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Brainlab levels up surgical software with acquisition of video game for physicians

Level Ex makes games to help interventional cardiologists and other specialists brush up on their skills. Photo credit: Level Ex With Akili’s recent FDA clearance, healthcare video games have been making headlines. A Munich-based medical technology company recently acquired a different kind of game — one designed to help physicians brush up on their decision-making […]

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FDA Approves Prescription-Only Video Game For Children With ADHD

The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it has approved EndeavorRx, a prescription-only video game designed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The game, intended for children ages 8 to 12, is “the first game-based therapeutic granted marketing authorization by the FDA for any type of condition,” according to the agency’s press release.  […]

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Trump ‘Will Lie,’ People Will Die: Republican Lincoln Project Releases Ominous New Video

An ominous new ad released Monday by a conservative Republican group features Donald Trump as a kind of White House Grim Reaper who relentlessly lies while people die of COVID-19. The spot was produced by the “never-Trumper” Lincoln Project, whose  founders include harsh Trump critic George Conway, the lawyer husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. As […]

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Leaked Video Suggests Delta Hid Sick Pilots’ Diagnoses From Exposed Flight Crews

A Delta Air Lines executive directed pilots who test positive for the coronavirus withhold the diagnosis from flight attendants and other colleagues, according to video of an internal discussion among leaders of the pilots’ union.  In the nine-minute video, which appears to have been recorded in secret and posted Thursday to YouTube, a union representative […]