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13 of the most ball-droppingly awkward Wimbledon tennis fails

LONDON — Let's admit it: whenever there's a lull in a tennis match, we all secretly start hoping that a ball boy will fall over.<p>This doesn't make us …

Oscar, a fast-growing startup that wants to shake up healthcare, just raised $145 million at a $1.5 billion valuation

Oscar CEO and co-founder Mario Schlosser, co-founders Kevin Nazemi and Joshua Kushner. Oscar Oscar, a new health insurance company, has closed a $145 million round of financing.<p>A source close to the company says the new round brings Oscar's valuation to $1.5 billion, making it the latest tech …

Don't Waste 'wastED': Changing Food Stories Leads To Happier, Healthier Eating

That we eat with our stories and not just our mouths, noses, and eyes should be no surprise. Our food stories help divide the raw from the cooked, the delicacy from the disgusting. They are culture’s way of letting us know what’s safe and desirable to eat, and what’s not. But these stories are not …

Agriculture

Big data analytics startup adding healthcare channel

For healthcare reform to make the shift from the fee for service to outcomes based reimbursement that its architects envision, providers need to have …

Everything You Need to Know About Giving Negative Feedback

There’s a lot of conflicting advice out there on giving corrective feedback. If you really need to criticize someone’s work, how should you do it? I dug into our archives for our best, research- and experience-based advice on what to do, and what to avoid.<p>Never, ever, ever feed someone a …

9 Rules For Conflict Management At Work

Whether it’s because someone stole your lunch or your boss cancelled your big project right before you almost finished it, everyone experiences …

Infographics

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

NIH director sees solving data puzzle as key to U.S. precision medicine | Reuters

LA JOLLA, Calif. (Reuters) - One of the earliest tasks in President Barack Obama’s $215 million “precision medicine” program will be finding a way to piece together data from a hodgepodge of existing studies, said Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health.<p>Francis Collins, …

La Jolla

Ted Cruz’s healthcare sham: Repealing Obamacare and replacing it with nothing

Ted Cruz’s terrible healthcare reform bill helps explain why Republicans can’t agree on an Obamacare replacement<p>One of the biggest criticisms of the GOP when it comes to healthcare reform is that, for all their blustering and fulminating against the Affordable Care Act, they just can’t seem to put …

Healthcare Outcomes Improve When Technology Imitates Nature

Computers are increasingly integrated into almost every aspect of our health and well-being. But computers usually just do what you tell them to do. Their programming dictates exactly how they behave, and if you want to have a computer act in an intelligent way, you have to anticipate and design …

Machine Learning