There are nearly 30 million people with diabetes in the United States. About 90,000 of them were just thrown a curve ball.
Johnson & Johnson announced that it’s closing its Animas subsidiary and getting out of the insulin-pump business, leaving the field primarily to a single large competitor, Medtronic, which will control roughly 85% of the market.Read more
Most homeowners insurance policies cover fire damage. But heads-up: That’s not the whole story.
If you live in a high-risk area, such as near a canyon, you may need to pay more for additional coverage.Read more
This week it’s guns, with at least 59 people dead and hundreds injured after the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. But the focus just as easily could be on cigarettes, or junk food, or sugary beverages.
No reasonable person disputes that all these products can be dangerous, whether we’re talking about firearm casualties, lung cancer, diabetes or heart disease.Read more
Let’s say there was a bank that locked the front door at night but left all its money sitting out on a table instead of securing it in the vault. That would be incredibly stupid — an invitation for thieves to break in and make off with the loot.
And it’s precisely what nearly every big company and government agency does with people’s personal data.Read more