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On H1B Visas: Scott Walker Will Fight For American Workers, Senators Cruz and Rubio Not So Much.

[caption id="attachment_219371" align="alignleft" width="620"] Why Scott Walker FLip-Flopped. [/caption] One of the few intelligent and worthwhile things that John Maynard Keynes contributed to society is the following quote "When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. Show More Summary

Good things cost money

Or what Nick Bagley said: The American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) has a process in place to regularly review Medicare physicians’ services’ work relative values (which reflect the time and intensity needed to perform a service). Show More Summary

Finally, there’s an anthem for people who can’t stop looking down at their phones

4 days agoNews : Trending Now

Are you obsessed with your smartphone? If you’re like most Americans, there’s a good chance the answer to that question is yes. Staring down at our mobile devices is something we have become used to as a society, and now there’s a rap anthem to really highlight that growing problem.

Medical News Today: Study confirms link between sleep apnea and depression in men

At the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference, researchers report new findings on the relationship between sleep apnea and depression in men.

Arlington and Alexandria volunteer opportunities

American Cancer Society seeks new wigs for patients whose cancer treatments caused hair loss. 410-781-6909 or jen.burdette@cancer.org.Arlington County Invasive Plant program needs volunteers to remove invasive plants: 9-11 a.m. first Saturdays, Haley Park; 2-4:30 p.m. Show More Summary

D.C. adopt a pet

Mila, a 6-year-old, 58-pound American Staffordshire terrier mix, is available for adoption through the Washington Humane Society.The D.C. Animal Shelter, 1201 New York Ave. NE, and the Humane Society shelter (www.washhumane.org), 7319 Georgia Ave. Show More Summary

The secret to New York City bagels isn’t (just) in the water

A new video blog from the American Chemical Society explains the secret to great NYC bagels. Continue reading ? The post The secret to New York City bagels isn’t (just) in the water appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Music Helps Patients Undergoing Daily Weaning From Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation

Patient-selected music during weaning from prolonged mechanical ventilation could benefit patients by decreasing their heart rate and anxiety, according to a study presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

You may not have to drink that nasty liquid before your colonoscopy

6 days agoHealth : The Checkup

There is general agreement that colonoscopies save lives. About 140,000 people will come down with colon or rectal cancers this year, according to the American Cancer Society, and about 50,000 people will die from those diseases.Read full article >>

Death Panels: Medical Group Pushes Right of Doctors to Refuse Your Lifesaving Treatment

Futile Care Theory has just taken a huge step toward nation-wide imposition with an official policy statement by the American Thoracic Society in collaboration with other medical and nursing associations involved with intensive care internationally. Show More Summary

Duke University Professor Stands By Racist Comments

Jerry Hough has seen a lot in his 40 years as a professor at Duke University -- including that “the blacks” in his classes just don’t have the same desire to integrate into American society as “the Asians” do. Hough expressed this takeaway...Show More Summary

World Thyroid Day Is Heralded by International Thyroid Societies on May 25

On May 25th the American Thyroid Association (ATA) (www.thyroid.org), in cooperation with international sister societies, the European Thyroid Association (www.eurothyroid.com), the Asia & Oceania Thyroid Association (www.aothyroid.org),...Show More Summary

700 Kenyan Evangelical Pastors Urge Obama Not to 'Preach' Gay Marriage Support During Visit; Archbishop Accuses Obama of 'Ruining' American Society

President Barack Obama has been urged by the Evangelical Alliance of Kenya, comprised of 700 pastors, not to "preach" and impose his views in support of same-sex marriage on the Kenyan people when he visits the African country in Ju...

9 Ways Japanese Schools Are Different From American Schools

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They say education is the foundation of society—and since Japanese and American societies are different in many ways, it may not surprise you that aspects of the two countries’ educational systems are like chalk and cheese. To find out just how different learning your ABCs (or ???s) can be in the U.S. Show More Summary

In Embarrassing Editorial, Oklahoman Staff Claims Decline in Christianity is Bad for Society

The Oklahoman editorial board isn't happy with the recent numbers showing a decline in organized religion and an upswing in non-religious Americans. But why is that such a bad thing? Because, according to the writers, we're all better off when people just say they're religious.

When Is a Free Throw Really an Assist?

Inside Jim Walker’s incredible free throw marathon: one hour every day for twenty four straight days = 20,000+ free throws to benefit the American Cancer Society. The post When Is a Free Throw Really an Assist? appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Wolters Kluwer Receives 20 Awards from the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) for Editorial and Design Excellence

Wolters Kluwer is pleased to announce that its Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) journal portfolio has won 20 awards across 18 categories in the American Society of Healthcare Publication Editors (ASHPE) annual awards competition. ASHPE recognizes member articles and publications for editorial, design, print and online award categories.

New screening method for prostate cancer recurrence

The American Cancer Society estimated that 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in the United States in 2015. Approximately 27,540 men will die of the disease, accounting for 5 percent of all cancer deaths. read mo...

American Idol: Songwriter Criticizes Show, Says No One Watches It Anymore

Diane Warren, a renowned songwriter who wrote many of the original songs for American Idol, recently shot down the show when she questioned if anyone still watched the show. People reports that Warren, who attended a Humane Society of...Show More Summary

Regular Aspirin Use May Slow Progression of Early Emphysema

ATS 2015, DENVER ? Regular use of aspirin may help slow the progression of early emphysema, according to new research presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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