U.S. labor board to expand companies’ ‘joint employer’ liability

A U.S. labor board on Tuesday moved to make it easier for workers and unions to hold companies liable for labor law violations by their franchisees and contractors, proposing to revive an Obama-era standard heavily criticized by trade groups. The proposed rule from the National Labor Relations Board would treat companies as so-called “joint employers” […]

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Novel photon-counting CT improves myeloma bone disease detection

New CT technology paired with artificial intelligence (AI)-based noise reduction offers superior detection of bone disease associated with multiple myeloma at lower radiation doses than conventional CT. The new technology, known as photon-counting detector CT, debuted in the clinic in 2021 after decades of development. By directly converting individual X-ray photons into an electric signal, […]

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