In The Age Of IoT, There’s A Smart Tampon That...

Tech TimesA new startup is aiming to be a game changer in the icky, often euphemistically discussed reality of menstruation. Its smart tampon called my.Flow intends to help women manage and track their monthly period. But to be clear, the...

And the fittest city in the US is … –...

USA TODAYWashington, D.C., is the fittest city in the United States for the third year in a row, according to a ranking of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the country. The nation's capital was closely followed by Minneapolis-St. Paul...

The Still Uncertain Future of Zika Funding – The Atlantic

The AtlanticU.S. senators approved a compromise amendment Tuesday to finance anti-Zika efforts, one of a handful of funding proposals introduced in Congress in recent days. The House could vote on a bill of its own later this week. But despite...

Clash in GOP over Zika funding – The Hill

The HillThe House and Senate are on a collision course over funding to deal with the Zika virus. Republicans in both chambers are moving forward with legislation after months of Democratic pressure, but their proposals differ sharply. ADVERTISEMENT.House to vote...

Australian Athletes To Get Anti-Zika Condoms For Rio Olympics –...

Tech TimesAustralian athletes bound for the upcoming Rio Olympics will get their supply of anti-Zika condoms. More specifically, Starpharma Holdings Ltd and Ansell Ltd say they will provide their antiviral Dual Protect VivaGel condoms, which may help provide ...Zika concerns...

Girls And Older Adults Are Missing Out On Parks For...

NPRBefore I had a child, I only occasionally set foot in the many parks in our neighborhood. Now I spend so much time in them that I can tell you about every swing set, picnic table and unfenced patch of...

Smart tampon aims to prevent women from facing embarrassing moments...

PerfScienceA startup called my.Flow has come up smart tampon. The tampon that looks like any other tampon comes with a plastic applicator. It has an insulated string that connects to a small sensor, which the wearer clips onto her panty...

House to vote on scaled-back Zika bill despite veto threat...

Washington TimesCDC Director Tom Frieden testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, before the House Foreign Affairs, Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations subcommittee and Western Hemisphere ...Senate approves Zika money, but Obama, Rubio...

AstraZeneca’s Lynparza Doesn’t Improve Gastric Cancer Survival – Bloomberg

BloombergAstraZeneca Plc's ovarian cancer medicine Lynparza didn't improve survival in patients with advanced gastric cancer, though the U.K. drugmaker said it remains confident in the drug's ability to battle a range of tumor types. Lynparza did not meet the ...AstraZeneca's...

Study: Many Female Medical Faculty Members Experience Harassment – Inside...

Inside Higher EdSome 30 percent of female medical academics have experienced sexual harassment on the job, compared to 4 percent of their male counterparts, according to a new research letter in The Journal of the American Medical Association. A majority...

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