Tag Archives: Good

Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

Racism-Specific Support From a Partner Can Be Good or Bad for Health

Racial discrimination of any kind can have damaging effects on the overall health of African Americans. Now new findings published in the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships suggest that the support of one’s partner following such stressful episodes can either lessen or worsen health effects associated with discrimination, reports the University of Illinois College… Read More »

Trouble sleeping? Expert shares three steps to a good night’s rest

A bad night’s sleep can be stressful, damage our physical and mental wellbeing and impair our performance in day-to-day tasks. CNBC spoke to sleep expert James Wilson, founder of The Sleep Lab — a company that helps businesses develop products and services to solve sleep problems — who shared three steps anyone can take to… Read More »