Alexandra Remus

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7 Dinner Rules That Will Transform Your Family's Mealtime - Maryann Jacobsen

<i>This is Part 3 of a collection of posts used to help write my book The Family Dinner Solution</i><p>“I would love to have your key points summarized on a …

Entire Hospital IT Department Being Placed into Protective Custody After “Upgrading” EMR

96.6K Shares<p><b>LOS ANGELES, CA</b> – Yesterday evening, Have Mercy On Me Hospital in Los Angeles upgraded their electronic medical record (EMR) and what …

Nine Ways To Deal With Seeing Your Ex At Your Child's Wedding

<i>If you're divorced, your child's wedding can be emotional if your ex is there. High50's Claire Mason outlines nine strategies to help you enjoy the day, such as focusing on the bride and groom-to-be rather than past events.</i><p>Currently, 42 per cent of all marriages end in divorce (in England and …

10 Images That Perfectly Sum Up What It Means To Be 'Type A'

This one goes out to anyone who has ever been called "high strung."<p>It can be hard to explain the reality of being Type A to someone who just doesn't understand what the fuss is about. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, we're going to show rather than tell. <b>Below, 10 images perfectly capture</b> …

Advice for Emergency Medicine Interns

I thought I would steal a page from the sadly departed but still remembered Barbados Butterfly, and give some sage advice to those still in …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Workouts

20 Realities Of Med School That Nobody Warns You About

<b>1.</b> You no longer bat an eyelash at telling random strangers to take their clothes off.<p><b>2.</b> You’ve also seen your classmates in various states of …

19 Signs You’re A Superior Asshole From The Northeast

1. You’ve never lived south of the Mason-Dixon line and you probably never will.<p>2. When people call you a sarcastic bitch, you don’t take it as an …

15 Healthcare Professionals Reveal What Patients May Not Know About Their Own Health

<b>1. Allergies to meds. I can’t count the number of paitents I ask “Are there any medications you’re allergic to?” and they can’t answer it. They</b> …

I'm addicted to the gruesome and beautiful photographs on Figure 1, an Instagram for doctors

Nick DeVito is a third-year resident at Tufts Medical Center working toward a career in hematology and oncology. During rotations, if he’s feeling bored, he likes to whip out his smartphone and browse through Figure 1, a mobile app he compares to Instagram for doctors. He will offer suggestions on …

22 Things People Who Are Semi-OCD Think Are Totally Normal

1. Pining for your college planner. There were always the exact right number of lines and it was perfectly sectioned. You miss it dearly. It was the …

It IS Possible To Go To The Doctor And Not Get Fat-Shamed!

I had to hit the doctor's office this week, because I couldn't put it off any more — and after my last experience, I wasn't exactly thrilled with the prospect of going again. I prefer to focus on my actual medical needs while meeting with the doctor, rather than sit in an exam room on a table …

The Dukan Diet Everyone (Including Kate Middleton) is Obsessing Over

Wanna know how French women—and one very famous Brit—stay looking so slim and smoking hot without becoming slaves to the gym or tasteless meals? By following these four steps...<p>When rumors started swirling that the new princess and her mother were trying a new weight loss plan called the Dukan …

The New Measles

One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.<p>Measles used to be an illness everyone got.<p>Before vaccination became widespread in the 1960s, pediatricians knew to check their patients' throats for the spray of …

Public Health

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10 Advantages Of Dating Older Men

Young women often get tired of the let down that comes from dating men their age. There are too many fleeting, career-minded gents who are simply …

Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways -- so we like to round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy.<p>Our guest curator this week is Melissa Sher, who blogs at Mammalingo and right here on HuffPost Parents. Read her …

What Your Fast Food Go-To Says About You

McDonalds:<p>You support the American dream. You put your heart into everything you do and believe that if you’re going to go for it, you ought to go …

New Tick-Borne 'Bourbon Virus' Is Deadly And Unlike Anything Previously Seen In U.S.

Researchers have identified the cause of a Kansas farmer's mysterious death this summer as Bourbon virus.<p>Thought to be transmitted by ticks, the virus "was fast-moving and severe, causing lung and kidney failure, and shock," The New York Times reported, killing the previously healthy man after only …

Baby Thrives Once 3-D-Printed Windpipe Helps Him Breathe

Garrett Peterson was born in 2012 with a defective windpipe. It would periodically just collapse, because the cartilage was so soft, and he'd stop breathing. This would happen every day — sometimes multiple times a day.<p>"It was really awful to have to watch him go through his episodes," says his …

How to Hire a Wedding Photographer and Videographer

<i>Among the non-glamorous aspects of planning a wedding is negotiating contracts with all of your vendors. One of the most important? The contract with your photographer and videographer. Here, what you need to figure out before signing a piece of paper from your photographer and videographer.</i><p>You …

Tiny survivors: Special NICU mimics mother's womb

Ian Chung is nestled in darkness. Born just 24 weeks into gestation, he weighs scarcely more than a pound.<p>He can hear the faint sounds of the outside world mingling with the soothing sound of his mother's voice. His spindly arms and legs shake as he lets out a warble.<p>"Oh, my love," coos his mother, …

'It is imperative we stop this cruel disease being passed on’

The mother of a baby with a life-limiting genetic disease urges MPs to support a procedure that could allow her and others to have healthy children<p>Through her big brown eyes and dark lashes, our baby daughter looks on as normal life continues around her. From a distance you may not realise that …

The man with the golden blood

Meet the donors, patients, doctors and scientists involved in the complex global network of rare – and very rare – blood. By Penny Bailey.<p>His doctor …

I'm a Hazmat-Trained Hospital Worker: Here's What No One Is Telling You About Ebola

<i>Update, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014: New guidelines from the CDC outline their current recommendations for hazmat in a hospital setting for facing suspected or confirmed Ebola cases. They continue to provide clarity on the nature of "airborne" transmission, and I encourage readers to review the</i> …

A First: Uterus Transplant Gives Parents A Healthy Baby

In what's being hailed as a huge step in fertility and reproduction science, doctors in Sweden say a woman has given birth to a baby boy less than two years after she received a uterus transplant. The new mother, 36, had been born without a uterus, so another woman, 61, donated her womb several …

Online co-parenting course can help divorcing couples | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Most U.S. states require divorcing couples with children to take a co-parenting course before the marriage can end, and one of the most widely used online programs can be helpful, according to a new review.<p>The study’s lead author says such courses are “timely” because …

Why Biting Your Nails Is More Than Just A Bad Habit

<b>The question:</b> I've always been told that I should stop biting my nails because it's "bad for me." But <i>why</i> is it bad?<p><b>The answer:</b> Sure, biting and picking at your nails is kinda gross. It also is a sure-fire way to make your manicure that was supposed to last all week last only a day. And while it's a …