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Sanders' policies aren't about giving stuff away for free, they're about keeping up with an evolving world economy
From: Salon.com | By: Conor Lynch | Friday, June 24, 2016
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US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Columbus, OH has been selected as the winner of the US Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge. (Earlier post.) As winner of the Challenge, Columbus will receive up to $40 million...
From: Green Car Congress | By: mmillikin | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Consumer tech giant Apple, which has spent considerable effort positioning its products as health and fitness helpers, has just hired someone who knows Big Pharma and Big Data. Stephen Friend, a veteran of drug development and, more recently, a nonprofit...
From: Xconomy | By: Alex Lash | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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After a teenager attempted suicide, her parents searched in vain for therapists who would take their insurance and were accepting new patients. The family paid for therapy with credit cards instead.
From: NPR | By: April Dembosky | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Compliance professionals had a great future. Then the robots arrived.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Julia Kirby | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Your body reacts the same way to a harsh email and a saber-toothed tiger.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Parneet Pal | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Representatives from radical anti-abortion group Operation Rescue praised Trump’s commitment to its shared values during the event. “I’m very impressed that Mr. Trump would sit with conservative leaders for multiple questions, and then give direct...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Ally Boguhn | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Last week in a blog post, I wrote: My daughter’s iPhone can’t deliver a strep test to her, yet. But it can deliver an eye exam and a hearing test. So I thought I would showcase one of these iPhone based medical tests on feature friday today. If you...
From: A VC | By: Fred Wilson | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Unhappy progressives ditching the Democratic Party have the most to gain by voting Green
From: Salon.com | By: Peter Gaffney | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Hey there! My wife and I are two Americans living in Japan, so we've gotten used the idea of being able to see a doctor if we need to, and now that we're in our thirties it suddenly occurs to us that maybe we should make sure we have health insurance...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: DoctorFedora | Friday, June 24, 2016
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Take a breath because the future might not be as bleak as you expect.A report from Forrester Research predicts that artificial intelligence systems, which include robots, automation, smart machines and machine learning systems, will replace 7 percent...
From: PC World | By: Sharon Gaudin | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Chapter 1 "Inmates Run This Bitch" Chapter 2 Prison Experiments Chapter 3 The CCA Way Chapter 4 "You Got to Survive" Chapter 5 Lockdown Chapter 1: "Inmates Run This Bitch" Have you ever had a riot?" I ask a recruiter from a prison run by the Corrections...
From: Mother Jones | By: By Shane Bauer | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Colorado could become the first state in the union to offer its citizens universal, single-payer health care if voters approve an amendment on November's ballot....
From: Fox News | By: Kelly David Burke | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The legislation amends the state Health Care Right of Conscience Act to require religiously affiliated facilities to inform patients in writing about health-care providers "who they reasonably believe" offer procedures that the institutions will not...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Nicole Knight Shine | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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(Image: Jared Rodriguez / Truthout) Purdue President Mitch Daniels recently received national praise with his "Back a Boiler" initiative, ostensibly meant to address the skyrocketing student debt load. Proposed by Milton Friedman in the 1970s, "Back...
From: Truthout | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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"This is what democracy actually looks like" is becoming the sentiment of the day
From: Salon.com | By: Scott Eric Kaufman | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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"Donald trump will drive America back into recession"
From: Time | By: Katie Reilly | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Gary Johnson and Bill Weld present their policies to a national audience.
From: Reason | By: Zach Weissmueller | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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SITTING IN AN office in San Francisco, Igor Barani calls up some medical scans on his screen. He is the chief executive of Enlitic, one of a host of startups applying deep learning to medicine, starting with the analysis of images such as X-rays and...
From: The Economist | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The Baby Boomer generation, once the largest age group participating in the workforce, is coming of age.  I don't mean that in a John Hughes movie sort of way.  I do mean that they're approaching their desired retirement age.  According to the U.S....
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: Catherine Hess | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Important developments in the church and the world (as they appeared in our July/August issue). Baylor Shakes Up Staff Amid Abuse Investigation After a months-long independent investigation into Baylor University’s response to allegations of physical...
From: Christianity Today | By: CT Staff | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Paul Ryan and his Republican colleagues unveiled a healthcare agenda to replace Obamacare, but the presumed Republican presidential candidate remained quiet about whether he supports it....
From: Christian Science Monitor | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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A new bill in Illinois seeks to preserve women's reproductive rights.
From: New York Magazine | By: Susan Rinkunas | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The Obama administration indicated that the latest House-passed Zika package is a non-starter for the president. The post Funding Shortfall, Contraception Limits Mar GOP Zika Agreement appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Christine Grimaldi | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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So far, the story of IBM Watson Health has been mostly about growth and potential. Today, it’s more about action. The healthcare computing giant, now headquartered in Cambridge, MA, is unveiling a collaborative effort in medical imaging that includes...
