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Are Your Strengths Undermining Your Success?

Have your strengths — those things you like doing and are good at — ever gotten you into trouble at work? It sounds counter-intuitive but new research suggests while many workplaces have started to advocate the use of your strengths, there is a real potential for what you do best to become a career-limiting weakness. After enthusiastically embracing the idea […]

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This Is What Pediatric Cancer Looks Like

This Is What Pediatric Cancer Looks Like

“I never thought I’d hear those words, ‘Your daughter has cancer’ … and then one day I did,” says Melissa Bradley, whose 4-year-old daughter, Belle, is currently in treatment. That’s why families, medical professionals and advocates are Going Gold this September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month — to give the disease, and the kids affected by it, the attention they […]

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3 Ways to Master the Art of Happiness in 90 Seconds or Less

3 Ways to Master the Art of Happiness in 90 Seconds or Less

Olivia Bell Photography via Getty Images Have you ever stopped to notice change? It’s happening all the time everywhere. Change is natural, just look around and you will see the leaves change colors; the moon changes phases, and the ocean waves ebb and flow. Change also happens in our daily lives with fashion, technology, workplace re-orgs, relationships, health, thoughts and […]

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Boy playing football again after meningitis leads to double amputation

Boy playing football again after meningitis leads to double amputation

ABC News Deven’s legs were amputated after a scary bout with meningitis. Deven Jackson wasn’t going to let his circumstances get in the way of doing what he loved most: playing football. Deven, 10, narrowly escaped death two years ago after being diagnosed with meningitis. “(The doctors) didn’t know if he was gonna make it,” his mom Michelle told NFL […]

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See No Evil, Hear No Evil, FEEL Nothing

See No Evil, Hear No Evil, FEEL Nothing

September 11th Memorial, New York City A month ago, I caught up over cocktails with a college friend I hadn’t seen in over 10 years. When he walked through the door of the dimly-lit bar in lower Manhattan, I squeezed my eyes tight in the candlelight to see the figure before me. In our college days, we would saunter around […]

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‘Pandemic Princess’ cruise leaves 100 with norovirus, second journey scuttled

‘Pandemic Princess’ cruise leaves 100 with norovirus, second journey scuttled

Eric Risberg/AP Disgruntled passengers have dubbed the Sea Princess the ‘Pandemic Princess’ after norovirus swept through one cruise and technical issues scuttled the next scheduled journey preparing to depart Fremantle, Australia. The “Pandemic Princess” is making life hell for Australian vacationers. A day after some 200 passengers aboard the Sea Princess were sidelined by vomiting and diarrhea caused by norovirus, […]

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10 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Needs to “Get” to Succeed

10 Quotes Every Entrepreneur Needs to “Get” to Succeed

It was July 2006. Yahoo! had just offered to buy Facebook for $ 1 billion. Peter Thiel, Facebook’s first outside investor, thought the social network’s board of directors should at least consider the offer. But Mark Zuckerberg walked into the board meeting and announced, “Okay, guys, this is just a formality, it shouldn’t take more than 10 minutes. We’re obviously […]

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How Climate Change Can Rattle the Foundations of Public Health

As the Ebola Zaire virus — one of the deadliest pathogens on earth — continues to ravage parts of west Africa, political leaders around the world are finally beginning to understand an argument I have been making since my first day in office. Better health is a nation-building strategy. Without fundamental public health infrastructures in place, no country is stable, […]

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European Scientists Choose Site For Rosetta’s Comet Touchdown

European Scientists Choose Site For Rosetta’s Comet Touchdown

After a decade-long journey to reach Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the ESA says it has found the best spot for a planned November landing.

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Fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

Fourth doctor dies of Ebola in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone has lost a fourth doctor to Ebola after a failed effort to transfer her abroad for medical treatment, a government official said Sunday, a huge setback to the impoverished country that is battling the virulent disease amid a shortage of health care workers. Dr. Olivet Buck died late Saturday, hours after the World Health […]

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