S.Z. Berg

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Why People Lie To Women In Negotiations

Why People Lie To Women In Negotiations

Women tend to be lied to in negotiations, and it doesn't matter if the negotiator is a man or a women.

Playing High School Varsity Sports May Help Make Players Winners in Business

Playing High School Varsity Sports May Help Make Players Winners in Business

The lessons learned playing varsity sports in high school appear to carry over into the workplace, even some 60 years down the road.

Fast-Tracking Drugs Through the FDA Has Side Effects

Fast-Tracking Drugs Through the FDA Has Side Effects

New drugs that are fast-tracked through the FDA approval process are more likely than those drugs that took the slow route to get black box warnings, which alert prescribers and patients about the most serious drug warnings required by the FDA.

Medicare Costs Continue to Rise, With the Elderly Shouldering the Brunt of Expenses

Medicare Costs Continue to Rise, With the Elderly Shouldering the Brunt of Expenses

As Medicare costs continue to rise, 54 million senior citizens are facing a tough situation.

Medical Researchers Turn to Crowdfunding to Kickstart Novel Studies

Medical Researchers Turn to Crowdfunding to Kickstart Novel Studies

Many medical researchers with ideas not tied to a drug backed by the pharmaceutical industry often find themselves without funding; patients find themselves without power. are without much power...until recently.

Hospitals Acquire Medical Practices and Hike Prices Study Shows

Hospitals Acquire Medical Practices and Hike Prices Study Shows

The number of hospital-owned physician practices in the U.S. more than doubled from 2002 to 2008. While in theory hospital-owned physician practice may offer benefits, prices have actually soared.

Doctors Urged by Medical Societies To Decide Which Treatment You Can Afford

Doctors Urged by Medical Societies To Decide Which Treatment You Can Afford

An increasing number of influential medical societies are recommending that doctors consider the cost of a treatment, not just the effectiveness of a treatment, for their patients.

Tax Payer Bill of Rights Cleans Up IRS Image

Tax Payer Bill of Rights Cleans Up IRS Image

The federal government is once again attempting to soften Uncle Sam's image.

Why Some Patients May Be Missing Out On Generic Drug Savings

Why Some Patients May Be Missing Out On Generic Drug Savings

More than half of doctors recommend branded medicine over generic, even though the price is higher while the ingredients are the same.