Business

Everything you need to know about California’s new Electronic Communications Privacy Act – latimes.com

Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act on Friday in what the American Civil Liberties Union described as a “landmark victory” for digital privacy. – Tracey Lien

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Business

Lyft’s new partnerships will give drivers free gas and access to rental cars – theverge.com

Ride-hailing service Lyft wants to stay on drivers’ good side, and sign up new ones in the process. So the company announced today that it has partnered with gas company

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Nursing

A pilot study testing the feasibility of skin temperature monitoring to reduce recurrent foot ulcers in patients with diabetes – a randomized controlled trial – biomedcentral.com

Although monitoring foot skin temperatures has been associated with diabetic foot ulcer recurrence, no studies have been carried out to test the feasibility among European Caucasians. Moreover, the educational and/or

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Nursing

Elderly falls may be caused by infections not mental decline – telegraph.co.uk

A fall at home is often the final decider for family members when considering whether their elderly relatives should go into care. But a new study has shown that nearly

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Nursing

F.D.A. Approval of OxyContin Use for Children Continues to Draw Scrutiny – nytimes.com

Ever since the Food and Drug Administration approved the use of the narcotic painkiller OxyContin for certain children in August, it has faced unabated criticism from lawmakers and public officials

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The Mind-Bending History Of Buddhism And Psychedelics – huffingtonpost.com

The history of Buddhism and of psychedelics in American culture follow a surprisingly similar trajectory from the 1950s through the present-day. But perhaps this shouldn’t come as a surprise, given

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Government

First on CNN: U.S. officials say Russian missiles heading for Syria landed in Iran – cnn.com

A number of cruise missiles launched from a Russian ship and aimed at targets in Syria have crashed in Iran, two U.S. officials told CNN Thursday. – Barbara Starr and

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Six ‘biases’ against patients and carers in evidence-based medicine – biomedcentral.com

We discuss six potential ‘biases’ in EBM that may inadvertently devalue the patient and carer agenda: limited patient input to research design, low status given to experience in the hierarchy

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Science

Evidence-based recommendations for natural bodybuilding contest preparation: nutrition and supplementation – jissn.com

The popularity of natural bodybuilding is increasing; however, evidence-based recommendations for it are lacking. This paper reviewed the scientific literature relevant to competition preparation on nutrition and supplementation, resulting in

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Nursing

Criminal Charges Brought Against Nurses: Negligence Caused Amputation of Woman’s Hand – inquisitr.com

A mentally and physically disabled woman in New Jersey is now living without a hand after it had to be amputated after nurses wrapped it so tightly that it cut

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