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  • Matchmakers find modern fans in the digital age

    The Internet has upended innumerable traditional business models. Travel agents. Retail stores. Newspapers (sigh).
  • Psychologist revisits his iconic 'marshmallow test,' 4 decades later

     Psychologist revisits his iconic 'marshmallow test,' 4 decades later
    Between 1968 and 1974, more than 600 students at Bing Nursery School in Palo Alto, Calif., took part in the "marshmallow test," one of the most famous studies in psychology. The "test" was the brainchild of psychologist Walter Mischel, then of Stanford...

    Giving pricey hepatitis drug to prisoners may be financially wise

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Using expensive new antivirals to treat hepatitis C in prisoners makes fiscal sense, a new paper says. Based on computer models, new pricey drug combinations were more cost-effective than older drug combinations and no...

    There's a better way to do immigration reform

    Immigration is the definitive wedge issue in American politics, but it doesn't have to be. When the Senate's Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act failed to pass the House this year, it was the third such failure of...

    Removal of healthy breast doesn't improve odds against cancer, study says

    MIAMI Many women who undergo contralateral prophylactic mastectomy to remove a healthy breast along with a diseased breast do not need to, but might do so for peace of mind. When Sandra Perez, a Pembroke Pines mother of two was diagnosed with cancer in...