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Will Gene Therapy Take Hold in Medicine?

Will Gene Therapy take hold in medicine?

Every once in a while, something truly innovative and groundbreaking comes out in medicine. While there are advances all the time, these are truly game-changing. In recent years, that game changer has been stem cell therapy. But the next evolution in medicine may hold even more promise. That advance? Gene therapy.

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Chipotle Deals With Another Health Scare

Chipotle Hack Has Customers Concerned

It’s been a rough year or so for Chipotle, and it doesn’t look like the fast-casual eatery will be going out on a high note. There have been all sorts of reports through the years of people getting sick or other health issues at multiple Chipotle restaurants.

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Times Reporter Suspended Over Allegations

Times reporter suspended over allegations

The sexual harassment outing revolution continues to roll, and more and more prolific heads continue to fall. While last week’s headlines were dominated by the ousting of Charlie Rose from CBS, other headlines featured a prominent print journalist. New York Times reporter, Glenn Thrush, has been suspended after multiple allegations of “sexual misconduct” involving “younger, female journalists.”

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Drone Delivery Promoting Brands in Australia

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Google has been teasing more drone delivery in the United States for some time now, but the company just announced something a little bit different for customers Down Under in Australia. Apparently, Google’s Project Wing has plans to start delivering hot burritos across the countryside. Yes, you read that right, Mexican goodness to go, courtesy of Google.

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McDonald’s Abandons the Olympics

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McDonald’s recently announced it would be parting ways with the Olympic Games after nearly five decades of public partnership. The fast food chain has been linked with the Games since 1968 when the company delivered burgers to athletes competing in the Grenoble Winter Games.

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What the 2017 Coral Sea Gala was Like

I recently attended the annual dinner commemorating the World War II Battle of the Coral Sea.  I occasionally contribute to the Observer, so I shared my experience of the evening with them.

Exclusive Black-Tie Event

The black-tie event was held aboard the hangar deck of the U.S.S. Intrepid, an iconic New York City museum and a historic American vessel – but it certainly was not a New York, or even American, crowd.  Among the few prominent New Yorkers present at the event were former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani; Rabbi Arthur Schneier of Park East Synagogue; and Marcus Moufarrige of Servcorp.  Rupert Murdoch, News Corp founder and an Australian-born U.S. citizen, introduced the president.

During his speech, Donald Trump thanked US and Australian military heroes.  He also thanked Australian Prime Minister Turnbull for reaffirming the alliance between the US and Australia.  Trump and Turnbull met face-to-face for the first time at the gala.

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Wells Fargo’s Full Page Mea Culpa

Wells Fargo’s Full Page Mea Culpa

Sometimes, when you’re the boss, you have to take the bullet, even if it’s not your fault. Such is the story of new Wells Fargo CEO Tim Sloan’s open letter on the pages of major newspapers, coast to coast. When a company makes a huge mistake, there are two big questions that immediately arise: “who will take responsibility?” and, “will consumers accept that?”

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