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Claire Cain Miller Aug 21
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But medicine offers something most occupations in 21st c America don’t: the option to work at the top of your degree & still have control over your hours & get paid proportionally for working reduced schedules. And that enables parents to work:
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Claire Cain Miller Aug 21
Female doctors are more likely than other female professionals to have children — and much more likely to keep working after they do
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A federal judge dealt a legal setback to the plaintiffs in a harassment case brought by blue-collar women at two Ford plants.
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The Upshot Aug 24
Pharmaceutical companies hold most of the power in setting their own price for drugs that treat rare diseases. and investigate how much more Americans can afford. on and .
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Emily Badger Aug 20
How do you prove discrimination -- and hold anyone accountable -- when the evidence of it is more likely to be seen in algorithms or government data than on a for-rent sign?
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Neil Irwin Aug 24
Friday was a strange, bewildering, exhausting microcosm of why the global economy is at risk of a meltdown.
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The Upshot Aug 24
The implicit message: If erratic trade policy undermines the economy, the Fed’s tools are likely to have only limited ability to overcome the damage.
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The Upshot Aug 24
“Something is breaking. It’s very dangerous.”
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Neil Irwin Aug 23
I hereby declare it "Everybody give Neil Irwin $100 day"
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L. Albert van Marion Aug 23
The 598 People, Places and Things Donald Trump Has Insulted on Twitter: A Complete List via
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The Upshot Aug 23
Drug companies earned billions of dollars treating rare diseases, sometimes charging millions a year for one patient. and investigate the market for ultra-costly drugs that few can afford.
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The Upshot Aug 23
How do you prove discrimination, and hold anyone accountable for it, when the evidence of it is more likely to be seen in algorithms or government data than on a for-rent sign?
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The Upshot Aug 23
Most of what changed in medicine had nothing to do with making it easier for parents to work; family friendliness was a happy consequence.
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The Upshot Aug 22
In medicine, the specialties with long, inflexible hours are dominated by men. Those that offer the choice of shorter, more predictable hours are attracting women.
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Dave Wasserman Aug 22
to this Feb. '17 piece, which did a pretty good job outlining Dems' OC-fueled path to the House majority 20+ months out.
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The Upshot Aug 22
The culprits used to be clear. Today, civil rights groups warn, discrimination persists in subtler forms that raise a much trickier legal question:
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Amer Acad Pediatrics Aug 20
Women who drink alcohol while pregnant may avoid prenatal care if they fear punishment or stigma. In , Dr. calls for improving access to healthcare and avoiding stigmatization.
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The Upshot Aug 21
"Even more curiously, the administration has focused its public comments on actions over which it has no direct control."
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Neil Irwin Aug 21
It's always tricky for a White House facing economic trouble. You don't want to talk down the economy. You also want to assure that you're doing what's necessary to contain a slump. Rather than finessing this tension, Trump is ignoring it.
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The Upshot Aug 21
It’s easy to stigmatize women who drink during pregnancy, with words and with policy. The goal, though, is healthier mothers and infants.
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