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Dermatologists overcharging....

When you go to some ( most) dermatologists they walk into the exam room and immediately spray CO2 on a spot on your arm or someplace. Most insurance companies and Medicare consider this "surgery" and it immediately increases your bill by $200-300. This is wrong and why dermatologists are in the top of highest paid specialties. This needs to stop and I haven't found a specialist that doesn't do this, particularly in ...more »

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Ask loyal users what they like/hate about our site(s)

Ask Blue-site and/or Breaking News users for suggestions on most valuable site feature updates, tweaks, etc.

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Solicit ideas for legitimate polling

Use IdeaScale to enable users/viewers to propose questions or areas of focus for upcoming WSJ/NBCNews polls.

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Traveling with infants

Recently airlines have taken hardline stances against passengers who have rowdy infants. This article would crowd source ideas for parents on how best to travel with infants.

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Solicit input on story ideas for editorial series

Solicit story ideas or areas of focus for features series similar to 2008’s GutCheck franchise, investigative reporting, statements requiring fact-checking or in-depth explanation.

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TODAY.com: Where in the World

Not sure if this is on the schedule anymore, but if it is, this could be a way to engage users in suggesting where Matt should go, beyond the methods we've used previously (e-mail, mapped comments, etc.)

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Travel: Best Destinations

Ask users and travel writers to submit suggestions on the best places to go for family vacations (or adventure travel, or romantic weekends, on a budget, etc.). Entice users to vote and comment on their preferences. Perhaps pair this with some kind of contest or sweepstakes in which the winner would get a trip to the top location.

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What will happen to Obamacare's Sponsered PCIP Insurance Coverag

I, like Millions others, signed up for the Obamacare PCIP Insurance which is a Government Sponsered Policy that provides Insurance for people with Pre-Existing Conditions. That coverage ends December 31, 2013 and we have all been told it can NOT be renewed past that because of no more Government funding. Is that going to be extended past December of this year because of all the on-going delays?? No one is mentioning this ...more »

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Premium sponsorship opportunity in Technology section

Use IdeaScale as a tool for gathering curated ideas about technology or science and allow users and/or experts to vote and comment on their merits. This would be a premium component of a tag or franchise sponsorship [NEEDS MORE SPECIFICS]

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Best “everyday” recycling tips

Looking for users to provide helpful yet simple tips for recycling.

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College professors requiring students to purchase books

College professors and the colleges requiring students to purchase books the has been authored or contributed to by the teachers or others in the college for the courses. Often I hear from my children and other kids about the requirement for the latest editions that have only minor changes in the book, but because the changes were authored by the teachers, the teachers require the students to purchase the latest edition. ...more »

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Education Nation: Engage participant community

Use IdeaScale to early on engage members of the education and education-reform community, possible attendees, policy makers, etc. in idea generation and prioritization for the 2012 conference as part of a possible premium sponsorship opportunity (in conjunction with original video and related news content on msnbc.com). Participants would be asked to share their best ideas or policy proposals, vote and comment on one ...more »

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