Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson Named to the Time 100
Time Magazine has named Kaiser Permanente Chairman and CEO Bernard J. Tyson to its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid
Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to help you train smarter
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home. Help your parents stay active without busting your budget.
Aneurysm advice from the Petersons
Gary Peterson, MD, left, and his son, Brian Peterson, MD An expert in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms, Brian Peterson, MD, teaches courses in abdominal aneurysm repair to doctors throughout the country. He also was the first surgeon in the world to implant a branched aortic iliac device to treat abdominal aneurysms when they have accompanying iliac aneurysms. His father, Gary Peterson, MD, has been a vascular surgeon for more than 36 years. Their practice specializes in treating all major arteries and veins, outside of the heart “Aneurysms are scary because they don’t cause symptoms before they expand and burst,” said Dr. Brian Peterson. “Often, patients learn they have an aneurysm when they have imaging tests done…
How one determined volunteer manager expanded her program
Decision-makers will come around to your point of view IF you take the time to educate them Here’s a proposal: how about we replace the designation of volunteer manager with one that more accurately represents what we do? For me, the clear standout replacement is this Educator. Whenever I interview a leader of volunteers for a blog post, I am struck by how our success is tied to our ability to educate board members, executive directors, co-workers, the public, about our work. And while we may resent having to provide that education (wouldn’t it be great if more of our stakeholders appreciated our role from the get-go?), it’s the only consistent path to reaching our goals. Leah Thibodeaux shared an awesome example of education in action when she successfully advocated to hire a…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…