, said in a press release. "This is an exhilarating proof of principle that with technology that is...
A Beyond Burger, a vegan veggie burger, is seen at the Vedang fast food restaurant in the Mall of Berlin on May 18, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. With fast food chains such as Burger King, Chick-Fil-A, Taco Bell and Dunkin’ Donuts now offering ‘fake meat’ versions of their...
Representatives from Apple, Google, Amazon and Microsoft joined up in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, alongside some of the largest health insurers and hospitals, to announce plans to provide consumers with easier access to their medical information.The group agreed to begin testing a set of technical specifications for sharing...
Cheryl Healton remembers the look on her mother's face when the then 8-year old was diagnosed with measles in 1961. "I could tell by her reaction that my life was at risk," said Healton, now 66 and the dean of New York University's College of Global Public Health.It...
President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the SNHU Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, August 15, 2019.Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump says the U.S. should begin building more mental health institutions to combat the nation's ongoing gun violence.Speaking to reporters before a...
Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Customers move a cart full of water through a BJ's Wholesale Club Inc. store in Falls Church, Virginia. For the tens of millions of American workers...