Workplace wellness is already a six-billion-dollar-a-year industry, and it’s growing. Employers are searching for programs that are both good for the beltline and the bottom line. The result? They’re gamifying corporate wellness programs.
The crowdfunding trend – where people pool their money to back everything from arts projects to new gadgets – has hit home. Literally. Investors are now pooling their money online to buy real estate. And the first crowdfunded real estate transaction just took place in Dallas.
A select group of fourteen startups will work, sleep, eat, and breath together in Dallas for the next three months. Tech Wildcatters, a seed accelerator that started in 2010, has announced its newest, and largest, class of startups from across the world. Of the fourteen companies, five are from Texas.
TaKeTiNa — pronounced “Tah-keh-tee-nah,” is a group rhythmic process that combines sight, sound, and movement. Although it’s popular across Europe, the music process hasn’t taken off within the professional music therapy world in the U.S. Michael Kenny, the only certified TaKeTiNa teacher in Texas, is working to change that. This month, he’s bringing the founder of TaKeTiNa to Dallas.
Let the roast begin: Five North Texas coffee shops have been nominated for the 2014 KRUPS Best Brew Awards: Crooked Tree Coffeehouse, Cultivar Coffee & Tea Co., White Rock Coffee, Avoca Coffee Roasters and Oddfellows.
Millions of Americans suffer from a chronic ringing in the ears known as tinnitus. And for more than 10 million of them, the experience of hearing that sound is severe enough to seek medical attention.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas are hopeful a new device that stimulates the vagus nerve in the neck could help bring silence to tinnitus sufferers.
Scribes, who in times past worked on everything from translating religious texts to historical book keeping, are making a comeback in the doctor’s office. A growing number of physicians in Texas, and across the country, are hiring scribes to gather patient information and lighten their workload.