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  • Federal funding drives innovation [Commentary]

    Federal funding drives innovation [Commentary]
    The nation suffers from more than a federal deficit. Studies by congressional and scientific panels repeatedly warn of an "innovation deficit" that weakens our technological edge. Decades of strong federal support for university research and education...
  • Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps

    Opportunities, risks seen with dermatology apps
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mobile dermatology applications may help people learn about UV rays or keep tabs on their moles, but they are not a substitute for seeing a doctor, researchers said Wednesday. They searched online stores and found over 200...
  • Activist has grand plan for West Side, but other project falls short

    Activist has grand plan for West Side, but other project falls short
    In a part of the West Side long marginalized by City Hall planners, officials have seized on a grand proposal for an "innovation park" that would train and employ impoverished Chicagoans in high-tech factories. Spearheaded by labor activist Dan Swinney,...
  • PASSINGS: Dr. George J. Magovern

    Dr. George J. Magovern Co-inventor of heart valve that saved lives Dr. George J. Magovern, 89, heart surgeon and co-inventor of an artificial valve that marked a key advance in open heart surgeries, died at home in Fox Chapel, Pa., a suburb of...
  • Glitchy rollout doesn't mean Obamacare is doomed

    The drama surrounding the government shutdown and potential debt default almost obscured the rollout of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. Both champions and critics of the measure should be grateful. More than 8 million Americans tried to...
  • Senate leaders close in on deal to end budget standoff

    Senate leaders close in on deal to end budget standoff
    WASHINGTON — Two weeks into a budget impasse that has left Americans dismayed by Washington brinkmanship, an outline of a deal emerged Monday as Senate leaders worked to prevent a potentially catastrophic debt default and end the damage inflicted by...
  • Chipping away at Obamacare: The endgame in D.C.

    This post has been updated, as noted below. The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, remains an issue in the endgame over ending the latest fiscal crisis in Washington -- just not a major one. But of course, the House and...
  • Baltimore's global position

    Baltimore's global position
    As reports of an improving economy continue to trickle in, many businesses in the Baltimore area are realizing that global forces could very well positively impact our area and that now is the time to respond to these emerging trends. This area is in...
  • Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare

    Surgical Tool Manufacturer Hurt And Helped By Obamacare
    SOUTHINGTON — Many middle-aged executives-turned-entrepreneurs start working for themselves because they were downsized, or thought they might be laid off soon. By contrast, Carlos Lara, 57, bought a business with a brother so that so that his...
  • Save Obamacare's medical device tax!

    Save Obamacare's medical device tax!
    The one piece of Obamacare that seems genuinely to be on the table in the shutdown standoff is the medical device tax, a 2.3% levy mostly on hospital devices designed to produce $30 billion in revenue over ten years. You can mark down the bipartisan...
  • 10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list

    10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list
    Shopping for the wine lover on your list is always tricky -- you're never sure which bottle they already have or have already dismissed. Coastal Pinot Noir would have been perfect last year, but now they're back into Beaujolais. Here are some ideas that...