Health care price transparency: Fool’s gold, or real money in your pocket?

The news is full of stories about monumental surprise hospital bills, sky-high drug prices and patients going bankrupt. The government’s approach to addressing this, via an executive order that President Trump signed June 24, 2019, is to make hospitals post their list prices online so that patients supposedly can comparison shop. But this is fool’s gold—information that doesn’t address the […]

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Busy Philipps Gets Real About Fame With Her Daughters

Busy Philipps — actor and host of the (now-canceled, grrr) late-night show Busy Tonight — recently opened up about how a trip to Disneyland became a teachable moment about fame for her daughters, Cricket, 6, and Birdie, 10. Philipps did a cover story for Michigan Avenue, in which she spoke about the sometimes overwhelming attention she and her daughters received […]

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Recall in the case of Real and Rewe markets: Salmonella in sunflower seeds discovered

Sunflower seeds-recall expanded The Maryland dry-Vertriebs GmbH fruit gets several items with sunflower seeds, which were offered at Real and Rewe. For controls, of Salmonella have been discovered. It can therefore not be excluded that harmful germs are in the other articles. First of all, the only Real was affected by the recall. Now, REWE, returns to nationwide the sunflower […]

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Open-source software tracks neural activity in real time

Tracking the firings of individual neurons is like trying to discern who is saying what in a football stadium full of screaming fans. Until recently, neuroscientists have had to tediously track each neuron by hand. “People spent more time analyzing their data to extract activity traces than actually collecting it,” says Dmitri Chklovskii, who leads the neuroscience group at the […]

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Emotional Hangovers Are a Real Thing — Here's How to Cure Them

Many of us (unfortunately) know what a hangover is and have experienced one. After a long night of drinking, we wake up feeling sluggish, dizzy and nauseated and have a sensitivity to light or sound. But it’s not just alcohol that can make you feel awful the next day — emotions can have the same effect. So what is an emotional […]

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