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Part 1: Ransomware and the threat of hackers to our healthcare system

Ransomware can prevent one from using their computer or mobile device, can block access to their files and prevent certain application – including their browser – from opening. Ransomware can also lock down photos, documents, and videos on one’s mobile phone or PC. In order to regain access to their computer and files, the victim is required to pay the stated ransom in untraceable bitcoins. READ MORE

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Wake-up call: Technology is a game changer for how we live

Officials are hoping that having more hands-free options will reduce injuries and deaths associated with distracted driving. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, in 2013 there were 3,154 people killed and an estimated 424,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers, which is 10 percent of fatal crashes, (18 percent of injury crashes and 16% of all police-reported crashes). READ MORE

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1 in 36 homes will be burglarized this year: How will you keep your home safe?

We are currently looking to change security systems, so we have been researching different home security options. I have discovered that the choices have greatly increased and have become simpler over the past couple years. I have also found that more security systems are based on facial and body recognition, which increases protection because it is now much easier to identify those who commit the crime. There are even systems that hide in plain sight. READ MORE

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Hope for a cure: This is dedicated to those we’ve loved – and lost – to cancer

This article is dedicated to all those who are in the brave battle against cancer, as well as their families and friends who support them. This is also dedicated to those who have lost the battle with cancer, as it is my hope that we are able to learn from their treatments and use that knowledge to discover and develop better, safer, and more comfortable treatments — and an eventual cure.
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