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CVS launches telemedicine enabled contact renewal service

CVS launches telemedicine enabled contact renewal service

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CVS is setting its sights on the eye care space, launching a new digital tool that lets customers renew contact lens prescription remotely via an online vision test and an asynchronous telemedicine interaction. The tool, named QuickRenew, is powered by the technology from Premium Vision.  The service first checks to see if the client is…
Hospitals in New York and Oregon hit with ransomware, as new attacks mount

Hospitals in New York and Oregon hit with ransomware, as new attacks mount

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Three hospitals at New York's St. Lawrence Health System were victimized by a ransomware attack, it was reported Tuesday. Meanwhile, Oregon-based Sky Lakes Medical Center also says its systems were compromised this week, as opportunistic pandemic-era ransomware incursions continue nationwide. In New York, St. Lawrence says some computers at its three hospitals – Canton-Potsdam, Massena…
Cybercriminals seek to take advantage of rapid telehealth scale-up

Cybercriminals seek to take advantage of rapid telehealth scale-up

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The massive expansion of telehealth services in response to the pandemic is likely to change the way bad actors target data.   A new report from Booz Allen Hamilton notes that telehealth security is a patient-safety issue, considering the potentially catastrophic risks that come with service disruptions and device failures.   "Mass adoption of this…
Rhodes parasailing accident: Two British teenagers die and one injured

Rhodes parasailing accident: Two British teenagers die and one injured

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Publishedduration1 hour agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesTwo British teenagers have been killed and another has been injured in a parasailing accident in Rhodes, Greece. Two brothers, aged 15 and 13, and their female cousin, 15, were on holiday when a rope holding their parachute snapped, the Greek coastguard said. The 13-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl died while…
US election: ‘Our kids died in the Parkland shooting, but we disagree on guns’

US election: ‘Our kids died in the Parkland shooting, but we disagree on guns’

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US election: 'Our kids died in the Parkland shooting, but we disagree on guns'When students Meadow Pollack and Joaquin Oliver were shot and killed in the 2018 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, their parents turned to advocacy to heal - but in different ways.Video narrated and produced by Nomia Iqbal, edited by Hannah Long-HigginsPublishedduration2 hours…
How do ‘Blue Wall’ voters rate the Tories one year on?

How do ‘Blue Wall’ voters rate the Tories one year on?

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By Alex Forsyth and Alice ThompsonBBC NewsPublishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionLast year Redcar elected its first Conservative MP since the constituency was created in the 1970s.Last October, MPs in a packed parliamentary chamber voted for a general election, agreeing to let the country decide its own fate after months of failed wrangling on Brexit.…
Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day

Covid-19: Nearly 100,000 catching virus every day

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By James GallagherHealth and science correspondentPublishedduration2 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesNearly 100,000 people are catching coronavirus every day in England, a major analysis suggests. The study, by Imperial College London, says the pace of the epidemic is accelerating and estimates the number of people infected is now doubling every nine days.The authors say we are at…
Meet Che Lingo, the ‘woke rapper’ signed by Idris Elba

Meet Che Lingo, the ‘woke rapper’ signed by Idris Elba

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By Mark SavageBBC music reporterPublishedduration3 hours agoimage copyrightSterling Chandlerimage captionThe south London MC has been called "one of the most versatile rappers of his generation""I've gone from playing youth clubs, not knowing what I'm doing, to having a conversation with Idris Elba about an album," says rising rapper Che Lingo, still slightly taken aback at…
Marseille 0-3 Manchester City: Visitors ease to victory

Marseille 0-3 Manchester City: Visitors ease to victory

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Ferran Torres is the second Manchester City player to score in his first two Champions League games, after Mario Balotelli in 2011Manchester City continued their perfect start to the Champions League group stage with a comfortable victory at Marseille.The visitors dominated from the outset, with Ferran Torres opening the scoring after Kevin de Bruyne got…
Girl Scouts Post Tweet Congratulating Amy Coney Barrett, Then Delete It After Criticism

Girl Scouts Post Tweet Congratulating Amy Coney Barrett, Then Delete It After Criticism

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The Girl Scouts of America tweeted a congratulatory message to Justice Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday, which was deleted after negative comments about the post appeared online.Barrett, the third conservative justice appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Donald Trump, faced opposition from some lawmakers who expressed concern that Barrett would overturn rulings concerning…