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A home workspace featuring Scandinavian-style furniture, with clean and simple lines and no bright colours

A <b>home workspace</b> featuring <b>Scandinavian-style</b> furniture, with clean and simple lines and no bright colours. What would you add to turn it into the perfect place to work and concentrate?<br>See <b>Studio Revolution</b>’s full project at: <b>http://bit.ly/1MCfsxg</b>

Surgery patients do better when hospitals are good to nurses

Surgery patients do better when nurses have better working environments, according to a new study.<p>Hospitals with well-staffed, top-notch nursing …

Health Care

Healthcare Giant Issues Recall After Bug Is Found in IV Solution

Healthcare giant Baxter International (bax) is recalling two lots of intravenous solution that may contain “particulate matter.”<p>The Illinois-based …

We need clinical trials but we must remain vigilant against their abuse | Ranjana Srivastava

Startling new research has revealed that three-quarters of healthy participants in clinical trials conceal some health information to avoid exclusion. This could have wide-reaching consequences for all of us<p>Someone I know has been left disabled after participation in a clinical trial of an …

Modern Pet Cave from PUP and KIT

If you have a small dog who likes to curl up in den-like spaces, they’re going to love PUP and KIT‘s newest offering: a solid-wood pet cave! Part …

Study Finds More Evidence Coffee Can Be a Life-Saver

Researchers have found even more evidence that coffee can be good for you. People who drink regular, moderate amounts of coffee are less likely to die from a range of diseases, from diabetes to heart disease.<p>The cutoff seems to be around five cups a day, and even decaf coffee helps, the team at …

Coffee

Your health records are supposed to be private. They aren't.

By Charles Ornstein<p>Seven years ago, I sat across from Farrah Fawcett in the living room of her Los Angeles condo. In what would be her last media interview before she died in 2009, the actress described her suspicion that an employee at UCLA Medical Center had shared details of her cancer treatment …

The health and well-being of caregivers of children with cerebral palsy. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>Most children enjoy healthy childhoods with little need for specialized health care services. However, some children experience …

Disability

Tradewind Espresso - cafe review

“I only meant to stay for a coffee,” the talkative customer explained to her waitress. “I just couldn’t resist.”<p>Leaving after two coffees and a large …

Minipresso Hand-Powered Portable Espresso Maker

Want to enjoy a cup of your favorite coffee during hiking? Take a look at Minipresso portable espresso maker, it may be a nice solution.<p>The …

Cuba's Most Valuable Export: Its Healthcare Expertise

When you think of Cuban exports, you might think of sugar, or perhaps its famously sought-after cigars. But one of the nation’s most profitable exports is actually its own healthcare professionals.<p>The Cuban government reportedly earns $8 billion a year in revenues from professional services carried …

Craig Miller on 30+ Years of Roasting, Espresso and Shitty Starbucks

Miller’s Coffee exists in a time warp back to the ’80s — back before ‘Bucks was on every corner; back before coffee shops were laptop charging …

Should You Nap After Drinking Coffee?

Coffee may be the secret to a rejuvenating nap.<p>Researchers found that "coffee naps" may be the best way to maximize the efficacy of both sleep and …

Robust Wooden Watches from Seaval Time

Seavel Time is a new brand of wooden watches created by Cival Van Der Lubbe. As an action sports enthusiast and designer, Cival was looking for a …

Revamped Coffee Shops : modern coffee

Arcsine Architecture was responsible for transforming a dated retail space for Californian coffee shop 'Modern Coffee.'<p>The existing 900-square-foot …

Coffee

Articles about 10 space saving modern built ins on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest, which has recently led to a number of startups popping up in cities...<p>Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific …

Outdoor Spaces

What Happens When Trees Dictate the Architecture of Your House

These enterprising homeowners used nature as their centerpiece. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.<p>When a family of six bought land in a protected forest in Poland, they knew building a home there wouldn't be easy. Local ordinances required that they didn't disturb any of the …

10 Must-Have Mac Apps for the New Apple User

A few of you may have gotten your first Apple computer this Christmas and to that I say this: <i>Welcome to a vastly better computing experience!</i><p>I am …

Do patients mind if their healthcare data is shared? It depends

Reuters Health - Healthcare data may be valuable to researchers and companies, but patients’ comfort levels about having their data shared may depend on the purpose, a new survey suggests.<p>Using health data and information for research was more appropriate than for marketing regardless of whether …

Google's Investment Arm Spent A Ton Of Money On Healthcare This Year

The firm invested 36% in healthcare and life sciences this year, up from 9% each of the prior two years, reports Alistair Barr at the Wall Street Journal.<p>In 2012, health and life-sciences companies received the smallest share of the firm's investment; this year, they received the largest.<p>Google …

Off-Grid Green Prefab Home, California

The off-grid green prefab home in California is designed to be self-sufficient, independent and closely connected to the nature, this prefab home is …

The Worst Of The Ebola Outbreak Is Yet To Come

On October 15th the WHO released its latest update. The outbreak has now seen 8,997 confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola. All but 24 of those have been in Guinea (16% of the total), Sierra Leone (36%) and Liberia (47%). The current death toll is 4,493. These numbers are underestimates; …

Disease

Everything Old Is New Again

Clive Wilkinson's design for the Barbarian Group (completed 2014) in New York City, which features an "endless table":<p>[Barbarian Group | Photo: …

Calls To Better Equip Health Care Workers Battling Ebola

A second health care worker is sick with Ebola, and a prominent nurses union is pleading for help from the government.<p><b>FOX News Radio's Rachel Sutherland reports:</b><p><i>National Nurses United says there's no official Ebola protocol in place and nurses do not have the proper gear to safely treat patients.</i> …

Facebook is reportedly going after the healthcare market. But why?

Facebook is going the way of Google. Instead of resting on its social media laurels, it’s diversifying its endeavors and expanding into new …

Looking To Transform Healthcare? - Ask A Nurse

Traditionally, nurses have been the “face of healthcare” to the patient. According to the American Nurses Association (ANA), the nursing profession involves the “protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering, and advocacy …