Posts Tagged ‘FREE’

One Family’s Struggle to Get Their Daughter Lifesaving Medication

Monday, January 21st, 2019

A treatment exists for a 6-year-old girl’s genetic disease. But a host of obstacles stand in the way of getting the drug.

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A Tennis Purist Who Became a Pickleball Pro

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Why a cardiologist who’d played the traditional racket sport for decades switched to the low-impact alternative with the goofy name.

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‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ Makes Astronomers Howl

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Scientists call it a total lunar eclipse, but everybody else has grabbed hold of its new name; ‘Sounds more at home in a vampire novel.’

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Bill Gates: The Best Investment I’ve Ever Made

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

Global-health groups that buy and distribute medicines are a sure bet for saving lives, but their government funding is now in danger, and even the biggest philanthropies can’t fill the gap.

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Drugmakers Raise Prices Amid Shortages, Recalls

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

The increases can mean higher costs for pharmacies and patients on what are generally cheaper generic drugs. Drugmakers say the price increases reflect higher costs they have incurred to help fill supply voids.

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Shutdown Leaves Small-Business Loans in Limbo

Friday, January 18th, 2019

The Small Business Administration has stopped approving routine small-business loans, forcing some entrepreneurs to consider costlier sources of cash.

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Sorry I Forgot Your Birthday, I’ve Stopped Checking Facebook

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Facebook gives you a daily reminder of your friends’ special day. Now that people are deactivating their accounts or taking breaks, those key dates are getting forgotten. ‘It was pretty awkward. But how would I have known?’

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In a House With 16 Bathrooms, There Are Lots of Choices

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The proportion of homes with 10 or more bathrooms has nearly doubled in the past decade, as wealthy owners of luxury megamansions see an abundance of toilets as a covetable amenity.

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Readers React to ‘The Power of Slow Mornings’

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Readers responded to our recent article, ‘What’s the Rush? The Power of Slow Mornings,’ by explaining what they get out of getting up early.

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For Children With Cancer, Hope for New Treatments

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

A new law requiring pharmaceuticals companies to test cancer drugs on children as well as adults is raising hopes of more therapies.

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Government Shutdown Stymies Opportunity-Zone Investors

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The impasse is holding up scores of real-estate investors and developers who have been raising hundreds of millions of dollars to take advantage of what could be one of the most attractive tax breaks in years.

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Ghosn Loses Request for Release on Bail

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Carlos Ghosn is facing many more months in jail after losing a request for release on bail, compounding concerns about the 64-year-old’s health and a Japanese legal system geared toward pressuring suspects into confessions.

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Walmart Could Leave CVS Caremark Pharmacy Networks Amid Dispute

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

CVS Health is battling Walmart over the cost of filling prescriptions, a clash that could result in a split between the retail behemoth and the health-care giant.

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Auto Show Aims for Fresh Start After Bumpy 2018

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The Detroit auto show aims to bring a fresh start to the industry after a bumpy 2018. Among the new vehicles in the spotlight are a Toyota Supra sports car and a large Cadillac crossover, called the XT6. Still, this year’s auto show is a little quieter than in previous years.

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How to Navigate Yet Another Office Shakeup

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Some companies like to reorganize way too much. Here’s how to keep your head through all that change.

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Alibaba Confident in China Sales Despite ‘Troubling Headwinds’

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

“This is a market that requires patience,” Alibaba President J. Michael Evans told the National Retail Federation’s annual trade show in New York on Monday. ”But if you think about where the country is going in the long-term…The future I think looks very good, notwithstanding some troubling headwinds.”

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Robot Hotel Loses Love for Robots

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

The robot revolution will have to wait at the Henn na Hotel in Japan, which is laying off low-performing droids after they created more work by annoying and confusing guests and piling up in the repair shop.

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Hong Kong Port Alliance Challenged by Cargo Owners

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Hong Kong’s antitrust regulators have launched a probe over cartel allegations against the city’s biggest port operators after they formed an alliance aimed at controlling almost all of the port’s seaborne trade.

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Slush, Snow, the ‘Cobo Cough.’ Detroit Holds Its Last Winter Auto Show

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Most Germans are no-shows. For other auto executives, it’s a long, chilly goodbye to Detroit in January; ‘it just won’t be the same.’

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U.S. Auto Makers Hit Speed Bumps Abroad

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Detroit’s Big Three continued to post strong domestic sales last year, thanks to Americans’ passion for SUVs and pickups, but a rockier road overseas raises questions about how long the U.S. can buck a slowing global trend.

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Where Did All the Craft Beer Go? Government Shutdown Closes Tap on New Brews

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Beer makers are sitting on suds while they wait for federal approval on new labels and formulas. “We are trying to drink as much of this paralyzed beer as we can.”

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Top Nissan Executive José Muñoz Resigns

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

One of Nissan Motor Co.’s top executives, José Muñoz, has resigned, the first shake-up of the Japanese auto maker’s top management since the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn.

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Samsung Faces Resistance From Big Pharma in the U.S.

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Samsung’s foray into the U.S. biologic-drug market is proving tougher than expected, as the South Korean company faces strong resistance from established pharmaceutical companies while doctors and patients are reluctant to switch to biosimilars.

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GM Sees Boost to Profit From Job Cuts

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

General Motors said its earnings are picking up speed, with added momentum due to come this year from plant closures and job cuts denounced by President Trump.

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2019 Volvo V60: Why It’s Time to Trade Your Crossover for a Wagon

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Crossovers and SUVs now dominate the family-vehicle market. But Volvo’s V60 T6, a supercharged, turbocharged station wagon with great fuel efficiency and plenty of room, might be the brand’s best car. Dan Neil tells us why.

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Ford to Slash Jobs, Shut Plants in Major European Revamp

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Ford is launching an overhaul of its European business that is expected to include thousands of job cuts, plant closures and the scrapping of low-profit models amid a storm of bad news for global car makers.

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Ghosn’s Lawyer Said He Developed a Fever in Jail, Is Feeling Better

Friday, January 11th, 2019

Carlos Ghosn developed a fever while in a Tokyo jail but was feeling better Friday morning, his lawyer said, after the former Nissan chief’s wife pressed Japanese authorities for information on his health.

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The Top 10 Upgrades to Sell Your Home for Top Dollar

Thursday, January 10th, 2019

As luxury home sales slow and inventory piles up, real-estate insiders and sales data show that investing in amenities like Japanese-style toilets and high ceilings can attract buyers.

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Small-Business Confidence in U.S. Economy Weakens

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

The National Federation of Independent Business said its optimism index fell in December, a fourth straight month of declines, and the outlook on business conditions reached its lowest level since late 2016.

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Dotdash, Riding Wave of Search Traffic, Acquires New Sites

Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

The publisher, which owns sites including The Spruce and Verywell, is buying two beauty websites, Byrdie and Mydomaine, as annual revenue passes $100 million.

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