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Friday Roundup

submitted November 22, 2013 by Sue Hacker Nelson   |   comments
<h1>Friday Roundup</h1>

Each week, we highlight stories from our newsfeed on Prismatic. No account is required to see what we think is worth reading, so visit our profile often! We update it daily so there is usually something new to check out. Here is a sample of what we liked this week:

Why A Patient's Story Matters More Than A Computer Checklist - from NPR
As I walk to the door of my patient's house on a dirt road outside Tuscaloosa, Ala., I step gingerly. Mrs. Edgars says that she killed a rattlesnake in her flower bed last year. She is at the door, expecting my visit. Mr. Edgars sits on the couch, unable to recall that I am his doctor, or even that I am a doctor. But he is happy to see me nonetheless.

See How Food Stamp Cuts Are Hitting Across The U.S. - from NPR
When you think of Oregon and food, you probably think organic chicken, kale chips and other signs of a strong local food movement. What probably doesn't come to mind? Food stamps.  And yet, 21 percent of Oregon's population – that's one out of every five residents – relies on food stamps to get by.

The Scary and Amazing Future of Work - from LinkedIn
Cubicles with low walls, open collaboration areas, desks and computers assigned as you show up for work. If you need to hold a private meeting or make a personal phone call, you reserve a conference room in advance. This is what the offices of some companies are like today—and what most companies will be like in the future. But that’s nothing. There is much more change to come.

Death Toll Rising After Storms Explode Over Midwest - from NPR
The number of people killed by powerful storms that pummeled parts of the upper Midwest on Sunday has risen to at least eight.

Coffee Maker Cooking: Brew Up Your Next Dinner - from NPR
A few months ago, we introduced you to the wild world of dishwasher cooking. Poach salmon while cleaning dirty plates? No problem.  But some of you expressed concerns about having your sockeye sit so close to soapy water and the high energy cost of running a dishwasher.  Well, we've stumbled upon another wacky cooking method that may overcome these issues: using your coffee maker.

2013 Jubilee Ministry grant applications now accepted - from Episcopal News Service
Applications for the Episcopal Church 2013 Jubilee Ministry grants are now being accepted in two categories: Program Development Grant and Program Impact Grants.

Let us know which articles you liked didn't in the comments!


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