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Why So Many Gifted Yet Struggling Students Are Hidden In Plain Sight

Scott Barry Kaufman was placed in special education classes as a kid. He struggled with auditory information processing and with anxiety.<p>But with the support of his mother, and some teachers who saw his creativity and intellectual curiosity, Kaufman ended up with degrees from Yale and Cambridge.<p>Now …

Pedagogy

Illinois Could Become 2nd State To Require LGBTQ History

A potentially historic bill is winding its way through the Illinois Statehouse that would require school textbooks to include “a study of the role …

Higher Education Email Open And Click Rates Rose In 2017, Study Shows

Educators are responsive to email marketing. And the higher the grade levels, the more likely they are to open the messages, judging by Digital …

Why do new medicines cost so much, and what can we do about it?

The cost of new drugs is putting increasing pressure on people in both rich and poor countries. We explain why it’s a burning issue<p><b>Why does it matter what medicines cost?</b><p>If you are lucky enough to live in a country with comprehensive state-funded healthcare, such as the UK, you probably have no …

Patient advocacy groups take in millions from drugmakers. Is there a payback?

Pharmaceutical companies gave at least $116 million to patient advocacy groups in a single year, reveals a new database logging 12,000 donations from large publicly traded drugmakers to such organizations.<p>Even as these patient groups grow in number and political influence, their funding and their …

Are we really facing a doctor shortage?

You hear it so often it’s almost a cliché: The nation is facing a serious shortage of doctors, particularly doctors who practice primary care, in the …

Opioid addiction treatments are costing employers billions

The cost of treating opioid addiction among American workers and their families has skyrocketed in recent years, a new study has found.<p>People covered by employer health insurance received $2.6 billion worth of treatment for opioid addiction and overdoses in 2016, up from $273 million in 2004, …

Community And Vegetables Grow Side-By-Side In Syrian Refugee Camp Gardens

Fig and pomegranate trees, grapes, carrots, and narcissus flowers are some of the plants that Aveen Ismail likes to grow in the Domiz refugee camp in Northern Iraq where she lives. That's because these plants remind her of Syria and home.<p>At first, Ismail did not find the dry land welcoming. But she …

Wastewater

The Newman’s Own Philanthropic Exception Is Now Law—What Will the Consequences Be?

Share54<p>Tweet26<p>Email<p>Share<p>80 Shares<p>“Newman’s Own Salsa, Hot, 9/2014” by Mike Mozart<p>March 27, 2018; WealthManagement.com<p>February was a good month for …

newman'sown

WALSH: Dear 'Gender Nonconforming Person,' I Won't Let You Impose Your Confusion On My Child

A little while ago, my wife found herself in an uncomfortable situation. She was out running errands with our three-year-old daughter when they …

Brand Loyalty Not A Millennial Trait

Several recent studies have shown that millennials are less brand loyal than preceding generations. A recent Daymon Worldwide global study showed …

Public Relations

Trump says proposals targeting high drug prices coming soon

The administration will unveil a slate of proposals soon to address high prescription drug costs in the U.S., President TrumpDonald John TrumpPruitt …

Big Pharma has officially entered the Canadian cannabis industry

One of Canada’s largest licensed weed producers has formed a strategic partnership with a major pharmaceutical company, marking the first — and much anticipated — foray of Big Pharma into the legal cannabis industry.<p>Tilray, which is largely a British Columbia-based company but with headquarters in …

This Canadian Cannabis Company Just Joined Forces With Big Pharma

The deal was announced today by Tilray Inc: the cannabis company just joined forces with Big Pharma. Tilray is a licensed manufacturer of medical …

Cannabis

Google rolls out a new tool to help health providers solve the medical record mess

Google has already organized the world's search results. Now, it's moving on to medical information.<p>The company's cloud business has set its sights …

Digital Health

How AI Is Taking the Scut Work Out of Health Care

When we think of breakthroughs in healthcare, we often conjure images of heroic interventions — the first organ transplantation, robotic surgery, and so on. But in fact many of the greatest leaps in human health have come from far more prosaic interventions — the safe disposal of human excrement …

Artificial Intelligence

People are dying because we misunderstand how those with addiction think

A philosopher explains why addiction isn’t a moral failure.<p>The American opioid epidemic claimed 42,300 lives in 2016 alone. While the public policy challenge is daunting, the problem isn’t that we lack any effective treatment options. The data shows that we could save many lives by expanding …

Drug Addiction

6 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Explode Your Brand Awareness in 2018

You need to become omnipresent and top of mind.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Online marketing has changed a lot over the last few years. The paradigm has shifted, and what worked for you last year won't work for you this year. What got you to this point …

The science-backed 7-minute fitness routine is a great way to get in shape

Looking for a way to get the benefits of a trip to the gym at home with no equipment? The Johnson & Johnson Official 7-Minute Workout can help.<p>Admittedly, when I first heard about the app, I assumed it was all hype. I was wrong.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the app gets your heart …

Pizza Hut Brings Back Pie Tops for March Madness

Last year, Pizza Hut and agency Droga5 came up with the idea of Pie Tops, limited-edition high tops that utilize geolocation to allow you to order a …

Pizza Hut

Melinda Gates: When money flows into the hands of women, everything changes

I have spent many hours talking with colleagues in international development about how to tear down the barriers that block women’s progress around the world. Now, we’re confronting the fact that every sector, including our own, has a serious problem with sexual harassment and violence. The norms …

Sexual Harassment

Nonprofits Struggle With Google's Funding Policy

Google gives $10,000 in credits to each of the 35,000 nonprofits it supports monthly worldwide to buy ads on its search engine -- but for some, the …

House passes bill requiring reasons for drug price increases

View Comments<p>House Bill 4005 would require manufacturers to disclose reasons for price increases, including the cost of production, research and …

Pediatricians Call For Universal Depression Screening For Teens

Only about 50 percent of adolescents with depression get diagnosed before reaching adulthood. And as many as 2 in 3 depressed teens don't get the care that could help them.<p>"It's a huge problem," says Dr. Rachel Zuckerbrot, a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist and associate professor …

Teens

These 10 ERs sharply reduced opioid use and still eased pain

One of the most common reasons patients head to an emergency room is pain. In response, doctors may try something simple at first, like ibuprofen or …

Opioid Litigation Landslide – Are Physicians and Hospitals the Next Targets?

Consumers Find Personalization Creepy, Study Says

Most consumers think personalization is creepy. And even many brands admit that it is, according to a study by InMoment.<p>The company surveyed 2,000 …