Videogame addiction is now an official disorder—but will health insurers pay for it?

An addiction to videogames can cost some people their livelihoods. Breaking that addiction is costly, too. But that could change now that the World Health Organization (WHO) this week added “gaming disorder” to its International Classification of Diseases. The disorder goes far beyond just a desire to play videogames for hours on end. “For gaming … Read more

European Tariffs Could Harm Innocent American Whiskey Makers

Print Friendly Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end up being consumed in Europe, a market the 9-year-old distilling company has cultivated at considerable cost. But an escalating trade dispute has the distillery’s co-founder and general manager, Scott Harris, worried those European sales could … Read more

Same-Day Funds

DEFINITION of ‘Same-Day Funds’ The term “same-day funds” refers to money that can be transferred or withdrawn the same day that it is deposited. Same-day funds are subject to the net settlement of accounts between the banks that present and remit the funds. Most customer deposits are not same-day funds and are usually not available … Read more

Heron Therapeutics stock rockets 31% on high hopes for post-surgery pain treatment

Heron Therapeutics Inc. shares surged 31% Thursday, after the company announced positive developments for its treatment for postoperative pain that aims to reduce patient dependence on opioids. Heron HRTX, +32.08%  unveiled positive results from two mid-stage studies of patients having knee replacement or breast enhancement surgery. It then said that its HTX-011, which was the … Read more