Talking Biz News Today – Dec. 1, 2022

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: The Associated Press Powell: Fed to keep rates higher for longer to cut inflation, by Christopher Rugaber EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules, by Kelvin Chan CNN CNN begins layoffs amid economic uncertainty, cost-cutting pressures from parent company, by Oliver Darcy Amazon … Read more

Six Years Later, Rita Ora Is Still Denying Accusations Of Being Beyoncé’s ‘Becky With The Good Hair’

Six years have passed and Rita Ora still can’t escape rumors of being the alleged “Becky with the good hair” that Beyoncé was referring to in her 2016 single “Sorry.” The 32-year-old sat down for a recent interview on Louis Theroux Interviews…and the British-American host was not shy about getting into all the tea with … Read more

How crowdsourcing can advance precision medicine programs

Sarah Prezek is a lead associate and project manager at Booz Allen Hamilton. This blog was coauthored with Vishal Thovarai, lead scientist at Booz Allen Hamilton, and Elaine Johnsondirector of the health informatics staff under FDA’s Office of Data, Analytics, and Research and program manager of precisionFDA. Healthcare organizations understand the enormous potential of precision … Read more

My secret life as an 11-year-old BBS sysop

Enlarge / Benj Edwards’ computer running The Cave BBS in 1994. Thirty years ago last week—on November 25, 1992—my BBS came online for the first time. I was only 11 years old, working from my dad’s Tandy 1800HD laptop and a 2400 baud modem. The Cave BBS soon grew into a bustling 24-hour system with … Read more

Idaho murders: Moscow police backtrack on whether slain students were “specifically targeted”

It is unclear whether the four University of Idaho students killed in a quadruple homicide last month were targeted, police said Wednesday, in a departure from previous statements made about the still-unsolved murders. “Conflicting information has been released over the past 24 hours,” the Moscow Police Department said in a news release, which marked the … Read more

Pasadena Villa Outpatient Mental Health Treatment Clinic Opens In North Carolina

Mental health treatment provider Odyssey Behavioral Healthcare (Brentwood, Tenn.) unveiled its newest outpatient location in Chapel Hill, NC Pasadena Villa Outpatient — Chapel Hill houses a partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program, and virtual intensive outpatient program. Services include clinical treatment for mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, and more complex co-occurring disorders. The project … Read more