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13 min ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Taxes and subsidies could encourage healthier diet and lower healthcare costs

In a Viewpoint published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association , a team of Boston researchers call for the implementation of taxes and subsidies to improve dietary quality in the United States.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Medicine, Nutrition, Tufts University

2 hrs ago | English Dong-A

KBS president-nominee under attack by unionists, opposition party

Lee In-ho under attack by KBS unionists, opposition party . SEPTEMBER 03, 2014 07:29.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, National University

6 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

Harvard/AARP study examines housing issues for aging Americans

A model house in Bonterra at Woodforest, a community for residents age 55 and up north of Houston.

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9 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Sequester's Legacy: How A Bad Budget Law Could Lose America's Next War

I focus on the strategic, economic and business implications of defense spending as the chief operating officer of the non-profit Lexington Institute and Chief Executive Officer of Source Associates.

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Related Topix: Georgetown University, Northeastern University, US News

13 hrs ago | Reuters

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank head

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying needlessly, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Liberia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Reuters

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank head

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying who could easily be saved, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the highly contagious virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Liberia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

13 hrs ago | Fox News

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths, World Bank head says

A doctor works in a laboratory on collected samples of the Ebola virus at the Centre for Disease Control in Entebbe, about 37 km southwest of Uganda's capital Kampala, August 2, 2012.

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Related Topix: World News, Malawi, Uganda, Africa, Nigeria

20 hrs ago | Boston.com

Book ReviewOprah essays ring with truth, truisms

This collection of bits of wisdom begins with Oprah Winfrey recalling a 1998 interview during which the late, great film critic Gene Siskel asked her, "[W]hat do you know for sure?" "Now, this was not my first rodeo," Oprah writes.

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Related Topix: The Oprah Winfrey Show, Entertainment, Television

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Miami's Community Newspapers

Aventura developers teach prestigious real estate course at Harvard

Fernando Levy Hara and Stephan Gietl, partners in mckafka Development Group, are wearing many hats these days.

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SFGate

Will Harvard biz school have gender equality?

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games, University of Pennsylvania, University of Chicago, New York University

Reuters

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths: World Bank head

The world's "disastrously inadequate response" to West Africa's Ebola outbreak means many people are dying who could easily be saved, the head of the World Bank said on Monday, as Nigeria confirmed another case of the highly contagious virus.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Liberia, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun-Star

Cabaero: Endings, beginnings

IT HAS been over a month since I returned to full-time media work after a one-year study leave spent abroad.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Opinion

China Daily

Iris Chen, former teacher, to run NYC schools' fund

Iris Chen, a Chinese American who is former school teacher, will run the private fundraising arm of New York City' education department, which has put hundreds of millions of dollars into initiatives such as pre-school preparation for children from low-income families and evaluating teachers.

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Related Topix: Yale University

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Nobel Laureate - Education the Path to Lower Inequality

As globalisation is failing to reduce income inequality, governments should focus on educating low-skilled workers to ensure a fairer distribution of income, according to a Nobel Laureate.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Peninsula Daily News

Native bees talks set today in Olympic National Park

Entomologist Jessica Rykken will tell about her survey of native bees in Olympic National Park in two programs today.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Olympic National Park, US National Parks

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Groong

Former Armenian president marks 60th birthday

Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Aug 31 2014 Former Armenian president marks 60th birthday 31 August 2014 - 12:45pm Former Armenian president Robert Kocharyan marks his 60th birthday today.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Economic Principals

Summer Ends Now

Labor Day in the United States, and EP has taken the day off. Herewith a re-issue of EP's edition of July 18, 2004.

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Related Topix: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Computers, Boeing 727, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Daily Kos

Can you still doubt plight of black men with police irrespective of socio-economic circumstances?

I am a father, a son, a husband, a brother, an engineer, a software developer, a host of several radio shows, an author, a blogger, a vlogger, a political activist, a business owner, an entrepreneur, a musician, and a black man.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, University of Southern California, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Washington Times

UNK to host talk on psychiatric drug alternatives

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is hosting the presentation by Peter Breggin.

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Related Topix: University of Nebraska Kearney

Scientific Blogging

Breaking Beautiful - The Useful Mechanism In Patterns Of Cracks

High resolution photograph of cracks in thin layer of glass atop a silicon wafer.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

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