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Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality

Obama's State Of The Union Address and Income Inequality …And the trees are all kept equal By hatchet, axe, and saw. Rush—“The Trees,” Hemispheres President Barack Obama was right when he said, “The long-term unemployed are not lazy. They’re not lacking in motivation. They’re...

Jan 27 2014, 5:57am CST

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013

Samsung Mixed Outlook after Stellar 2013 As Samsung bids goodbye to stellar 2013, mixed views on its future SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For Samsung Electronics and its 270,000 employees across the globe, 2013 was the best year. One in every three smartphones...

Jan 24 2014, 1:14am CST

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage

FDA says acetaminophen doses over 325 mg causes liver damage FDA: There are no available data to show that taking more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per dosage unit provides additional benefit that outweighs the added risks for liver injury.

Jan 16 2014, 7:52pm CST

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Cybersecurity chief had qualms over health website HHS cybersecurity chief says health care website tests didn't follow security 'best practices' WASHINGTON (AP) — The top cybersecurity officer for the Health and Human Services Department said he was...

Jan 16 2014, 2:36am CST

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift

U. S. Healthcare Innovation Demands A Paradigm Shift New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common. - John Locke We are just over two weeks into 2014, and the dominant conversation about healthcare...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

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IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand? CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignment issues. If you surveyed the news recently about IT jobs – those things you either can’t...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance

Why 23andme Deserves A Second Chance When word came out that the FDA was shutting down the popular Silicon-valley based genetic testing service 23andme, public sentiment was on the side of the company. With that said, proponents of shutting down 23andme...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

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A Digital Health Acquisition To Watch RxAnte, which applies predictive analytics to medication adherence, became part of Millennium Laboratories in December. The companies are mum on details of the sale. Aberdare Ventures partner Mohit Kaushal, who invested...

Jan 13 2014, 8:51am CST

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Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success

Why City Life Boosts Creativity And Startup Success The following post is by Roger Wu, cofounder of the business-to-business content distribution network, Cooperatize. What happens when you invite 10 people that work in different industries to dinner?  We get smarter,...

Jan 12 2014, 8:56am CST

Bikini Bridge Trend Sparks Outrage

Bikini Bridge Trend Sparks Outrage A new trend out in cyberspace is the bikini bridge. Just like the thigh gap was the latest meme last year, this year the bikini bridge is the in thing. And the unrealistic thinness needed to sport one has sparked outrage among the health care experts online.

Jan 11 2014, 4:34am CST

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Can An Uber Investor Bring Silicon Valley Disruption To Healthcare? Several tweets today from Benchmark Capital partner Bill Gurley suggests that the legendary VC firm – famous for their backing of eBay, Uber, OpenTable, and Yelp, among others – may be preparing to get serious about...

Jan 10 2014, 7:51pm CST

Talk Outside the Box

Talk Outside the Box Our imaginations are limited by our experience; our routine; our habitual ways of working, thinking, and dreaming. This isn’t intended to be dispiriting news. But it is weighty news worth serious consideration. Because...

Jan 10 2014, 6:01pm CST

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected'

Humana: Obamacare Exchange Enrollment 'More Adverse Than Previously Expected' On January 9, health insurance bellwether Humana formally announced something that industry observers have long suspected: that healthy and young people don’t think Obamacare’s insurance plans are a good deal for them....

Jan 10 2014, 4:11pm CST

There's Nothing New About AT&T's Sponsored Data (And Why the FCC Won't Ban It)

There's Nothing New About AT&T's Sponsored Data (And Why the FCC Won't Ban It) Federal Communications Commission (FCC) chairman Tom Wheeler has been urged to investigate AT&T's new Sponsored Data offering, whereby customers can use certain internet services without dipping into their monthly...

Jan 10 2014, 8:01am CST

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare?

Can A Wisconsin Senator And A Superstar Lawyer Prevent Members Of Congress From Gaining Subsidized Health Insurance Under Obamacare? This week, Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson (R.) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing members of Congress, and their staffers, from receiving subsidized health insurance through Obamacare’s exchanges. “Americans are...

Jan 10 2014, 1:41am CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm CST

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IBM's Watson supercomputer gets its own business IBM "Jeopardy!" champ computer Watson gets its own business unit, NYC headquarters NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most famous "Jeopardy!" champs of all time is moving to Manhattan. No, it's not...

Jan 9 2014, 7:36am CST

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Can 2014 Be The Year Of Real Healthcare Innovation? Our body is a machine for living.  It is organized for that, it is its nature.  Let life go on in it unhindered and let it defend itself, it will do more than if you paralyze it bey encumbering it with remedies.     —...

Jan 8 2014, 4:11pm CST

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Does Obamacare Deserve Credit For Slowing The Growth In Health Care Spending? The annual report of from the actuaries over at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is out for 2012 and, for the fourth year running, the news is surprisingly good. Total healthcare spending in 2012...

Jan 8 2014, 9:51am CST

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance

China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance By Jane Ho China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon Information Technology, a provider of videoconference and surveillance systems. (And, yes, the...

Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST

Entrepreneur Envy

Entrepreneur Envy My entrepreneurial past appeared on New Year’s Eve like a ghost visiting Ebenezer Scrooge. There it was, as plain as the tuna tacos I was eating at a local hot spot, although perhaps tinted by rose-colored glasses (like...

