Dennis Sunio

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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

This Founder Left an Abusive Marriage at 18. Then She Launched 2 Multimillion-Dollar Companies | Inc.com

On the morning of her first day of work, Tana Greene, then 16 years old, woke up, made breakfast for herself and her husband, fed her baby, showered and put curlers in her hair, did her makeup, and walked into the hallway of their home.<p>There, her husband, Larry, stood aiming a shotgun at her …

Why market competition has not brought down health care costs

<b>(Getty/sturti)</b><p>The affordable care act will make health care increasingly unaffordable<p>Gerald Friedman<p>July 10, 2017 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>It is easier than ever to buy stuff. You can purchase almost anything on Amazon with a click, and it is only …

Modi’s Strongman Economics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has strong views on economics. Speaking to a big crowd of tycoons, investors and journalists in New Delhi, Mr. Modi once admitted that he is “not a big economist.” Yet he promptly set out an economic vision for India to be a global manufacturing power. …

India

Sweden is the best country in the world to be an immigrant, U.S. study says

A new ranking of the best countries to be an immigrant has placed Sweden in the top spot, closely followed by Canada, Switzerland, Australia and Germany. The United States, a country which was largely founded through mass immigration, came in seventh.<p>U.S. News and World Report, which compiled the …

Costa Rica

Warren Buffett: Healthcare Is the Real Problem for American Business

When Warren Buffett was asked Saturday about the American Health Care Act (or AHCA), taxes seemed the likely topic of discussion. After all, President Trump has signaled that the AHCA is the first salvo in a broader tax strategy designed to make American businesses more competitive. (And Warren …

Dollar slips after weaker-than-expected U.S. inflation, sales data | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar fell on Friday, easing from a roughly two-month high against the yen touched in the prior session and slumping against the euro, after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data raised doubts about whether the Federal Reserve would assume a hawkish bent through the …

New Drug Could Treat Superbugs Without Fostering Resistance

This could be a new weapon in the fight against hospital-acquired infections.<p>Most people go to the hospital expecting to get better. It’s a pretty …

Medicine

Rude Doctors, Rude Nurses, Rude Patients

Just how much rudeness is there in the hospital, and who bears the brunt of it?<p>A few weeks ago I wrote about a study that looked at what happens to medical teams when parents are rude to doctors. In these studies of simulated patient emergencies, doctors and nurses working in the neonatal intensive …

Medical Journals

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

If California Adopts Universal Health Care, It Will Be a Model for the Whole Country

As with gay marriage, what California does with health care may set a course for the rest of the US.<p>After spending years voting and pledging to …

Obamacare survived: What all this means for you

Republicans have shelved their plans to repeal Obamacare, so the sweeping health reform act remains the law of the land.<p>But with all the turmoil in Washington and the talk that Obamacare is on the brink of collapse, many people might be worried about the impact on them. Stay with us a minute and …

More than 1 million borrowers defaulted on their student loans last year

Even as the economy continues to improve, student loan borrowers are still struggling to cope with their debts, a new analysis indicates.<p>Roughly 1.1. …

Stock-market fear threatens a return, as Dow stares at longest losing streak in 6 years

The days of tranquil, docile markets may be nearing an end. Measures of risk are rearing their heads once again, with the CBOE Volatility Index VIX, …

Why Do We Die?

It is tempting to set up religion against science in any discussion of life, death, and purpose. But religion and science are different kinds of …