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Vital Spark, a Spark Biomedical Podcast: Neurostimulation for Opioid Withdrawal Relief

The last three years have seen a dramatic rise in opioid-related deaths. In 2018, there were 42,000 deaths related to opioids. That number rose 57% to 73,757 in the year-long period between April 2020 and April 2022. One of the primary reasons many keep using opioids is fear of withdrawal. In the first episode of […]

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Vital Spark, a Spark Biomedical Podcast: Neurostimulation for Opioid Withdrawal Relief

The last three years have seen a dramatic rise in opioid-related deaths. In 2018, there were 42,000 deaths related to opioids. That number rose 57% to 73,757 in the year-long period between April 2020 and April 2022. One of the primary reasons many keep using opioids is fear of withdrawal. In the first episode of […]

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Retailers Need to Enhance Omnichannel Consumer Experience to Benefit
December 9, 2022

According to the National Retail Federation, almost 200 million consumers were shopping over Thanksgiving weekend. The NRF reports that “the total number of shoppers grew by nearly 17 million from 2021 and is the highest figure since NRF first started tracking this data in 2017”, this growth being in large part to the record-breaking […]

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Honda autonomous driving
Honda Autonomous Driving is the First Level-3 System from US Manufacturer
December 9, 2022

Watch out Tesla – Honda has announced their latest innovation in autonomous driving with “Sensing 360.” Honda plans to roll out this technology suite globally in 2024. Honda autonomous driving will feature assisted driving features like “Autonomous emergency braking with expanded cross-traffic, pedestrian detection capabilities, front cross-traffic alert, active lane-change assist (blind-spot monitoring), [and] […]

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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry
December 9, 2022

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Vital Spark, a Spark Biomedical Podcast: Neurostimulation for Opioid Withdrawal Relief
February 11, 2022

The last three years have seen a dramatic rise in opioid-related deaths. In 2018, there were 42,000 deaths related to opioids. That number rose 57% to 73,757 in the year-long period between April 2020 and April 2022. One of the primary reasons many keep using opioids is fear of withdrawal. In the first episode of […]

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