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What Do We Really Know About Obamacare's Impact On The Number Of Uninsured?

There’s been quite a bit of bad news about Obamacare in recent weeks:<p>a SCOTUS smackdown on the contraception mandate overreach,<br>• the possibility of an even more momentous court decision being handed down next week,<br>• worrying signs of more rate shock to face Exchange plan buyers next fall, with many …

Meet The Three Female Medical Students Who Destroyed Gender Norms A Century Ago

Every so often, the same mysterious image seems to pop up on the internet. The black-and-white portrait looks to be at least a hundred years old, and yet, it is of an Indian woman, a Japanese woman and a Syrian woman, sitting in Pennsylvania.<p><i>From the Drexel University College of Medicine Archives</i> …

Five books to read before starting medical school

I will be starting medical school in September. With a few weeks of holiday ahead, I am cramming in some reading before I start the course.<p>But I'm not just reading textbooks: I think there are certain types of books that help strengthen motivation, and crucially, develop a better understanding of …

Lobster Rolls with Lemon Vinaigrette and Garlic Butter: http://bit.ly/1qSYWxS

How to Cook Scallops, with a Helpful GIF

Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve with high heat and a hands-off approach<p>Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve if you know where to start. At the fish counter, ask for additive-free “dry” scallops. (“Wet” scallops are soaked in a preservative that also adds water; they …

Seafood

Bubble Tea Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> There are many varieties of boba pearls, and their cooking times will vary.<p>The cooking directions in this recipe are for basic black boba: http://www.amazon.com/WuFuYuan...<p>Quick cooking boba (sometimes marked 5-minute boba) will take about 5 minutes once they're put in boiling water, …

Recipes

What Fetal Genome Screening Could Mean for Babies and Parents

Today’s genetic technologies are not yet a crystal ball for seeing a child’s future, but doctors are closer than ever to routinely glimpsing the full …

Smart glasses from Evena Medical detect patient veins for precise IV placement | Kurzweil

Image of Eyes-On Glasses by Evena Medical. (credit: Evena Medical)<p>Ever had a nurse stick you multiple times, trying to locate a vein to draw blood? …

Associated Press News

So CT scanners look pretty badass when they're not covered in casing

"Supposedly this is a picture of a CT scanner sans casing," writes io9-reader Monica, "but it looks more to me like a first-generation Stargate." We …

Scanners

40 DIY Ways to Upgrade Your Bedroom

January is a time for new beginnings, in the house, in the office, and in the gym. Though spring is typically the time for cleaning and organization, we like to think of January as a good time for a rest. For getting a little more rest while the days are still on the short side, and for cozying up …

Home Depot

Paper Medallions Made from Foil Gift Wrap

Can you believe it is almost time to celebrate 2014? One of my favorite decorations for my New Year’s Eve parties are these super simple paper …

Tutorials

The Anatomy of a Clean Desk: Tips & Products for a Clutter Free Desk

Working from home can have its own unique set of challenges, from finding room for a designated workspace, to keeping it functional and stylish, to …

30 Clever and Chic DIY Clothing Storages

If you live in a small place where there is no space for a big closet you have to think of some alternative ways of dealing with this problem. For …

Furniture Projects

1 of 27<p>Furniture Project: Fabric-Covered Headboard<p>You can get a new headboard without replacing your old one. This simple project outfits an old wood …

Furniture

Bedroom Storage Solutions

1 of 30<p>Build Around<p>Utilize the space around the head of your bed for storage. Configure shelves and cabinets to suit your storage needs. Here, a …

Try This: Fabric Lined Built-In Shelves

You know those projects that you keep meaning to do, but they end up staying on the to-do list for a near eternity? This project was just that for …

Bedroom Organization Tricks

If your bedroom is small or large, these organizing ideas will help you keep everything in its place, leaving you a calm and tranquil space to relax in.<p>The space under your bed can be put to sensible use with these bins, made by attaching casters to a wooden box, a drawer from a chest, or a wine …

Make Your Own Braided Rug

I've wanted to make rugs for as long as I can remember. Even in high school I want to make my own home decor. Rugs are a little intimidating because …

The Original Recycled Wood Chevron Planter Box

A few years ago I had some scrap wood laying around and wanted to upcycle and build something with it. This was also around the time when the chevron …

Vintage Revivals

I am so IN LOVE with today’s project I want to lick my wall. Remember last week when we chatted about overcoming a major project/idea fail? This post …

DIY – BATIK DYE WALL HANGING

Nicole and I have partnered up again for the second installment of our DIY series! Coming at you once a month! Remember last month’s watercolor paper …

TUTORIAL :: How to makeover a boring stool - We Are Scout

I’m guilty of stopping to check out what people are discarding on council collection days. Roxy’s refrain from the back seat is always “Oh …

Furniture

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles are made from sound-absorbing "wood wool"

These colorful hexagonal wall tiles by Form Us With Love strike a brilliant balance between sustainable materials, economy and functionality. The …

Try This: Fabric Lined Dresser Drawers

In our current home we made the choice to go with mostly neutral walls and furniture. I like to think of that choice as a free pass to add <i>as many</i> …

DIY Idea: Make a Balanced Bookshelf

My friend Jaime recently shared this super cool decor installation piece from Cush Design Studio on her always excellent site, Design Milk. Entitled …

Furniture

A deadly disease could travel at jet speed around the world. How do we stop it in time?

Walk past the endless rows of vegetables, past the dozens of stalls selling every possible part of a pig and, at the centre of Cao Lanh city's market, a woman is doing a brisk trade in selling rats for food. Two cages swarm with them on a table next to her. Live frogs are available too, and, on the …

3 Predictions for the Future of Hospital-Union Relationships

November 07, 2013 | Print | Email<p>Labor unions will continue to play a major role in hospital-employee relations in states where unions have …