News Clips for May 10, 2018

Mulvaney Downgrades Student Loan Unit in Consumer Bureau Reshuffle

Mick Mulvaney, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will move the student loan division into another unit, a shift officials fear will sidetrack cases against lenders.

Analysis | The murky facts of the ‘deodorant challenge’ — and other viral teen ‘crazes’

The "deodorant challenge" is dangerous. But the warnings about it might be going more viral than the challenge itself.

Is Maternal Instinct Only for Moms? Here's the Science.

The latest looks at brain chemicals and social development suggest we need to rethink our definition of motherhood.

UPDATE 3-FDA says Mylan's EpiPen is in shortage in U.S.

U.S. regulators said on Wednesday that Mylan NV's EpiPen products are in shortage due to manufacturing delays that are creating intermittent supply constraints of the emergency allergy treatment.

The making of a memorable commencement speech

Commencement speeches used to be given by graduates; today some are given by celebrities, CEOs and politicians who can earn enough to buy a nice car or two in less than an hour. What distinguishes memorable speeches from the yawners?

Amazon Donates Vertical Feet to Swedish Ski Area

Everest rope ducking! Burrr-lapping! Goggle tan, no bueno!

Study finds pot was suggested for pregnant moms

Nearly 70 percent of marijuana dispensaries contacted during a health study in 2017 recommended that expectant moms suffering from morning sickness use marijuana.

University of Utah announces new funding program to advance technology development and commercialization

The Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization at the University of Utah announced a new funding program for early stage technology development and commercialization.

Mick Mulvaney takes aim at consumer bureau’s student protection unit

The student arm of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is being folded into another office at the agency, a consolidation that some fear will limit its ability to stand up for student loan borrowers.

'Deodorant challenge': Are teens really burning their arms to go viral?

A mom in the United Kingdom posted a warning on Facebook to other parents about the "deodorant challenge" which she said caused second degree burns on her daughter's arm. But it's unclear how widespread the trend is.

For Healthcare Organizations, Technology Helps Ensure Reliability Amid Chaos

Solutions including telehealth and cloud tools enable providers to deliver continuous care during disasters.

Overlapping neurosurgeries safe, study finds: 6 key insights

The practice of overlapping surgeries is not only safe but may even be beneficial to neurosurgery patients, according to findings presented at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans and detailed in Medscape.