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The six most common patient faux pas, according to doctors

"Non-compliance" is a word Dr. Sara Taylor commonly encountered during her medical training in the late 1990s.<p>It was a term doctors used when patients didn't follow orders, like when patients stopped taking medication because they couldn't tolerate the side effects, or failed to adhere to their …

The Mysterious Origins of Tiramisu, the Dessert That Took the ‘80s by Storm

With its checkered floors and filled pastry cases, Ferrara offers diners amari, limoncello, or espresso to sip with pastries like <i>sfogliatelle</i>, cannoli, or tiramisu, three iconic Italian desserts. Sfogliatelle’s many layers, filled with semolina and ricotta laced with candied orange peel, originated …

Labouring over Italian pastries

Couple makes popular panettone – a Milanese sweet loaf – using a traditional method straight from Italy , writes Liv Vors<p>This is Baby Tony," announces Kris Owczarek with fatherly pride as he hoists a swaddled basket up onto the front counter at Edmonton's Canova Pasticceria.<p>His wife and business …

7 unforgettable leadership lessons from the ancient Roman conqueror Julius Caesar

After eliminating his rivals in a civil war, general and politician Gaius Julius Caesar began serving as dictator of Rome in 49 BCE.<p>He established a number of political reforms before getting stabbed to death on the Ides of March in 44 BCE.<p>This sparked yet another civil war that doomed the Roman …

Principles of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking necessitates the ability to check the accuracy of information. The first obstacle to this is our tendency to accept information …

Italian Language Learning Resources

<i>This page is a work in progress. Please feel free to suggest resources that have worked for you in the comments.</i><p>I first started studying Italian …

I can feel Namibia calling me back

IT IS ALMOST DAWN. The scent of night with its earthy dampness still lingers in the fresh air. Nature’s silence is broken by a guinea fowl’s cackle. …

How to Write Emotionally Intelligent Emails

Email is a powerful communication tool. Learn how to use it without damaging your relationships.<p>Despite the rise of collaboration tools like Slack, email is still the tool of choice for communicating and getting things done.<p>Perhaps because email has been around for such a long time--as measured in …

Baby potatoes baked in parchment with thyme and black olive butter

SERVES<p>6 as a side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>35g butter, softened<br>• 35g pitted black olives, finely chopped<br>• 1 small clove garlic, crushed<br>• Squeeze of lemon juice<br>• 540g baby waxy potatoes (they should be really small, halve them if not)<br>• 6 sprigs of thyme<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6.<p>Mash the butter and …

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5 Top Indicators for Startup Success, According to This TED Talk | Inc.com

Bill Gross is a smart guy. Twenty years ago he started Idealab. They have started over 100 companies. They have had some successes and many failures.<p>Bill Gross loves startups. He believes the best ones can unlock human potential. Bill wanted to pin point what factors or factor accounts the most for …

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The doctor will judge you now

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are overweight, have emotional problems or have difficulty with English, there's a good chance your doctor could be judging you because of it.<p>That troubling finding comes from a survey conducted over email of 15,800 physicians across the United States from more than 25 specialties, …

The 16 Rules of Modern Etiquette

Courtesy isn’t hard to display — it amounts to respect for both yourself and others. But there are several nuances which only a small number of …

9 Toxic Habits To Get Rid Of In 2016

You don't need any of these things in yours life, and starting from 2016 you can let go and make a positive change.

10 Tips to Transform Your Physique

GETTING YOUSELF INTO SHAPE IS NOT AS DIFFICULT AS IT SEEMS<p><b>Skeptical about your New Year resolution of getting a stunning physique?</b> Here's some good …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, usually with the goal to reduce caloric intake. But in the last decade, our understanding of how the body …

Infographics That Will Teach you how to cook your beef well!

These Five Questions Help You Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is a nasty habit, but we don’t just put things off because we’re lazy. There are different reasons we procrastinate, and these …

This Epic Flowchart on Procrastination Applies to Pretty Much Everyone, Always | Inc.com

Is there work to do? You'll want to work through this, first.<p>Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well. --Mark Twain<p>Sure, there are a thousand and one guides out there to help you get over your bad habit of procrastinating, and yet we all still do it. One in …

Inflammation Increases Depression: Here's What to Do

“In the health area of psychology at Rice, we’re very focused on the intersection of health behavior, psychology and medicine,” said assistant …

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No such thing as ‘affluenza?’ Not so fast.

Ethan Couch’s crime was horrendous. He admitted to hurtling drunkenly at 70 mph along a suburban street in Texas on June 15, 2013, crashing into a group of people trying to deal with a disabled vehicle, taking the lives of four people and seriously injuring two others. But it rose to national …

It was dangerous for anyone to capture life in Chile under Pinochet – let alone a woman determined to show society’s underbelly. Errázuriz’s photographs of outcasts, fighters and circus performers are haunting and fascinating. She says: ‘They are topics that society doesn’t look at, and my …

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8 Things Successful People Do Differently than YOU

Successful people are those who actually use their cognitive abilities and emotions so that they can obtain long-term and sustainable success in …

4 Tools to Put a Stop to Time Wasters in 2016

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New year, same story: another New Year’s resolution to “stop wasting time at work” that falls by the wayside come late January. The average American spends 8.7 hours physically in the office each day, reports the American Time Use Survey. …

A science-backed 21-day program to be happier, healthier, and more successful

You don't necessarily need to resolve to change your life at the New Year — you can do it any time. But faced with unlimited advice and little time to spare, it's hard to know where to start.<p>The following 21-day self-improvement program is designed for busy people. It features a few habits that …

10 Reasons You Won't Ever Be Successful

What's stopping you from being successful and living the life you want? Chances are, it's at least one of these 10 reasons.<p>There's a persistent belief that some people were born to be successful, and others were born to be unsuccessful. This is terribly untrue; ask any successful person, from the …

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6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

20 Procrastination Quotes That Will Help You To Change Your Delaying Habits

"A year from now, you will wish you started today."Whenever, I read this quote, there always comes a sense of regret and deep down inside me I …