Maria K

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Dramatically Different Medicare Bills Set Hospitals Thinking

For the first time, the federal government has publicly shared what hospitals bill Medicare for the 100 most common diagnoses and treatments.<p>The information shows hospitals across the country — and across Alaska — bill dramatically different prices for the same things.<p>Hospital veteran Rick Davis, …

Journaling Ideas: 15 Things Every Woman Should Write Down Right Now

<i>You should always carry a notebook to capture what most needs remembering so that, to paraphrase Oscar Wilde, you'll never be without good reading material. Here are some prompts to get you started on that most fascinating of stories -- yours.</i><p>By Amy Shearn<p><b>1. The Watched/Read It List</b><p>Right now, write …

After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross – review

The premise of Gillian Cross's dystopian novel for young adults,<i>After Tomorrow</i>, is a little too close for comfort. Five banks crash on "the Monday …

NPR Bestsellers: Hardcover Fiction, Week Of May 9, 2013 : NPR

Literary Journalism: A Discussion

On April 3, 2013 <i>The New York Review of Books</i> and the Cullman Center for Scholars & Writers at the New York Public Library presented a panel …

'Once Upon A Time In Wonderland' Spinoff Picked Up By ABC

"Once Upon a Time's" Alice-centric spinoff, "Once Upon a Time in Wonderland" has been picked up by ABC, showrunner Adam Horowitz announced today.<p>In Victorian England, the young and beautiful Alice (Sophie Lowe) tells a tale of a strange new land that exists on the other side of a rabbit hole. An …

Ask a grown-up: how do we measure love?

This is an important question, and countless songs and stories have been written about it. Love is an emotion. It can't be seen or touched, and it is …

The Week’s Best Longreads for May 10, 2013

The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week. By David Sessions.<p><b>The Thin Red Line</b>Dexter Filkins, <i>The New Yorker</i><p>Inside the …

Laurence Leamer on Coal Baron Donald Blankenship’s Downfall

Donald Blankenship was the most powerful coal mogul in America, but he could soon be indicted, thanks to 14 years of work by two Pittsburgh lawyers. …

Take an exclusive sneak peek at the first 35 pages of Colum McCann's forthcoming novel, TransAtlantic. http://www.themillions.com/2013/05/transatlantic-sneak-peek.html

Weekend Reading: Earl Sweatshirt’s Comeback, a Sociopath’s Confessions, Seal Killers

“Where’s Earl?” That’s both the title and the central question of Kelefa Sanneh’s 2011 article in this magazine about the resolutely oddball rap collective Odd Future and its teen-age star Earl Sweatshirt—“the most exciting rapper to emerge in years, a virtuoso who was just starting to figure out …

Melanie Phillips: Melanie Phillips: she's putting the world to rights | profile

Once upon a time, she described herself as "the liberal who has been mugged by reality". Now she's rebranding herself as "Britain's political …

Dan Brown's Inferno: Florence hopes for a tourism miracle

As he expertly navigated the labyrinthine corridors of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Eugenio Giani claimed he had no doubts about Dan Brown. "Tourism …

24 to return with new season and Jack Bauer story arc

24 season 9 has been confirmed by producers, with Kiefer Sutherland in talks to return as CTU agent Jack Bauer.<p>Fans had all but given up hope of a 24 …

Evolutionary theory gone wrong

Evolution? It is only a theory, many creationists will tell you.<p>"Only a theory" is meant to be dismissive, yet much of science is based on things …

How Ed Miliband can move Labour forward to a majority

Cinema audiences across the country next week will have the opportunity to see the National Theatre's production of James Graham's play This House, …

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini on the brink as club close in on Malaga's Manuel Pellegrini

Roberto Mancini is battling to save his job as Manchester City manager at Wembley for the FA Cup final, with the club considering a deal to lure Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini to the Etihad Stadium.<p>Mancini, who will win a third major trophy as City manager if his team defeat <b>Wigan Athletic</b> in the <b>FA</b> …

How to spot a murderer's brain

In 1987, Adrian Raine, who describes himself as a neurocriminologist, moved from Britain to the US. His emigration was prompted by two things. The …

Do we need to change the way we are thinking about mental illness?

NO Simon Wessely, member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists<p>Next week the American Psychiatric Association is publishing its fifth take on the …

How Occupational Therapy can Help Children with Learning Disabilities - Tennessee Health and Wellness Magazine

By Rosellen Ryals, OTR/L, Physical Therapy Services<p><b>Types of Learning Disabilities</b><br>March is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month. Most of us know how …

New pediatric occupational therapy services added at The Aroostook Medical Center — Aroostook — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

Britain's ageing population: the impact on families and services

Jenny Tomlinson had just retired when her husband James was admitted to hospital with pneumonia. A week later he had been diagnosed with dementia. …

Wounded Officer Laboy Begins Therapy

Wife of wounded Alexandria police officer shares updates on his status.<p>Alexandria Police Officer Peter Laboy began undergoing occupational therapy …

Obama's Syria Strategy Is Timid

A reporter who visited the White House last week brought back the news that the criticism of President Obama’s immobility about the Syrian disaster …

Psychiatry's "bible"--the DSM--is flawed, unscientific, and biased. And it's all we have. http://on.tnr.com/18ud595

November 2012 Census Data: Obama's Coalition Will Hold Together

After President Obama’s relatively easy reelection, analysts and commentators wondered whether his young and diverse coalition would outlive his …