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Breaking The Banks
Benjamin T. Solomon
Member, Nuclear and Future Flight Propulsion Technical Committ...
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.
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Superbug Infections Will Keep Rising If We Don't Do Something Now
By Rachael Rettner, LiveScience.com
They kill thousands of people every year.
What Are The 'Superbugs' Known As Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae?
Some people exposed to CRE will not become infected and are said to be colonized with CRE. They won't need treatment. Certain
Go Ahead, Tell Them Your Age!
Nicole Lavonne Smith
Writer and Educator
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?"
Nurse; Author, 'Health Care… a View From the Trenches'
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 We Can Stop - Global Public Square - CNN.com Blogs
Today's interconnected world means we're all linked by the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat - and the
What Is FIRPTA, and How Does It Affect My Commercial Real Estate Investment?
CEO, Breakwater Equity Partners
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
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
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
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."
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FDA Should Share Data About Livestock on Drugs
Director, Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins Blo...
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
Commercial Real Estate: Why Hasn't It Crashed?
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