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Medicare provides coverage to one in six Americans, and federal officials hope to trim the increasing cost and improve how the program operates....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Mary Agnes Carey | Monday, July 27, 2015
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TV viewing (live, playback and Broadcaster VOD services) dominates the video viewing of all ages; however 16-24s have a more varied video diet, with TV accounting for two thirds of their total video viewing compared to the UK average of 81%. Whilst it’s...
From: Putting People First | By: Experientia | Monday, July 27, 2015
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As Advance publications began dropping print frequency and betting its newspapers’ future on digital ad sales five years ago, part of the premise was that print advertising would only continue to decline –and by a lot, not a little. Correct. But...
From: Poynter Online | By: Rick Edmonds | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Kim Kardashian knows how to get attention, and her latest ad campaign photos for Hype energy drink are doing exactly that online. From X17 to blogs, folks are reacting to seeing Kim’s face highlighted by a crowning row of cornrow braids that set off...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Paula Mooney | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Hundreds of family members, friends and classmates took part in a prayer vigil for two missing 14-year-olds from South Florida who disappeared while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean....
From: Fox News | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Most often diagnosed in adults and associated with obesity, the condition can have severe consequences for young children....
From: New York Times | By: JANE E. BRODY | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The bees were working the contents of the fenced-in metal trash bin, zigging and scribbling past the goo of candy wrappers and the sticky rims of dented cans, entering, as they might a blossom, the ketchup-smeared burger boxes and the mold-fuzzed, half-eaten...
From: New Yorker | By: Davis McCombs | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Readers discuss Ta-Nehisi Coates's bestselling book. Is it too bleak? Does it convey any hope for race relations? Is that even the point?...
From: The Atlantic | By: Chris Bodenner | Monday, July 27, 2015
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I'll having a spell of PTSD triggers stress induced nausea and a lack of even being able to stand the sight of food without feeling sick. I'm also maybe getting a double whammy from restarting Paxil. What GF foods can you think of that I can use to put...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: kanata | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Blog: Technology and LearningWhenever someone in my family complains to each other about something in our lives, our usual family response is to say “First World problem”.   We have lots of First World problems in our family.  Right now, my wife...
From: Inside Higher Ed | By: Joshua Kim | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The most important question of all: does he still crack up over ripping paper? The post YouTube’s Famous Laughing Baby Is 5 Years Old! appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Cori Linder | Monday, July 27, 2015
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To: Jack Torrance c/o The Overlook Hotel 333 E. Wonderview Ave Estes Park, CO 80517 Dear Jack, I’m flattered you asked me for notes on your new novel All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy. The cover letter you included with the manuscript —...
From: McSweeney's | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The short answer? Sometimes. Here's the longer answer ... The post Should You Let Your Kid Win at Games? appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Michael Howard | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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In a sense, the statue is a stress test of American plurality: at what point does religious freedom make the people uncomfortable?...
From: Time | By: pnashjenkins | Monday, July 27, 2015
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The duo performed at the Whitney as part of a Dancenoise exhibition that included a retrospective installation and a variety show invoking their 1980s East Village roots....
From: New York Times | By: SIOBHAN BURKE | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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ColumnIn the face of colony collapse disorder, can urban beekeeping projects help us save bees, and our food system? Did you know that 70 out of the top 100 food crops that humans consume — which are responsible for supplying about 90 percent of...
From: EcoSalon | By: Anna Brones | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Step aside precious pooches because your owners are about to welcome a baby! A source confirms to E! News that Coco is pregnant and expecting her first child with husband Ice-T. The Law......
From: E Online | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Take a look around the league with Big League Stew's daily wrap up. We'll hit on all of the biggest moments from the day that you may have missed, while providing highlights, photos and interesting stats. It's been a bit of a rough season for Boston...
From: Yahoo Sports | By: Chris Cwik | Monday, July 27, 2015
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It's been a rough year for One Direction. Zayn Malik quit the group in March, in the middle of their worldwide stadium tour. Earlier this month, news broke that Louis Tomlinson is going to have a baby with a woman he's not dating. And, worst of all,...
From: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Monday, July 27, 2015
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One of the most predictable things about little children is their unpredictability. You never know what they’re going to say or ask. And you never know when they’re going to say or ask it! We partnered with Sparkle® paper towels and asked parents...
From: Lemondrop | By: Katy Osborne | Monday, July 27, 2015
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What has the right-wing Media Research Center's "media research" been reduced to these days? Complaining that a story is accurately reported in the media. As one might expect, the MRC has joined the rest of the right-wing media in being all over a video...
From: AOL Television | By: Terry Krepel | Monday, July 27, 2015
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After a teen jumps off London’s Tower Bridge on video, Shah Faisal Shinwari posted his misadventure to YouTube under the name “Carnage” and now his stunt has gone viral. While authorities say it could have gone worse, the teen admits what he did...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Patrick Frye | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better...
From: SlashFilm | By: Christopher Stipp | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Toilet paper, maxi pads, and gum — the true essentials of parenting. The post 10 Weird Things Every Kid Would Rather Play with Than Toys appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Chaunie Brusie | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Bobbi Kristina Brown has passed away at age 22. A representative of the family gave official confirmation today. Entertainment Tonight (ET) reports that Bobbi Kristina passed away while lying in the Peachtree Christian Hospice Center. The 22-year-old...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Leigh Egan | Monday, July 27, 2015
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In impossibly sad news, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died, the Houston family confirms.  A full report when you read on... Almost six months after she was found unresponsive in her home inside of her bath tub, Bobbi Kristina Brown has passed away.   The...
