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Kansas City Doctors Rallied Together To Help Patients Pay Off Their Medical Debt

From medical treatments to bills, these doctors are putting patients first.

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In the past couple of years, online fundraisers for medical bills have sprouted up at an increasingly high rate. GoFundMe — one of the largest online fundraising sites — alone has raised billions of dollars for people crowdsourcing their medical bills and various medications or treatments. The ever-present threat of going into debt because of illness or injury is yet another sign that health care in the U.S. is completely mismanaged.

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Those participating in the Women’s March on Washington have a tall order on January 21: Defend women’s rights as human rights and make marginalized voices heard. But the biggest hurdle may involve simply getting marchers to Washington, D.C., in the first place. Skedaddle Co-founder and CEO Adam Nestler hopes to minimize this challenge by helping marchers organize bus trips that are both safe and affordable.

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This Is How The Entire World Is Feeling Today

There’s no such thing as TMI when it comes to mental health

“How are you feeling today?”

It’s a loaded question to say the least. To a stranger one might blindly respond, “great, thanks, how are you?” no matter the chaos one’s life may be in. To a friend, the reply might consist of a bit more information, sharing more happy, sad, or in-between emotions. But what is the response when you pose the question to yourself? One app is hoping to capture that answer and more.

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New App Lets College Hoops Fans Pay Their Favorite Players

The NCAA brings in $1 billion a year in total revenue. The schools and coaches make millions. The players? $0.

Image of Rob Jones, former forward for the University of San Diego Toreros college basketball team, via Wikimedia Commons user Djh57

What do you call a mode of production in which laborers toil without pay for the financial betterment of their superiors? March Madness, baby.

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