Jami Hittson

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Is Spain on the verge of a public health-care crisis?

EARLIER this year, an immigrant in Spain was not feeling well and went to hospital with symptoms of tuberculosis (TB). He was refused tests and sent …

The Economist on Twitter: "Why are banks unstable? http://t.co/8mLqDtbxvY http://t.co/JV7OTEbPZd"

Replying to @<b>TheEconomist</b><p>“@<b>TheEconomist</b>: Why are banks unstable? http://econ.st/IUT96K pic.twitter.com/dTnAabJvk9” long overdue article. I'd add …

Toddlers, Criminals May Share Brain Chemistry

The "terrible twos" may actually have much in common with the way the brains of an 18-year-old violent criminal work, especially with regards to how they manage aggressive impulses. More on recent research on this topic from The New York Times:<p>In other words, dangerous criminals don't turn violent. …

Research Questions Educational Benefits of Early Music

The long-held belief that early exposure to music helps a child perform better in learning tasks like math, reading, and concentration is under scrutiny by a pair of new studies. The New York Times has more:<p>In one trial, 15 4-year-olds accompanied by their parents attended six weekly 45-minute …

How to live with your parents when you are an adult

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1037000/1037200_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524688937_4107341e259f12617a082751aa1a1202<p><b>Seventy-three million young adults around the world are young and jobless so many have to live at home in order to get by.</b><p>In Spain, where living at …

The 10 Things You Googled in 2013: Death, Destruction, and Royal Babies

Google has released its year-end data revealing the top trending terms in America in 2013. So what did you search? Deceased celebrities, breaking …

This Week’s Hot Reads: December 16, 2013

A Teddy Roosevelt bio centered on New York City, the tragic failure of American foreign policy in the Middle East, and a newly translated story …

These 3 Apps Will Help You Sleep Better, Feel Great, and Eat Well

The app ecosystem may be littered with fart apps and time wasters, but they’re not all a detriment to your mind. F.lux, Sleep Cycle, and Food Sense …

Six Events From 2013 That Will Affect the 2016 White House Race

Will it be Hillary vs. Cruz? It’s not too early to consider how today’s stories could become tomorrow’s political realities.<p>The first presidential …

Al Qaeda-Linked Jihadists Are Hunting and Killing Moderate Syrian Rebels

A top Free Syrian Army commander’s slaying by al Qaeda-linked jihadists is just the latest in a string of murders that has triggered a defection …

The Next President Won’t Save Us

Two consecutive failed presidents haven’t taught us anything—like David Brooks, we want to ‘strengthen the presidency.’ It’s time we shed our secret …