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New technique makes heart valve replacement safer for some high-risk patients

Method increases treatment options for high-risk patients who need heart valve procedures.

Medicine

"Condom snorting challenge": Experts warn of dangerous trend among teens

A dangerous trend among teens is causing concern among the medical community. The "condom snorting challenge" is exactly what it sounds like: Teens …

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Then Be a Risk-Taker

As Mark Zuckerberg says, the biggest risk is not taking any risks. It may sound cliche, but it's true. Bill Gates would have never created Microsoft …

Business Strategy

How to Make Your Company Look Like a $100 Million Brand

Don't wait for success to magically happen. Go create it.<p>When you start a business, you almost always face the reality that it takes money to make money. Yet that idea sparks a common question: "What if I don't have any money?" The default logic is to assume that you must raise millions from …

I Can’t Wait to Fail: The path to a science career has more than two routes

By Lorena Infante Lara, Ph.D. candidate<p>As Lorena Infante Lara uses her Ph.D. in biochemistry, she is combining her two professional loves—science and …

The food scientist who manipulated data for clicks

Brian Wansink, a food scientist at Cornell University who gained fame for his headline-ready research, manipulated his poor data to produce …

Women in Science

11 Health Risks Linked to Migraines

If you get migraines, you may be more likely to suffer from one of these related conditions.

How Fake Surgery Exposes Useless Treatments

Two weeks after my husband had a couple of stents installed in his coronary arteries, he awoke to this headline in the <i>New York Times:</i> …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Self-improvement

Better Value in Health Care Requires Focusing on Outcomes

Implementing a value-based strategy is on the mind of nearly every health care organization in the U.S. It seems that every week, one or another announces a new “Center for Health Care Value” or “Center for Health Care Innovation.” These organizations are accepting the fact that the volume-driven …

The New World Of Healthcare Marketing: A Framework For Adaptation

Few would argue that the US healthcare industry is currently undergoing a seismic shift. Just one of the changes facing healthcare is based on consumer behavior shifts as more employees find healthcare independent of their employers. The result is that healthcare companies of all shapes and sizes …

Digital Health