Monthly Archives: September 2014

Dog & Squirrel

I came across this today. An epic stare-down between a quiet, unflinching dog and an agitated and vocal squirrel. It went on for at least five minutes, probably quite a bit longer. The dog never moved an inch, didn’t even … Continue reading

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Disparate Healthcare Outcomes, Trust, and Cultural Folkways

Can regional disparity in U.S. healthcare outcomes and spending be traced to centuries’ old migration patterns? This intriguing article claims that “wasteful healthcare spending at the regional level is, in many cases, a symptom of underlying backwardness” and that this … Continue reading

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