A furious Jimmy Kimmel slams the new GOP health bill in a monologue everyone should watch.

A furious Jimmy Kimmel slams the new GOP health bill in a monologue everyone should watch.
Sen. Bill Cassidy has failed the "Jimmy Kimmel Test." Spectacularly so. In a blistering monologue delivered Tuesday night, late-night host Kimmel accused the Louisiana Republican of coming on his show and lying "right to my face" about health care. If you too are disappointed in Sen @BillCassidy #GrahamCassidy let them know it - call (202) 224-3121 pic.twitter.com/eswlh6BaoV— Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) September 20, 2017 At issue: the latest Republican attempt to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act, with a

Twitter blocks Republican campaign ad over claim about Planned Parenthood baby body parts

Twitter blocks Republican campaign ad over claim about Planned Parenthood baby body parts
Rep. Marsha Blackburn worked on the Republican-run panel in the House of Representatives that investigated Planned Parenthood after secretly recorded videos claimed to show the women’s health organization providing fetal tissue to researchers.   Twitter’s decision to block the ad, which the company made because it contained “an inflammatory statement,” will likely spark backlash among conservatives who already view Silicon Valley firms as hostile to their beliefs. deemed to be manipulatedProviding legal tissue to researchers is legal if no

Meet Catherine Ulrich, FirstMark Capitals newest partner

Meet Catherine Ulrich, FirstMark Capitals newest partner
FirstMark Capital is one of the most successful early-stage VCs in NYC. With investments in Airbnb, Frame.io, Shopify, Pinterest, InVision, and Brooklinen, among many others, the firm is now looking to grow its internal roster. Today, FirstMark Capital is announcing the addition of a new partner, Catherine Ulrich. Ulrich started out at Harvard, where she was the Coxswain for the men’s crew team, and then moved on to a job as a business analyst for a strategy consultant firm

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Trump says he’s going to take healthcare reform into his own hands

Trump says he’s going to take healthcare reform into his own hands
Donald TrumphealthcareIn a tweet, Trump said he would use the “power of the pen”–presumably referring to an executive order–to reform healthcare. It wasn’t immediately clear how, or what, exactly Trump would sign. very majorCongress , the –a major campaign promise among Republicans, who control both houses of Congress. Related video How Practical is it to live off of Bitcoin? In a published on Tuesday, Trump called the Affordable Care Act a “” and said he is trying to “keep

Donald Trump Rolls Back Rule Guaranteeing Birth Control Under Employer Health Insurance Twitter Reacts!

Donald Trump Rolls Back Rule Guaranteeing Birth Control Under Employer Health Insurance  Twitter Reacts!
Donald Trump is coming for your birth control. It's been almost exactly one year since Trump's pussy-grabbing Access Hollywood tapes leaked — and fast forward to Friday, POTUS has now rolled back a mandate requiring employer health care plans to pay for birth control. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the action will allow companies and nonprofit groups to exclude coverage for contraception if it has a religious or moral objection. The rule will go into

You Are Less Likely To Die Within A Month Of Surgery If Your Surgeon Is A Woman, Study Finds

You Are Less Likely To Die Within A Month Of Surgery If Your Surgeon Is A Woman, Study Finds
The percentage of female surgeons has been steadily growing over the past 50 years across most of the developed world. This is not only great for equality, but also because if you have a female surgeon, you are less likely to die within a month of your operation. A large-scale study found that patients who had been operated on by a female surgeon were a whopping 12 percent less likely to die during the following 30 days of recovery. The researchers,

As we’re scrambling to fix health care, food stamps are quietly paying off.

As we’re scrambling to fix health care, food stamps are quietly paying off.
No one should have to choose between food and medicine. For many low-income people with chronic illnesses, however, it's a decision far too familiar. Seth Berkowitz, a doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, recalls a woman — a mother — who ended up in the hospital with dangerously high blood pressure. The woman had a prescription for a medication to keep her blood pressure down, but she hadn't filled it because it was nearing the end of the school year

The Powerpuff Girls Added A Black Sister Named Blisstina & Twitter Doesn’t Know How To Feel About It!

The Powerpuff Girls Added A Black Sister Named Blisstina & Twitter Doesn’t Know How To Feel About It!
Four crime fighters are better than three! On Sunday, as part of a five-part special, The Powerpuff Girls introduced a new character: Blisstina, or Bliss for short! The new heroine is the long-lost older sister of Blossom, Bubbles, and Buttercup, and is the first black superhero of Townsville! The character has quite the past: not only was she created by Professor Utonium during an earlier experiment to create the perfect girl, she was once best friends with villain Mojo

Catalonias Split With Spain Is About Identity, Not Just Money

Catalonias Split With Spain Is About Identity, Not Just Money
As recently as July, secessionists in Catalonia seemed to be in retreat. Spain was the fastest-growing of continental Europe’s big four economies, creating jobs at a rapid clip. A poll that month by the Catalan government showed that support for independence had fallen to 35 percent, its lowest level since 2012. It appeared that Enric Millo, the Spanish government’s representative in Catalonia, might have been right when he predicted in 2012 that once removed from the flame of financial

Hugh Hefner Death Certificate Reveals ‘Highly Resistant’ E. Coli And More

Hugh Hefner Death Certificate Reveals ‘Highly Resistant’ E. Coli And More
We knew The e. coli was specifically described in the report as "highly resistant to antibiotics." This was likely the infection we heard about from a couple years ago which began his downward turn. E. coli infection can be caused by consuming raw or undercooked food, contaminated water, or even close contact with a person who is infected. Unfortunately, the M.E. could not determine the source of Hef's infection. Related Stories Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Gets

8fit, a health and fitness app that offers tailored workout and meal plans, closes $7M Series A

8fit, a health and fitness app that offers tailored workout and meal plans, closes $7M Series A
8fit, a popular health and fitness app that offers tailored workouts and meals plan, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. Backing the round are VCs Creandum and Eight Roads Ventures. It brings total funding for the Berlin-based startup to $10 million. Separately, a source tells me that the company is generating more than $1 million in monthly recurring revenue from selling fitness and meal plan subscriptions. 8fit declined to comment on revenue or active monthly users, paying

StackCommerce buys Joyus to focus on video and expand into fashion, shopping and beauty

StackCommerce buys Joyus to focus on video and expand into fashion, shopping and beauty
StackCommerce, which sells articles sponsored by brands and published on websites, has acquired the online video marketing company Joyus in an all cash transaction to expand its advertising footprint in media targeting women and work more with online video. The media market for fashion, women’s health, and shopping is a new one for StackCommerce which has worked closely with websites like Mashable, Engadget and others. The company’s service is similar to Wirecutter, offering brands a chance to sell their gear