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Buoy Health Wins Over Three Health Plans, Turns Symptom Checking into Patient Decision-Making

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Symptom checker startup Buoy Health’s $37.5M Series C caught a lot of attention among health tech market watchers because of the collaborative support the funding round garnered from health plans. THREE payor orgs – UnitedHealth’s Optum, Humana, and Cigna – participated in the round, and co-founder and CEO Andrew Le...

Wiping the Sleep From Our Eyes: The Pandemic Plan Trump Ignored

By MIKE MAGEE When awakening from a long sleep, there is a transition period, when the brain struggles momentarily to become oriented, to “think straight.” When the sleep has extended four years, as with the Trump reign, it takes longer to clear the sleepy lies from your eyes. We are emerging, but it will take...

3 ways yoga will change your body

A yoga body isn't just about bendy limbs, the ancient practice can improve memory, heart and bone health, says Anna Magee

THCB Gang Episode 44, Thursday Feb 25, 1pm PT – 4pm ET

Joining me, Matthew Holt (@boltyboy), on this week's THCB Gang were consultant/author Rosemarie Day @Rosemarie_Day1),  Suntra Modern Recovery CEO JL Neptune (@JeanLucNeptune), and health futurist Jeff Goldsmith (@JeffcGoldsmith) and a late add Ian Morrison (@seccurve). We will also had a special guest who is possibly the most successful corporate venture capitalist in health tech--Merck's Bill Taranto. He had...

Post Pandemic Re-Entry

By ALICIA MORTON FARLESE Not in our lifetimes has humanity experienced such a pervasive, profound, and prolonged retreat from “normal lives.” This. Will. Not. Be. Easy.  While the conversation about the serious negative impact on our behavioral health has started, we also suffer from a scarcity of behavioral health professionals, and equitable access to these...

Amwell’s CEO Roy Schoenberg on Telehealth as “Healthcare Infrastructure”

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH “Telehealth has a much bigger role to play than just carrying out transactions,” says Amwell’s President & CEO, Roy Schoenberg, who joins Jess DaMassa for a sweeping philosophical discussion about how telehealth’s role will continue to evolve through the covid19 pandemic and the changes its forced on the healthcare market....

#Healthin2Point00, Episode 187 | Redox, Nanit, Innovacer & MindMed

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess makes me pronounce some impossible words while we cover lots of funding deals. Redox has raised $45 million in a Series D, bringing their total up to $95 million. Nanit, another baby monitoring company, raises $25 million in a Series C, Innovaccer raises a $105 million D...

Upcoming webcast: Covering airborne transmission, masks and virus variants

With falling COVID-19 infection and mortality numbers as well as increasing vaccinations, pressure is growing to reopen businesses and schools to in-person learning. But questions remain about COVI…

Where Britons want to visit for a post-lockdown staycation this summer

The ranking has been compiled by Big 7 Travel, with the Lake District coming second, the Yorkshire Dales in third place, Scottish capital Edinburgh in fourth and Manchester 10th.

Lockdown-weary Brits already splashing out on staycation plans

Britons desperate to get away this summer have been scrambling to arrange staycation plans in the UK as Boris Johnson unveiled his 'roadmap' out of the lockdown in a statement today.

Not a single Covid outbreak was linked to staycations in Scotland

Professor Mark Woolhouse, an infectious disease expert at Edinburgh University, said not a single cluster of cases was traced to staycations in the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

The best hidden beaches in Spain revealed in amazing book

The pictures are courtesy of writer John Weller and appear in a guide he's co-authored with half-Spanish former stand-up comic Lola Culsan called Hidden Beaches Spain that's breathtaking in scope. 

30,000 thermal images of elephants to help conservation in the wild

A system of thermal cameras at Whipsnade Zoo in Bedfordshire are being trained to accurately identify elephants in the wild and help avoid human-elephant conflict situations.

The sub with 'gull wings' that will be capable of diving to 13,000ft

Design renderings for the sub, the Triton 13000/2 Titanic Explorer, have just been released by the manufacturer, Florida-based Triton Submarines.