From: Young Black and Fabulous | By: Natasha | Monday, July 27, 2015
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ATLANTA (AP) — The brief, chaotic life of Bobbi Kristina Brown was never really her own. Born and raised in the shadow of fame and litigation, shattered by the loss of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina was overwhelmed by the achievements...
From: Business Insider | By: Jonathan Landrum, Jr. | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Kim Kardashian is finally showing! The pregnant reality star attended an event at LACMA in Los Angeles over the weekend, along with hubby Kanye West, and we finally got a good look at her baby bump. We have to say, we love everything about this photo....
From: Just So You Know | By: Jeanette Batur | Monday, July 27, 2015
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This time of year there isn’t much to do in the garden except weed, water, watch, wait and harvest. Actually, …Continue reading →...
From: So Many Books | By: Stefanie | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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When I was a teenager I visited Taos, New Mexico, and immediately fell in love with all the local art. The colors! The jewelry! The weaving and pottery and paintings! So today I thought we'd celebrate all things South West, Native American, and totally...
From: Cake Wrecks | By: Jen | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Life's not quite as picturesque as Instagram pictures make it look. Kids don't smile when you ask them to, family rooms aren't spotless and clutter-free, and moms don't always have it all together. That's why Danielle Guenther's Best Case Scenario series...
From: LilSugar | By: Rebecca-M-Gruber | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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MINNEAPOLIS — The Yankees’ 7-2 win over the Twins didn’t come without a cost. Jacoby Ellsbury slammed into the wall in right-center at Target Field after making a terrific running...
From: New York Post | By: Dan Martin | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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A Philadelphia woman and her 1-year-old baby girl are alive today because their next-door neighbor stopped a knife-wielding attacker from slicing them up early Sunday morning. The neighbor heard the woman screaming during what police are calling a domestic...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Coburn Palmer | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM, California (Lisa Richwine, Reuters) – For the first time, cable TV network Nickelodeon staged a casting call at VidCon, a convention that draws stars of YouTube and social media like Vine, Instagram and Snapchat and their passionate followers....
From: VentureBeat | By: Reuters | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - For the first time, cable TV network Nickelodeon staged a casting call at VidCon, a convention that draws stars of YouTube and social media like Vine, Instagram and Snapchat and their passionate followers. The Viacom-owned...
From: Business Insider | By: Lisa Richwine | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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THIS SEEMS FAKE, BUT IT’S REAL: At Anti-Bullying Conference, Iowa Middle Schoolers Learn About Lesbian Strap-On Anal Sex, Fake Testicles. In rural, small-town Iowa, a group of parents and community leaders is seeking to prevent students from the local...
From: Instapundit | By: Elizabeth Price Foley | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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This isn't the sort of thing we do here normally but, what the heck, it's Sunday, and I'm bored. Plus, I've watched a lot of TV over the last ten years. So when I woke up this morning at 5:00am to deal with a fussy baby, and the idea for this post popped...
From: Red State | By: ( | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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A 19-year-old Alabama man is behind bars for a potentially deadly concoction he made for his 10-month-old niece. He allegedly decided to add an extra ingredient to the infant’s formula while babysitting, but things took a horrific turn when she ended...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Meaghan Ellis | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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Five Years Ago The copyright world was still full of activity this week in 2010. A bizarre lawsuit against Scribd, claiming the company's copyright filters were themselves infringing, was dropped; a Dutch court ruled (again) that the Pirate Bay must...
From: Techdirt | By: Leigh Beadon | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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Whether out of post-Snowden security concerns or general techno-anxiety, we keep trying to escape our phones.
From: The Kernel | By: Molly Osberg | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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For both my husband and me, reaching our mid-20s seemed like a huge “adult milestone.” For the first time in our lives, we had “real jobs” – the kind with a 401(k) match, health insurance, and paid time off. Plus, we had purchased our first...
From: The Simple Dollar | By: Holly Johnson | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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A few of the Lookout Landing writers share some of their favorite Randy Johnson memories. Tomorrow is a big day for the city of Cooperstown, it's residents, and four very special baseball players. On Sunday July 26th, at 1:30 PM EST, Craig Biggio, Randy...
From: Lookout Landing | By: Andrew_Rice | Saturday, July 25, 2015
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If children don't have adequate access to health care - both preventive care and treatment - few of our other goals for them are attainable. Lack of routine well-child visits in young children can mean missing the diagnosis and treatment of developmental...
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#4. Losing one or both of my kids to: colorful marketing displays, sample tables, and/or the lobster tank. The post 20 Things That Happen When You Go Grocery Shopping with Kids appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Lori Garcia | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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How old is too old to change a baby's name? The post Parents Change 14-Month-Old Son Atticus’ Name After Book Controversy appeared first on Babble....
From: Babble | By: Babble Editors | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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The pair reportedly "jumped" at the opportunity to tell Till’s story.
From: Vanity Fair | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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It is perhaps the purest part of parenting - the desire to see your child grow up and find a passion, something which will challenge her, something that he will lose himself in. That's the reason behind those hours of music lessons and soccer practice,...
From: Earth911 | By: Madeleine Somerville | Monday, July 27, 2015
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Should I seek an autism diagnosis? I was assessed for aspergers ten years ago, which was negative for a stated reason that I believe was incorrect, based on my own research into how autism presents in females. Is it worth trying again?I have a long history...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: bluebell | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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If your primary parenting goal is to keep your child safe, what kind of an adult do you think you’re raising?...
From: Salon.com | Sunday, July 26, 2015
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