From: Xconomy | By: Gregory T. Huang | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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The British writer cited his country’s “different air,” but he also supported a United States of Europe. Were those views mutually exclusive?
From: The Atlantic | By: Krishnadev Calamur | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Rep. John Lewis and the other Dems who staged a sit-in in the House are the new heroes of the gun-control battle
From: Salon.com | By: Bob Cesca | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Passed by voter initiative in 1991, the Reproductive Privacy Act says, "The state shall not deny or interfere with a woman's fundamental right to choose or refuse to have an abortion," and that a public hospital may not discriminate against that right....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Nicole Knight Shine | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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What happens when you ask some politically neutral economists to look at the U.S. economy under a President Trump? A scarier scenario than even Hillary Clinton paints.
From: Denver Post | By: Paula Dwyer | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The Justice Department announced Wednesday it's charging hundreds of individuals with committing medicare fraud worth hundreds of millions of dollars....
From: CNN | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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HCAP Partners, formerly Huntington Capital, promoted Frank Mora to partner. Mora joined the firm in early 2013 and served on the investment committee for HCAP Partners III, L.P. Based in California, HCAP Partners finances companies located in the...
From: PE Hub | By: Eamon Murphy | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Drug maker Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday it would shutter its Boulder production facility at 4876 Sterling Drive, eliminating 100 jobs in the process.
From: Denver Post | By: Jerd Smith, Boulder Daily Camera | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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CoQ10 is a powerful compound that lowers blood pressure and improves circulatory health.
From: Reader's Digest | By: Reader's Digest Editors | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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In order to be ‘likable,’ the L.P. candidate threw away opportunities to define himself better and to explain the differences between libertarian pragmatism and idealism
From: Reason | By: Matt Welch | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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by Charles Ornstein Seven years after a U.S. senator cited him as a national example of aberrant practices, the onetime top prescriber of antipsychotic drugs in Florida’s Medicaid program is in federal custody awaiting sentencing on fraud charges....
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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U.S. stocks gave up some early gains to finish lower Wednesday as energy companies sank with the price of oil and weak quarterly reports weighed down technology companies.
From: Denver Post | By: Marley Jay / The Associated Press | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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SK Capital Partners has made three internal promotions. Stephen d'Incelli has been upped to principal while Jared Kramer and Jay Taunk are now senior associates.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Healthcare companies are increasingly turning to technology to improve patient outcomes in diabetes.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Todd Campbell and Gaby Lapera | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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**Over at [Equitable Growth](http://EquitableGrowth.org): Must-Reads:** * **Nick Bunker**: [Making automatic stabilizers more effective for the next U.S. recession - Equitable Growth](http://equitablegrowth.org/making-automatic-stabilizers-more-effective-for-the-next-u-s-recession/)...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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With last week's Uncarrier 11 announcement, T-Mobile outright changed the game for mobile. By moving beyond simply outmaneuvering competitors on pricing and contracts, and opting instead to double down on the fundamentals of a digital platform business...
From: Ad Age | By: John Rethans | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The CDC conducts an ongoing National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to track various aspects of American’s use of health care. Since 2002 they have been tracking use of so-called alternative medicine services as part of the survey. The most recent...
From: NeuroLogica | By: Steven Novella | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Every organization wants to measure its impact in some way. Certain industries are further ahead than others in doing this effectively. The health care industry has key indicators to measure the effectiveness of medication, hospital care and doctor supervision....
From: NextBillion | By: James Militzer | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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The vote came after Democrats hijacked the House floor for virtually all of Wednesday and well into Thursday The post House passes $1.1B Zika bill over Democratic opposition appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Representative John Lewis led Democrats in a sit-in on the chamber floor to protest congressional inaction on gun control.
From: The Atlantic | By: Elaine Godfrey | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Burjeel Hospital in the capital is a shining example of how the country's healthcare facilities are regarded as the cutting-edge of treatment.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Ladies, get in line quickly -- this professor thinks he might be getting too old to donate more sperm.
From: Above the Law | By: Ellen Trachman | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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In a New York Times interview, Barbara Bush dared to call Planned Parenthood an "exceptional organization"
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the health care component of congressional Republicans' policy agenda Wednesday, a long-awaited alternative to the Affordable Care Act.
From: NPR | By: Scott Horsley | Wednesday, June 22, 2016
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Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump doubled down on a larger theme of his presidential campaign in a speech Wednesday, arguing that the American economy, once an engine of prosperity, is in precipitous decline. “The real wages for our workers...
From: Time | By: Haley Sweetland Edwards | Thursday, June 23, 2016
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