Health Care

Anti-abortion rights advocates and abortion rights supporters condemning Trump
- April 06, 2016

But the latest survey released this week showed Cruz surging past the real estate mogul, topping him by 10 points. Trump has been largely rebuffed by the party establishment, which has been alarmed by campaign pledges such as imposing a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States and building a wall along the border with Mexico. (more...)
FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use
- April 04, 2016

However, many questions still remain to be resolved in the wake of yesterday's events, Hayes added. The FBI would not comment on its involvement in getting into Gliniewicz's phones. The confirmation that the methodology used to crack an iPhone could be successfully be applied to other phones came following the suspension of the Department of Justice's attempts to force Apple, provide a backdoor to the iPhone March 21st, and the subsequent full withdrawal of the case March 29, with ... (more...)
Hospital cyberattack highlights health care vulnerabilities
- April 02, 2016

Officials said they have not encountered evidence that patient data has been either stolen or compromised and that MedStar employees will refrain from adding any new data to systems without first determining that those computers are clean. (more...)
Oculus Rift begins shipping; reviews suggest waiting is OK Oculus Rift begins shipping; reviews suggest waiting is OK
- March 30, 2016

Sure, there was a massively successful Kickstarter campaign and the Facebook acquisition, but how did the engineers at Oculus actually build the Rift? But he noted its hefty price tag "is undoubtedly the biggest thing keeping more people from getting the chance to try virtual reality". (more...)
CDC says no travel alert for S Korea despite Zika case
- March 28, 2016

WHO's strategy director Chris Dye said many, many millions of people had been exposed to the mosquito-borne virus, which has spread through most of the Americas in the past six months. The outreach campaign also includes the Zika Information Helpline: 1-888-364-4723; and a website dedicated to the Zika virus . But the CDCP official said that he does not need to be isolated from other patients as he is now on a full recovery track. (more...)
CDC: Delay Sex/Pregnancy After Zika Virus Exposure For Safety
- March 28, 2016

In addition, the mosquito that can transmit the virus, Aedes aegypti , is already present in East Los Angeles. Men who have been diagnosed with the Zika virus or have symptoms of the illness should wait at least six months before having unprotected sex, United States health authorities said yesterday. (more...)