Rachel Dempsey Winner

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Company Will Lower Drug Price After Critics Called 4,000% Hike 'Unjustifiable'

The CEO of a pharmaceutical company, which increased the price of a drug used for parasite infections by more than 4,000 percent, said the company …

Healthcare costs rise again, and the burden continues to shift to workers

American workers saw their out-of-pocket medical costs jump again this year, as the average deductible for an employer-provided health plan surged nearly 9% in 2015 to more than $1,000, a major new survey of employers shows.<p>The annual increase, though lower than in previous years', far outpaced …

This Nap Desk Is a Workday Game Changer

You can skip that afternoon coffee and take a quick snooze instead.<p>If you've ever had a heavy, carb-loaded lunch during the middle of a workday, you know the struggle of staying awake afterwards is real. Seriously, nothing makes us pine for a quick cat nap more than answering emails after a plate …

Study Skills

How To Tell If Your Subversive Artwork Is Really That Subversive

Here's your handy guide to separating the shock from the schlock.<p>So you want to make a work of art. And not just any work of art, but a work that truly pops, shocks, offends, and mortifies. You want gasps and expletives and perhaps an outcry about the end of Western civilization.<p>Well, dear readers, …

Climate Change This Week: Preserving Biodiversity, Solar Origami, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.<p><b>Froggy Ice Pop?</b> Freezing boreal life is the norm for this live Alaskan wood frog, which freezes in winter, then thaws out in spring - but if its forest disappears, it does, too. <i>Source LA Times</i><p><i>Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon</i><p><b>OO</b> …

Clinton's Tweet on High Drug Prices Sends Biotech Stocks Down

The drug company CEO under fire for boosting the cost of a decades-old medicine by 50-fold defended the decision, calling the treatment a bargain at …

Celgene's spondylitis drug misses main goal in trial

(Reuters) - Celgene Corp said a drug being tested to treat a type of arthritis that affects the spine failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial, sending the company’s shares down 3 percent premarket.<p>The drug, Otezla, failed to show improvement of at least 20 percent at week 16 when tested …

This 4K timelapse Is Covering The Entire North America, And its Amazing

I wish I could use EPIC in the title, but we have been getting some comments that the ‘E’ word is being overused. That said, this time lapse really …

A drugs firm defends raising the price of life-saving HIV medication by a mere 5,000%

A small pharmaceuticals company, Turing, bought the exclusive rights to market the HIV drug Daraprim and then proceeded to increase the price of the live-saving drug by 5,000% almost immediately. Turing raised the price of Daraprim from $13.50 per pill to $750.<p>As the New York Times points out, …

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6 Ways to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused in a Distracted World

While raising my four kids I played traffic cop. Really. They all wanted my attention, all at the same time. Often I’d find myself holding out one hand, fingers outstretched with palms facing forward signaling, “stop”, while using the other hand to call one specific child towards me so he/she could …

Tree of the Year 2015, in pictures - Telegraph

The 15-Minute Routine This Man Used to Write More Than 40 Books

5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on JamesClear.com<p>Beginning with his first novel in 1847, Anthony Trollope wrote at an incredible pace. Over the next 38 years, he published 47 novels, 18 works of non-fiction, 12 short stories, two plays, and an assortment of articles and letters.<p>Trollope …

Time Management