They are the most-trusted profession in America (and with good reason).They are critical to patient outcomes (especially in primary care).
It could help eliminate hunger and disease; it could also lead to the sort of dystopia we used to only read about in sci-fi novels. A series of academic studies suggest that the wealthy are, to put it bluntly, selfish jerks. — and to a pet project called USAFacts, which performs a sort of fiscal colonoscopy on the American government.It’s an easy narrative to swallow — but is it true? All it took was a Dutch postal worker’s uniform, some envelopes stuffed with cash, and a slight sense of the absurd. On the Internet, people say all kinds of things they’d never say aloud — about sex and race, about their true wants and fears.We also undervalue the tailwinds that help us — which leaves us ungrateful and unhappy. Gina Raimondo, the governor of tiny Rhode Island, has taken on unions, boosted big business, and made friends with Republicans. and elsewhere), social trust has been falling for decades — in part because our populations are more diverse. That’s when you need a market-design wizard like Al Roth.She is also one of just 15 Democratic governors in the country. The International Monetary Fund has long been the “lender of last resort” for economies in crisis.Charles Koch, the mega-billionaire CEO of Koch Industries and half of the infamous political machine, sees himself as a classical liberal. In a rare series of interviews, he explains his political awakening, his management philosophy and why he supports legislation that goes against his self-interest.
A breakthrough in genetic technology has given humans more power than ever to change nature.Could the growing army of nurse practitioners be an answer to the doctor shortage?The data say yes but — big surprise — doctors’ associations say no. But after a new study came out linking football to brain damage, he abruptly retired.Would there be more of them if there were more like her? Christine Lagarde, who runs the institution, would like to prevent those crises from ever happening. The public has almost no chance to buy good tickets to the best events.Societies where people trust one another are healthier and wealthier. Ticket brokers, meanwhile, make huge profits on the secondary markets.is an award-winning weekly podcast (subscribe here! It can also be heard on public radio stations across the country, on Sirius XM, on several major airlines, and elsewhere. Dubner has surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature — from cheating and crime to parenting and sports.