Medical Technology

How Congress used the shutdown deal to cut more taxes

Jan 25, 2018

The deal that ended the government shutdown also further cut taxes, adding billions more to the national deficit

Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet

Jan 23, 2018

Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet if they'll be boon to public health or liability

Philanthropists donate $100 million to 2 Boston hospitals

Jan 22, 2018

A telecommunications executive and his wife have given gifts worth a combined $100 million to two Boston hospitals to support innovation and patient care

Indiana health network pays about $55,000 ransom to hackers

Jan 17, 2018

A central Indiana health network says it has paid a roughly $55,000 ransom to hackers to regain access to hospital computer systems

Fowl weather friends: Arkansas students print 3-D duck leg

Jan 5, 2018

Eighth-grade science students have used a 3-D printer to create a prosthetic leg for a duck found without a foot shortly after he hatched

Civil rights probe of black man's police shooting is closed

Jan 4, 2018

Federal prosecutors in New York have decided not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill black man during an encounter that began when the man accidentally set off his emergency medical alert device

How major US stock indexes fared on Tuesday

Jan 2, 2018

Technology and health care companies jumped Tuesday as US stocks started the new year the same way they spent the last one: rising steadily and setting records

Tax on medical devices to resume after 2-year suspension

Jan 1, 2018

While much of corporate America will enjoy a tax cut in the new year, one industry is also getting a tax increase

Markets Right Now: Stocks end barely higher in quiet trading

Dec 27, 2017

Stock indexes are ending barely higher on Wall Street after a day of quiet, post-holiday trading.

Markets Right Now: Energy, tech lead stock gains

Nov 24, 2017

Stocks end a shortened trading day with more record highs as technology and health care companies post solid gains.

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