Tag Archives: Down

John’s Crazy Socks co-founder becomes 1st person with Down syndrome to win major entrepreneurs’ award

John Cronin, 23, co-founder and “Chief Happiness Officer” of John’s Crazy Socks, just won an Entrepreneur Of The Year award and celebrated his huge achievement on “The Story with Martha MacCallum.” He’s the first businessman with Down syndrome to win the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 New York award. “I am,” he exclaimed about his multihyphenate role: entrepreneur,… Read More »

What Happens if Obamacare Is Struck Down?

The Affordable Care Act was already in peril after a federal judge in Texas invalidated the entire law late last year. But the stakes ramped up again this week, when President Trump’s Justice Department announced it had changed its position and agreed with the judge that the entire law, not just three pieces of it,… Read More »

Livongo, Cedars-Sinai double down on voice tech

Brief Published March 1, 2019 Dive Brief: Chronic conditions platform Livongo on Thursday debuted a voice-enabled hypertension tool powered by Amazon Lex and Amazon Polly. The new tool, called “Cuff to Cloud,” lets users of Livongo’s voice-supported cellular blood pressure monitoring system upload blood pressure readings to the company’s AI+AI engine and receive a personalized voice “health… Read More »

Federal judge in Texas strikes down Obamacare as unconstitutional

A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling declaring that Obamacare is unconstitutional, creating an not only uncertainty about health care coverage for millions of Americans, but also a likely battle in the U.S. Supreme Court. Friday’s decision by U.S. District Judge Reed O’Connor on what’s known as the Affordable Care Act came a… Read More »

After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson “The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a… Read More »