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How insurance companies are getting in the way of patient care

There’s a war raging in doctor’s offices— and in each case the winner’s decision can have a significant impact on the patient’s outcome.<p>Increasingly insurance companies are overruling physicians’ recommended treatment plans in the name of cutting costs. This dynamic is problematic because in …

Trump says he would deport millions in his ‘first hour in office.’ Total would be more than 6 million

PHOENIX — Donald Trump’s latest deportation priorities could target more than six million individuals for immediate removal, according to a …

China's press, social media rave about ‘handsome’ Trudeau

It's become routine now for Justin Trudeau to land in a foreign country to the screams of local admirers. But Mr. Trudeau's arrival in Beijing this week for his first visit as Prime Minister provoked a uniquely Chinese response.<p>"Lick your screen," came the call on social media, as pictures of the …

Should You Choose a Job With a Higher Salary or a Shorter Commute? Science Says One Will Make You Much Happier

Your choice could have a big impact on your well-being.<p>The lure of a bigger paycheck can make it tempting to accept a longer commute. It's a dilemma most people face at one time or another. How much more do you need to get paid to commute an extra 30 minutes? What is your time really worth?<p>While …

Commuting

Workplace Strengths: Science Explains What Men Do Best Vs. What Women Do Best

Gender science explains the distinct advantages men and women have in the workplace.<p>Most studies on gender science reveal that differences between men and women in the workplace are mostly learned behaviors. The male and female brain are far more alike than different.<p>But there are social …

genderroles

Toxic time bomb: Here's the science that explains why microbeads are a disaster

In 1976 John Ugelstad did something only previously achieved by Nasa: he made a series of tiny, spherical polystyrene beads of exactly the same size. …

Pollution

How I Got My Ex Back: She Blinded Me with Science!

The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it.<br>~James Bryce<p>My ex, "Sam," has agreed to meet me at the local coffee shop, in …

Relationships

Chinese scientists to trial revolutionary gene-editing technique on cancer patients

A ground-breaking gene-editing technique is to be tested on humans for the first time, with Chinese oncologists trialling the innovation on lung cancer patients.<p>The team from Sichuan University’s West China hospital in Chengdu, China will begin tests in August, the scientific journal Nature …

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Psychology

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Trudeau's shoving incident: What actually happened, and what does it mean?

SEAN KILPATRICK/THE CANADIAN PRESS<p>Depending on who you ask, it was an unprovoked "manhandling" or a simple accident. The Prime Minister's physical altercation with NDP MP Ruth Ellen Brosseau on Wednesday, the mayhem that ensued in the House and his subsequent apologies have heightened an already …

Want a Better Memory? Science Says Do This

A study suggests this dead simple trick can double the amount you recall.<p>What do you do when you need to commit some sort of information to memory?<p>Let me guess: You take notes.<p>It's a habit most of us learned way back in school when some teacher stuck her lecture notes up on an overhead projector …

humanbrain

Stop threatening to move to Canada: or at least learn these things before you do

<b>Ted Cruz, Donald Trump (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/Reuters/Lucas Jackson/njene via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Liberal Americans like to view Canada as their own, personal bolthole. Guess what: it’s a whole different country<p>Caitlin Kelly<p>March 13, 2016 12:30am (UTC)<p>If the growing prospect of President Trump scares …

Canada

Flower blooms in space

Here it is! A flower grown on the International Space station blooms.<p>On Saturday (January 16, 2016), International Space Station (ISS) astronaut …

Space

Iran conventional military power overrated, security study says

Leading US security expert to ‘Post’ regarding possible IDF strike against Iran: Israel doesn't face modern Iranian air defense threat, but does face …

Hostages in the Sydney cafe siege: 'We’re not getting out of here'

The gunman knew his message was not getting out, and he grew suddenly more angry.<p>For hours he had roiled across the tiny cafe, erratic and unpredictable. Armed with a short-barrelled shotgun, he held his terrified captives beholden to his will.<p>Now, he saw that his dictated phone calls to media …

Some myths about concussion

Myth 1: You have to lose consciousness to get one. "That's not true at all. You don't even have to hit your head to have a concussion," ...

Helping People Maintain Positivity and Hope

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