Tag Archives: Issues

FDA issues cybersecurity warning about Medtronic insulin pumps

The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday warned patients and providers to be aware that certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled because of potential cybersecurity risks. According to the regulatory agency, the recalled pumps include Medtronic’s MiniMed 508 insulin pump and MiniMed Paradigm series insulin pumps, which wirelessly connect to patients’ blood glucose… Read More »

Speed issues with NBN? Here’s a guide

Customers on fixed wireless networks, many living in regional and rural areas, are still facing broadband congestion during the busy evening period, and many fixed wireless broadband customers are not getting speeds anywhere near the maximum advertised in their plan, according to the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission (ACCC). In response it has published advice… Read More »

Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »

#IROCKTHESPORTSBRA – How I Overcame My Body Image Issues, Got Fit, & Became A Powerhouse

Want to know what it feels like to just workout in a sports bra without intimidation, fear, or judgments? FREEDOM! Photo Credits: Daphne Youree #irockthesportsbra was a mere thought – an instant universal download. I desperately wanted to overcome my body insecurities born out of needing to BE PERFECT during my 13-year (& counting) fitness… Read More »

New Congress To Tackle Burning Health Care Issues, Including Drug Prices

[embedded content] Voters ranked health care as the top issue facing the country after the midterms, according to CBS News exit polling. KHN senior correspondent Sarah Jane Tribble joined “Red and Blue” anchor Elaine Quijano to discuss how Republicans and Democrats are responding to the American public’s call to action — with a focus on… Read More »