The Health/Wellness Edition

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Posted on January 26, 2018

Navireads is a weekly digest of some of the best stories we found on the web. Here’s what we were reading this week!

Ten Start-Ups Changing Healthcare ~ An app to distinguish reality from hallucination, a probiotic for acne, and a lifesaving pump for heart-failure patients. These are but a few of brilliant ideas from promising healthcare start-ups | Scientific American

Here’s The Best Way To Wash Fruit And Vegetables To Remove Pesticides ~ If you want your fresh goodies to be chemical free, it’s going to take a little more work than just running them under water | The Huffington Post

How Health Partnerships Are Improving Canadians’ Care ~ It’s an innovative approach that’s become increasingly valued by governments and health regulators around the world | National Post

Why Every Office Should Scrap Its Clean Desk Policy ~ Economist Tim Harford writes about a fascinating experiment to identify the most productive and inspiring office setup | TED

Donor-Conceived People Are Tracking Down Their Biological Fathers, Even If They Want To Hide ~ Thanks to DNA tests and the internet, ‘anonymous’ sperm donation is a thing of the past | CBC News

Why GDP Is A Terrible Metric For Success And Wealth | TIME

‘Nobody Got Any Sleep’: Aurora Cannabis Lands CanniMed After Marathon Talks ~ The deal ends months of a hostile takeover battle between the companies and sets the stage for the marijuana industry’s largest merger to date | Financial Post

Robinhood Trading App Introduces Cryptocurrency ~ Users of Robinhood, the commission-free investing app, will soon be able to invest in cryptocurrencies alongside more traditional investment offerings, the company announced Thursday | CNN

The #MeToo Movement Will Be In Vain If We Don’t Make These Changes | Washington Post

The #MeToo Moment: For U.S. Gymnasts, Why Did Justice Take So Long? | The New York Times

Tuerie À La Grande Mosquée: Quatre Jours De Commémoration ~ Le triste anniversaire de la fusillade de la Grande Mosquée de Québec, lors de laquelle six personnes ont été tuées, sera commémoré pendant quatre jours, pars une série d’activités dans la capitale | La Presse

With 70 Million Subscribers And A Risky IPO Strategy, Is Spotify Too Big To Fail? | Variety

Le Budget 2018 De La Ville De Montréal Est Adopté Dans La Controverse | Le Devoir


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