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A report urging smokers, drinkers and obese people to think twice about becoming parents will be seized upon by the meddling classesLike many other well-intentioned initiatives in modern, enlightened Scotland, there was a sinister element stitched into...
From: The Guardian | By: Kevin McKenna | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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HMEA celebrates an incredABLE 5K Walk, Run and All-Day Family Fun that raised much-needed funds to help those with autism and developmental disabilities live up to their potential and reach for independenceMichael Moloney, CEO of HMEA, and Massachusetts...
From: Franklin Matters | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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When does life—and a doctor’s duty—begin and end? Assisted dying is dredging up the big questions of the abortion debate, for better or worse. The post Assisted death is the new pro-choice appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Cathy Gulli | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Donald Trump, his allies and detractors can all agree, has transformed the political landscape. That much has been true since he announced his candidacy almost one year ago and stayed on top of the polls even after his many outrageous comments. But in...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Greg Hoadley | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Sanders backers must stop calling Clinton a "sore winner," and instead learn the right lessons from his failure
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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The latest GOP health-care proposal doesn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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The latest GOP health-care proposal doesn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Five Years Ago Our first inkling that that the NSA and the White House had reinterpreted the PATRIOT Act in secret came out as Senator Ron Wyden began sounding the alarm, that eventually resulted in Snowden leaking documents two years later. Of course,...
From: Techdirt | By: Mike Masnick | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Kate Bridle, sleep service manager and lead technologist at The London Sleep Centre, Dubai Healthcare City, said about a fifth of their patients have sleep disruption due to excessive noise pollution.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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I have some medical bills that my late husband apparently accrued in the last months of his life. I've been trying to figure out for what and how to get them covered by his insurance for months now and it appears that it's gone to collections. What should...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: Anonymous | Friday, May 27, 2016
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He lives near San Francisco, makes more than $50,000 per year, and is voting for the billionaire to fight against political correctness.
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Chances are you’ve heard of tons of GPCR-targeting drugs -- the class that accounts for 40% of all prescription drugs -- but do you know how they work?
From: The Motley Fool | By: Motley Fool Staff | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Aristotle's ashesby Tom Sullivan Reports out of Greece this week not about refugees and economic chaos say archaeologists may have found in his home town of Stageira the tomb of the philosopher Aristotle. You know, the "golden mean" guy. Wonder what...
From: Hullabaloo | By: Undercover Blue | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Recent Economic Developments, the Productive Potential of the Economy, and Monetary Policy Governor Jerome H. Powell Peterson Institute for International Economics, Wash, D.C., May 26, 2016     Thank you for the opportunity to speak here today. I...
From: Barry Ritholtz | By: Guest Author | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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It's called "Confident America."
From: Business Insider | By: Rob Garver | Friday, May 27, 2016
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by Robert Faturechi and Derek Willis This story was co-published with The Daily Beast. A little more than a year ago, Hillary Clinton’s imminent entry into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination was setting off political and financial...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Friday, May 27, 2016
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“Political revolution”—it’s the notable phrase of campaign 2016. For those who are for it, and feel like they’re in it, it’s worth the effort to get clear what it means and how it might be achieved. Credit goes to Bernie Sanders for popularizing...
From: The American Prospect | By: Paul Booth | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The patrician essayist blames Trump on "hyperdemocracy," completely oblivious of his own complicity in this tragedy
From: Salon.com | By: Bill Moyers, BillMoyers.com | Friday, May 27, 2016
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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelans are expressing dismay over the death of an 8-year-old boy with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma who had become a symbol of the crisis-wracked nation’s collapsed health care system. Oliver Sanchez gained fame in February...
From: Salon.com | Friday, May 27, 2016
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U.S. dynamism is in the dumps: Americans are less likely to switch jobs, move to another state, or create new companies than they were 30 years ago (or 100 years ago). What’s going on?
From: The Atlantic | By: Derek Thompson | Friday, May 27, 2016
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It’s not what she wrote—it’s her tendency to wall herself off from alternative points of view.
From: The Atlantic | By: Peter Beinart | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The Dh500 million, nine-storey project in Khalifa City A, will house a hospital, clinics, dental practice, labouratories and sports and wellness retailers.
From: The National Abu Dhabi | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Keeping your distance from Valeant continues to look like a smart decision.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Sean Williams | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Donald Trump wants to drill and mine as much as he can while gutting regulations (and also save his precious birds)
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Though research is a slow moving and rigid process, one study shows that the rate of scientific study has exploded in the last 50 years. According to the paper, humanity’s scientific output now doubles every nine years. Considering the rigors of science...
From: Singularity Hub | By: Aaron Frank | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Bernie Sanders brings his “Future to Believe In” to Central California on Sunday for not one, but two huge rallies that will stream live, to close out what has been a rocky week for Sanders as he moves into the final contests of the Democratic primary...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jonathan Vankin | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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Dubai is expected to have 25% of its buildings printed by 2030.
