Michael L. Porter

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A healthcare algorithm started cutting care, and no one knew why

For most of her life, Tammy Dobbs, who has cerebral palsy, relied on her family in Missouri for care. But in 2008, she moved to Arkansas, where she signed up for a state program that provided for a caretaker to give her the help she needed.<p>There, under a Medicaid waiver program, assessors …

University of Michigan

Omnisexual, gynosexual, demisexual: What’s behind the surge in sexual identities?

In 1976, the French philosopher Michel Foucault made the meticulously researched case that sexuality is a social construct used as a form of control. In the 40 years since, society has been busy constructing sexualities. Alongside the traditional orientations of heterosexual, homosexual, and …

LGBTQI
Middle East

These are the 7 biggest US airlines

Read on to explore the seven largest airlines in the U.S.! Peanuts not included.<br>(All data is as of February 2016)

Market Cap

Why Saudi Arabia escalated the Middle East’s sectarian conflict

The Jan. 2 execution of Saudi Shiite cleric and political activist Nimr al-Nimr has escalated sectarian hostilities in the Middle East to dangerous new levels. Following the sacking of a Saudi embassy in Iran, Saudi Arabia has severed ties with Iran and expelled its diplomats. Tensions are running …

Middle East

With Friends Like Saudi Arabia, US Doesn't Need 'Enemies' Like Iran

The simmering conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran exploded into a dangerous back-and-forth game of one-upmanship last week, after Riyadh decided …

The cold war between Saudi Arabia and Iran that's tearing apart the Middle East, explained

The supposedly ancient Sunni-Shia divide is in fact very modern — and it's not really about religion.<p>Only a few days into the new year, the Middle East has already taken a significant turn for the worse. The region's greatest rivalry, between Saudi Arabia and Iran, has become rapidly and …

Middle East

How Large Companies Are Exploiting a Loophole in Obamacare

In June 2014, Mary Gass, a 55-year-old employee at a nursing home in Inman, South Carolina, was lifting an elderly resident out of his bed when she …

Health Care

Scalia Comments Shine Light on U.S. Institutional Racism

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s reprehensible suggestion that affirmative action harms blacks by offering opportunities that transcend their …

Smoking gun emails reveal Blair's 'deal in blood' with George Bush over Iraq war was forged a YEAR before the invasion had even started

• <b>Leaked White House memo shows former Prime Minister's support for war at summit with U.S. President in 2002</b>• <b><br>Bombshell document shows Blair preparing</b> …

Corruption

Nas Receives W.E.B. Du Bois Medal At Harvard University

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Why 11 a.m. Coffee Makes You More Productive | Inc.com

Unlike many entrepreneurs, I didn't drink coffee through schooling, nor in young adulthood, and it didn't keep me going during business all nighters and crunch times (adrenaline did that). No, I didn't fall in love with coffee until well into my grown-up life when I began appreciating the bitter, …

Coffee

Affordable Care Act Now Covering 17 Million Americans

According to a report released Tuesday by the federal government, the recent healthcare reform law is now providing coverage to 17.6 million …

NYU Removes Bill Cosby's Name From High School Workshop

Bill Cosby’s name has been removed from a highly competitive film program at New York University following allegations of sexual assault against the …

Bill Cosby

30 Pilots And Flight Attendants Confess The Best Kept Secrets You Don’t Know About Flying

Think you know what happens when you fly? Think again. This question was posed to the Reddit community:<p>Flight Attendants, pilots, or engineers, what …

Build Your Own Workout Plan

Want to make maximum fitness progress in minimum time? You need a periodized workout program. An expert trainer gives you step-by-step counsel on …

Alabama’s high school football coaching salaries soar past $120,000, search for how much your coach makes

Ensuring the viability of any football program at any level starts with hiring an elite coach with a proven track record – and keeping him. For …

25 Self-Improvement Books That Will Make You A Better Person

These 25 self-improvement books will surprise you, make you think, and maybe even insult you. But more than anything, they will help you become a …

Psychology

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

Self-improvement

How to Stop Being an Over-Thinker

As a rule, thinking is a good thing and while some people don’t do it enough, some over-think everything. Both genders can fall into either category …

Drug bust at Briarwood Christian High School shrouded in secrecy

If it had happened at a Birmingham school the events would have splashed across the headlines.<p>With comments from readers about a system doomed to …

John Hopkins Faces Lawsuit For Reportedly Infecting Hundreds With an STD

Image: jhu.edu<p><b>John Hopkins University</b> is in hot water for a government experiment they conducted more than 65 years ago that infected hundreds of …

Evangelical Christianity

New Alabama Law Will Allow Children To Have Handguns

Alabama already has one of the loosest gun restrictions in the country, but lawmakers felt there was one area that Alabamans were still be oppressed: …

2016 Best Books: Over 100 Good Books to Read, Organized by Category

The page is a reading list sharing the best books to read in various categories based on many hours of reading and research. You'll find more than …

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University