Fitness

Busy Minds May Be Better at Fighting Dementia

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 30, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Mentally stimulating activities can protect your brain against aging, even if you are genetically predisposed toward dementia or Alzheimer’s illness, a new study reports. Activities that keep the brain busy — employing a personal computer, crafting, playing games and participating in social activities — seem to lower the ...

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Should We Be Managing By the Numbers?

“Measure to manage” is a favorite refrain of one of the editors of the health trade publication where I work. We write about the business side of health-care practices, and what he means by that is if you don’t keep track of how you’re doing in, say, the number of new patients per month, the cost of overhead in office ...

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Case Study: The Reinvention of Tenaris' Corporate University

Tenaris is a top global supplier of steel pipe merchandise with 21,700 employees in a lot more than 30 nations. TenarisUniversity, the company’s corporate education division, is spearheading a thorough re-considering of numerous processes inside the Human Resources department. TenarisUniversity is valued as a important differentiator. Tenaris ranked #8 on Education magazine’s 2016 Instruction Top 125 list. Even though the ...

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Are Your Kids Drinking Too Much Sugar?

If you are worried about how significantly sugar your children are eating, it’s time to take a second look at how a lot they’re drinking. New research confirms that children and teens are downing far too considerably sugar from sweetened drinks. A study from the CDC shows that two-thirds of little ones in the U.S. drink at least 1 sugary beverage per ...

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Good News for Older Women With Early Breast Cancer

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Older women treated for a extremely early form of breast cancer, referred to as ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), do not have an all round elevated risk of early death compared to their peers, a new study finds. “Getting diagnosed with DCIS can be very distressing, and study ...

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Belladonna Found in Homeopathic Teething Products

Jan. 27, 2017 — Certain homeopathic teething products marketed by Hyland contain belladonna, also known as deadly nightshade, “sometimes far exceeding the amount claimed on the label,” according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. “The agency is warning consumers that homeopathic teething tablets containing belladonna pose an unnecessary risk to infants and children, and urges consumers not to use ...

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Flu Hospitalizations, Deaths Increasing: CDC

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Even though this year’s flu season appears to be an typical one particular so far, much more hospitalizations are getting reported and deaths are escalating, federal health officials reported Friday. And it will be numerous weeks just before the season peaks, said Lynnette Brammer, an epidemiologist with the ...

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What’s Your Leadership IQ?

Does this sound familiar? Joan is a engineer at a worldwide energy business with an exceptional track record of outstanding technical performance across numerous projects. Her overall performance reviews consistently identify as a “star technical engineering performer,” and she was not too long ago promoted to the head of the company’s Engineering Operations with 25 direct reports and a total ...

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Goodbye, Group E-Learning

One of the ways to measure success is by seeing how fast and how furiously your competition tries to imitate you. As it relates to collaborative team communication tool Slack, recent weeks have been furious indeed. Microsoft Teams, Facebook at Work, and most recently BroadSoft all are crowding into the market. The competition is moving quickly to try to overtake ...

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Scientists Create Part-Human, Part-Pig Embryo

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 26, 2017 (HealthDay News) — It might sound like science fiction, but researchers have successfully utilized human stem cells to produce embryos that are part-human, component-pig. Scientists said the extended-variety objective is to much better realize and treat an array of human diseases. The researchers hope to ultimately cultivate human tissue that can ...

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