What is Worse: Going Viral or Verbal Quarantine

As the death toll and cases of 2019- nCoV (aka novel coronavirus) infection rises, our curiosity increases as to the epidemic’s when, why, where, and how. Is the new virus naturally occurring, animal to human transmission, a bio-weapon?

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Doctor Robot for You, Real Doctor for Me

A couple of years ago, computer programs, algorithms, and glorified Google searches were touted as the replacements for a physician’s analysis of a patient’s medical condition. Web MD became the physician of choice for many searching for a diagnosis.

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A Health Savings Account Could Save Your Life

In a lawsuit against Aetna for denial of benefits which the patient alleges "almost killed him," Aetna's medical director admitted under oath that he never looked at patients' medical records when deciding whether to approve or deny care.

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HIV Cells Used to Fight Cancer

"Fire with Fire," a three minute documentary from DB Productions and GE Froward, a subsidiary of General Electric, presents the findings of a rare cancer treatment, breakthrough,  CTL019, decades in the making.

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  • The Cheesecake Bible Second Edition Review - A Revelation of Heavenly Treats (Recipes)

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    The Cheesecake Bible Second Edition, from Robert Rose Publishing and award winning Master Chef and baker, George Geary, updates the wildly successful first edition which instantly became a best seller, adding 300 mouthwatering, decadent, delicious, rapturous, recipes.

     
  • Red Joan Review - Absorbing, A Captivating True Story of International Intrigue

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    Red Joan, from Lionsgate and IFC Films, presents the true story of Joan Stanley, a British citizen arrested for violations of the Secrets Acts, exposed as a KGB agent who passed secrets during World War II.

     
  • LEAST AMONG SAINTS, a Tough and Tender Tearjerker from Director Martin Papazian

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    LEAST AMONG SAINTS, a moving drama of hope and compassion, recently held a private screening and reception for select members of the media, donors and the films Volunteers Of America partner at the ICM Building in Century City, California.

     
  • Wolfgang Puck Coffee Launches New Website and Webstore; Offers Incentive on Orders

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    Wolfgang Puck Coffee is proud to announce their new website. Freshly designed and featuring an easy to use webstore, it is now simpler than ever to start your day with a great cup of specialty coffee.

     
  • Gordon Ramsay Steak Las Vegas Review - A Cut Above

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    Vegas restaurateurs take note: There's a new game in town that has single-handedly elevated the fine steakhouse experience to another level. This is in the form of Gordon Ramsay Steak, which opened in May 2012 aptly at Paris Las Vegas. 

     
  • Updated:William, Kate Welcome Baby Number Two, Charlotte Elizabeth Diana; Obama Congratulates Family, Queen, Nation

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    Prince William and Catherine, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, welcomed baby number two, a girl, into their growing family, on Saturday, May 2, following a week delay and short two hour labor.

     
  • Cincinnati Boy, 8, Commits Suicide After School Bullying

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    An eight-year-old Cincinnati boy committed suicide January, 2017, after a bullying incident in the boy’s bathroom at his school left him unconscious for nearly eight minutes. He hung himself with a necktie two days later.

     
  • Amidst Lurid Accusations Matt Lauer Issues An Apology; Network Denies Prior Knowledge

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    Defrocked NBC Today host Matt Lauer issued an apology to his victims, family, friends, and network, one day after the network terminated the twenty-year veteran over substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct, rape, and other inappropriate actions.

     
  • Novitiate Review - Performance Driven Indie Delivers

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    Novitiate, from Sony Pictures Classics, presents an insider's view behind the scared walls of the nunnery as it follows a group of young women who believe they have been called to the live a life of sacrifice in service for God.

     
  • CURE SPA Malibu Celebrates Grand Opening

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    CURE MED SPA recently celebrated the grand opening of its Malibu location with a launch party that introduced a select group of media, celebrities and guests to its newest facilities overlooking the incredible Pacific Ocean.

     
  • Hey, You're That Guy: Actor Paul Willson Talks Improv and an Actor's Life

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    Hollywood has launched a thousand careers, and among them are the many extremely talented character actors and comedians we’ve watched for years, whose nuanced performances knock us on our asses every time we see them.

     
  • SF Arts: Montague Gallery Presents "Radiance: New Works by Lino Tagliapietra"

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    Montague Gallery is pleased to present a selection of recent works by Lino Tagliapietra. The show is titled Radiance, based on the artist's engagement with color and his appreciation of the unique light of San Francisco.

     
  • London Tour Dates for Wendy James, Feral Love, Winter 1982 & The Stone Roses Drop New Tunes

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    A quick look inside, Wendy James tour dates begin in London’s Brooklyn Bowl, Feral Love and Winter 1982 both released singles and Simon Wolstencroft is busy with both memoir and new music with former bandmates The Stone Roses.  

  • Beltway Insider: Obama/Dems in Philly; DNC Chair Out; PM Slows Brexit; Munich/Kabul; IOC/Russia; Garry Marshall

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    President Obama and the stars of the Democratic Party head to Philadelphia to outline the platform for the nation during the three-day convention that concludes with the official awarding of the delegates nominating Hillary Rodham Clinton as the Democratic Presidential Candidate.

     
  • Mexico's West Coast; Warm Pacific Breezes, Gorgeous Sunshine, Hypnotic Seas, Pristine Shores

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    Mexico’s West coast from Los Cabos to Puerto Vallarta to Acapulco, have, for approximately 30 million U.S. citizens according to the U.S. National Travel & Tourism Office, continued to reign as the destination of choice.