Kyle Thomson

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Supreme Court justice reveals how they make decisions

Alito explained the seemingly mysterious process in a taped interview with William Kristol, editor of the conservative Weekly Standard.<p>Though it typically takes months for big decisions on cases like gay marriage and healthcare to come out, the Supreme Court's justices actually vote on cases the …

Barack Obama

Obama signs largest healthcare bill since Obamacare into law

President Barack Obama has signed into law the largest healthcare bill since the Affordable Care Act was passed five years ago. It fixes the way …

IBM Announces Deals With Apple, Johnson And Johnson, And Medtronic In Bid To Transform Health Care

Experts in health care and information technology agree on the future’s biggest opportunity: the creation of a new computational model that will link together all of the massive computers that now hold medical information. The question remains: who will build it, and how?<p>IBM is today staking its …

Digital Health

A Social Network Designed to Combat Depression

Social networks aspire to connect people, which is a noble but naive goal. When we uncritically accept connection as a good thing, we overlook …

The media’s illness blind spot: What CNN and more get so maddeningly wrong about Germanwings

<b>(Christopher Parypa via Shutterstock)</b><p>Anxiety and depression do not a mass murderer make, but that won’t stop outlets from stigmatizing the conditions<p>Michael Kasdan<p>March 31, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on The Good Men Project.<p>On March 24, Germanwings Flight 9525 crashed in the …

Mental Health

Light's wave-particle duality imaged for the first time

The weird way that light can behave as both a wave and a particle has been known to physicists for about a century, but a team in Lausanne has only …

Sunlight damages DNA even in the dark, Yale scientists find

Harmful UV radiation can continue damaging the skin three hours after moving into the shade, scientists have found<p>Sunlight continues to cause damage which can trigger skin cancer long after sun worshipers have moved into the shade, a study by Yale University has found.<p>Although many people move …

The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015 in Health Care

From cancer-curing robots to empowering Chinese doctors, this is the best in today’s health care.<p>1. Apricot Forest<p><b>For seeking a cure to what ails Chinese health care.</b> Apricot Forest offers a suite of three apps that aim to fix some of the core inefficiencies in China’s medical system. (About those …

Free App Friday: 5 Painless Ways To Be More Productive At Work

Whether you’re already a highly effective person or merely aspire to be one, there’s a tool here for you.<p>As the old saying goes: Work smarter, not harder. Never has that been more possible than with modern technology.<p>Here are a handful of ideas about how to handle messages, automate repetitive …

Obama veers left

His budget rollout has already hit some turbulence.<p>As he prepares to deliver his budget on Monday, President Barack Obama is lurching to the left.<p>The president has already proposed — and had to drop — a plan to tax college savings accounts. He’s writing for The Huffington Post. He declared war on …

Anthem Blue Cross' $38 Billion Move From Fee-For-Service Medicine

Joining the parade of health insurance companies leaving fee-for-service medicine in its wake, Anthem (ANTM) says it, too, will ramp up value-based payments to providers of medical care beyond the nearly $40 billion annual commitment it is already making.<p>The nation’s second-largest health insurer …

No Yolk! Scientists Unboil an Egg Without Defying Physics

Scientists have figured out a way to do something that seems impossible: unboil an egg. But strange as it may sound, the feat doesn't defy basic laws …

Where The Big Healthcare Bulls Are Running: Notes From The 2015 JP Morgan Conference

The Annual JP Morgan conference is a great opportunity for entrepreneurs and venture investors to learn where the big players think U.S. healthcare is going, and how they plan to play. Here’s a summary of the trends I heard at the conference, and what they might mean for entrepreneurs.<p><b>Healthcare</b> …

30 Under 30: The Entrepreneurs Making Healthcare Digital

Our annual list of the best-and-brightest in healthcare and science was so dense that we decided it was time for a spin-out.<p>This year there are two lists: this one, for entrepreneurs who are changing the healthcare space, and a second for pure scientists, which you can find here.<p>The 30 Under 30 in …

Ditching Performance Reviews for Authentic Conversations

<i>By: Chris Marcell Murchison, M.Ed., Vice President Staff Development and Culture at HopeLab</i><p>Performance management has a bad rap. Mention the topic and a common reaction is "Ugh!" followed by anecdotes of unfair reviews, reviews that never happened, 360s gone awry, and so on. Most are quick to say …

Employee Engagement