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California Moving To All Electric Bus Fleet

The California Air Resources Board has adopted a new rule that mandates that the public bus system will move to an all-electric fleet. Mass transit agencies in the state will only be allowed to buy fully electric buses starting in…

Canadian Task Force Reform Empowering Mammography Guidelines

The most recent guidelines for breast cancer screening are intended to provide women more opportunity to voice their health care concerns and make more informed health care decisions.  This matrix of rules are better at taking into account personal values…

Apple To Build New Campus In Austin

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has announced new plans to spend $1 billion on building a new campus in Austin, Texas. The new Austin campus will be located in North Austin and will occupy 133 acres. The new facility will have…

Verizon Taking $4.6 Billion Loss On Media Division

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) expects to write down the value of its Oath business by $4.6 billion in the fourth quarter of this year. The company made the declaration in a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed on Tuesday. The Oath…

After Biggest Biotech IPO in History, Moderna Tumbles on Wall Street

At the end of the wee, Moderna logged one of its worst days for any company that went public this year, on the heels of investors selling the volatile biotechnology firm during a time of widespread market decline. Indeed, the…

CDC Confirms Invasive—and Dangerous—Asian Longhorned Tick in Nine States

In a recent press release, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns of a widespread threat: the Asian longhorned tick.  The presence of this insect has now been confirmed in nine states across the US.  These states…

FDA Narrows Romaine Lettuce Advisory Over E. Coli Concerns To Products Grown in California

Caesar salad lovers can rejoice this week as the United States Food and Drug Administration narrowed its romaine lettuce warning. They now say it is safe to eat the popular lettuce, but it depends on where the crop was grown and…

Aetna and CVS Health Finalize $70 Billion Merger

It has been a year since CVS Health and Aetna agreed to merge in a strategy to revamp health care in the United States and this week, they sealed the deal.  Now finalized, the deal brings together one of the…

Could a Current HIV Medication Be Used to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease Patients?

Scientists have recently made a major breakthrough in the world of Alzheimer’s disease treatment research.  Apparently, an existing HIV medication might make for an effective treatment for dementia. A new study from researchers out of Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery…

Disney and Fox Face Billion Dollar Lawsuit Over Abandoned Fox Theme Park in Malaysia

In 2013, Twentieth Century Fox announced its plans to build its very first theme park, in Malaysia, of all places. The company had hoped an investment in state-of-the-art technology will help the park compete with the likes of industry stalwart Disney. …