Daniel Corredor

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We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment

How Bad Is Falling Asleep Without Brushing Your Teeth, Really?

For most people, brushing their teeth is a way to keep cavities at bay—with the pleasant side effects of a brighter smile and fresh breath. But we've …

Dental Care

12 Things Successful People Do Before They Go to Bed

Productive people understand that their success starts and ends with their mental and physical health, which is hugely dependent upon getting enough sleep.<p>The very last thing you do before bed tends to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as it often determines how …

Sleep

Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

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Cocaine

Science Says What You Wear Largely Affects How You Think And Behave

“What you wear can influence your thinking and negotiating skills, and even hormone levels and heart rate” – Matthew Hutson<p>We all know that the way …

A Letter To Premedical Students: Stay The Course

The holidays are now long over and college students everywhere are beginning to return to campus after spending several weeks away at home.<p>Many of you were subjected to an earful of career advice—both solicited and unsolicited.<p>If you are an aspiring physician, there is a strong likelihood that you …

I Tried to Hack Hours off My Sleep Time by Going 'Polyphasic'

I would feel great, the internet promised.<p>By 5:15 AM, I was bored again.<p>It was winter 2011, and I'd just managed—after a month without coffee, alcohol or cigarettes (more or less)—to prise my internal sleep clock into two chunks. No longer would I fall into bed around one and crawl out again in …

Sleep

The strange way I stick to my most difficult goal

Over the past four years, I've discovered many incredible ways to hack my habits and improve my life. I have taught myself to love running, dramatically improved my diet, and found the focus to write a bestselling book.<p>Understanding how the mind works and using it to affect my daily behaviors has …

A neuroscientist says there’s a powerful benefit to exercise that is rarely discussed

When I was about to turn 40, I started working out regularly after years of inactivity. As I sweated my way through cardio, weights, and dance classes, I noticed that exercise wasn’t just changing my body. It was also profoundly transforming my brain—for the better.<p>The immediate effects of exercise …

Humanity

10 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Backed by Science

Mindfulness, the practice of staying aware and in sync with yourself and your surroundings often characterized by sitting in total silence with legs …

4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books

Looking to make changes? We sifted through this year's new releases, eliminated anything superficial or silly and discovered a few practical, illuminating techniques.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>40 Books To Read Before Turning 40

There’s a good reason Americans are horrible at science

The United States of America has arguably done more to advance science in the modern world than any other country on earth. From the nimble ingenuity of Silicon Valley to the ascendency of US military technology, this nation has impeccable high-tech bona fides. Many of the world’s top engineering …

Science

Want To Be Promoted? Cultivate These 4 Traits

What makes someone “high potential”?<p>Can we predict rock stars at early stages of their careers?<p>What key traits must be identified and cultivated to help stars (talent) achieve their full potential?<p>According to Kevin Ochsner, a neuroscientist at Columbia University, it all comes down to the brain …

CDC Director Calls It 'Shameful' This Curable Disease Still Kills Millions

The leading infectious killer in the world has been around for centuries. When will the world eliminate tuberculosis?<p>For Dr. Tom Frieden, the fight against tuberculosis is personal.<p>He dedicated years of his life combatting the spread of tuberculosis and its more dangerous drug-resistant forms in …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

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Silicon Valley

Gene drive gives scientists power to hijack evolution - STAT

Esvelt heard about the UCSD paper a few days before it was published in Science last March. He immediately Skyped Bier to ask what precautions he had …

You Don't Need More Exercise -- You Need More Sleep First

"No matter how hard you train, if you don't sleep enough, you will lose." My brother, who just won the South German bodybuilding championship in his weight category last Sunday, told me.<p>Like food and exercise, sleep is a major pillar of your health.<p>In any endeavor, weight loss, building muscle, …

Why It Pays to Be a Jerk

New research confirms what they say about nice guys.<p>Smile at the customer. Bake cookies for your colleagues. Sing your subordinates’ praises. Share credit. Listen. Empathize. Don’t drive the last dollar out of a deal. Leave the last doughnut for someone else.<p>Sneer at the customer. Keep your …

HIV/AIDS Presents an Unprecedented Challenge to Developing a Vaccine

As the world focuses on Ebola, we must not forget that HIV/AIDS presents a far greater challenge in the world of vaccines.<p>Thirty years ago this past April, my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. At the time, it was a pandemic with far …

A Gut Bacteria Compound Is Linked To Heart Failure

Most Americans know that diet and heart health are connected, but a new study in the <i>Journal of the American College of Cardiology</i> looks at a …

Holistic Medicine

Why Black Women Are Less Likely To Survive Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is one of the more survivable cancers, thanks in part to large strides in education, treatment and post-cancer care. An American woman diagnosed with breast cancer in 1975 had about a 75 percent chance of surviving for five years post-diagnosis. Today, that rate hovers around 90 …

Nature vs. Nurture: Is Your Body a Slave to Your DNA?

Since intelligent thought first came into existence, luminaries like John Locke, Shakespeare, and Darwin have debated the influence of our environmental factors over our innate, genetic factors. The simple question of nature vs. nurture, however, is too simplistic, and while scientists and doctors …

Bill Gates Thinks Malaria Can Be Eradicated in His Lifetime

Bill Gates announced Sunday that his foundation would ramp up funding for its malaria program by about one-third, to more than $200 million per year, …

Public Health

The $.30 kit that could end malaria - CNN.com

Biotechnologist Ashley Uys has developed a "rapid test" kit which can diagnose the tropical disease as well as which strain you are suffering from. He explains it can also identify if your suggested course of treatment is working effectively. Using blood samples, the test can offer results in less …

Senate confirms new surgeon general

The Senate confirmed Vivek Murthy as surgeon general on Monday night as Democrats -- in the final days of their majority control of the chamber -- overcame stiff opposition from the National Rifle Association.<p>The 51 to 43 vote ends more than a year of uncertainty over Murthy's nomination. Obama had …

Evolution: Why are most of us right-handed?

Right-handed people are dominant worldwide – but why? Jason G Goldman investigates.<p>We humans don’t typically agree on all that much, but there is at least one thing that an impressive amount of us accept: which hand is easiest to control. If you use one hand for writing, you probably use the same …

Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug's Use

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked enforcement of an Arizona law aimed at limiting use of the increasingly popular abortion pill. In 2012 nearly half of the abortions in the state were via the pill, known as RU-486.<p>The pill was approved by the FDA in 2000 for the first seven weeks of pregnancy. …

E-Cigarettes May Be More Toxic Than Tobacco, Researchers Say

Formaldehyde, a known human carcinogen found in cigarette smoke, also dwells in the vaporized liquid of popular electronic or e-cigarettes, …

Public Health

The Danger of Physician Burnout on the Health Care Highway

As with the beginning of each new year, the word "improved" gets bandied about: improved patient care, improved patient satisfaction, improved efficiency. Physicians are constantly being told to push past their burnout and embrace multitasking for the sake of improved health care delivery. Patients …