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Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Too Many Americans Will Never Be Able to Retire

Without more babies and immigrants, the country won’t be able to support its aging population. by Noah Smith Traditionally, Americans could look forward to a comfortable retirement. After four decades in an office or a factory, sometime in their 60s they would lay down their burdens and enjoy a final couple of decades with time...

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“1 Heart” for Survivors of Heart Disease

“1 Heart” for Survivors of Heart Disease

Heart disease is a term covering any disorder of the heart. Unlike cardiovascular disease, which describes problems with the blood vessels and circulatory system as well as the heart, heart disease refers to issues and deformities in the heart itself. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of...

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How Dog Parks Took Over the Urban Landscape

How Dog Parks Took Over the Urban Landscape

Birthed from the counterculture of the ’60s, the pet playground has witnessed a major shift in how Americans relate to their canines By Alissa Greenberg smithsonianmag.com A Friday afternoon at Ohlone Dog Park in Berkeley, California, is a riot of canine joy. A collie chases a ball with thrilled abandon; a boxer puppy learns to...

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Brandon Anderson: Fitness, Resolutions, Youth Obesity & More

Brandon Anderson: Fitness, Resolutions, Youth Obesity & More

A recent survey found a third of Americans with resolve to change something on Jan. 1 focus on diet and fitness. For children and adolescents aged 2-19 years1: The prevalence of obesity was 18.5% and affected about 13.7 million children and adolescents. Obesity prevalence was 13.9% among 2- to 5-year-olds, 18.4% among 6- to 11-year-olds, and 20.6% among 12- to 19-year-olds....

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Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

Ritchelle Broadnax: Talks About Women In Medicine

According to the AAMC, Research shows that almost 40% of women physicians go part-time or leave medicine altogether within six years of completing their residencies. Dr. Ritchelle Broadnax, who’s very early in her career as a Doctor of Nursing, has big plans on how she can continue to give her clients/patients that great quality of...

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Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

Has Your Career Become Your Whole Identity?

by Janna Koretz Dan*, a partner at a major Boston law firm, was due at the office, but instead, he was curled on his bathroom floor, unshaven and in his pajamas, crying into a towel. It began slowly, in a meeting with a particularly pushy client, when a thought bubbled up in his mind: “Why...

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Don’t Ask People What They Want, Watch What They Do

Don’t Ask People What They Want, Watch What They Do

Understanding user motivations, daily habits, and patterns helps create insight that informs and inspires teams to create better solutions for people. by Max Ogles Nir’s Note: Irene Au is a design partner at Khosla Ventures and former Head of Design at Google, Yahoo, and Udacity. In this interview, she chats with Max Ogles about design...

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Destiny Turner Talks About Going Into The “ER”

Destiny Turner Talks About Going Into The “ER”

There is a lot more to know about Destiny Turner than only being a talented singer. Destiny Turner talks to Christopher Thomas, Publisher of inCity Magazine about how her latest album “Emotion Release” came into existence, collaborations, goals and more. Request Destiny Turner’s new project at your local radio station.