More than 100 Florida businesses, cities and schools defying Gov DeSantis despite risking big fines
From Starbucks to AT&T, big and small businesses in the state of Florida have landed on a list of violators of Governor Ron DeSantis’ vaccine passport ban. #att #starbucks #govdesantis (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

We Can Beat Climate Change If We Do One Thing Fast
Now, finally, much of the world has become convinced, first-hand, that global warming is not only real but heating up more rapidly than we expected, unleashing irreversible impacts. Many people feel despair and helplessness in the face of doomsday predictions already in evidence. And yet, I’m optimistic that we can solve this problem in time to keep our planet livable for future generations. I have to be optimistic. I’m the father of young children and I want them to not only survive what humanity has done to our planet, but experience the awe of the natural world that I enjoyed as a child. But I’m also a...
Source: TIME: Science - November 4, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Saul Griffith Tags: Uncategorized climate change TIME 2030 Source Type: news

Better Than Meta: This Good Unicorn Uses VR To Repair Strokes, Alzheimer ’s And Parkinson’s
Good Unicorn MindMaze has zero interest in building the next hot social platform. Instead, it is wholly dedicated to helping the 15 million patients who suffer from strokes each year recover using its brain-health gaming platform. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Diana Tsai, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Startups Source Type: news

How Small Changes Can Help You Build An Upward Spiral
Positive psychology is about more than looking on the bright side. Scott Glassman, PsyD, wants to help people implement positive thinking in their lives, to help us through our toughest times. Find out how he does this every day, and how to climb out of low moments by building an upward spiral. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 30, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rob Dube, Senior Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news

Delivering Blood, Saving Lives, Having Fun: Adventures Of A Good Unicorn
Over the last 5 years, Zipline ’s autonomous aircraft (drones) have delivered 4.5 million doses of critical medical supplies (like blood and COVID vaccines) to those who most need it most. Zipline’s on-demand delivery infrastructure serves 25 million people to date. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Diana Tsai, Contributor Tags: Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Startups Source Type: news

Rwanda: Over 3,000 Businesses Receive Covid-19 Recovery Fund
[New Times] The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Uzziel Ndagijimana, has disclosed that over 3,000 small businesses have received financial support through microfinance institutions under the support of the Economic Recovery Fund. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

How William Shatner Turned a Flight of Fancy Into a Lyrical Pitch For the Planet
A version of this article also appeared in the It’s Not Just You newsletter. Sign up here to get a new edition delivered to your inbox from Susanna Schrobsdorff every weekend. “I was moved to tears by what I saw, and I come back filled with…overwhelmed by sadness and empathy for this beautiful thing we call Earth.” —Actor William Shatner upon returning safely home from his brief trip into space aboard a Blue Origin rocket on October 13th. When William Shatner, the man who played the legendary Captain James T. Kirk on “Star Trek,” clambered out of a rocket capsule and into the west...
Source: TIME: Science - October 18, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Susanna Schrobsdorff Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Covered California for Small Business announces 4% average rate increase for 2022
After another year of record enrollment, Covered California for Small Business has released its rates and choices for next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Covered California for Small Business announces 4% average rate increase for 2022
After another year of record enrollment, Covered California for Small Business has released its rates and choices for next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 15, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emily Hamann Source Type: news

Small businesses are gaining access to corporate-level health benefits
Owning a small business shouldn't mean your company's health benefits suffer. Today, small businesses face the challenge of navigating a health care landscape that offers minimal flexibility and a limited number of options. A recent study found about one-third of small business owners consider dropping their health coverage entirely. After facing the damaging economic effects of Covid-19, now more than ever, small businesses need to secure quality, affordable health coverage. So, what’s the plan? The… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: AvMed Source Type: news

Meet The Sudanese Doctor Who Turned Nurse Staffing On Its Head
By helping hundreds of hospitals like HCA Healthcare hire nurses faster and with less aggravation, Iman Abuzeid has built the rare VC-backed startup that ’s already profitable. It likely won’t be long before it becomes a unicorn. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Jennings, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Venture Capital /venture-capital Entrepreneurs /entrepreneurs Small Business /small-business Daily Cover daily-cover Editors' Pick editors-pick Source Type: news

National Institutes of Health awards TriAltus Bioscience $256,000 NIH grant
A local biotech company has secured a six-figure grant. TriAltus Bioscience has been awarded a $256,576 Phase I Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institutes of Health for its project called “Universal affinity membrane chromatography for rapid, one-step purification of proteins" that aims to make use of TriAltus’ pa tented protein purification technology. The highly competitive STTR program funds joint research proposals from small businesses that partner with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Pain relief, no opioids: Biotech gets NIH grant for new drug
Months after launching publicly with $26 million in venture funding, biotech startup 1910 Genetics has inked its first government contract. The startup will explore non-opioid pain relief with the help of a $550,000 grant through the National Institutes of Health's Small Business Technology Transfer program. The pain management program is Cambridge-based 1910 Genetics' first disclosed target. The grant requires the company to come up with a lead drug candidate by next December, with the option to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

Pain relief, no opioids: Mass. biotech gets NIH grant for new drug
Months after launching publicly with $26 million in venture funding, biotech startup 1910 Genetics has inked its first government contract. The startup will explore non-opioid pain relief with the help of a $550,000 grant through the National Institutes of Health's Small Business Technology Transfer program. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news