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Why some doctors want people to take less medication

A growing number of Canadian medical professionals are urging people to take a closer look at their medication, warning that some prescriptions might …

Recognition of family physicians as experts rather than gatekeepers requires “cultural shift”

Residency positions for family physicians went unfilled, family doctors were in short supply, and patients or whole communities went without primary …

'The solution is assisted life': Offered death, terminally ill Ont. man files lawsuit

A landmark lawsuit has been filed by an Ontario man suffering from an incurable neurological disease. He alleges that health officials will not …

Want to Be a Great Leader? The Smartest Ones Start by Doing These 4 Rare Things

If you want your employees to respect you and give you exceptional performance, adopt these four behaviors of the best leaders.<p>Do you work for a boss who has been defined as a "driver?" You know, he or she "drives performance" and "drives results." Maybe even "drives people?" (Maybe into the …

workimprovement

This Habit Will Make Everyone Think of You as a Leader, Instantly

Curiosity didn't kill the cat. It made him a harbinger of success.<p>Whether or not you want to be a leader, most of us would agree that being looked up to and admired is a good thing. Yet, the qualities that we see as admirable are changing along with our societal norms. One behavior, however, that …

Leadership

Energy storage breakthrough could boost EV range and slash charge time

Electric cars could soon have as much range as petrol and diesel cars -- and recharge in a matter of minutes -- thanks to what researchers are calling a "breakthrough" in energy storage technology. Teams from Bristol University and Surrey University have created a new material for supercapacitors, …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

4 Toxic Leadership Phrases You Probably Say Daily

They might seem harmless, but these words and phrases tell employees that you're not a people-focused leader.<p>As leaders, our language defines us. Literally.<p>In a new report, the behavioral analytics platform Mattersight analyzed at least 10 minutes of public speaking engagements from well-known …

Leadership

Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

<i>This post was first published on Feb. 15. It was updated on May 18.</i><p>BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and 2008, major school …

Guns

Get ready: A massive automation shift is coming for your job

The robots are coming to take our jobs and Canada must do a lot more to deal with it.<p>That's not the prediction of a doomsday prophet, but of the world's leading business consultant, the managing director of global firm McKinsey & Co. and chair of the Canadian government's Advisory Council on …

This Renowned Wharton Professor's Best Leadership Advice: For the Love of God, Stop Brainstorming

Superstar leadership expert Adam Grant identifies the most important evidence-based truths to apply to your business today.<p>Leadership is not mysterious. If you understand how people and organizations behave, you'll have a pretty good idea how to maximize the performance of both. Fortunately, we're …

Leadership

In Meditation, there is only One Rule.

A post shared by ecofolks (@ecofolks) on Nov 17, 2016 at 1:55pm PST<p>When I get lost in thought, I’m always lost in one of two places: the past or the …

What dying children taught their doctor about living

Dr. Alastair McAlpine has a perspective on life many aspire to but it’s one he’s earned doing a heart-wrenching job.<p>McAlpine cares for children in …

The 4 Types of Problem-Solvers (and Why Knowing Which One You Are Will Make You More Successful)

There is more to motivation than ambition and work ethic. Learn how to recognize and maximize key drivers for business success.<p>Entrepreneurs are typically highly motivated individuals. Driven and ambitious, they see the reward in taking less predictable approaches and embracing routines that stray …

Self-improvement

Twisting Yoga Flow

Twisting Yoga Flow<p>Jess Rose | 15 Minutes<p>BeginnerVinyasa FlowFlexibilityWhole bodyMatSteady<p>Log this session Add to favorites<p>This class takes the …

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

Exploring 2 roads to universal health coverage

“Of all forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane.”<br>– Martin Luther King, Jr.I am very strongly of the opinion …

Ten Things Only Lousy Managers Say

As we approach the end of the second decade of the new millennium, we are beginning to see that many of the things we were taught about business and leadership aren’t true.<p>For instance, many of us were taught that management is all about calling the shots, telling employees what to do and ruling …