Black women speak out about breast cancer risk

The day before she turned 30 and had planned to leave for a celebratory vacation, Sharonda Vincent felt a lump on her left breast while in the shower. She scheduled a last-minute appointment with a doctor at Planned Parenthood, who told her to enjoy her trip because she doubted it was cancerous.

After Vincent returned home to Philadelphia, the mother of one decided to see her primary care provider, just in case. This led to a series of tests, including a mammogram, ultrasound and biopsy. In the summer of 2005, she was diagnosed with stage 2B breast cancer.

“I was numb, hurt, confused, upset, questioning God,” she told TODAY. “It was a complete shock.”

Vincent, now 45, has been cancer-free for 15 years, thanks to the surgery, chemo and radiation she underwent that summer. She’s among the millions of Black women who’ve survived breast cancer, even though the odds are

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CoreLogic Launches Second Model on Nasdaq’s Multi-Vendor Risk Modelling Service

The property data and analytics company CoreLogic® recently released its updated Japan Earthquake Model on Nasdaq’s catastrophe risk modelling service. This is CoreLogic’s second model to be made available through the Oasis Loss Modelling Framework (LMF) and Nasdaq, following the launch of its U.S. Earthquake Model in February 2020.

We sat down with David Gregory, product manager for the global earthquake product suite at CoreLogic, to discuss the new model and latest developments within the catastrophe risk management department in CoreLogic.

As a bit of background, tell us about CoreLogic and your mission.

CoreLogic is a property data and analytics company with a strong division in insurance solutions, including catastrophe model development. We support financial institutions, real estate professionals, government agencies, insurance carriers and more in the pursuit of enabling millions of people to find, buy and protect the homes and businesses they love. This includes helping protect from

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New AI model can predict patients at highest risk of severe pain post-surgery

A new artificial intelligence (AI) model can predict which patients run the highest risk of having severe pain after surgery.

The new model can also help in personalised pain management plans that employ non-opioid alternatives, as per the study presented at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2020 annual meeting and published in the journal EurekAlert!.

The authors of the study maintained that some patients can have more severe pain after surgery. So, they have to rely on higher doses of opioids for longer periods of time, which increases their risk for opioid abuse disorder.

Opioids are substances that when reaching opioid receptors, have effects similar to those of morphine. Medically they are primarily used for pain relief, including anesthesia. However, opioid includes illegal substances like heroin.

Machine learning

So, the new AI model can help doctors navigate the risk of pain and opt for non-opioid alternatives — such as nerve blocks, epidurals, and

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In a campaign-style video, Trump says contracting Covid-19 was a risk he had to take as ‘your leader.’

President Trump on Monday night sought to reframe his battle with Covid-19 in political rather than medical terms, suggesting that his recent diagnosis was not a mortal threat to his health or an indictment about his handling of the pandemic but instead an exhibition of presidential leadership.

“As your leader, I had to do that,” he said in a video posted online, appearing to suggest that exposing himself to the deadly virus by repeatedly ignoring warnings about mask-wearing and social distancing was simply part of his job as president.

Mr. Trump made the remarks in a video posted shortly after his return to the White House after a worrying three-night stay at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. In the video, and another clip posted minutes earlier that showed his return home aboard the presidential helicopter, Mr. Trump said he “learned so much about coronavirus” but urged Americans “don’t

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Hipages expected to follow Adore Beauty’s lead for lower risk IPO

It is understood Hipages will look to raise $40 million through an issue of new shares for its IPO, while a shareholder selldown would account for another $50 million to $70 million.

The amount of the selldown depends on how much Hipages’ existing shareholders – including News Corporation’s News Pty Ltd, fund manager Ellerston Capital and venture capital firm Right Click Capital – sell into the transaction, which is yet to be determined.

GS says Hipages worth up to $370m

Sources said News Corp – which owns about 30 per cent of the business – was unlikely to be a big seller, while Right Click wanted to offload some of its stake.

