12:30 a.m. My Lyft arrives at the Airbnb. We’re staying in a brownstone that we have to ourselves, but like most places in New York, it comes with a lot of stairs. I get my luggage up to the door and am greeted by the three members of my team who have been here preparing since last night. They’ve filled the kitchen with flowers and are ready to review the live segment I’ll be running tomorrow morning with Carson Daly and Craig Melvin on how to DIY Valentine’s Day arrangements using flowers from your local grocery store or floral shop. I only have four minutes to do three different types of bouquets, which is really stressful, and [I’m practicing] for the first time. … [Read more...] about Farmgirl Flowers CEO Christina Stembel normally sleeps just 4 hours per night
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Like Walmart, traditional healthcare providers also want to reformat primary care, but the approach is quite different. The focus for doctors is to incorporate a broader set of information—such as whether a person has stable housing or access to vegetables or a job—when making a diagnosis or recommending screenings. Consumers are also bringing their doctors more information, whether it’s their own self-diagnosis from WebMD, health data recorded in an app, or the results of direct-to-consumer tests (for things such as DNA, fertility, thyroid, and food sensitivity). However, it is not clear that all this information is helping. Rather, it may be overwhelming doctors who already spend an inordinate amount of time on administrative work, which is contributing to high rates of doctor burnout. … [Read more...] about Can high-tech capitalism fix the healthcare industry?
With McCullen v. Coakley, pro-life advocate Eleanor McCullen said that the Massachusetts law impeded her ability to pass out pamphlets and quietly “counsel” women about their decision. In a surprising unanimous decision, SCOTUS agreed. Writing for the majority opinion, Chief Justice John Roberts stated that the fixed buffer zone hampered the freedom of speech of those hoping to talk to women about pro-life options (though he doesn’t seem to mind the buffer zone around the Supreme Court). The Court supported Massachusetts’s right to protect women using the clinic, but held that the state went too far in making it a crime for speakers to “enter or remain on a public way or sidewalk” within 35 feet of an entrance, exit, or driveway of a reproductive health care facility. … [Read more...] about The Architecture Of Abortion: How Providers Build Their Own Buffer Zones
Uber intends to bring the self-driving four-wheelers from these platforms on to the Uber app for rentals, the report added.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Uber shifts focus to car rentals, shuttles after exiting food delivery business in India: Report
In July, New Harvest will bring all these disparate parts together at the nonprofit’s first-ever Experience Cellular Agriculture conference. The one-day meetup will include the founders of New Harvest’s companies as well as big names in the sustainable, alt-food arena like Hampton Creek CEO Josh Tetrick and Alexander Lorestani, founder of alt-gelatin maker Gelzen. For the first time, some of the brightest minds in cell agriculture will share a stage. … [Read more...] about Meet The Woman Sciencing The S&%t Out Of Lab-Grown Animal Products