From: Black Enterprise | By: Samara Lynn | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Here is some stuff in the news today...[Content Note: Nuclear warfare] President Obama gave an address in Hiroshima, Japan, today: "In the image of a mushroom cloud that rose into these skies, we are most starkly reminded of humanity's core contradiction....
From: Shakesville | By: Melissa McEwan | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The continuing egregiousness of the revolving door in health care
From: Naked Capitalism | By: Lambert Strether | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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by Jim ThompsonIn The Orange County Register, ACS Board member Erwin Chemerinsky explains why courts cannot force the Senate to hold hearings and to vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick Garland. At Balkinization, David Gans dismisses claims...
From: American Constitution Society Blog | By: jthompson | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Discrimination against trans patients ran the gamut from violence and harassment at the hands of medical professionals or hospital staff to verbal abuse in medical settings, according to the analysis. The post Here’s How Hospitals Can Improve Health...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Kanya D'Almeida | Friday, May 27, 2016
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by Charles Ornstein This story was co-published with The Washington Post. Burned by negative reviews, some health providers are casting their patients’ privacy aside and sharing intimate details online as they try to rebut criticism. In the course...
From: ProPublica | By: ProPublica | Friday, May 27, 2016
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The editorial: Parental benefits through EI was always an odd fit. Here's what we can learn from Quebec. The post Quebec has a better way of doling out parental leave appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: macleans.ca | Friday, May 27, 2016
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MIDDLEBURG | Military veterans in Clay County and neighboring areas now have an opportunity to receive care at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Clay County in Middleburg. St. Vincent’s HealthCare is participating in a partnership to provide care through...
From: Florida Times-Union | By: Teresa Stepzinski | Sunday, May 29, 2016
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At Microeconomic Insights: Impoverished children with access to food stamps become healthier and wealthier adults: Adults who participated in the Food Stamp Program, renamed the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in 2008, as children are...
From: Economist's View | By: Mark Thoma | Friday, May 27, 2016
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An estimated 37,000 people could die in the next five years from antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" if health care centers don't work together to prevent infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says in a report released Tuesday....
From: CNN | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Group calls on governments worldwide to stop the criminalization of sex work
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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At least the Affordable Care Act gave us coverage for those with pre-existing conditions.
From: Denver Post | By: DP Opinion | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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The bottom line is aspirin "has benefits, but it also has harms, and the harms are important to understand," says Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, an author of the new guidelines that recommend daily aspirin for far fewer people.
From: WBUR | By: Dr. Elisabeth Poorman | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Elites can't make the white working class disappear by rendering it invisible
From: Salon.com | By: Daniel Denvir | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Good morning, readers. Here’s a summary of recent transactions and personnel news within Greater Boston’s real estate community. HFF has arranged $51 million in recapitalization financing for 1030 Massachusetts Ave., a recently renovated 77,805-square-foot...
From: Boston Business Journal | By: Catherine Carlock | Friday, May 27, 2016
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Yeah, they also rejected my bid for $00.00 too– but didn’t hear them leaking that to the press. This is … The post Farce: Valeant Rejected Takeda and TPG Bid in the Spring appeared first on Trading with The Fly....
From: iBankCoin | By: Dr. Fly | Friday, May 27, 2016
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After six weeks, a tentative deal was reached on Friday between Verizon and the two unions representing nearly 40,000 striking workers, from Massachusetts to Virginia to get people back to work, and winning big gains for workers. #VictoryAtVerizon! After...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Derek Scarlino | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Phase 3 data is the bread and butter of all drugmaker catalysts. Find out which Big Pharma stock has a surprisingly large late-stage pipeline.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Sean Williams | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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A new report says many children are waiting too long - or missing out altogether - on vital mental health support.
From: Sky News | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Israeli authorities on Friday evening released the body of Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif, the Palestinian whose brutal killing by an Israeli soldier in March was caught on film, sparking international outrage. Al-Sharif's family told Ma‘an his funeral will...
From: Mondoweiss | By: Kate | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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Buried in the legal complaint challenging the Obama administration's recent agency actions on transgender rights is a legal claim designed to appeal directly to conservative judges. The post How Conservatives Are Using a 2012 Supreme Court Health-Care...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jessica Mason Pieklo | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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New FDA commissioner Robert Califf said Thursday that the recent spike in drug approvals is no temporary phenomenon, thanks to a better understanding of biology and continued adoption of sophisticated technology throughout healthcare. “I predict we’ll...
From: Xconomy | By: Alex Lash | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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Cancer drug costs are soaring -- could one of these solutions keep these drugs affordable for the average American?
From: The Motley Fool | By: Sean Williams | Saturday, May 28, 2016
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