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Friday 24th November 2017

Shkreli Provides Social Media Behavior and Governance Lessons for Millennials

Shkreli’s social media messaging and relentless use of Twitter is instructive for Millenials and users of these media. Universal use and misuse of social media, especially among Millennials, impacts corporate governance, reflects board room perceptions and implicates criminal and civil laws.

Your Doctor May Spend More Time With A Computer Than With You

Health systems and healthcare practices need to invest in administrative resources that free doctors to do doctoring.

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Skip The Cookie Dough: E. Coli Shiga Toxin-Producing Bacteria Linked To Raw Flour

While raw eggs in cookie dough or cake batter have traditionally been a concern for their ability to transmit salmonella, the new concern is another key ingredient: raw flour. Raw flour may harbor E.Coli Shiga toxin-producing bacteria (STEC).

Smoking Can Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer By Over A Third

In a ground-breaking study featuring over 100,000 women, scientists have determined that smoking increases the risk of developing breast cancer by up to 35%.

Why Eating Slowly This Thanksgiving Will Improve Your Long Term Health

As you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner to partake of turkey with all the trimmings, it’s best to eat slowly. The risk includes not only weight gain, and elevated blood sugar, but your odds of developing metabolic syndrome, which can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, and diabetes.

Supply Chain Partners In Healthcare: The Top 25

This month my colleagues at Gartner published the ninth annual Healthcare Supply Chain Top 25. Although based structurally on the same methodology that has driven the Global Supply Chain Top 25 since 2004, this ranking offers a twist that I have always found compelling – it has mission...

Coffee Brings More Health Than Harm: Study

A large new review study finds that up to four cups per day, coffee is linked to some pretty nice health benefits.

Coffee Brings More Health Benefits Than Risks, Study Finds

A large new review study finds that up to four cups per day, coffee is linked to some pretty nice health benefits.

Coffee Brings More Health Than Harm, Study Finds

A large new study finds that up to four cups per day, coffee is linked to some pretty nice health benefits.

Obamacare Enrollment Still Strong Despite Trump's Tight Sign-Up Window

Nearly 2.3 million Americans have selected Obamacare plans through Nov. 18 in a much shorter open enrollment period that Donald Trump cut in half to Dec. 15. In the past, Americans could sign up through January of the following year.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

Cinnamon: Can It Really Help You Lose Weight?

A study suggests that cinnamaldehyde, an essential oil (as opposed to a useless oil) that gives cinnamon its flavor, may possibly potentially help fat cells burn energy. But here are the catches.

An Easy Way To Reduce Health Costs … And Patient Stress

We can reduce health care costs--and patient stress--by reducing needless but relatively low-cost medical tests and procedures. A new study shows how.

HPV Vaccination Immunity Remains Strong 10 Years Later, Especially For Preteens

Those vaccinated at ages 9-12 had stronger immune responses against HPV than those vaccinated at ages 13-15.

Women Unite At Largest U.S. Marijuana Business Conference

Women band together for an equal stake in legal weed business at biggest industry gathering

In The First Brexit Direct Hit, UK Carbon Traders Are Set To Lose £400m on 1st January

After a humiliating failed attempt at blackmail, the UK government has been unable to block an amendment that will render British carbon permits worthless in six weeks time. The direct impacts of Brexit are starting to hit.

An Easy Way To Reduce Health Costs ... And Patient Stress

We can reduce health care costs--and patient stress--by reducing needless but relatively low-cost medical tests and procedures. A new study shows how.

Use Your Phone To Schedule Your Comcast DVR? Not Anymore, After Ruling In Patent Dispute

The ITC decided Tuesday to side with Rovi, a company some have dubbed a “patent troll” that has also sued Comcast in federal court over the technology used in its X1 system. Rovi argued to the ITC that Comcast shouldn’t be able to import the cable boxes used with the X1 system.

Why Beer, Wine And Liquor May Trigger Different Emotions

A study finds that different types of alcohol are linked to distinct feelings—relaxation, aggression, and sexiness, to name a few.

Marijuana Users Have More Sex

A new study using a nationally representative sample of over 50,000 US respondents finds that marijuana users have sex more often than nonusers, a difference that holds true across all demographic subgroups.

Disparities In Access To Health Care For Women

Access to contraceptives, sex ed and abortion continue to be threatened, disproportionately affecting women of color and those in rural areas.

Disparities In Access To Health Care -- Women's Edition

Access to contraceptives, sex ed and abortion continue to be threatened, disproportionately affecting women of color and those in rural areas.

Tuesday 21st November 2017

Cities Are Growing More Powerful, And That May Be Good For You

Mike Bloomberg's time as Mayor of New York City showed how Mayors of large cities could play major roles in preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which led to Bloomberg Philanthropies' Partnership for Healthy Cities.

4 States Are Recognized For Improving Older Adults' Lives

The SCAN Foundation has awarded its Pacesetter Prize to Vermont, Wisconsin, Minnesota and New York for improving long-term care and helping caregivers.

Medicare, Medicaid And Long-Term Care: Your Questions Answered

Here is what Medicare and Medicaid do and don't cover for long-term care costs. You may be surprised and may want to plot a long-term care strategy.

Many People Don't Seem To Know That Taking Prescription Drugs Could Impair Their Driving

A new study suggests that many people are never told that their prescription medication could impair their driving. The question is whether receipt of that information would make any difference.


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