Day: March 28, 2019

Why Cramming Is the Worst Way to Study

Why Cramming Is the Worst Way to Study Follow us Facebook YouTube Twitter Pinterest Here’s a familiar scenario. It’s the day before a big calculus exam, and you haven’t studied for whatever reason (short on time, too many other exams packed into the same day, etc.). Around 10 p.m., you finally sit down to review […]

A New Digital Social Contract Is Coming for Silicon Valley

A New Digital Social Contract Is Coming for Silicon Valley Publication Date: March 27, 2019 Tech companies need to get on board and play a more productive role. To download this product after your purchase, simply sign-in to hbr.org and visit the “Purchases” area of your account. Note: Quantity pricing discounts will be reflected at […]

Squamous Cell Carcinoma: What You Need to Know

Squamous Cell Carcinoma: What You Need to Know By: Fayne Frey, MD Squamous cell carcinomas can vary from small easily treated lesions to a serious life-threatening disease that requires surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a skin cancer. It arises from the uncontrolled growth of squamous cells in the epidermis, the outer layer […]

Rising Temperatures Will Help Mosquitos Infect a Billion More People

Rising Temperatures Will Help Mosquitos Infect a Billion More People By Marlene Cimons Mosquitoes are unrelenting killers. In fact, they are among the most lethal animals in the world. When they carry dangerous viruses or other organisms, a bite can be unforgiving. They cause millions of deaths every year from such infectious diseases as malaria, dengue, […]

Ten Ways to Spot a Germaphobe

Ten Ways to Spot a Germaphobe I admit it. I am a high-functioning, mainstream germaphobe. Not the clinically diagnosed type that won’t leave the house like Bill Murray’s character in the movie “What About Bob.” I don’t wear a face mask when I travel in public. I play sports, shake hands, ride public transportation and […]

The Stoic Doctor

The Stoic Doctor I still remember the first patient who passed away under my care. I was a fresh intern then, two weeks into the job. He was a terminally ill, elderly man who had been lying in hospital bed for two months. He couldn’t speak or eat or ambulate. He wore a diaper which had […]

Access to the Research Behind Evidence-Based Practice Must Not End at Graduation

Access to the Research Behind Evidence-Based Practice Must Not End at Graduation A virtual library card is needed for the legions of working professional nurses who must be current in our practice. However, our access to the very journals that hold the most cutting edge, evidence-based nursing practice (EBP) is inaccessible once we graduate. Of […]

The Agile Human Centered Design Toolkit—a set of methods to create high value, customer-first product definition

The Agile Human Centered Design Toolkit—a set of methods to create high value, customer-first product definition As consumerism grows and consumer technology advances in parallel, user expectations of the services in their lives continue to increase. For large institutions with significant investments in people, processes, procedures of a former era, turning the corner towards a […]

Reimagining The Future Of The Design Agency

Reimagining The Future Of The Design Agency Reimagining is a tough business. We are filled with biases that distort our perception and prevent us from seeing possibilities. In a recent article in HBR called When Your Moon Shots Don’t Take Off, the authors propose a set of five tools an tactics that are designed to challenge […]

Antioxidant Protection

Antioxidant Protection Not only do the dried and ground berries of the edible Rhus species add wonderful lemony flavor to meat and vegetable dishes, research suggests that food-grade sumac may also be good for you. In fact, the recent studies done on the Staghorn and Sicilian varieties show that sumac has exceptionally high antioxidant properties, […]