Amazon’s Homecoming—corporate clinics and creepy filmmaking make a fun thrill ride

The second trailer for Amazon’s Homecoming. Its 10-episode first season debuted this weekend. Homecoming, Amazon Prime’s new political techno-mystery series starring Julia Roberts, has a tough task: how do you translate an effective podcast into effective television? The story here started off as a successful fiction series from Gimlet Media, a podcasting entity started by […]

Stem cell clinics that blinded women and used smallpox vaccine go to war with feds

Enlarge / FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb had vowed to crackdown on the dubious clinics. (credit: Getty | Zach Gibson) Two stem cell clinics will “vigorously defend” their dubious treatments against civil suits levied this week by the Department of Justice at the request of the Food and Drug Administration. The two clinics are no stranger […]

‘I feel exploited’ Mum speaks out as IVF clinics accused of ignoring women’s health

FERTILITY clinics are ignoring the health of women having IVF treatment, giving them heavy doses of drugs and potentially putting lives at risk, a conference will be told this week. The outdated treatments involve drugs which could be replaced with newer, safer alternatives, experts will say.

Apple will open its own medical clinics for employees

Apple is launching its own medical clinics called “AC Wellness,” in a move that will allow it to take employee healthcare into its own hands. Following similar news about Amazon’s venture with Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway, Apple plans to offer what it calls the “world’s best health care experience” to workers. It quietly published a […]