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Investors pour out of Coke

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:14pm
If you owned Coca-Cola stock on Monday, it was akin to having a refreshing bottle of the classic soft drink in your hand on a hot day. By Tuesday, that same bottle exploded all over your favorite shirt.

A New Prescription for Finding the Right Doctor

Lifestyles - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:11pm
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(NewsUSA) - Finding the right doctor can mean living a healthier life, or it can be the difference between life and death.

Yet until now, consumers traditionally haven't accessed information that would enable them to find the right doctor for their individual needs. Americans have typically found their physician by word of mouth -- either from friends, family members, their doctor or their insurance list. And the problem is that these references are not subjective and only give a snapshot of a particular doctor -- one who may or may not be the best fit for your needs.

"The Internet has dramatically changed how people get important information and make connections. Just look at the popularity of sites like Zillow and TripAdvisor.com. But unlike shopping for a house or vacation, detailed information about physicians and hospitals hasn't been easy to use for decision-making," says Roger Holstein, CEO, Healthgrades.

But that's about to change. For the first time, consumers can search for doctors based on information that physicians themselves agree are most important: the doctor's experience, the clinical outcomes of the hospital where they practice and the satisfaction of their patients. The new search experience is available free at Healthgrades.com.

The in-depth search capability addresses an important gap -- 90 percent of consumers have said they could make a better choice when selecting a physician if they knew more about the physicians in their insurance plans, according to a Harris Interactive study conducted for Healthgrades.

"Knowing if a doctor diagnoses a particular condition or performs a procedure is critical to understanding their experience in treating patients like you -- which can influence the quality of care you receive," says Archelle Georgiou, MD, a healthcare advisor. "If you are searching for a doctor, Healthgrades should be your first stop."

To find the right doctor for you, visit www.healthgrades.com.

Mystery man attempts rescue

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:50am
An unidentified man rushed into a burning house to attempt to save a man inside. Jessica Porter has the story.
Categories: National News

Helmet cam shows shot to head

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:42am
U.S. military footage posted to YouTube shows a Marine survive a head shot by a sniper in Afghanistan in 2013.
Categories: International News

Top N. Korean's weird longevity plan

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:41am
North Korea's revered founder, Kim Il Sung, ordered his doctors to find a way to make him live to 100, taking treatments to stay young that ranged from the bizarre to the sinister.
Categories: International News

Pumpkin Festival crowd sets fires

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:39am
Tear gas filled the air as police in riot gear descended on Keene, New Hampshire, trying to disperse a rowdy crowd that disrupted the city's 24th annual Pumpkin Festival.
Categories: National News

Skull, bones found in Graham search

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:38am
Human remains were found eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police say.
Categories: National News

Trooper shooting suspect not found after possible sighting

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:29am
Area schools were closed Tuesday as the search for Pennsylvania trooper shooting suspect Eric Matthew Frein intensified overnight, Pennsylvania State Police said.
Categories: National News

Uruguay welcomes Syrian refugees

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:26am
The tiny faces pressed against the airport window stare in wonder at the aircraft waiting for them at the end of the sky bridge: this is the plane that will take them to a new life.
Categories: International News

Optics shed new light on the brain

CNN World - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:05am
Karl Deisseroth of Stanford University on his groundbreaking research in brain mapping.
Categories: International News

French CEO dies in Moscow in plane crash with snowplow operated by drunk driver

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:59am
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Mom demands Toys R Us remove 'Breaking Bad' figures

CNN Entertainment - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:57am
"Breaking Bad's" Walter White may have cleverly dodged authorities during his career as a drug kingpin, but his action figure hasn't dodged the wrath of a Florida mother.
Categories: Entertainment News

Slave labor in America today

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:51am
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China is hacking its own citizens' iCloud accounts - report

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:50am
Chinese Apple users are facing a wave of cyberattacks -- not from cybercriminals, but from their own government.

$84 million Microsoft CEO: We pay women equally

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:41am
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has some really bad timing.

Study: 3 a month will fly with Ebola

Health - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:18am
Up to three Ebola-infected travelers might board an international flight each month in West Africa, researchers say.
Categories: Health

Why Dish subscribers can't see CNN today

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:13am
CNN and several other Turner-owned cable channels have disappeared from Dish Network homes due to a contractual dispute between the two companies.

Designer Oscar de la Renta dies

CNN - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:58am
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who spent half a century putting high society in haute couture, has died. He was 82.
Categories: National News

'Simpsons' go streaming: 25 years of episodes, clips, and scripts

Business News - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:51am
Almost every episode of "The Simpsons" (556 and counting!) has started with Springfield's favorite family running home to watch TV.

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested

CNN Entertainment - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 9:45am
Actor Nicolas Brendon, best known as Xander Harris on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" TV series, was arrested in Boise, Idaho, showing signs of intoxication, police said.
Categories: Entertainment News
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