Jan 7 2014, 2:46pm CST

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups

Forsake Start-Up Envy: Three Reasons Why Large Companies Should Out-Innovate Start-Ups This is the first of a two-part series on how large companies can out-innovate start-ups. Part Two is available here.  An accompanying infographic is also available. An executive recently left his job at a global...

Jan 7 2014, 12:56pm CST

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More “Can you give us your grumpiest server?” That was the request made by two men at a Nebraska Cracker Barrel. The hostess couldn’t accommodate their request. There are no grumpy servers here, she told them. Instead, she...

Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm CST

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014 The Best Countries To Retire To In 2014 If you’re planning to retire abroad—because you want to live better for less, diversify your investments or enjoy a greater degree of adventure—you should consider Panama,...

Jan 6 2014, 3:16pm CST

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014

Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...

Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich

Jim Cramer: How To Make Fewer Financial Mistakes And Get Rich Jim Cramer is one of the most prolific and recognized men in the financial world. Very few people can boast his media resume and his investment acumen. He is also the founder of TheStreet.com, one of the most popular...

Jan 6 2014, 8:16am CST

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington

The More Wasteful Is The Federal Government Program, The More Essential It Is To Washington If you live anywhere but Washington, D.C., you probably believe that the federal government spends too much.  Since 2008 a wave of bail-outs and pork barrel “stimulus” outlays pushed the budget to more than $3.6...

Jan 6 2014, 7:26am CST

30 Under 30 Who Are Changing The World 2014

30 Under 30 Who Are Changing The World 2014 Presenting our third annual 30 Under 30, a tally of the brightest stars in 15 different fields under the age of 30. This is an exhilarating time to be young and ambitious. Never before has youth been such an advantage....

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

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First Globals Technology Corps: Merging Jobs and Public Diplomacy In our book, First Globals: Understanding, Managing, and Unleashing the Potential of Our Millennial Generation, Joan Snyder Kuhl and I present a number of prescriptions for welcoming Millennials into the workforce. One...

Jan 5 2014, 8:21pm CST

Can A Cure Be Found For Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome? Putting The Lie To The Anti-ACA Talking Heads

Can A Cure Be Found For Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome? Putting The Lie To The Anti-ACA Talking Heads As we launch into 2014, I must regrettably report that we have yet to develop a vaccine or cure that can assist those who have contracted the insidious Obamacare Brain Meltdown Syndrome (OBMS)–a tragic illness affecting...

Jan 4 2014, 10:46am CST

Good News for Health Care: Medical Connectivity To Grow Over 800 Percent in 7 Years

Good News for Health Care: Medical Connectivity To Grow Over 800 Percent in 7 Years Transparency Market Research recently published a report anticipating a 38 percent compound annual growth rate in the market for medical-device connectivity through 2019, from $3.4 billion worldwide in 2012. If this...

Jan 3 2014, 11:56am CST

7 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire

7 Reasons Not To Pay Off Your Mortgage Before You Retire Many people, including myself, dream of having a “mortgage burning” party the week they retire. The very thought of making my last mortgage payment makes me jump for joy. No mortgage payment means peace of mind, freedom...

Jan 3 2014, 9:06am CST

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients

Beyond Economics: How Price Controls Are Killing Millions Of Patients Due to maximum-wage policies, it currently takes about a decade for working medical therapies to reach patients. Stronger incentives in the clinical trial process responsible for the delays would leave product safety...

Jan 3 2014, 7:26am CST

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare

New Oregon Data: Expanding Medicaid Increases Usage Of Emergency Rooms, Undermining Central Rationale For Obamacare For years, it has been the number one talking point of Obamacare supporters. People who are uninsured end up getting costly care from hospitals’ emergency rooms. “Those of us with health insurance are also paying a...

Jan 2 2014, 1:51pm CST

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Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity Build it and they will come. I sense that this may be a guiding principal to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app and the democratization of healthcare will magically appear.   And while it might sometimes...

Jan 2 2014, 1:21pm CST

Four High-Yielding ETFs For Growth And Income

Four High-Yielding ETFs For Growth And Income Let’s take a look at high dividend paying ETFs that offer an opportunity for both growth and income. Growth & income exchange-traded funds typically run the gamut from all equity to balanced asset allocation options...

Jan 2 2014, 10:21am CST

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013

Dimon, Zuckerberg, Obama, Bezos, And More: Memorable Quotes Of 2013 2013 saw more than its fair share of major storylines, everything from the gravity-defying performance of the equity markets to the never-ending Affordable Care Act saga to Tiger Woods’ golf and love life comeback to...

Jan 1 2014, 7:26pm CST

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes

The Apothecary's 2013 Year In Review: Americans Care Most About Obamacare's Steep Premium Hikes 2012 was a Presidential election year, in which health care policy was front-and-center. We figured 2013 would revert back to normal, and we at The Apothecary wouldn’t match our 2012 traffic. Boy, were we wrong. As...

Dec 31 2013, 2:37pm CST

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The Best Disruptive Writings Of 2013 -- Health Care Edition Clayton Christensen famously coined the term “disruptive innovation” to describe “simple business applications that relentlessly move up market, eventually displacing established competitors.” Disruption is not just...

Dec 30 2013, 4:31pm CST

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ACA Website Security Worries? Trust Us; We're With The Government You’ve probably heard that President Obama signed up for Affordable Care Act (aka. ObamaCare) health care. Well, sort of. He won’t actually be using it because he already receives dandy federal government coverage, as...

Dec 29 2013, 8:06am CST