Sport

Bill Belichick: We’re working for more consistency in kicking game

The Patriots had a good night on offense against the Eagles on Thursday, but the kicking game wasn’t quite as sharp. With Nick Folk still out with an injury, rookie Quinn Nordin handled all the kicking duties for the Patriots. He missed two extra points and a field goal after missing an extra point in […]

Lifestyle

FDA: Stop using Eco-Med ultrasound gels, lotions

Health care providers and facilities should immediately stop using and discard all ultrasound gels and lotions manufactured by Eco-Med Pharmaceutical Inc. due to a risk for bacterial contamination, according to a letter to health care providers published online Aug. 18 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Health care providers, health care facility risk managers, […]

Business

J&J says veteran Duato to replace Gorsky as chief executive

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) on Thursday appointed Joaquin Duato as chief executive officer to replace veteran Alex Gorsky to steer the healthcare conglomerate through the remainder of the coronavirus pandemic. Duato, the current vice chairman of the executive committee, will take the reins and a seat on the board from Jan. 3. Gorsky, who was […]

Technology

AMD’s upcoming Ryzen AM5 processors may arrive with wider integrated graphics support

More documents seem to be emerging as a result of the ransomware attack Gigabyte suffered earlier this month, revealing additional details about AMD’s next generation of processors. If what’s in these documents is true and up to date, then it appears a wider range of Ryzen processors will have integrated graphics, no longer requiring discrete […]

News

Michigan man who always plays same numbers wins $18.4M lottery jackpot

A man’s decision to repeatedly play the same set of numbers paid off when he won an $18.41 million jackpot from the Michigan Lottery. The player, who remained anonymous, won the big prize by matching all six Lotto 47 numbers drawn July 31: 03-05-10-20-28-31. He bought the winning ticket at the Family E-Z Mart in […]

Sport

Von Miller ready to play in the preseason, but not on a turf field

After missing all of last season with an ankle injury, Broncos edge rusher Von Miller is healthy for 2021. He said this week that he’d like to prove it, but with certain conditions — and those won’t be met with the preseason environment of Seattle’s Lumen Field this week. “I am ready to play,” Miller […]

Lifestyle

A model to predict non-small cell lung cancer patient outcomes to immunotherapy

Immunotherapy agents that inhibit the molecules PD1, PD-L1 or CTLA-4 have become widely used in clinical practice to treat non-small cell lung cancer, or NSCLC. Approximately 20% to 50% of advanced NSCLC patients have strong responses to immunotherapy and show prolonged survival, but the remaining patients often have poor responses. There is an urgent need […]

Business

GM workers in Mexico defeat union in first test of U.S. trade deal

Workers at a General Motors Co (GM.N) pickup-truck plant in central Mexico have voted to scrap their collective contract, opening the door for them to oust one of Mexico’s largest labor organizations as their union under a new trade deal. The vote, with safeguards agreed upon by Mexico and the United States to ensure a […]

Technology

Call of Duty rep explains why Activision’s branding is absent from Vanguard trailer and store listing

It seems another property is trying to distance itself from Activision Blizzard amid a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit brought against the company. This time, Call of Duty: Vanguard is mysteriously missing the Activision name and logo. A game representative responded to the absence, though the explanation isn’t exactly revealing. It was Twitter user Neoxon619 […]

News

Overdue book returned to Canadian library after 27 years

Workers at Hamilton Public Library in Canada found a copy of The Perennial Philosophy by Aldous Huxley in a return bin 27 years after it was last checked out on Dec. 13, 1993. “Welcome back lost one!” a post about the discovery on the library’s Facebook page reads. A new edition of the book was […]