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Surprise Medical Bills: ER Is In Network, But Doctor Isn't
When Jennifer Hopper's husband was hit in the eye with a baseball, she rushed him to a hospital she knew was within their insurance plan. Then the ER doctor sent her an extra bill for more than $700.
A Crime Drama Crosses The Atlantic And Detective David Tennant Is On The Case
Tennant stars as the same grizzled detective in BBC's Broadchurch and FOX's Gracepoint. It was "too unusual an opportunity to turn down," he says.
Vet's Self-Cooling Prosthetic Could Help Amputees Beat The Heat
An Iraq war veteran has developed a better artificial leg with a cooling fan. Gary Walters says most prosthesis don't release heat, causing many amputees to stop wearing them.
Communities Struggle To Reach Homeless Students Living In The Shadows
More than 1 million public school students in the U.S. don't have permanent homes. Most live doubled up with family or friends, but many live in motels, emergency shelters, campgrounds — even cars.
Veterans Voices Multitracked, Overdubbed, Amplified Through An Actor
A new multimedia stage production, led by a Juilliard composer and an Iraq veteran who took up acting, hopes to help struggling soldiers battle their post-traumatic stress.
Tech Star Wants To Make Diversity Plug-And-Play For Silicon Valley
Tristan Walker, founder and CEO of Walker & Company Brands, and J.J. McCorvey, a writer at Fast Company, discuss the tech industry's diversity problem.
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