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…
A BCG vet’s advice for aspiring consultants and future board members
“In particular for women, there seems to be a view that you can’t be both likable and respected. Don’t buy into that.”
What would happen if you didn’t drink water?
Water is essentially everywhere in our world, and the average human is composed of between 55 and 60% water. So what role does water play in our bodies, and how much do we actually need to drink to stay healthy? Mia Nacamulli details the health benefits of hydration.
What is a Female Condom and How Does it Work
What is a female condom? How do female condoms work to prevent pregnancy and STDs? Learn all about female condoms — also called internal condoms — in this vi...
What The Obamacare Replacement Bill Means Depends On How You Get Your Coverage
After much anticipation, we finally have a first draft of the Republican plan to undo the Affordable Care Act. Called the American Health Care Act, the House bill was released on Monday, and includ…
That 'Blood' In Your Meat Isn't What You Think It Is
It's not exactly pleasant, though.
Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool
Photography Mapped is for anyone intimidated by the knobs, dials, and settings on DSLR cameras.
10 ways to have a better conversation
When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations -- and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee has worked as a radio host for decades, and she knows the ingredients of a great conversation: Honesty, brevity, clarity and a healthy amount of listening. In this insightful talk, she shares 10 useful rules for having better conversations. "Go out, talk to people, listen to people," she says. "And, most importantly, be prepared to be amazed."
Reducing the Impact of Diabetes: Diabetes Prevention Program
Telligen, in partnership with the American Diabetes Association, offers the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP). The DPP is an expert-led 52-week program based on the groundbreaking National Institutes of Health (NIH) study that showed a comprehensive behavioral weight loss program can help people prevent diabetes, even more effectively than medication. The program focuses on long-term lifestyle changes that support healthy eating, stress reduction and increased physical activity Bringing the DPP to employers and their workforce makes it easier for people with prediabetes to participate in an evidence-based, affordable and high-quality lifestyle change program to reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes and improve their overall health Program Features Identification for the program occurs in one of three…
To be true healers, physicians need to learn more about nutrition
Many physicians shy away from talking with their patients about nutrition, or find it difficult to do. Avoiding that conversation is costly.