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SelfEcho Launches New Mobile Platform To Enable Mental Health Clinicians To Track Patient Progress And Enhance Care

PR Newswire  SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the country's leading mental health professionals convene at the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Annual Convention, Nov. 20-23, SelfEcho is launching its new mobile mental health platform designed to transform how clinicians track patient progress in between therapy visits.

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Some Day You May Watch Videos On 3D-Printed Contact Lenses [VIDEO]

Medical Daily  What’s around the next bend? Many futurists speculate 3D printing — where solid objects are created from digital design — is the next big thing, contributing to a radical shift in consciousness equal to the impact of the personal computer.

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Where Can I Watch Obama’s Immigration Speech?

Newsweek  At 8 p.m. EST on Thursday, in a highly anticipated prime-time address, President Obama will unveil his plan to offer relief to some of the country’s estimated 11.3 million undocumented immigrants through executive order.

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China's Pollution Solution? Relocate It

International Business Times  China thinks it has a plan to help meet its energy consumption cap goals and eventually reduce the pollution that plagues its largest cities: Export many of its coal-burning factories overseas. While that may be one country’s domestic solution, it could have profound environmental repercussions on the rest of the world.

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Arizona AG sues GM for $3 billion tied to recalls

Detroit Free Press  DETROIT — Arizona's attorney general has sued General Motors, alleging that the automaker had defrauded the state's consumers of an estimated $3 billion by delaying a recall of cars with defective ignition switches.

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Graco recalls nearly 5 million strollers after fingertip amputations

Chicago Tribune  Graco recalled nearly 5 million strollers Thursday after 11 reports of finger injuries, including six fingertip amputations. The company recalled 11 models of Graco and Century branded strollers and travel systems with model names Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate.

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Rookie NDP MPP Joe Cimino quits less than 6 months after election

Toronto Star  Rookie NDP MPP Joe Cimino, who made headlines for his physical resemblance to departing Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, has resigned suddenly. Cimino, 44, who won the riding of Sudbury on June 12, cited personal reasons for a departure he admitted will come as “a huge surprise to the community.”

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Bill Cosby asks AP to 'scuttle' rape allegations in newly released interview footage

National Post | Arts  The Associated Press has released video footage that shows Bill Cosby insisting part of an interview where he refuses to respond to rape allegations not be shown as the comedian's reputation continues to sink under the weight of the accusations.

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A Polish town council rejected Winnie the Pooh as its playground mascot because he's a 'hermaphrodite'

GlobalPost  BREAKING: Winnie the Pooh is a hermaphrodite, exposes himself in public, and has no business being around children. Officials in the Polish town of Tuszyn (around 87 miles southwest of Warsaw) were deciding on a mascot for its town playground, when the classic children's character was suggested as a candidate.

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Charter School Chain Finally Discloses Salaries  – With One Missing

ProPublica  Last week, it appeared that a North Carolina charter school chain had finally put an end to more than a month of wrangling with state regulators when it turned over salary data for administrators working at the schools.

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Mike Holmes: Don't start a major reno project this close to the holidays

National Post | Life  The holidays are rolling in and plenty of people will be welcoming guests to their homes. Some of you might be wondering, "Do I have enough time to redo the bathroom or kick the kitchen up a notch?" Short answer: You don't.

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Why Canadian telcoms look better than U.S. peers

Financial Post  Despite the uncertain regulatory environment north of the border, Citi Research sees a better opportunity in Canadian large cap telecom than their U.S. peers. Analyst Kevin Toomey initiated coverage of the sector with buy ratings on Telus Corp. and BCE Inc., and a neutral rating on Rogers Communications Inc.

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Lone gunman killed after shooting at Florida State University library leaves three wounded

The Miami Herald  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A gunman shattered the calm of a crowded Florida State University library early Thursday morning, wounding three people, one critically, before he was shot and killed by campus police, authorities said.

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Raptors' Jonas Valanciunas needs to learn from Chuck Hayes

National Post | Sports  TORONTO - Memphis Grizzlies big man Marc Gasol was backing Chuck Hayes down, dribble after dribble. The Toronto Raptors reserve forward, about six inches shorter than Gasol, had his arm on the centre's back.

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Zimbabwe opposition slams S.Africa over 2002 election report

Africa Review  Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Wednesday condemned the South African government for trying to keep secret a damning report on the 2002 election he lost to Robert Mugabe, which found that the vote was neither free nor fair.

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Thai students detained at 'Hunger Games' opening

The Washington Times  BANGKOK (AP) - Police detained three students Thursday at the opening of the latest "Hunger Games" movie in Thailand, where opponents of May's military coup have adopted the film's three-finger salute as a sign of defiance.

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Israeli drone commander on the agonizing, split-second dilemmas that represent the future of warfare

National Post  Few human beings are forced to take life-or-death decisions as routinely – or as rapidly – as those who hold the shattering power of Israeli military drones in their hands. The turmoil in Jerusalem this week, where four Jewish worshippers were bludgeoned to death inside a synagogue, represents the rawest agony of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

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