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10 ways to never pay for travel again

Traveling for free doesn't have to involve couch surfing, dumpster diving, or stowing away in the wheel well of a 747. It doesn't even have to …

Aer Lingus

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Self-improvement

Everything You Need To Know About Human Trafficking In 1 Graphic

From the World Economic Forum to the approaching Super Bowl to the current advocacy month, awareness surrounding human trafficking is swelling.<p>To coincide with National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, which lasts through January, UNICEF has tackled the subject with a dynamic …

Bay Area Survivor Of Human Trafficking Describes Ordeal

<b>Stephanie, a survivor of human trafficking, said she was victimized by a violent pimp for two-and-a-half years. (CBS)</b><i>Stephanie, a survivor of human</i> …

Meet The Women in Hillary Clinton's Inner Circle

Hillary Clinton has had a successful and trailblazing career as First Lady, New York senator, and Secretary of State. Over the past 25 years, she has …

NSA collects millions of text messages daily in 'untargeted' global sweep

• NSA extracts location, contacts and financial transactions • 'Dishfire' program sweeps up 'pretty much everything it can' • GCHQ using database to search metadata from UK numbers<p>• Dishfire presentation on text message collection – key extracts<p>Follow Barack Obama's speech on NSA surveillance on …

20 subpoenas issued in N.J. bridge scandal

Legislative panel targets 17 individuals, including top aides to Gov. Chris Christie, and three institutions.<p>A newly formed special state committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal issued 20 subpoenas Thursday, including several to key staff members of New Jersey Gov. Chris …

Target confirms encrypted debit PIN data was stolen during hack

Target has confirmed that encrypted debit card PIN data was stolen as part of the massive hack carried out against the retailer between late November and early December. The company previously admitted that card numbers and expiration dates were compromised in the attack that affected 40 million …

Obamacare Accelerating New Roles for Nurses

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is adding fuel to a process of change in the U.S. healthcare system that has been years in the making. In an …

Health Care

When You Defend Phil Robertson, Here's What You're Really Defending

Defenses of Robertson, the star of "Duck Dynasty" suspended for his remarks in an interview with GQ, have focused on the idea that he was just crudely expressing the sincere, Christian view that homosexuality is sinful.<p>Condemnation of Robertson therefore amounts to condemnation of views that are …

Religion

RT @BeschlossDC: East Room, White House, 50 years ago today: #NARA http://t.co/UjvoMjbSea

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions: 10 Tips for Doing it Right

Whether from bosses, spouses or friends, it’s not easy to hear about our shortcomings. And letting others know how they can do better is almost as …

Goal Setting

Your doctor is going digital: What the rise of medtech means for you

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Five years into the future, doctors will be empowered with a wide array of exponential technologies and will become the most …

President Obama nominates Yellen as first woman to lead Fed

President Barack Obama nominated Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen on Wednesday to run the world's most influential central bank and urged the Senate to confirm her without delay.<p>Yellen, an advocate for aggressive action to stimulate U.S. economic growth through low interest rates and …

Federal Reserve

Military death benefits to be restored

The U.S. House voted to provide military families with death benefits delayed by the government shutdown, but prospects for the same action in the Senate remained unclear.<p>Outrage over a delay in death benefits to families of fallen servicemembers prompted Congress and the Pentagon on Wednesday to …

Salmonella, Flu, Zombies, and the CDC in Shutdown Mode

At the start of the government shutdown, Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told CBS News: “If there’s an …

EHRs, Red Tape Eroding Physician Job Satisfaction | Electronic Health Records, Physicians

Problems with electronic health records systems and the overall burden of rules and regulations imposed by payers and other entities are having a …

Digital Health

Custom care & coverage just for you

Don’t get the flu. Get the flu shot.<p>Protect yourself and the people you love. A yearly flu shot is the best way to avoid the flu and the serious …

Health Care

Many patients suffer long-term cognitive impairment after critical illness

Patients treated in intensive care units across the globe are entering their medical care with no evidence of cognitive impairment but oftentimes …

California tea party supporters revel in role in government shutdown

Their partisans in Washington have shut down the government and, as the debt ceiling deadline nears, have given much of the country a case of the shakes. But these are heady times for the<p>tea party.<p>“It’s amazing how we can be completely irrelevant and shut down<p>Congressat the same time,” one of the …

8 Things That Increase Sleep Apnea Risk

It used to be that if someone told you you snored, you shrugged it off as more of an annoyance to them than anything telling about your own health and wellbeing.<p>Today, we have a greater understanding of at least one potential risk of being a frequent snorer: You could have sleep apnea, a …

17 States Still Don't Have Legislation Requiring Pulse Oximetry

Here's the bad news: congenital heart defects are the most common birth defects in newborns, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 555 newborns have a heart defect, which can result in death or disability if not immediately detected.<p>Here's the good news: a cheap and …