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Incredible Health updates its healthcare career platform to help nurse hiring cope with COVID

The healthcare industry, even prior to the current pandemic, has never looked much like other industries when it comes to hiring and career management. That was the impetus behind Incredible Health, a startup founded by medical doctor Iman Abuzeid and Amazon alum Rome Portlock. The platform Incredible Health built is all about connecting nurses with…

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The Chainsmokers just closed their debut venture fund, Mantis, with $35 million

Alex Pall and Drew Taggart are best known as The Chainsmokers, an electronic DJ and production duo whose first three albums have given rise to numerous Billboard chart-topping songs, four Grammy nominations and one Grammy award, for the song “Don’t Let Me Down.” Soon, they hope they’ll be known as savvy venture investors, too. They…

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New york US coronavirus cases rise as Labor Day weekend kicks off – Fox Business

Americans marked the beginning of the Labor Day weekend on Saturday while contending with a pandemic whose case numbers continue to climb and whose spread has prompted the cancellation of many traditional holiday events. The U.S. reported more than 50,000 new coronavirus cases as the three-day weekend got under way, the biggest rise since mid-August,…

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Trump criticizes Biden in town hall for not issuing a national mask mandate — but Biden as a candidate has no authority to do so

President Donald Trump called out former Vice President Joe Biden for not implementing a national mask mandate, though as Biden has no authority to do so. “They said ‘we’re going to do a national mandate on masks,'” Trump said Tuesday evening during an ABC News town hall. “But he didn’t do it, I mean, he…

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Trump floats ‘herd mentality’ coronavirus strategy — instead of immunity — and insists that the disease that has killed nearly 200,000 Americans will disappear

During an ABC News town hall on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump touted herd immunity, but mistakenly referred to the controversial coronavirus strategy as “herd mentality.” “You’ll develop like a herd mentality, it’s going to be herd-developed, and that’s going to happen,” he said. Herd immunity is when enough of a population is immune to…

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Apple’s new smartwatch has a monitoring device that doctors credit with saving coronavirus patients’ lives. It can flag dangerous downturns.

The new Apple Watch Series 6 measures blood-oxygen levels — a critical tool for flagging severe COVID-19 cases. Doctors have become increasingly reliant on small medical devices called pulse oximeters that give the same measurement. Knowing when blood oxygen is low could help a patient get to the hospital in time to save their life.…

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Trump claims he ‘up-played’ the COVID-19 crisis despite admitting on tape that he ‘downplayed’ the pandemic from the start

President Trump falsely claimed on Tuesday that he “up-played” the COVID-19 pandemic despite making remarks in public and on audio tape showing otherwise. “I didn’t downplay it,” Trump said in response to a question about his handling of the pandemic during an ABC News town hall. “I actually in many ways up-played it in action.”…