Funds raised would help Hipages pay off $12 million in venture debt and help the company invest in its brand and products. The 200-person Hipages helps tradespeople generate business leads through an online marketplace but wants to expand

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A comprehensive clinical and genetic model for predicting severe COVID-19 risk

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has infected over 35 million people worldwide and caused more than 1 million deaths so far, making it clear that it is an urgent threat to public health worldwide. While COVID-19 can cause mild disease in many people, with only cough and fever as reported symptoms, studies show that up to 30% of those infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) may require hospitalization, and some patients will need intensive clinical intervention for acute respiratory distress syndrome.

Across the globe, public health responses have been focused on limiting new infections by preventing community transmission through social distancing, usage of masks, shutting down non-essential services, and enforcing travel restrictions. These interventions have had devastating social and economic impacts, along with a steep increase in reported mental health issues.

At a time when nations are experiencing increased pressure to re-open economies and return to normal

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Elon Musk’s micromanagement style could be a risk for his business

  • Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the third richest man in the world – but he’s still prone to make some poor leadership decisions. 
  • Musk is notorious for being a micromanager, and he told the New York Times on Monday that he “can’t find people to delegate to.” 
  • Micromanagement, in general, is bad for business, and can lead to wasted time, money, and high executive turnover rates. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

To say that Elon Musk has a lot on his plate would be an understatement. But he’s not planning on changing that anytime soon. 

In a New York Times podcast released Monday, the Tesla CEO said that he delegates tasks on a limited basis, and does most of the major work he needs himself. 

“If investors in Tesla knew the full scope of all the things I do at Tesla, they would be quite concerned,” Musk told

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Tapping Model Portfolios to Mitigate Currency Risk

With the dollar weakening, hedging risk may not be the top priority for many advisors, but that doesn’t mean that risk is off the table.

The right strategies, such as the Developed International Model Portfolio, which is part of WisdomTree’s Modern Alpha lineup of model portfolios, can help advisors properly position equity sleeves for clients seeking reduced currency risk.

“This model portfolio is designed for investors with a long-term horizon looking for exposure to a broad universe of Developed International equities primarily using factor focused ETFs,” according to WisdomTree. “The selected ETFs provide certain factor tilts that have the potential to generate excess return relative to comparable cap-weighted benchmarks over longer-term holding periods. The strategies may use both WisdomTree and non-WisdomTree ETFs.”

Historical data confirm ignoring currency fluctuations introduces another layer of risk to portfolios.

“The reality is that unhedged international strategies carry a second layer of risk and exposure

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Party involving 50 to 100 teens puts hybrid learning model at Milton High School at risk, school officials say

A party in Milton that saw between 50 to 100 teenagers attend has put the town’s hybrid learning strategy at risk, school officials said in a letter to the community on Sunday.

The letter, signed by Superintendent James Jette and Milton High School Principal Karen Cahill, said the school could not confirm if any students attended the Friday party but the fact it took place in Milton “is still concerning.”

“We as a district do not condone this type of behavior, and it goes against everything we have been asking the community to do to help ensure that our schools stay open in a hybrid model during this global pandemic,” the letter said.

The letter reminded parents and guardians of a different note the school sent to families on Sept. 14 reminding them of safe practices to ensure a hybrid learning model could take place.

The school district is

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Global Horse Riding Clothing Market 2020 Development Trends, Industry News, Risk and Opportunities, Covid-19 Impact on Global Industry

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Sep 27, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
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Global “Horse Riding Clothing Market” reports offers an extensive collection of reports on different markets covering crucial details. This report also covers all the regions and countries of the world, which shows a regional development status, including market size, volume and value, as well as price data. The Horse Riding Clothing report includes country-wise and region-wise market size for the period 2015-2025. The report covers key strategies and plans prepared by the major players to ensure their presence intact in the global competition.

It also includes market size and forecast by Type, and by Application segment in terms of production capacity, price and revenue for the period 2015-2025. The Horse Riding Clothing market research focuses on the

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