Cancer Led Her To The Job That Helped Save Her Life
This year, I met a new instant friend, Julie Miles. Julie almost died from cancer at 47-years old. In 2010, while visiting friends in New York, she became suddenly ill with a burst appendix and was rushed to the hospital in a semi-comatose state. A week later, her pathology report revealed that her appendix burst […]
This season is all I have left to give.
Kobe Bryant, of the Los Angeles Lakers, on his decision to retire after the current season ends
Number of people who shopped online or in-person this Black Friday
It cannot be tolerated. It must be destroyed. And we must do it together.
President Obama to French President Hollande on the “murderous ideology” of the Islamic State
Estimated number of people traveling over the Thanksgiving weekend
Health Care Transparency Tools Could Be Simpler — But Not Too Simple
In a recent article in Employee Benefit News (EBN) on the topic of health care transparency tools, writer Bruch Shutan cautions that “whittling down cost and quality measures for a more consumer-friendly presentation may improve employee uptake of such tools, but one industry expert with a medical background cautions that it could come at the […]
Employers Educate Employees As Cadillac Tax Approaches
One of the more controversial provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the excise tax on high-value health plans, goes into effect in 2018, and many employers are already making changes to the health plans they offer to avoid it. Among the changes are implementing narrow networks, transitioning to high-deductible health plans, and incentivizing participation […]
Terrorism will not destroy the Republic, it is the Republic that will destroy terrorism.
French President Francois Hollande in response to the Paris attacks
Estimated number of displaced Syrians, according to the Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
We are moving into unchartered territory at a frightening speed.
WMO Secretary General Michel Jarraud on greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere reaching unprecedented levels