Dr. Mayank Patel

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Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business

The 'free market' approach to care means seeing more patients in less time. We've lost the human connection in health reform<p>As a physician, I resent the fact that the divisive healthcare reform debate has made my profession look like it is only a business, essentially a commodity. Growing up in the …

The Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2013

Congratulations, Planet Earth! We made it another 365 days without crashing into the sun. Go team!<p>It’s the end of the year, and that means three things: booze, ridiculous sunglasses with numbers on them, and lists. Lots and lots of lists. You’ve seen our list of best/worst gadgets of the year. Up …

Sinister gamepad hopes to replace PC gamers' keyboards, leaves the mouse (hands-on)

Putting aside arguments over platform exclusives, graphical output and the convenience of gaming from the couch, one element separates console and PC gamers more than any other: control. Those parked in front of a television have an all-in-one gamepad with analog nubs, clicky buttons and smooth …

Beautifully Detailed Drawings Burnt into Pieces of Wood

Eben Cavanagh Rautenbach, artistically known as LeRoc, uses a soldering iron to create detailed illustrations on pieces of wood. This art of decorative burning is called pyrography or pyrogravure. When LeRoc first became interested in pyrography, he started drawing with only a lighter, a nail and a …

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Ranking The Best Muscle Building Exercises: From Beast To Least

It's time to tune up your training routine. This article will rate exercises for each muscle group from "beast" to "least." Here is the scale:<p><b>Beast</b> - …

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I won't need all of my medals, promises the decorated duke

Prince Philip dons part of his collection, one of the country's largest, to visit a Forces charity<p>On this evidence, the most dreaded phrase for the Duke of Edinburgh’s valet must surely be: “I’ll be wearing my medals today.”<p>The Duke, who has amassed one of the country’s most impressive collections …

Dying in chains: why do we treat sick prisoners like this?

How can you justify handcuffing a terminally ill man to his bed? An investigation into the treatment of sick prisoners<p>When Michael Tyrrell's oldest daughter Ash visited her dying father in hospital and saw him handcuffed and chained to a prison guard, she was so shocked that she took photographs. …

Skully P-1 helmet packs a heads-up display, rear-facing camera and Android to keep motorcyclists safe

Motorcycle helmets are a simple safety measure -- they keep your noggin safe from objects and falls that would otherwise do it harm. But what if your helmet could help prevent you from getting into an accident in the first place? Marcus Weller, founder of Skully, asked just that question, and the …

OmniVision template could lead to more Glass-like wearable displays

Not every tech company can afford to build a head-mounted display from scratch; thanks to OmniVision's new OmniGlass reference design, they won't have to. The template combines a 0.26-inch, 720p liquid crystal on silicon display with a 4-megapixel camera and an imaging chip, giving firms most of …

Samsung Goes First, Google Experiments And Apple Refines

There’s a new rhythm to product releases among the biggest players in mobile tech, and increasingly, Samsung is building a reputation as the most brash and quick-to-act of what I would call the ruling triumvirate, which also includes Google and Apple. Google plays the reasoned experimenter, Apple …

Mia’s Bio Poem – Bloggin Frogs

<i>Photo Credit: Stéphanie Kilgast via Compfight</i><p>Amazing, intelligent, creative, stylish<p>Related to mom, dad, brothers, me!!<p>Who feels she needs sweets.<p>Who …

The Week in Review: Get Crafty for Fall

Inside Flipboard / September 13, 2013<p>With fall breathing down on us, the season of stay-at-home, DIY goodness isn’t far behind. Why not assign …

Google Analytics To End Support For IE8 By Year’s End

Internet Explorer 8, which launched in 2009, isn’t exactly a modern browser by any standards and it’s slowly turning into the new Internet Explorer 6. Google stopped supporting Google Apps on IE8 last year, and today, the company announced that Google Analytics will also stop supporting it by the …

Insert Coin: Little Robot Friends teach the basics of hardware programming (video)

<i>In Insert Coin, we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line.</i><p>Toronto-based Aesthetec Studio has recently launched a Kickstarter campaign guaranteed to put a …

Alienware Aurora gets Ivy Bridge-E and graphics refresh

While Dell showed off its new Alienware laptops a few months back, it has now announced that its flagship Alienware gaming desktop Aurora has been …

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