Christen Dillard

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Whose Job Is It to Talk to Patients About Death?

In the U.S. health-care system, it’s often unclear who should talk to patients about end-of-life care options. Medicare’s new reimbursement scheme may incentivize doctors to take ownership of those difficult conversations.<p>When Pedro Faust Tzul Menchu, a 45-year-old man with colon cancer, told his …

Save Webpages as PDF in Safari on iPad without Third-Party Apps

Apple’s App Store contains quite a significant number of quality iPad apps for PDF viewing, editing, annotation and organization. Hence, it is …

This is what it's like to face recurrent cancer while going broke

216 Shares<p>I am one of many people today “living” with cancer. I want to focus on the impact cancer has on my personal finances, and this is probably …

How to see if your emails are being tracked in Gmail

You might not realize it, but there are now email-tracking tools that make it easy for people to see when you open an email, what you click, and where you're located.<p>"Emails appear no different to your contacts, but you get data when, where, and how a contact interacts with your message," says a …

The Ultimate Guide to Protein Supplements

Flip through any exercise magazine and, judging by all the attention protein supplements get, it appears protein and fitness somehow go hand-in-hand. …

How To: Hide Stock Apple Apps & Features on Your iPhone—Without Jailbreaking

There are many apps and features on your iPhone that you may never use, and therefore don't need. A great illustration of this is the Apple Watch …

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This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

What This Cruel War Was Over

The meaning of the Confederate flag is best discerned in the words of those who bore it.<p>This afternoon, in announcing her support for removing the Confederate flag from the capitol grounds, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley asserted that killer Dylann Roof had “a sick and twisted view of the …

8 Smart Folders You Need on Your Mac & How to Set Them Up

Advertisement<p>Smart folders take a preset search query of your choosing and filters for relevant files accordingly, making them one of the most …

The 4 Types of Productivity Styles

Within weeks of starting my first job out of college, I was sent to the in-house time management training program. I dutifully attended the class and …

Want to enhance medical education? Use spaced repetition.

149 Shares<p>We’ve all heard it said that learning medicine is like drinking from a firehose. Yet many students and schools don’t use one of the most …

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How To: The Formula to Making a Perfect Cake Without a Recipe

Baking a cake is relatively easy... if you happen to have a cookbook or some boxed cake mix nearby. And though you can use the internet or your …

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Want to Be a Better Writer? Cut These 7 Words

by Joe BuntingIf you’re reading this, then you want to be a better writer. However, becoming a better writer is elusive, isn’t it? It’s more art than …

The Small Diet Changes That Can Add Up to Big Weight Loss

The small, simple changes to your eating that'll yield major results on the scale.<p>There's no one-size-fits all approach to eating better. As a …

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Hair Oils vs. Hair Moisturizers, What’s the Difference?

Hair oils and moisturizers – Are the two interchangeable? Are hair oils and hair moisturizer one and the same?I was confused because whenever I used …

Essential Anatomy 5

The Basics<p>The 3D model can be simply manipulated using finger gestures: spread to zoom in; drag two fingers to pan; pinch to zoom out; and drag to …

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Is Your Metabolism Working Against You? 6 Simple Ways to Boost It

Throughout my years counseling clients I’ve seen many achieve fantastic weight loss results, including those who had not had success with other …

Science Says This Is the Perfect Antidote to the Afternoon Slump

Not only is this snack research approved, it's also really, really tasty.<p>It's universally acknowledged that, for the vast majority of us, afternoon just isn't the most productive time of the day. But while everyone agrees on the existence of the after-lunch slump, prescriptions on how to beat it …

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Doctors Avoid These Unhealthy Foods and Drinks

Since every M.D. knows that their diet plays a major role in their health and longevity, we wanted to learn more about what ends up on their …

Potential flaws in genomics paper scrutinized on Twitter

Reanalysis of a study that compared gene expression in mice and humans tests social media as a forum for discussing research results.<p>A recent Twitter …

I backed up 24,280 photos to Google Drive. What happened next blew my mind

My lovely wife and I recently decided to back up all our family photos to a single online location, so we’d be less dependent on the Mac Mini they currently live on. That, in turn, would free the Mini up so that the 14-year-old could use it as a music-and-movie studio and (eventually, I hope) to …

Watch this lion feel earth and grass beneath his feet for the first time in 13 years

From the Rancho dos Gnomos animal sanctuary in Brazil, which wants your donations to build a better home for rescued animals like this beautiful lion.<p>…

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Under $10: Our Editors' Favorite Beauty Products

As beauty editors, we have access to the most expensive, luxurious products on the market. But product love knows no price—only performance. How well …

Family Doctors Who Do More, Save More

Is a good family doctor one who treats your knee pain and manages your recovery from heart surgery? Or is it one who refers you to an orthopedist and a cardiologist?<p>Those are questions at the heart of a debate about primary care – one with serious health and financial implications.<p>A study from the …

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Nervous About Using New-to-You Ingredients? Find Confidence with These 6 Steps

(Image credit: Jessica Goldman Foung)<p>I always knew my mother as a timid cook. And for a long time, I assumed her lack of enthusiasm for the kitchen …

Most students struggle to take effective lecture notes. Here are two ways to help them

Sit in a university lecture and you'll see most students scribbling away taking notes (or tapping away on laptops). Unfortunately, while note-taking …

Allergen-Induced Asthmatic Responses Modified by a GATA3-Specific DNAzyme

<b>1.</b> Global Initiative for Asthma. Global strategy for asthma management and prevention, 2014. August 12, 2014 …

25 iOS Secret Features You Likely Didn't Know About

While it’s true that iOS started out as a relatively basic operating system for the iPhone and iPod touch, the software and its list of features have …

Exciting New Lung Cancer Vaccine Coming To U.S.

Cimavax, a new lung cancer vaccine made in Cuba, is making waves in the fight against lung cancer. Not only are the results significant, but the lung …

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