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Have you been finding it difficult to sleep lately? Perhaps you recently took a flight into another time zone. This may have thrown off your sleep pattern without you even realizing it. This could be due to a condition that is referred to as jet lag....
From: Insomniactive | By: insomniac | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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As a mom in the trenches of our first illness of this season, boosting my kids' immune system is really fresh in my head, we've just recuperated! From the past five years of experience, we have a pretty large arsenal of first aid and have more or less...
From: Eco Babyz | By: Anastasia B | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Center-right party GERB, the winner in the early elections on October 5, is holding coalition talks with the left-wing Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) Movement.This is the final round of talks within the first round of political consultations...
From: Novinite | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Taking a page from Obama's 2012 playbook, candidates from Illinois to Georgia have found a winning message in a dismal political environment....
From: The Atlantic | By: Josh Kraushaar | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Healthcare workers at the Dallas hospital where Ebola patient Thomas Duncan was treated for the deadly virus were asked to asked to self-monitor for symptoms and let someone one know if they felt sick, according to a published report. ...
From: Fox News | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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The Coast Guard says it has retrieved a blood sample from a Dallas health care worker who is aboard a cruise ship and being monitored for signs of Ebola.
From: Fox News | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Justice Ruth Ginsburg issued a blistering dissent after Conservatives on the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Texas can use its controversial voter identification law. Ginsburg wrote, “The greatest threat to public confidence in elections in this case...
From: Liberaland | By: Anomaly100 | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Thousands attended the funeral in Beit Laqiya, a West Bank village, of 13-year-old Bahaa Samir Badir, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Thursday
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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In addition to significant funding rounds this week for employee behavior measurement company VoloMetrix, Amazon Web Services partner 2nd Watch, and solar energy developer OneEnergy Renewables, we’re noting developments from Seattle-area companies...
From: Xconomy | By: Benjamin Romano | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Good morning, who scrambled the eggs? Ebola, Ebola, Ebola. We won’t have CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden to kick around today, but Dr. Anthony Fauci does the Full Ginsburg for the administration. Marsha Blackburn (CBS) and Ted Cruz (CNN) think we are...
From: Firedoglake | By: Elliott | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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There is a “moral bankruptcy” that’s settled into leadership of America in the White House and throughout Washington, D.C., Dr. Alveda King—the niece of Martin Luther King, Jr.—said in an interview Friday morning. “All of our leaders—or...
From: Big Government | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Last weekend’s post about mind-controlled artificial limbs left a reader his shaking head: It frankly drives me crazy to watch videos about developments in myoelectric upper-extremity prosthetics like the one you posted and to read commentators like...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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**Janet Yellen:** [Perspectives on Inequality and Opportunity from the Survey of Consumer Finances--October 17, 2014](http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/speech/yellen20141017a.htm): "I think it is appropriate to ask whether this [rising inequality]...
From: Brad DeLong | By: J. Bradford DeLong | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) --aJim Cramerafills his blog onaRealMoneyaevery day with his up-to-the-minute reactions to what's happening in the market and his legendary ahead-of-the-crowd ideas. This week he blogged on: The signals that are saying it may be...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Reporters have focused on how the former defense secretary's memoir praises her and criticizes the president. The book itself tells a different story....
From: The Atlantic | By: Peter Beinart | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Imagine voting to give someone as job as governor of your state, only for him to force you out of your job! The stakes couldn't be clearer in Massachusetts, as...
From: Washington Monthly | By: D.R. Tucker | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Guest Post: The annual U.S. spend on healthcare is nearly three trillion dollars (more than 17 percent of GDP), and yet the World Health Organization ranks our healthcare system below almost every other industrialized nation in the world....
From: VentureBeat | By: Ray Costantini, Bright.md | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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In an updated policy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is recommending long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs), such as hormonal implants, intrauterine devices (IUDs), Depo-Provera injections, and combined oral contraceptives for teenage...
From: Big Government | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Staying ahead of the markets takes more than just following all the latest news and developments on TheStreet -- you have to do your book-learning, too. Here are eight books coming out this week that you should consider reading...
From: TheStreet | By: TheStreet Staff | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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In the comments section of this post on the craziness that is Joni Ernst, a commenter wondered how it could be possible that the Tea-Partying Ernst could win a US Senate seat. The short answer: Because the local media in Iowa, particularly the Des Moines...
From: Firedoglake | By: Phoenix Woman | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Dark Winter Offered A Warning In June of 2001, Johns Hopkins University hosted a Bio-Terror Preparedness Drill known as The Dark Winter Exercise. The effort isThe post The Dark Winter Exercise and the Current Ebola Problem appeared first on RedState....
From: Red State | By: ( | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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It’s rulings like this that reminds us of why it’s important to vote. The U.S. Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial voter identification law can go into effect for now — a decision that comes two days before early voting...
From: Liberaland | By: Anomaly100 | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Melissa Block speaks with Dr. Joanne Liu, president of Médecins Sans Frontières — or Doctors Without Borders. The group has taken the lead in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
From: NPR | Friday, October 17, 2014
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For those who flamed me all day today: I’m just crazy and evil and mean for repeatedly suggesting the health care workers should have used a lick of common sense or they will infect someone else or the hysteria is going to cause a national over-reaction...
