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Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Hospitals offer big bonuses, free housing and college tuition to recruit nurses

Full screen<p>1/4 SLIDES © UCHealth<p>2/4 SLIDES © UCHealth<p>3/4 SLIDES © UCHealth<p>4/4 SLIDES © Lacy Russell / CNNMoney<p>4/4 SLIDES<p><b>Amid a massive shortage of</b> …

Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened.<p>He made …

Immune System

Prostate screening saves no lives and may do more harm than good

Screening for prostate cancer does not save lives, and may do more harm than good, a major study has concluded.<p>The largest ever trial of PSA (prostate specific antigen) tests - which all men over 50 can obtain on request from their GP - found that death rates were identical among men, whether or …

Medgadget’s Best of CES 2018

CES 2018 is over. We assessed the many health-related gadgets that were shown off by a myriad of companies, concluded our deliberations, and now is …

Here’s how immigrants from countries Trump slammed really do in the US

President Trump’s comment about not wanting immigrants from “shithole countries” — which he has unpersuasively denied — came in a very specific context: He was discussing with lawmakers under what conditions Temporary Protected Status for immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, and Honduras might be …

Trump Thought All Welfare Recipients Are Black & Was Surprised To Hear They're Not — REPORT

Reports President Donald Trump had reportedly referred to Haiti and African nations as "sh*thole countries" earlier this week have renewed arguments …

My MOC Failure

Today one of my favorite families came for a visit. The kids were behind on their check-ups, but this wasn’t too surprising. Their young mom was …

Health Care

Why becoming a doctor in Texas is a bargain

• <b>A Texas state law keeps in-state medical school tuition affordable.</b>• <b><br>Right now, tuition is about $6,550 per year for in-state students.</b>• <b><br>The law aims to fix an ongoing doctor shortage in the state.</b>• <b><br>Many students stay in Texas after residency, but the low cost can also leave them more money to go</b> …

Medical School

Indian village run by teenage girls offers hope for a life free from abuse

Each afternoon the men of Thennamadevi leave their village and head for the surrounding fields, many carrying bottles of high-strength home-brewed alcohol. Hours later they stagger back home through the paddy fields of the state of Tamil Nadu in southern India.<p>Thennamadevi is racked by alcoholism. …

Personal Hygiene

Florida Power and Light lobbyists made it illegal to use solar during outages

Florida Power and Light's grid did not fare well under Hurricane Irma, despite the company's assurances that it had spent billions hardening its …

How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Threatens to Choke Idaho’s Dairy Industry

Hispanic workers power the state’s farms. Without them, a ‘Made in America’ success story would collapse.<p>JEROME, IDAHO —In the Magic Valley of southern Idaho, milk is money.<p>Over 400,000 cows reside in this area, where the miracle of modern irrigation from the Snake River fed pioneer farming. …

Tech Q&A: Trick to detect skimmers, hide Amazon.com orders, buying used phones and more

<b>Trick: Use your phone to detect skimmers</b><p><b>Q:</b> ATM and gas pump skimmers are so devious. Is there a telltale clue we should be on the lookout for so hackers don’t get our money?<p><b>A:</b> Criminals cleverly place skimmers (phony card readers) on top of real ones. They fit over an ATM or a point-of-purchase …

The Best DNA Ancestry Test

Consumer-oriented DNA testing services come with inherent privacy risks, with few legal guidelines regulating use of your data. If you’re comfortable …

Customers

Trump to Announce 'Dreamer' Decision Tuesday

Immigration<p>WASHINGTON — The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump would announce his decision Tuesday on an Obama-era policy that allows young people who came here illegally as children to remain in the United States.<p>"[Trump] loves people and he wants to make sure that this decision …

The U.S. is risking an academic brain drain

Linsen Li is a Chinese-born, 30-year-old specialist in advanced batteries — a postdoc in MIT's material science and engineering program. He received …

How to Get the Best Deal on EpiPen and Alternatives

Despite a yearlong controversy over how EpiPen auto-injectors are priced, the lifesaving allergy medication is still far from cheap.<p>EpiPen was back …

Pharma

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Mediterranean Diet

The Doctor Is In. Co-Pay? $40,000.

SAN FRANCISCO — When John Battelle’s teenage son broke his leg at a suburban soccer game, naturally the first call his parents made was to 911. The second was to Dr. Jordan Shlain, the concierge doctor here who treats Mr. Battelle and his family.<p>“They’re taking him to a local hospital,” Mr. …

San Francisco

SWAMP Act Would Make Donald Trump Pay For His Own Visits To Mar-A-Lago

“President Trump is on track to spend more during his first year of office than all eight years of the Obama administration combined,” the bill says.<p>A new bill that a Democratic congressman introduced would put the financial burden on President Donald Trump for his frequent visits to his own …

Donald Trump

Congressman Expertly Trolls Donald Trump With Cheat Sheet For First Big Trip Abroad

"Russia = not ally."<p>Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) majestically trolled Donald Trump by tweeting him a cheat sheet for his first big trip abroad as president.<p>As Trump jetted off for his nine-day jaunt to the Middle East and Western Europe on Friday, Lieu thought it prudent to give the president some …

Donald Trump

Liver Damage From Supplements Is on the Rise

You’ve probably heard that too much alcohol or excessive amounts of certain medications can damage your liver, an organ that helps your body extract …

Weight Loss

GOP Plans Massive Cuts to Programs for the Poor

“House Republicans just voted to slash hundreds of billions of dollars in health care for the poor as part of their Obamacare replacement. Now, …

Health Care

Missouri targets doctor dearth, expands first-in-nation law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Numerous additional doctors from around the U.S. could become eligible to treat patients in Missouri's underserved areas …

A new kind of doctor's office charges a monthly fee and doesn't take insurance — and it could be the future of medicine

He took some time off, then one day he got a call asking if he'd be up for doing a house call for a woman whose son was sick. He agreed, and by the end of that visit, he realized he wanted to treat patients without dealing with any of the insurance requirements.<p>Then he learned about a totally …

Health Care

Winning Fourth Grade Robotics Team Told To 'Go Back To Mexico'

The Panther Bots won't let racism get in the way of the World Championships.<p>A team of black and Latinx fourth graders became the target of racism during a robotics competition in Indiana, but they didn’t let that stop them from going to the world championships.<p>Last month, the Panther Bots, a …

5 Facts About Medicare Every Retiree Should Know

The basics you need to know about Medicare.<p>Medicare doesn't have to be complicated.<p>Sure, there are many aspects to the federal healthcare program. …

The Making of an American Doctor

Not long ago, I was on duty in the emergency department, sewing up a kid’s lacerated hand. He was ten years old and terrified. I had to make all …

Trump Travel Ban Spotlights U.S. Dependence On Foreign-Born Doctors

Patients in Alexandria, La., were the friendliest people Dr. Muhammad Tauseef ever worked with. They'd drive long distances to see him, and often bring gifts.<p>"It's a small town, so they will sometimes bring you chickens, bring you eggs, bring you homemade cakes," he says.<p>One woman even brought him …