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  • Is robotic adnexal surgery the way to go?
    Is robotic adnexal surgery the way to go?
    Robotic-assisted adnexal surgery is procedures done on the fallopian tubes and ovaries. It is done for problems such as ovarian tumors and tubal pregnancies. A new study compared robotic adnexal surgery to laparoscopic surgery for adnexal disease....
  • Face painting costs article
    Face painting price shock
    You're planning an event, and you want to hire a face painter to entertain your guests. But when the quotes begin to roll in, you're a little shocked by the prices. While newer or less established face painters might have low rates while...
  • Student Loans 4
    The blessing and curse of student loans part four; considering the costs
    “Always count the cost of building a tower before setting out to build it, lest you are unable to finish and all who see it will mock you,” Dave Ramsey says paraphrasing Luke 14:28-29 in his Financial Peace University. Even if a person...
  • Space Launch System
    GAO finds that NASA's heavy lift Space Launch System is $400 million short
    The General Accounting Office released a report on Wednesday on NASA’s heavy lift rocket, the Space Launch System. Among its core findings is that the project is in serious jeopardy of failing to meet its planned December, 2017 initial...
  • Don't count the cost
    Minister preaches about 'Counting the Cost'
    After baptism at New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia on Wednesday night, Rev. Blanche Murphy preached a sermonette about "Counting the Cost" based on Matthew 26:6-13 about the woman in Bethany who anointed Jesus' feet...
  • This is a diagram depicting the rise of overweight among ages two to 19 in the U. S.
    Duke researchers predict childhood obesity will cost $14 billion
    Childhood obesity will cost $14 billion over the lifetime of the near 20 percent of children in the United States that are considered to be obese according to new research conducted by Dr. Eric Andrew Finkelstein from the Duke Global Health...
  • Opportunity Decision Matrix
    Start with a Cost/Driver analysis
    Marketing and sales at a startup business presents a universe of possible options. So how do you decide where to spend your scarce time and money? Well, at our company, we evaluate alternatives across two continuums - difficulty and effectiveness...
  • Regular dinner dates can add up to quite a lot of money, so is online dating better?
    Online dating proves to be economical
    Using data from statisticbrain.com, ConvergEx found that the average courtship time for “off-line,” traditional dating prior to marriage extended to 42 months, which is two years longer than the 18.5-month, average dating-to-marriage...
  • Cost of newer vaccines may not be covered by insurance
    Cost of newer vaccines may not be covered by insurance
    Administering vaccines is a component of standard pediatric care. As is often the case, newer forms of treatment are more expensive. A new study has found that physicians are not adequately reimbursed for vaccine administration, leaving them with...
  • Vaginal hysterectomy or robotic hysterectomy; which is better?
    Vaginal hysterectomy or robotic hysterectomy; which is better?
    In recent years, robotic surgical procedures have increased significantly; however, a new study assessed the cost, safety, surgery time, and hospital stay of robotic-assisted hysterectomies, abdominal hysterectomies, and vaginal hysterectomies....
  • Dish Saucers to the rescue
    Plating Up Green Gardening
    In Southern California, arid air and drought conditions make keeping water where your potted plants need them becomes a constant challenge. Not to mention to trying to keep your deck or patio from becoming stained or warped from pooled water and...
  • Pet health insurance
    Pet Health Insurance - a surprising resource
    We love our pets and make many purchases to keep them happy. One of the most redeeming purchases many of us can make is Pet Health Insurance. Just as we can with auto, home and our own health insurance we can tailor make the policy with some...
  • Coffee war
    Are you ready for the coffee wars?
    Ready or not, they've already begun. If you ever read The Puschart Wars as a child, this is nothing like it. Is Starbucks the sole, obvious choice where you head when you want coffee on the go? Then it's time to get in step with the...
  • CCS
    Ex Obama official, EPA wrong on Carbon Capture
    Charles McConnell, formerly assistant secretary of energy disputes his old boss's contention that carbon capture is both viable and affordable. That undercuts Obama's position that carbon capture and sequestration is commercially viable...
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    Obamacare $urprise: 'I can understand why they are so pissed about this'
    Checking out the new health exchange quotes from Covered California leads some previous believers in the Affordable Care Act to discover bad news -- not only for their personal finances but also for their hometown economy.Among the startled...