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Wildfires: Data access in times of disaster

To help those responding to disasters like the wildfires ravaging California every year, authorities have created the Patient Unified Lookup System for Emergencies (PULSE). PULSE is a web application connecting HIE organisations and other data sources in order to be used during disaster scenarios and enable volunteers to help those being evacuated. It was originally… Read More »

Managing Teenage Acne – The New York Times

Acne appeared sporadically at first when Sophia Steinberg was in the eighth grade, but within two years she said her face, chest and back were covered with embarrassing lesions of cystic acne. “I was very self-conscious, deeply insecure and anxious,” Sophia, a Brooklyn high school student, told me. “I would wake up ashamed for my… Read More »

Dozens say ‘Good Riddance’ to 2018’s bad vibes in Times Square

Good riddance to bad friends, stressful mortgages and embarrassing dandruff! Dozens of people flocked to a rainy Times Square to unload the past year’s emotional baggage — and pesky personal flaws — at the annual Good Riddance Day celebration Friday. To jump-start a happier New Year, some folks scribbled negative phrases on paper — ranging… Read More »