Margaret Wilson

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For Better Presentations, Start with a Villain

Many executives start presentations about products or initiatives with a vague theme statement, often expressed with as much pith as a puff of smoke: “We have a new focus on customer satisfaction,” or “Our current strategic goals are execution and innovation.” But this approach is not only lacking …

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Nigeria Has Contained Ebola, Minister of Health Says

Minister of Health Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu Metro Times Nigeria Nigeria now has only one confirmed case of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Minister of …

A Third Of Nursing Home Patients Harmed By Their Treatment

On the last day of his life, Charles Caldwell was surrounded by seven members of his family, but no one thought he was dying. He was in a Dallas-area nursing home, recuperating from surgery to insert a feeding tube. Caldwell had Parkinson's disease. He'd "lost his ability to swallow," explains …

Dead Man Kicking: Mississippi Man Wakes Up In Funeral Home Right Before Embalming

A Mississippi funeral home says it found a man alive and kicking in a body bag hours after the coroner pronounced him dead.<p>Walter Williams was …

Fighting to be heard amid church's silence

Amid the thousands of pages of despair in files documenting how Chicagochurch leaders in the pastshielded pedophile priests, one name emerges repeatedly as a persistent, but frustrated, voice for the victims.<p>She is, at times, referred to as Sister Siena or by her real name, Sister Ivers, or by the …

Brazilian doctor investigated over 300 hospital deaths

A Brazilian doctor who has been charged with the murder of seven patients is being investigated in almost 300 other cases, according to health authorities investigating what could prove one of the world's worst serial killings.<p>Virginia Soares de Souza is accused of cutting the oxygen to people on …

Philip Seymour Hoffman Cause of Death Revealed

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s death has officially been ruled “accidental” by the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in New York, which determined that an …

Want to learn to code? Start here.

Last September, I wrote a post called Want to learn Rails? Start here. which has been pretty successful. I’ve met and emailed a good amount of people …

Final twist to tale of Henrietta Lacks, the woman whose cells helped the fight against cancer

The astonishing story of Henrietta Lacks, who died of cancer in 1951 but whose still living cells are now the basis for much medical research, has …

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Pope's foot-wash a final straw for traditionalists

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has won over many hearts and minds with his simple style and focus on serving the world's poorest, but he has devastated traditionalist Catholics who adored his predecessor, Benedict XVI, for restoring much of the traditional pomp to the papacy.<p>Francis' decision to …

Brazilian doctor investigated over 300 hospital deaths

A Brazilian doctor who has been charged with the murder of seven patients is being investigated in almost 300 other cases, according to health …

Remembering Chinua Achebe And The Importance Of Struggle

To remember Chinua Achebe who died last Thursday, <i>Fresh Air</i> listens back to an interview with the great African writer that originally aired on May 10, 1988. In it, Achebe talks about the literary trope of the white explorer or missionary living amongst the savages, and the importance of …