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Breaking The Banks

Benjamin T. Solomon | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Benjamin T. Solomon

The problem with our legal system is that there is too much legalese and not enough prosecution. Imagine, over the last seven years banks paid out in fines, $150 billion of shareholders cash. In my opinion, proving once and for all, that these banks did not suddenly become dishonest.

Superbug Infections Will Keep Rising If We Don't Do Something Now | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.06.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 08/05/2015 11:37 AM EDT on LiveScience Infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria are projected to increase in the U...

What 'Superbugs' Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Do To The Body

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.19.2015 | Healthy Living

Seven patients are infected and almost 200 others were exposed to a potentially fatal group of "superbugs" carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or...

Go Ahead, Tell Them Your Age!

Nicole Lavonne Smith | Posted 09.01.2014 | Education
Nicole Lavonne Smith

A student and I sat reflecting on the dance we had just performed for the school talent show when he asked me, "Nicole, how old are you?"


Tom Deegan | Posted 02.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Deegan

Unfortunately, efforts to stop the spread of these hospital born-and-bred mutants have focused so far on changing human behavior by reprogramming bedside caregivers.

'A Nightmare Health Scenario' On The Horizon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living

Today's interconnected world means we're all linked by the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat - and the antibiotics we use. ...

What Is FIRPTA, and How Does It Affect My Commercial Real Estate Investment?

Phil Jemmett | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Phil Jemmett

Before FIRPTA became law, the U.S. had no way to tax foreigners on these profits. Now, FIRPTA requires withholding from a foreigner's rental income as well as withholding from a foreigner's gains (or losses) upon disposal of U.S. real estate.

Will the Medicine Cabinet Be Empty When You or Your Child Need Life-Saving Antibiotics? (Slideshow)

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH | Posted 11.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Tom Frieden, MD, MPH

Without urgent and aggressive action, more patients will be thrust back to a time when simple infections can be deadly. And, the loss of effective antibiotics will undermine treatment of infectious complications in patients with other diseases.

Superbugs, Humans and the G8: A Global Reckoning

Jean-Christophe Nothias | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Jean-Christophe Nothias

There have been no successful discoveries of new classes of antibiotics since 1987. Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently warned the public of a four-fold increase in one group of "nightmare bacteria."


Posted 03.06.2013 | Los Angeles

The term "superbug" conjures images of movies like "Contagion." The name "nightmare bacteria" isn't any better. That's what health care officials a...

FDA Should Share Data About Livestock on Drugs

Robert Lawrence | Posted 02.09.2013 | Home
Robert Lawrence

To my mind, the most urgent argument for making the data public is that this syndrome of drug misuse in food animals is one cause of antibiotic-resistant bacteria that infect humans.

Banks Only Halfway Through Commercial Real Estate Losses

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A top government financial regulator said on Friday banks have taken only about half the hit they will experience from commer...

Commercial Real Estate: Why Hasn't It Crashed? | Heidi N. Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Oddly, however, there is one sector that has been outrunning the reaper since 2007, and it's the last place you'd expect to have survived so long: com...

Meltdown 101: Inside The Commercial Real Estate Crisis

AP | ALEX VEIGA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The residential housing market went into a tailspin over a burst housing bubble and a whole lot of bad mortgages. The commercial real estate market ha...