New NHS headache busting gadget available now

Andreas Milano

A small, portable device that can zap away excruciating headaches is now available to anyone who needs it on the NHS.

The gadget is held against the neck and delivers a low-level electric current to block pain signals, relieving pain from people suffering from ‘cluster’ headaches.

NHS England is expanding the use of gammaCore after successful trials held over the last two years.

Around 11,000 people are set to benefit from the device when they have the debilitating headaches.

NHS medical director Stephen Powis said: “While they may be small, these devices will make a huge difference to people who

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Harrison County (West Virginia) school board to hold second calendar hearing, discuss website development | WV News

Andreas Milano

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WV News) — Harrison County Board of Education members will hold three meetings Tuesday, including a public hearing on the 2021-2022 school calendar and a work session on website technology development.

The first meeting will begin at 5 p.m., with board members discussing the possibility of working with a website developer to enhance the school system’s online platform, according to Superintendent Dora Stutler. No action will be taken during the meeting, as it is just an opportunity to hear information, she said.

“We have been discussing the possibility of utilizing a website developer to enhance our website, phone

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That Spotty Wi-Fi? There’s $100 Billion to Fix It.

Andreas Milano

WASHINGTON — Kimberly Vasquez, a high school senior in Baltimore, faced a tough problem when the pandemic began. She had no fast internet service in her home, but all her classes were online.

Marigold Lewi, a sophomore at the same school, was regularly booted off Zoom classes because of her slow home connection.

Ms. Lewi spent a lot of time explaining Zoom absences to teachers. Ms. Vasquez sat outside local libraries to use their internet access and at times used her phone. The two of them helped push a successful public campaign for better and free service to low-income families

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Microsoft Is Scaling Back The Android and iOS Versions Of The Cortana App

Andreas Milano

As expected Microsoft today terminated its Cortana mobile application. Therefore, the organization hosts finished all help for third-get-together Cortana abilities and wiped out the Cortana application for iOS and Android gadgets. 

For those new to Cortana, it is Microsoft’s rendition of Siri or Alexa, an AI-based individual with the right hand that can address questions and complete little errands.

The eponymous portable application was initially launched in November 2018, yet never acquired a client base large enough in its short lifetime for Microsoft to think it was worth keeping up. 

As clarified in a Microsoft support page, from today, March

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CMRB conducting public engagement, hosting open houses

Andreas Milano

There are still a few days left for Rocky View County residents to submit their feedback regarding the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board’s (CMRB) draft regional growth plan.

There are still a few days left for Rocky View County residents to submit their feedback regarding the Calgary Metropolitan Region Board’s (CMRB) draft regional growth plan.

The CMRB has been undergoing public engagement for its most recent draft plan since March 18, with a deadline of April 8 to participate in a survey on the inter-municipal board’s website.

“We encourage everyone to go to Calgarymetroregion.ca and participate in the online survey about

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Fostering Business Innovation With Experimentation

Andreas Milano

By Maria Thimothy, Sr. Consultant at OneIMS, helps businesses grow by creating and capturing demand and managing and nurturing relationships.

Starting and running a successful business can be challenging, with lots of decisions to be made and risks to take. So, it is no surprise that when things are running according to plan, most businesses are reluctant to deviate from the beaten path once it has proven successful. After all, there is that adage: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.

However, sticking to only one approach can lead to rigid tunnel vision and consequently prevent the innovations required

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