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What a new report on theology and global warming means for public policy...
From: The Atlantic | By: Emma Green | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Our annual, unapologetically subjective list includes everyone from rappers and corporate predators to chefs and non-profit paragonsThe post The Maclean’s Power List: The 50 most important people in Canada appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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“Braddock, America” is a feature length documentary now in limited release set in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel town now left to literally rust away to hell. Like so, so many other towns in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and throughout...
From: Firedoglake | By: Peter Van Buren | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) teamed up with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to find out how common alcohol dependence is among excessive drinkers. Their findings were contrary to widespread public...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Dawn Papple | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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‘Runners World Magazine‘ recently featured a new six month study published in the journal Nutrition which suggests that switching to a vegetarian diet may be the key to weight loss and a lot of athletes seems to be taking notice. The study covered...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Niki Fears | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Against all medical guidelines, children who are two and three years old are getting diagnosed with ADHD and treated with Adderall and other stimulants. It may be shocking, but it's perfectly legal....
From: Miller McCune | By: Josiah M. Hesse | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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That money talks in Washington is conventional wisdom for a reason. Corporations, industries, and a handful of extraordinarily wealthy individuals spend big bucks on campaigns and on lobbying not for fun, but because they expect to get something back...
From: Consumerist | By: Kate Cox | Friday, November 21, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Jim Cramer fills his blog on RealMoney every 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: PPG's Mexico deal, and The market's...
From: TheStreet | By: Jim Cramer | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Editor’s Note: Breitbart News Network, American Principles Project, and Cornerstone Action are co-sponsors of an upcoming forum centered on the principles of federalism. More information about the forum can be found at Cornerstone, American Principles...
From: Big Government | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, Beijing: Hard on the heels of last week’s historic US-China Joint Announcement on Climate Change, in which China pledged for the first time to cap its CO2 emission by 2030, China’s...
From: Natural Resources Defense Council | By: Barbara Finamore | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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American elders are 21 percent more likely to have multiple chronic diseases than those just across the border in Canada, and 40 percent more likely than Germans.
From: WBUR | By: Richard Knox | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The state of Oklahoma, arguing that the Supreme Court should consider the views of a state government when it rules on the legality of federal tax subsidies to be paid to insurance-buying consumers under the Affordable Care Act, has urged the Court...
From: SCOTUSblog | By: Lyle Denniston | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Lapses in cybersecurity leave hospital records and patients' medical devices open to exploitation....
From: The Atlantic | By: Julie Appleby | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Almost 3,000 healthcare professionals have gathered in Singapore for the 10th International Diabetes Federation for the Western Pacific Region Congress 2014, held jointly with the 6th AASD Scientific Meeting.
From: Channel News Asia | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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Kelso & Company and Estancia Capital Management have agreed to buy Lighthouse Holdings, the parent company of American Beacon. No financial terms were disclosed for the transaction that is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2015. RBC...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, November 21, 2014
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I'm wondering if there's any academic or research value in the papers my mom kept, documenting her struggles to get a long-term care insurance provider to honour their contract.When my dad was in an assisted living facility, his long-term care insurance...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Banknote of the year | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Speaker John Boehner responded to the president's announcement by filing his long-promised legal challenge over the Affordable Care Act....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Speaker John Boehner responded to the president's immigration announcement by filing his long-promised legal challenge over the Affordable Care Act....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Friday, November 21, 2014
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One company has definitely benefited from the trend of retailers opening before dinner time on Thanksgiving Day: Boston Market, the restaurant chain that serves fast casual poultry and traditional side dishes year-round. The chain does plenty of rotisserie...
From: Consumerist | By: Laura Northrup | Friday, November 21, 2014
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In the Valley, Mike Abbott is known as the former vice president of engineering at Twitter who grew the team from 80 to more than 350 engineers and cured its "Failed Whale" problem. Before that he was known for his engineering roles at Palm and Microsoft,...
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Filed under: Retirement, Mortgages, Personal Finance, Retirement Living, Debt Assistance Getty Images By Morgan Quinn What do you want to do when you retire? I'm guessing paying down debt isn't on your short list. Unfortunately, for many Americans it...
From: Daily Finance | By: GOBankingRates | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Republicans in Congress, led by Speaker John Boehner, have been promising to sue President Obama over implementation of the Affordable Care Act for months, and now they've officially done it.  As expected, the suit takes aim at the administration's...
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Friday, November 21, 2014
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People in the LGBT community often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. But the problems aren't unique to them. Doesn't everyone want to have a doctor call them by their preferred name?
From: NPR | By: Kelli Dunham | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Boulder, Colorado-based Flashback Technologies, a data analytics software firm, has raised $2 million in Series A funding. PAC Partners led the round.
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Friday, November 21, 2014
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House Republicans just filed their lawsuit against Obama “over unilateral actions on the health care law that they say are abuses of the president’s executive authority.” Michael Lynch and Rachel Surminsky list reasons the lawsuit is likely to...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The Denver Post examines the mental health crisis in "Breakdown: Mental Health in Colorado," a four-part series in words, photography and video. Millions of people with serious mental illnesses go without treatment in the United States, and few places...
