Estimated number of attendees at the annual Burning Man festival in Black Rock City Nevada
He gave his life so readers would have access to information from some of the most dangerous places in the world.
TIME editor Nancy Gibbs on the death of journalist Steven Sotloff
Who’s More Important: Mark Zuckerberg or Rachelle Fudge?
You’ve probably heard of Mark Zuckerberg. But you have probably never heard of Rachelle Fudge. Rachelle is a nurse in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in Colorado at the University of Colorado Health (hospital), Critical Care Medicine. I have never talked to Mark Zuckerberg. Yet, he has touched most of our lives through Facebook. While […]
The Difference Between Bullying and Harassing
So, you work for a coward boss. The boss has many of the 12 classic signs of a coward boss like lying, having others fire direct reports, slipping in negative comments about your co-workers and more. In fact, your boss has often turned against your colleagues. And, you have seen it before. The boss walks […]
PriceCheck Crowdsources Answer To Price Transparency Question
Numerous news reports on the high cost of medical services and variations in price from region to region are bringing price transparency to the forefront – especially with more consumers empowered to select their own health plans – both on public exchanges and for employee-consumers via private exchanges. Savvy health care consumers are increasingly leery of trusting […]
This whole story is depressingly familiar.
John Oliver, on his show Last Week Tonight, on the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO, referring generally to the shooting of unarmed African American youth by law enforcement
Amount the ALS Association received since July 29th, a spike in donations attributed to the “Ice Bucket Challenge”
Number of confirmed deaths from Ebola in West Africa, in the largest outbreak of the disease on record
Comedy is acting out optimism.
New Data Tacks Four More Years Onto Medicare Fund Lifespan
This year’s annual report of the Trustees for Medicare and Social Security revealed that the Medicare trust fund will not run out until 2030 — four years later than last year’s estimate. The extension was attributed, among other things, to reduced hospital admissions and to Part D payments declining 4% from 2013 estimates due to the use of generics. […]