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See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs

Companies took advantage of these lower-cost and flexible plans. Third, home health care took off, growing by 32.5 percent a year.<p>Between 1983 and …

The Fighter

Sam Siatta was deep in a tequila haze, so staggeringly drunk that he would later say he retained no memory of the crime he was beginning to commit.<p>It was a few minutes after 2 a.m. on April 13, 2014. Siatta had just forced his way into a single-story home in Normal, Ill., a college town on the …

Crime

Young doctors could work 28 hours straight under new plan, despite possible dangers

The private group that oversees physician training in the United States has proposed rolling back rules so that young doctors just out of medical school can work shifts as long as 28 hours.<p>The proposal relaxes work restrictions put in place in 2011 when mounting evidence showed that exhausted …

5 creative ways to trick people into eating healthy

It’s an age-old public health question — how to preserve people’s ability to make their own choices while encouraging them to make good ones.<p>In the …

Can You Smell Your Way to a Better Brain? Science Says Yes.

Having trouble focusing? Remembering things? Here are some easy tips to improve your brain power.<p>A wildly underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain's many functions. Any odor you breathe in affects your limbic system, which governs emotional …

Essential Oils

Viva vagus: Wandering nerve could lead to range of therapies

With outposts in nearly every organ and a direct line into the brain stem, the vagus nerve is the nervous system’s superhighway. About 80 percent of …

Neurology

Do Sit-Stand Desks Improve Workers' Fitness?

Desks that let you sit down or stand up to work may be a trendy piece of office furniture, but the health benefits of these desks are largely …

The Workplace

2016 Oregon Beer Awards Winners and Recap

Last night the 2016 Oregon Beer Awards were held at Revolution Hall in Portland, in an auditorium of nearly 800 industry professionals and fans. It …

The Teas to Make You Forget All About Coffee

If you've found yourself drinking more tea and less coffee lately, you're not alone; more people—including a number of coffee professionals—are …

The Medical Education System Is Toxic

I remember the moment I wanted to become a doctor. I was fourteen years old and had just learned of the organization Doctors Without Borders (Médecins Sans Frontières). This wonderful organization provides medical care to the world's most vulnerable populations, and I remember thinking to myself "I …

Medical Education

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

Cocktails

The Gene Hackers

A powerful new technology enables us to manipulate our DNA more easily than ever before.<p>At thirty-four, Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the core faculty at the Broad Institute of Harvard and M.I.T. He is also among the most accomplished. In 1999, while still a high-school student, in Des …

Genetics

The subtle science of selling – a six-step guide

Salespeople can lure you into buying their products with simple psychological tricks. Tiffanie Wen explores how they work.<p>If I told you this is the most important article you’ll read this week, you probably wouldn’t believe me. But what if I could say that 75% of your friends agreed? Or if I could …

Psychology

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

Immunotherapy

The Tumor Within A Tumor

Biologists who study cancer have been borrowing a lot of concepts from evolution in recent years. That’s because the changes that occur inside a tumor bear some striking resemblances to what natural selection does to a population of animals, plants, or bacteria. Evolutionary biologists who study …

This Silicon Valley Entrepreneur Has Spent $300,000 On 'Smart Drugs'

Founders like Dave Asprey, a 41-year-old Californian, chug fistfuls of pills every morning in the hopes that these supplements will give them a competitive edge in an already competitive market, reports CNN.<p>The drug cocktail Asprey takes is a mix of "smart drugs" meant to increase brain function …

Silicon Valley

How to jailbreak iOS 8.1.1

Here’s how the game of iOS cat-and-mouse jailbreak works. A team releases a working jailbreak for the most recent version of iOS to the public. Apple moves to eliminate the exploit that made the last jailbreak possible, releases a new version of iOS, and stops ‘signing’ previous jailbreakable …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

37 Super Bowl Snacks Better Than Hot Wings

Eating wings until you feel satisfied is hard and annoying. You know it's true. Here's how to better feed your buffalo sauce addiction.

Surgeons Discover Quirky Knee Ligament All Over Again

About 150 years ago, a prestigious surgeon in Paris found a new body part while dissecting cadavers. He described the structure as a pearly, "fibrous band" on the outside of the bones in the knee.<p>That sure sounds like a ligament. But nobody really gave it much thought. And poof! Over the next …

The secret language of surgery

The first time I took part in an operation I had no idea what was going on. As a new medical student I hadn't learned the language of surgery. I didn't even know there was a language of surgery. A few years later, as a surgeon myself, this language had become second nature and I didn't even know I …

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

States' Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Leave Millions Uninsured

President Obama on Tuesday appointed one of his top management gurus, Jeffrey Zeints, to head the team working to fix what ails HealthCare.gov, the troubled website that's supposed to allow residents of 36 states to enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act.<p>But even if the team gets the …

Latino Groups Urge California To Investigate Herbalife As A 'Pyramid Scheme' | Fox News

A coalition of Latino and African American civil rights organizations is urging the state of California to investigate Herbalife, a popular and controversial seller of nutritional products accused of being a pyramid scheme that takes advantage of minority communities.<p>The League of United Latin …