From: Denver Post | By: By The Denver Post | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Congressional leaders planted a tree at the nation's capitol this week to honor Emmett Till, whose killing sparked the civil rights movement. That's nice, but not enough....
From: Grist | By: Brentin Mock | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Well, that didn't take long. After a series of highly-regarded conservatives voiced their support for Doug Elmendorf, the director of the Congressional Budget Office whose term is up in January, Elmendorf haters fired back on Friday, urging Republicans...
From: Washington Post | By: Lori Montgomery | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Looking for a hint as to how the new Republican controlled Congress will work with the Democratic president for the next two years? We got an answer to today: Not very well. Republican House leaders finally filed the long-threatened lawsuit against the...
From: Don't Mess with Taxes | By: skbell1 | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Consumer recycling, once seen as the most basic of environmental practices, has become decidedly more complex. Some communities have mandated aggressive, long-term, zero-waste goals to divert sometimes up to 90 percent of their waste from the local landfill....
From: GreenBiz | By: Jenna Burnett | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The lawsuit claims the administration abused its authority in delaying the implementation of a key portion of the Affordable Care Act. Image: Shutterstock The post House GOP Sues Obama, Could Make Health Care Pricier For Low-Income Americans appeared...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jessica Mason Pieklo | Friday, November 21, 2014
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5 ways texting is slowly destroying your health -Bustle Why you should own both day and night lip treatments -The Frisky An attempt to censor a lingerie ad went seriously, horribly wrong -The Gloss 7 cold weather skincare care mistakes … More »Health...
From: BlissTree | By: Blisstree Staff | Friday, November 21, 2014
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The time has come, yet again, to talk health care enrollment. The numbers are good, though they might not be as good as some claim…but the goal for the parties running various states’ healthcare exchanges will always be increased enrollment. While...
From: Media Bistro | By: Patrick Coffee | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Here’s another one for Prime and as we all pretty much know, Prime buys hospitals in financial stress and has been doing that for a few years now and it all began in California where the company is located.  Prime Healthcare Services also acquired...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Following last year’s great success, Deutsche Bank holds today its second Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Healthcare Conference at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare city. Regional healthcare companies and international...
From: AME Info | By: Nadeen El Ajou | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Analysts project that 11 million people will sign up in 2015 — and more will be younger and healthier....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Julie Appleby | Friday, November 21, 2014
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Mergers and acquisition deals announced so far this year have topped $3 trillion, the highest since 2007, helped by mega deals in the health care, energy and power sectors.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Last year Kaiser was fined $4 million by the state of California that stated patients were not getting timely care and access.  The California Department of Managed care was the agency who assessed the fine.  I have read other accountings on the web...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Great job creating life, Mama! Now pay up.The post How Much Does It Really Cost to Have a Baby? appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The administration mistakenly included dental plans in the 7.3 million enrollment total under Obamacare. Without them, the government missed its target....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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The administration mistakenly included dental plans in the 7.3 million enrollment total under Obamacare. Without them, the government missed its target....
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Guest:Trying to “fake it till you make it” by exaggerating traction may get you attention in demo days and press releases, but vanity metrics don’t fool serious investors....
From: VentureBeat | By: Mark Sullivan | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Some of the biggest names in entertainment came together to make a video featuring them singing one of the most famous songs written by John Lennon, “Imagine.” The video was made as part of UNICEF’s new #Imagine campaign to draw attention to children’s...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Nita Hamm | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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So-called Obamacare “architect” Jonathan Gruber has lost another gig, this time with the state of North Carolina. On Thursday, Gruber’s contract with the state of Vermont worth about $4000,00 was terminated, although the MIT professor had apparently...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Robert Jonathan | Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Essess, a thermal imaging technology provider, has received funding in a round led by return backers Vocap Investment Partners, DFJ Athena and Constellation Technology Ventures, the venture capital arm of Exelon Corp. No financial terms were disclosed;...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Thursday, November 20, 2014
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Although the false alarms might continue for a few more weeks, we have obviously transitioned into the lessons-learned phase of the Ebola non-outbreak in the US. I will list those lessons below, but first, a useful summary of a talk I attended on the...
From: Chicago Boyz | By: Jay Manifold | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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WASHINGTON, Nov. 21 -- The Planned Parenthood Federation of America issued the following news release: Planned Parenthood Federation of America commends President Obama for taking long overdue executive action addressing key issues in our nation's broken...
From: Free Republic | By: Targeted News Service | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supports MakerNurse, a community that aims to better understand what drives nurses to innovate and bring nurse making to the forefront of health care. See what they... Visit my blog to read the whole article and other...
From: Science Roll | By: Bertalan Meskó | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open.
From: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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The Trump Taj Mahal casino is offering to restore health insurance to its workers as part of a last-ditch effort to keep the struggling Atlantic City casino open.
From: Newark Star-Ledger | By: The Associated Press | Saturday, November 22, 2014
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