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When Normal Isn't the Medical Report You Want

Kate Welch | Posted 05.05.2016 | Parents
Kate Welch

This is normally great news. This is normally reason to celebrate. I can count on one hand the times when Caleb has been referred to as normal. So why was I frowning? Why did I get the sinking feeling in my stomach that I usually get when given dire results?

How To Prevent Heat Stress In Pets

Posted 08.16.2012 | Healthy Living

Written by Dr. Dennis Chew for Vetstreet It always amazes me when, every year as the temperatures rise, there are still reports of animals being le...

Kitchen Sink Laundry Lists and Broken Clocks

John Wagner Givens | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
John Wagner Givens

Corruption perceptions indices suggest that China is not especially corrupt for its level of development and actually does better than many more developed countries, including Russia, Argentina, and Mexico.

Darn Them Piggies! Pork Prices & the Inflation Outlook for China

Nigel Chalk | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business
Nigel Chalk

During the past year, views on China's economy have yo-yoed from concerns about the recovery, to hand-wringing about inflation and overheating, and then back to talk of hard landing.

Whack-A-Mole in China's Bubbly Housing Market

Nigel Chalk | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business
Nigel Chalk

We can expect that policymakers will continue to have to periodically step back into the property market with successively tighter administrative controls, continuing to play Whack-a-Mole with China's burgeoning property bubble.

Brazil Earns Credit Upgrade Due To Sound Policies

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

RIO DE JANEIRO (Stuart Grudgings) - Moody's Investors Service upgraded Brazil's sovereign credit rating on Monday, giving a vote of confidence to the ...

More Diversity Will Help the IMF at Work

iMFdirect | Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

Nemat Shafik, who took over as IMF Deputy Managing Director in April, says she has been surprised by the vigor of internal policy debate at the IMF. "...

Avoiding Another Year of Living Dangerously: Time to Secure Financial Stability

José Viñals | Posted 06.13.2011 | Business
José Viñals

We've slipped well beyond a year and the financial system is still flirting with danger. Durable financial stability has, so far, proven elusive.

Latin America's Twin Challenges -- Increasing Rate of Growth and Managing Volatility

Dominique Strauss-Kahn | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Latin America faces two principal economic challenges going forward: to increase the sustainable rate of economic growth and to reduce the volatility of growth.

Latin America: Making the Good Times Better

Dominique Strauss-Kahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Latin America has enjoyed tremendous economic dynamism and a rising quality of life in recent years. But, faced with new challenges, the question is: how best to sustain this progress?