Jürgen Kaube wins the German Non-Fiction Prize 2021 for his book “Hegels Welt” (Hegel’s World)

The winner of the German Non-Fiction Prize 2021 is Jürgen Kaube for his book “Hegels Welt” (Rowohlt Berlin). Statement from the jury: “In his biography of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Jürgen Kaube thoroughly dispenses with the genre of the heroic narrative. Both elegantly and with irony, he portrays the philosopher as a man who recognised… Read More »

What to do and where to stay in San Diego

Sharing a recap from our recent San Diego trip, plus some of our all-time favorite places in San Diego. Hi friends! Happy Monday! How was the weekend? I hope you had a lovely one. Ours went by a liiiiittle too quickly, but we’re back in the swing of things today. We celebrated madre’s birthday, Liv… Read More »

UnitedHealthcare delays controversial ER policy following backlash

Dive Brief: UnitedHealthcare, the biggest private payer in the U.S., is delaying a controversial policy that could retroactively deny emergency room bills it deems non-emergent — potentially saddling patients with costly medical bills — following intense backlash from patient advocates and hospital groups. “Based on feedback from our provider partners and discussions with medical societies,… Read More »

Residential school remains could reveal how 215 children lived — and died, experts say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News National Health Canadian Politics Canada A team might be able to identify — just from bones — the signs of disease like tuberculosis, evidence of abuse or malnutrition. DNA would provide more information Author of the article: Tom Blackwell Publishing date: Jun 02, 2021  •  June 2, 2021  •  5 minute… Read More »

Battery-Free Smart Fabrics to Monitor Health

Researchers at Purdue University have developed a technique to create smart garments that can harvest electrical power from nearby Wi-Fi networks and radio waves in a process known as magnetic resonance coupling. This power can then be used to energize on-board electrical systems, including body monitors. The fabrics are water repellent, breathable, and fully machine… Read More »

OSHA issues long-delayed COVID-19 safety rules for healthcare workplaces

Dive Brief: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an emergency temporary standard Thursday that healthcare employers specifically must abide by to better protect workers from the spread of COVID-19. The ETS requires hospitals, nursing homes and other sites of care to provide employees with paid time off to get vaccinated and to recover from… Read More »