Air France unveils chic new La La Land-style in-flight safety video

Air France's new safety video doubles as a reminder of the hotspots you'll want to reacquaint yourself with. Viewers are transported from the Opéra Garnier to Hotel Martinez and beyond...

Inside the state-of-the-art Etihad training centre

Nicky Kelvin, from The Points Guy UK, spent a day at the Etihad Aviation Training centre in Abu Dhabi, where he filmed his experiences in a 787 simulator and a cabin-crew crash training session.

WHO says vaccine passports should NOT be used for foreign travel

The WHO said proof of a jab should not be required because there remain 'critical unknowns regarding the efficacy of vaccination in reducing transmission'.

Install a Sliding Door | How to Easily Remove an Old Door and Install a New One! - Wilker Do's

This week I am finally tackling the issue these double doors have frustrated me with since buying this house. The function of double doors is wonderful but they are notorious for causing problems for me. The reliability of this door opening or staying closed is all dependent on how much rain we’ve had. Meaning, sometimes […]

580th Inspire Me Tuesday - A Stroll Thru Life

Welcome to the 580th Inspire Me Tuesday.  You guys were really on a roll last week.  I loved all of the links, so many great projects and ideas.  Here are just a few.  This Home…

Budget-Friendly Recipes #2 - A Stroll Thru Life

Budget-Friendly Recipes #2 – I think we all love to have a few recipes that are super easy, nutritious, and budget-friendly.  Once a month some of my favorite bloggers get together to share some of…

Tools you need when you work in construction | Handyman tips

If you’re operating in the construction industry, you’ll know how important it is to have the appropriate tools readily available for whenever you need them. Tools are an integral part of the construction of many things, from buildings and warehouses to smaller dwellings and commercial outlets. You’ll need them for all manner of jobs such […]

Dyeing Eggs with Kool-Aid » DIY From Lovely Indeed

Dyeing eggs with Kool-Aid is a great way to color Easter eggs with kids! No dye, less mess, and it smells great. Click for the tutorial.

Brilliant Bonus Room Ideas for Families | Kaleidoscope Living

Check out these bonus room ideas for families of all shapes and sizes. These stylish bonus room designs are brilliant!

Make Cleaning Less of a Chore with this DIY Household Cleaner Organizer

If the thought of cleaning has you feeling frazzled, start with some organization. Make this wood cleaning caddy to house your supplies in one handy place.

20 Tried and True Tips for Urban Gardening Success

Check this list now for urban gardening hacks! Nothing will hold you back when using these amazing tips for successful urban gardening!

Feb Pinterest Challenge - Console Styling - A Stroll Thru Life

I’m excited to be joining the February Pinterest Challenge hosted by Cindy @ Country Road 407.  Each month we have a different theme and inspiration picture to inspire us.  Our challenge is to create our…

Paint Chips – Beta Sign Up

Paint Chips is a paint-splatting multiplayer paintball game where players do battle and attempt to cover each-other with paint. Playable with up to eight players across four different maps, Paint C…

The Lady Puppet – Alpha Demo

The Lady Puppet is a beautifully crafted RPG Maker based psychological horror game set in a mysterious land where everyone’s been turned into human puppets, including you! In The Lady Puppet you ta…

Detached – Game Jam Build Download

Detached is a very inventive little puzzle platformer where the blocks on-screen only move in the directions indicated by the symbols on them, but you are able to get them to work together by joini…

Orbital Bullet – Alpha Sign Up

Orbital Bullet is a fast paced roguelike action platformer that takes place on 360° wrap-around levels that you can literally shoot bullets all the way around. Previously featured on Alpha Beta Gam…

Clever Indie Games

As usual, I've been playing a ton of indies and 8 of which have stood out as particularly clever so here they are in all their intriguing glory.

Bravely Default II Review

Review for Bravely Default II on Nintendo Switch. The Bravely series has finally arrived on Switch but how does it live up to its predecessors? Adventure with me and let's find out.

DISRUPTION – Beta Sign Up

DISRUPTION is a near-future third-person shooter where skilled paramilitary soldiers fight, hack and build their way through dangerous missions in a world dangerously dependent on robotization. The…