Health

NC lags in cutting inequalities in health care access Reduction in disparities is uneven

STOCK PHOTO North Carolina hasn’t made much headway in eliminating gaps in health care access. Two documents from the past month reflect the state of racial disparities in access to health care in North Carolina. A new report from the Commonwealth Fund, a health care policy nonprofit, showed that racial disparities in access to health […]

Travel

Coronavirus: How companies can handle employee travel in wake of deadly virus

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines medium risk as being seated within six feet of a traveler with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed 2019-nCoV infection. Image: CDC As confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus hit 40,000, tech companies are revising travel policies and offering help to employees who may have been exposed to the virus. Martin Ferguson, […]

Android

Delete these nasty Android apps that can log in to your Google and Facebook accounts right now

No sooner did we report on Wednesday the presence of a new batch of scammy Android apps that had to be removed from the Google Play Store (but not before racking up some 382 million downloads), than yet another wave of such apps has emerged to be aware of. And to remove from your phone, if […]

Fashion

Farai Simoyi from Netflix’s ‘Next In Fashion’ weighs in on that controversial streetwear episode

What does streetwear even mean anymore? That’s the question Netflix’s new competition series, Next In Fashion, tackled in a tense episode in which the two contestants who have the most experience in that category were up for elimination, and a guest judge walked off in protest. What started out as a creative and freestyle culture […]

Travel

MEA suspends travel from China on E-visas in a new travel advisory

Travellers with a history of travel to China from January 15 could face quarantine In recent developments regarding the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, anyone with a travel history to China from January 15 could be quarantined, according to the latest travel advisory issued by the Ministry of Health on Sunday. The Ministry of Health has advised […]

Travel

Want Cheap Flights? Here’s Where To Travel Every Month In 2020

Cheap flights. There are no two sweeter words to budget travelers out there. And luckily for them, Kayak’s travel hacking guide is here. From wallet-friendly destinations to under-the-radar destinations, the travel search engine offers the go-to-guide for finding travel discounts in 2020. As all travel hackers out there know: staying location agnostic is the best strategy for snagging cheap flights. And in that spirit, […]

Travel

Anthony Bourdain’s new travel book to be released in October

Bourdain’s first posthumous book, ‘World Travel: An Irreverent Guide,’ will be published on Oct. 13. The late chef and television host was working on “World Travel: An Irreverent Guide” at the time of his death by suicide in June 2018. Bourdain’s longtime assistant and “Appetites” co-author Laurie Woolever finished the travel guide, which compiles “essential advice […]

Business

In 2019, AI emerges a key skill set for Business; learners still focused on core subjects

Emerging technologies are reshaping the way businesses work. According to a Deloitte India report, leveraging AI to its full potential will sustain organizations in the long run and will deliver better business outcomes. As a result, a large number of learners are gearing up for the future and ensuring their jobs by focusing on new-age skills […]

Health

Health tech funding snapshot—Bright Health scores $635M; Oak HC/FT invests in behavioral health

Interoperability challenges are a major headache for healthcare organizations. One Tennessee startup is tackling the issue with products that can patch together disparate healthcare systems without extra coding or IT help. The startup, Bridge Connector, scored $5 million in funding led by hedge fund billionaire Jeff Vinik, who owns NHL team Tampa Bay Lightning. Additional funds came […]

Health

Invest in health to secure your future: Here’s how

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: Awareness around fitness may have increased over the past few years, but Indians fare poorly on several parameters. According to a study by fitness device platform Goqii, Indians under the age of 45 saw a rise in the incidence of lifestyle diseases in 2018 compared to 2017. Incidence of diabetes rose to 5.1% […]