How to Rent a Car Abroad

Photo Credit Lars Leetaru Renting a car while traveling abroad means freedom from bus and rail timetables, but it comes with its own set of complications. Rules of the road, manual versus automatic, even permitted blood alcohol levels — not to mention the necessity of car insurance — can vary widely by country. Here are […]

The first ‘digital pill’ has just been approved — here’s how it could revolutionize health care

James McQuillan | Getty Images The era of the digital pill is upon us. Regulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration just greenlighted a tiny, swallowable sensor called Abilify MyCite that tracks when the patient takes their meds. The tablet is specifically targeted to people with mental health conditions like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder […]

US transportation workers to face testing for prescription opioids next year

Blaine Harrington III | Reuters Safety-sensitive transportation workers — including flight crew, air traffic controllers, truck drivers and train engineers — will be screened for several common opioid painkillers starting next year, according to a new federal rule published Monday. Previous drug tests screened for cocaine and marijuana. The rule adds screening for hydrocodone, hydromorphone, […]