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Primary Health Care investigated again over claims of incentives for GPs to over-service

An Australian health company will be investigated for a second time over evidence it potentially put profits ahead of patients through over-servicing.<p>…

Online medical bill site tricked people to hand over health records

Let’s say you’re running an online portal for people to pay their medical bills.<p>But now you want to start up a site that has their medical …

2014 Has Seen Largest Coverage Gains in Four Decades, Putting the Uninsured Rate at or Near Historic Lows

Earlier this week, the National Center for Health Statistics released new data on health insurance coverage during the second quarter of 2014, the first federal survey data that largely capture the effects of the Affordable Care Act’s first open enrollment period. These new data confirm earlier …

4 Wines to Pair with Roasted Vegetables

When vegetables are roasted, they lose their plant-like flavors, becoming sweet and almost decadent. Here are four wines to pair, depending on which …

Without a UPI, healthcare awash in SSNs

The healthcare industry is swimming in Social Security numbers, thanks to the necessities of patient record management systems. But balancing those …

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Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

The woman who took her multiple sclerosis on the trip of a lifetime<p>The race to be last: Polar explorer Eric Larsen battles climate change<p>Why is …

Ronaldo ready to upstage Barcelona’s Messi at Bernabeu in clasico

Not one to be easily upstaged, Cristiano Ronaldo appears eager to spoil what could be a record-breaking day for Lionel Messi in the first clasico of the season.<p>Ronaldo and Real Madrid are on an eight-game winning streak but can ill afford a loss at home to Messi and Barcelona that would leave them …

Clippers hope Hedo Turkoglu will make a strong contribution

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers made Hedo Turkoglu an offer over the summer.<p>"I told him at the end of the year, he's back if he's in shape," Rivers said.<p>Turkoglu apparently followed through -- the best he could, at least.<p>"He came back in great shape," Rivers said. "Put on some muscle, you know, for Hedo. …

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Meatball Heroes Sleep Out to Raise Awareness for Homeless Kids

The Meatball Shop's Michael Chernow and Daniel Holzman will sleep on the street next month to raise awareness and funding for NYC homeless efforts. …

5 Steps to Warming, Delicious Beef Stew

After you master the method, there are zillions of ways to vary a recipe. Here are five steps to take when creating your own beef stew.<p>Beef stew …

Americans taking fewest vacation days in four decades | CNN Travel

Five UFO Hot Spots in the American Southwest

The dramatic geology and wide-open spaces of the American Southwest lend themselves to UFO activity—imaginary or real—making it one of the top spots for sightings.<p>Roswell, New Mexico, may be the most notable name in extraterrestrial lore, but there are plenty of other hot spots in the region that …

Paradise Found: Indian Ocean Escapes

The Indian Ocean is an azure-blue expanse strewn with startlingly beautiful islands that live up to all the clichés of swaying palm trees and white-sand beaches -- but let's assume you already know that. Why else should you fly off to these exotic shores? From wildlife to culture, there is more to …

Looking for Palestine

Project info<p>Many people tend to see Palestinians through the lens of their chosen stereotype because we’re all brought up with certain clichés. And though there are exceptions, these stereotypes are all we hear and know about.<br>The picture that then emerges, of something called Palestine, is …

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Pictures of the Week 10.23.14

Mind-Controlled Drones Are Already A Reality

Daniel Pack, who manages the Unmanned Systems Laboratory at the University of Texas at San Antonio, told Business Insider that his goal is to be able to create entire groups of drones controlled with a simple thought.<p>Thanks to a $300,000 grant from the Office of the Secretary of Defense, professors …

The 9 Deadliest Viruses on Earth

1 of 11<p>Introduction<p>Humans have been battling viruses since before our species had even evolved into its modern form. For some viral diseases, …

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