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Is M&A the Cure for a Failing Health Care System?

The U.S. health care system is begging for disruption. It costs way too much ($3.3 trillion last year) and delivers too little value. Hundreds of millions of Germans, French, English, Scandinavians, Dutch, Danish, Swiss, Canadians, New Zealanders, and Australians get comparable or better health …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Parenting

The 8 Best No-Equipment Moves to Get Stronger

When it comes to no-equipment exercises, it’s best to subscribe to the Navy’s KISS principle—Keep it simple, stupid. Straightforward, compound moves …

Visiting Rome with kids: gladiators, gardens and gelato

Rome's top attractions offer much to fire children’s imaginations, from the Colosseum with its past of blood-curdling spectacle to spooky underground catacombs where the early Christians buried their dead. The city’s historic centre is kid-friendly too, dotted with spacious piazzas, foaming …

The new power play in South Asia

Sheikh Hasina’s upcoming visit to India between April 7 and 10 is turning out to be perhaps her most important bilateral visit to a country that …

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

As molecules dry up, pharma firms eye niche nutraceuticals

With rising demand for dietary supplements and functional foods, nutraceuticals segment is drawing interest from a lot of pharma players. The recent …

There are 271 New Vaccines in Big Pharma’s Pipeline

Roll Up Your Sleeves Folks, There are 271 New Vaccines in Big Pharma’s Pipeline<p><i>Into Whose Bodies Will They be Injected?</i><p>by Gary G. Kohls, MD<br>Health …

High-Cost Generic Drugs — Implications for Patients and Policymakers

It is well known that new brand-name drugs are often expensive, but U.S. health care is also witnessing a lesser-known but growing and seemingly …

How To Say “This Is Crap” In Different Cultures

I had been holed up for six hours in a dark conference room with 12 managers. It was a group-coaching day and each executive had 30 minutes to describe in detail a cross-cultural challenge she was experiencing at work and to get feedback and suggestions from the others at the table.<p>It was Willem’s …

iPhone SE diary: Why I’m seriously considering my first ever iDevice downgrade

Apple deserves a great deal of credit for the iPhone SE. I outlined yesterday why I believe the product makes long-term strategic sense, and the vast majority of you agree. But Apple has also managed to tempt not just one but two <i>9to5Mac</i> writers to do something almost unthinkable for tech junkies: …

Mobile Technology

6 advantages the iPhone SE has over bigger phones

That's a big change from the general trend for premium smartphones, which have only gotten bigger in the last few years.<p>But Apple's iPhone SE has its merits that some might argue makes it better than the bigger iPhones.<p>Check out how:

Mobile Technology

How Theranos Misled Me

In a June 2014 cover story for Fortune, I helped raise to prominence the inventor-entrepreneur Elizabeth Holmes and her remarkable—I think everyone …

From Disneyland to art treasure hunts: top tips for Paris with kids

Paris is a sprawling global hub, but it somehow works on a scale that kids can comprehend. The urban canyons of Manhattan and ridiculous crowds of London are largely absent, and despite the Parisian rep for treating tourists with disdain, the French love kids!<p>Having your offspring with you will …

I Tested 7 Different Fitness Trackers—at the Same Time | Women's Health

Setup was pretty seamless with most of the devices with one big exception: I couldn’t get the Withings Acrtivité POP to sync with the phone. Granted, the watch has great reviews on Amazon.com (four out of five stars, on average, from 271 customer reviews) so my experience may be an anomaly. But …

10 things to do in London with children

London's offbeat offerings and big-name attractions can be as enjoyable for children as they are for parents, and exploring the city as a family can lead you to some great sights and activities. Certain options are more suited to certain times of year though, so the following list of Lonely …

South Africa (and Swaziland) for families

Africa's iconic animals may be the things of childhood dreams, but taking your youngsters to the continent can be an unnerving prospect.<p>As travel writer and dad David Else explains, it doesn't have to be daunting. Follow his family's recommendations to enjoy a fun mix of activities, stunning …

Travelling with kids in the south of France

France is seriously big– more than twice the size of the UK and larger than Spain and Greece combined. With great size comes great diversity – of climate, landscape and culture. Where do you start? If you’re travelling with children and want an accessible French experience with plenty of …

How Beyoncé Conquered the World… Silently

Beyoncé’s landmark Vogue cover includes no comments from the star, who hasn’t given an interview in over a year. How does the world’s most famous …

Welcome to Warsaw, Indiana. Does the industry’s medical-device tax story reflect reality on the ground?

<i>MedCity News has partnered with BioCrossroads to provide coverage focused on Indiana’s next generation of growth and innovation in life …

Best books 2014: Slate staff recommendations.

<b>Eat More Better: How to Make Every Bite More Delicious, by Dan Pashman <br>Recommended by L.V. Anderson, assistant editor</b><p>Dan Pashman is a friend of …

T-Mobile cuts iPhone pricing for Cyber Monday, 64GB iPhone 6 $100 off, 5s & 5c discounts

T-Mobile just announced a few special iPhone deals available for Cyber Monday. For tomorrow only, the carrier is offering discounts on the iPhone 6, iPhone 5S, and iPhone 5c, allowing users to upgrade to a higher capacity model at no additional cost.<p>For the iPhone 6, for example, T-Mobile is …

Johnson & Johnson to IBM: 'Watson, come here. I want you.'

This past July, IBM invited Alex Gorsky, the CEO of Johnson & Johnson, to join its board of directors. The choice surprised industry watchdogs: Why …

Liverpool Transfer News: Grading Reds' Trio of Deadline-Day Deals

Link to Media<p>Liverpool look to have concluded their transfer business, and they made sure to go out with a bang.<p>The club confirmed the purchases of Mamadou Sakho and Tiago Ilori and the loan of Victor Moses on the deadline day of the summer transfer window. The club also wasted no time in posting …

Soccer

Day care in the United States: Is it good or bad for kids?

In its cover story a few weeks ago, the <i>New York Times</i> <i>Magazine</i> followed up with nearly two dozen mothers who had decided, a decade ago, to walk away …