Women of Tech

Though they make up more than half of the U.S. workforce, women hold less than 20 percent of U.S. tech jobs, according to virtual events solutions company Evia. Tech is just getting a toehold in northern Michigan and women in that field here say there is...

The Business of Sleep: Rise of sleep disorders sparks new treatments, technology

[caption id="attachment_19713" align="alignright" width="300"] Dr. Martha Frankowski in the Munson Sleep Disorders Center.[/caption] Dr. Martha Frankowski's prescription is simple: “Sleep, sex, or sickness,” says the Traverse City physician who is board certified in both neurology and sleep medicine and works at the Munson Sleep Disorders Center. "If...

New Hazardous Drug Regs: ‘Sweeping changes’ coming in 2019

Before the advent of mass drug manufacturing, prescriptions were mixed – or compounded – by the hometown pharmacist. While this old school service still exists for special cases – like medicinal allergies, or cheaper versions of hormonal creams – new regulations could price local pharmacies out...