From: Balloon Juice | By: John Cole +0 | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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NEWPORT NEWS Without actually looking each other in the eye Friday night, U.S. Sen. Mark Warner and Republican challenger Ed Gillespie made clear to an audience of several hundred college students that they had major disagreements on immigration, health...
From: Norfolk Virginian-Pilot | By: HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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Healthcare workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus....
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Friday, October 17, 2014
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While federal and local officials rethink their Ebola containment strategy, they've also riled front-line health care workers by repeatedly pointing the finger at nurses as new infections surface....
From: Fox News | By: Barnini Chakraborty | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Republicans from the Senate Judiciary Committee are demanding that President Barack Obama immediately stop issuing visas to people from Ebola-stricken nations in West Africa.  “As members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, which has oversight over...
From: Big Government | Saturday, October 18, 2014
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My team emailed the makers of Big Commerce and said to them... The post How a do-gooder built a concious clothing company on Bigcommerce with Kirsten Dickerson appeared first on Mixergy....
From: Mixergy | By: Joe Garcia | Friday, October 17, 2014
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GALVESTON, Texas — A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to port early Sunday.The Carnival Magic returned to Galveston, Texas, shortly after 6 a.m. EDT.Company and federal...
From: Boston Herald | By: By Associated Press | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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By Willow Street Investments:After acquiring some businesses and divesting others over recent years, Baxter International (NYSE:BAX) has decided to split into two separate companies. The company currently yields about 3.1 percent and has a recent history...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Willow Street Investments | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Cruise ship carrying health care worker being monitored for Ebola returns to Galveston, Texas.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is monitored for signs of Ebola has returned to Galveston, Texas.
From: U.S. News and World Report | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Cruise ship carrying health care worker being monitored for Ebola returns to Galveston, Texas.Read more on NewsOK.com...
From: NewsOK | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Corporate acquirers anxious for growth are looking to small companies as a way to offset the hum-drum pace of the economy, which could mean more competition for private equity firms at the lower end of the market.
From: Wall Street Journal | By: Hillary Canada | Friday, October 17, 2014
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by Meaghan O'Connell Yesterday I went to the doctor for my annual physical, another random practice I found on Zocdoc since my insurance is always changing or not existing and, well, I’ve only gotten an annual physical one other time in my life. Like...
From: The Billfold | By: Meaghan O'Connell | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Guest Post: Forty percent of patients want to use technology to deal with health issues without visiting a physician’s office. Just 17 percent of physicians are in favor....
From: VentureBeat | By: Jen Hyatt, Big White Wall | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Monday marked Chrysler’s first return to the New York Stock Exchange in seven years, albeit hitched to Fiat. It was a welcoming presence on the exchange, one the Italian-American automaker hopes will spur further investment as it kicks off its most...
From: Car and Driver | By: Clifford Atiyeh | Friday, October 17, 2014
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In case you were feeling TOO POSITIVELY about the experience of having jet lag, Shape Magazine has come along to inform the world that planes don't just make you tired-- they also make you gain weight. More »If You Need More Proof That Jet Lag Sucks,...
From: BlissTree | By: Hayley Hoover | Friday, October 17, 2014
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Design for good death Hospitable Hospice, Redesigning Care for Tomorrow An IDEA 2014 Award winner research project Free download: issuu, pdf Existing healthcare systems can make the end-of-life experience more frustrating and undignified. The Lien Foundation...
From: Putting People First | By: Experientia | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Amy J. Sepinwall (University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department) has posted Conscience and Complicity: Assessing Pleas for Religious Exemptions in Hobby Lobby’s Wake on SSRN. Here is the abstract: In the paradigmatic case of conscientious objection,...
From: Legal Theory Blog | By: Lawrence Solum | Friday, October 17, 2014
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If we in the pro-choice movement don't start paying serious attention to the ways in which our own practices contribute to the dehumanization of people with disabilities, we can’t keep claiming to operate under a reproductive justice framework at all....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Lenzie Sheible | Friday, October 17, 2014
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The US Coast Guard has retrieved a blood sample taken from a health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola while aboard a cruise ship.
From: Irish Independent | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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By Matthew Sauer, Esq.:Biotechnology has been on a wild ride in 2014, but in the long run, the sector represents the future of medicine. We are now seeing medicine and treatments customized to an individual's DNA, to say nothing of exciting developments...
From: Seeking Alpha | By: Matthew Sauer, Esq. | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Ben Carson, a conservative firebrand and former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon, said even with his extensive medical background, if President Barack Obama came to him and wanted to make him United States Surgeon General Ben Carson, he would decline the offer....
From: The Inquisitr | By: Ryan Saylor | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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Three years ago, Rabbi Ronnie Cahana suffered a rare brain stem stroke that left him fully conscious, yet his entire body paralyzed. It’s a condition known as “locked-in syndrome.” Last month, TED Fellow Kitra Cahana spoke of her father’s experience...
From: TED Blog | By: Karen Eng | Friday, October 17, 2014
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A blood sample taken from a Dallas health care worker who is aboard a cruise ship and being monitored for signs of Ebola was retrieved by the Coast Guard, officials…Click to Continue »...
From: Charlotte Observer | By: The Associated Press () | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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The Coast Guard says it has retrieved a blood sample from a Dallas health care worker who is aboard a cruise ship and being monitored for signs of Ebola.
From: San Diego Union-Tribune | By: Associated Press | Sunday, October 19, 2014
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