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Apple Now Has More Than Two Billion Active Devices Worldwide

There are more than two billion active iPhones, iPads, Macs, and other Apple devices worldwide, Apple said today in the earnings report covering the first fiscal quarter of 2023. During the December quarter, we achieved a major milestone and are excited to report that we now have more than 2 billion active devices as part …

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Norton Healthcare announces expansion of financial assistance program

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) – Norton Healthcare announced it is making changes to its financial assistance program to alleviate financial stress and prevent people from seeking care. The new changes to the financial assistance program increase the number of individuals who can access assistance. Previously, a household income level of equal to or less than 300% …

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Smartphone app may help detect stroke symptoms, research shows

Comment on this story Comment Smartphone technology can detect heart irregularities and listen to a cough to help flag potential health problems. Soon, it may be able to help identify symptoms of a stroke. Stroke experts said they hope this technology could help educate people about the signs of a stroke and encourage them to …

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Delay of eligibility for medical assistance in dying for persons suffering solely from mental illness proposed by Ministers of Justice and Health

OTTAWA, ON, Feb. 2, 2023 /CNW/ – Medical assistance in dying (MAID) is a complex and deeply personal issue. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring our laws reflect Canadians’ needs, protect those who may be vulnerable, and support autonomy and freedom of choice. Under Canada’s current MAID law, persons suffering solely from a …

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Prinx Releases Tire Roadside Assistance Program for Radial Tires

Prinx Chengshan Tire North America Inc. has introduced the Fortune Tires’ new Premium Tire Roadside Assistance Program for ST radial tires. The Premium Tire Roadside Assistance program has several benefits in the event a flat tire should occur with a Fortune ST radial tire. The benefits include 24/7 roadside assistance, replacement of flat tires with …

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DC homeless scramble ahead of expanded McPherson Square park clearing

Comment on this story Comment The day after residents of the District’s largest homeless encampment learned they would be cleared out of McPherson Square two months sooner than expected, DC outreach workers and officials Wednesday were hustling to avoid leaving dozens of unhoused residents out in the cold with nowhere to go. Of the estimated …

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Smartphone app may help identify stroke symptoms as they occur

Research Highlights: A new smartphone application called FAST.AI may recognize common stroke symptoms as they are happening. Preliminary research suggests the app might be as accurate at diagnosing stroke as a neurologist. Early recognition of stroke symptoms may result in more timely treatment, which may minimize the long-term effects of a stroke and improve chances …

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Comment K, Presumptions, and Medical Device Design Defects Under Texas Law

As much as we liked those parts of In re DePuy Orthopedics, Inc., Pinnacle Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, 888 F.3d 753 (5th Cir. 2018) (applying Texas law), that overturned a half-billion dollar verdict caused by a combination of attorney misconduct and judicial lassitude, we also recognized the problematic effects of certain other Fifth Circuit …

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Drury University accounting students to provide free income tax preparation assistance

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., February 1, 2023 — Drury University students will again provide free tax preparation through an IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site. The annual tax preparation service is open to the public and designed to benefit low-income taxpayers. The Drury tax service primarily accepts walk-in clients. The site calls its last client on …

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Android 13 QPR2 Beta 3 is now available for Pixel devices

Googlehas announced today that Android 13 QPR2 Beta 3 is now available to install for eligible Pixel phones. This release (T2B3.230109.002) addresses several bug fixes, optimizations to performance, and stability improvements, such as the below reported issues in the release notes: Developer-reported and user-reported issues Fixed an issue where notifications in a notification group were …

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