Marian MC Chrvala

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Good Negative Qualities to Say During an Interview

Getting asked what your weaknesses are is never easy, but with a little research and practice, you'll be prepared.<p>This story originally appeared on Glassdoor<p>You’ve got an interview at an awesome company, and you’re eagerly waiting to tell them why you’re so excited about working with them. During …

Employment

Merck

The timing was tragic. Merck embraced a vital mission in 2014 when it began developing an Ebola vaccine in collaboration with Canada’s public health …

Study Out Of The Northwest Sheds Light On Rural-Urban Cancer Divide

Survival rates for cancer depend on where you live — at least partially.<p>Urban patients tend to do better than rural patients. Researchers have long …

Can you actually speak the languages you list on your CV?

Lots of us take a foreign language for a term, and then claim fluency on our CVs. How could such a small white lie cost us a job?<p>Several years ago, Facebook started allowing users to add ‘languages spoken’ to their profiles.<p>One thing became abundantly clear: I had, apparently, been living a life …

Employment

The Lost Art Of Asking For Help (And How To Master It)

For many, it can feel difficult to ask for help at work. This is because admitting you don’t know an answer requires us to be comfortable with vulnerability. So how can you create a culture of psychological safety and foster an environment of asking and helping?<p>Larry Freed is the author of <i>Managing</i> …

Leadership

11 Signs of Thyroid Problems That Women Should Know

Nearly 60% of people with thyroid disease didn't even realize there was a red flag.<p>1 The thyroid is a little powerhouse.<p>Getty Images<p>The …

Why You Should Put a Little More Thought into Your Out-of-Office Message

We all need time to unplug and recharge. Research shows that disconnecting — especially from email — can make us significantly less stressed and more productive. And yet, many of us are often hesitant to take the first step — putting up an appropriate out of office (OOO) message that sets clear …

Productivity

How Do You Solve A Problem Like Cynicism?

Meet Sid the star salesman. Or the brilliant engineer. Or the numbers whiz. Or the creative genius.<p>Sid is great at what he does. He knows it. His team knows it. His boss knows it. His clients respect him for it. Sid has been at his current job for several years. He’s come up the ranks, been with …

Leadership

Europe Urged to Vaccinate Against ‘Dramatic’ Measles Spread

Global health officials called for increased vaccination efforts amid burgeoning rates of measles infection in Europe.<p>More people in Europe …

Public Health

MIT ReMix system could usher in new era of cancer treatment

MIT researchers led by Professor Dina Katabi are working on a new system called ReMix that is described as a GPS system for the human body. The …

Cancer Treatment

Excessive Tanning Isn't The Only Cause of Skin Cancer – Here Are 4 More

You swear by SPF, always wear a sunhat and only ever opt for a lounger in the shade. So, surely, your risk of developing skin cancer must be …

Cancer

New drug could prevent debilitating side effect of cancer treatment

About 50,000 people in the U.S. are diagnosed annually with head, neck, nasal and oral cancers. Most are treated with radiation, and of those, 70-80 …

Cancer

A photographic treatment for people with dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of the first dementia patients Laurence Aëgerter met was in the later stages of the illness. She visited the man at a care facility in Switzerland to note his reactions to photographs she had brought along. As she showed him pictures and asked him to remark on them, he fluttered in and …

Dementia

Medical residents can now practice virtual operations before they ever touch a live patient

The procedure was over in a matter of minutes.<p>Dr. Cynthia Kahlenberg, a fourth-year medical resident at Hospital for Special Surgery, had done her …

Virtual Reality

Modern myths about cancer – from ‘chemicals’ in food to wifi

Breaking or stressing DNA requires a ​​great deal of energy, far beyond the capabilities of mobile phones<p>Cancer is not up there with the most likely explanations for what caused the mass extinction 66m years ago of the T rex and the triceratops. That said, at least one species of dinosaur suffered …

Cancer

Why Will We See More Measles? Public Health Can Answer

As mentioned in my accompanying first post, “Outbreak Or Not, Measles Is A Growing Threat Globally,“ measles is on the rise in the U.S. and Europe. Many people don’t understand why is it on the rise in the U.S. One misconception is that refugees are a common source of measles. In fact, most …

Public Health

Advertising is obsolete – here's why it's time to end it

Since it first became clear that Russian agents spent thousands of dollars a month on political advertising on social media in the runup to the 2016 …

Google Search

Measles cases hit record high in Europe

<b>Cases of measles in Europe have hit a record high, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).</b><p>More than 41,000 people have been infected in the first six months of 2018, leading to 37 deaths.<p>Last year there were 23,927 cases and the year before 5,273. Experts blame this surge in infections on …

Public Health

I've Hired Dozens of People During My Career — Here Are 8 Cover Letter Mistakes That Immediately Raised Red Flags

A cover letter can make or break your ability to land a job.<p>I’ve worked as a professional editor for women’s lifestyle websites for nearly a decade …

Employment

Should you get that scan? Your doctor might not be great at helping you decide

Your doctor probably nags you to schedule cancer screening tests like mammograms and colonoscopies. These tests, after all, can be life-saving, and …

Cancer

10 Cancer Symptoms That Everyone Ignores

Detecting early symptoms is the best way to treat and cure this bad disease. Some of the symptoms can also be quite common, but a large number of men …

Cancer

New triple pill strongly lowers blood pressure

A new low dose three in one pill to treat hypertension could transform the way high blood pressure is treated around the world.<p>A trial led by The …

High Blood Pressure

These 20 Cutting-Edge Campaigns Epitomized This Year’s Most Innovative Creative Advertising – Adweek

Advertising Industry

Crossed Bones

Cancers that spread to bones are often difficult to treat, but finding out how tumour and bone cells live side by side may help to heal osteolytic …

Why Pancreatic Cancer Is So Deadly

(CNN) — Pancreatic cancer is the third-leading cause of death from cancer in the United States, after lung and colorectal cancersThe lifetime risk of …

Cancer

Tumor-Destroying, Life-Expanding Cancer Treatment Wins Prize for 3 Scientists

Tumors once considered untreatable have disappeared and people previously given months to live are surviving for decades thanks to new therapies …

Here’s how nanomedicine can revolutionise the way we treat tuberculosis

<b>Researchers believe that nanomedicine can help tuberculosis patients enormously.</b><p>Tuberculosis is one of the world’s deadliest infectious disease. …

Making cancer as harmless as the common cold

World-renowned theoretical physicist Michio Kaku thinks that one day a cancer diagnosis will be far less scary than it is today. He posits a world …

Cancer

Amazon, Google And Microsoft Aim To Fix Healthcare...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week

Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?<p><b>1 – Amazon, Google, Microsoft and others make health data pledge.</b><p>This week, Alphabet (the parent company of Google), Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and Salesforce announced a joint effort …

Galaxy Note

The many symptoms of type 2 diabetes

Diabetes affects 2,000 people under the age of 35, and 48% of the people have have been diagnosed with type two of the illness<p>While type two diabetes …

Diabetes