Matthew L Schwartz

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To Improve Treatments, Researchers Want To Hunt For Clues In Medical Records

When you go to your doctor's office, sometimes it seems the caregivers spend more time gathering data about you than treating you as a patient.<p>Electronic medical records are everywhere – annoying to doctors and intrusive to patients.<p>But now researchers are looking to see if they can plow through …

Cancer

Project-based Learning: Are You Focused on the Project or the Learning?

As the Gallup poll and countless others have pointed out, many of our students are increasingly less engaged in their own education. Much of this is …

Pedagogy

‘We had a nurse almost strangled with IV tubing’

Opioid crackdown, mental health crises aggravate violence in ERs.<p>Violence is growing in American ERs, fed by patient anger over their inability to get painkillers and rising health care bills, as well as the proliferation of gangs and untreated mental illness.<p>“I got a black eye in a psych room when …

Health Care

Switchel

• 4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar (I like the unfiltered stuff best, like Bragg’s)<br>• 4 tablespoons pure maple syrup<br>• Fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced—as much as you want. I usually slice up a piece the size of my thumb.<br>• 4 cups water<p>Combine all ingredients in a large jar. Shake to combine thoroughly, …

Visible Human Project

The <b>Visible Human Project</b> is an effort to create a detailed data set of cross-sectional photographs of the human body, in order to facilitate anatomy …

Mold Making, Food Grade Silicone Mold Rubber & Mould Supplies

Mould

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Reynolds

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Reynolds

Creating a Silicone Suture Pad

Audio Mixing

White America’s Age-Old, Misguided Obsession With Civility

Recent disruptive protests — from diners at Mexican restaurants in the capital calling the White House adviser Stephen Miller a fascist to protesters in Pittsburgh blocking rush-hour traffic after a police shooting of an unarmed teen — have provoked bipartisan alarm. The CNN commentator David …

Rights & Freedoms

What Color Are These Dots? Your Perception May Be Skewed by Context

It’s “the dress” and “yanny versus laurel” all over again. A new study published by <i>Science</i> found that the context in which we see colors—and, by …

Psychology

I Went to a Catholic Hospital During My Miscarriage—And It Nearly Killed Me

At the time, I was staunchly anti-choice, and did not go to the hospital looking for an abortion. But when I found out the pregnancy was ending, I just wanted to get the care I needed.<p><i>Following the Supreme Court's decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, we are taking</i> …

Civil Rights

355-square-foot apartment maximizes limited urban space

This home packs a lot in over three levels<p>Tiny living, meet the big city. This no-frills guest house in Taipei, Taiwan, marries a compact-minded ethos with an urban sensibility, making innovative use of limited space while presenting a unique experience of modern city living.<p>Designed by Phoebe …

Interior Design

This Buzzy Diet Clears Brain Fog and Helps You Lose Weight (Without Exercise)

Ever since we asked our readers what they knew about lectins last year, we've seen more people tune into Steve Gundry's, MD, theory that "plants …

Recipes

ER bills: A baby was treated with a nap. His parents got an $18,000 bill. - Vox

An ER patient can be charged thousands of dollars in “trauma fees” — even if they weren’t treated for trauma.<p>On the first morning of Jang Yeo-im’s vacation to San Francisco in 2016, her eight-month-old son Park Jeong-whan fell off the bed in the family’s hotel room and hit his head.<p>There was no …

Health Care

Five Features of Better Arguments

A former Clinton administration official studied how to facilitate more constructive arguments among Americans. These are his conclusions.<p>Earlier this month, amid a particularly trying stretch on social media, I joked that I would soon be launching <i>Ad Hominem</i>, “a new journal of non-ideas founded in …

Bill Clinton

The Ignorant Do Not Have a Right to an Audience

On June 17, the political commentator Ann Coulter, appearing as a guest on Fox News, asserted that crying migrant children separated from their parents are “child actors.” Does this groundless claim deserve as much airtime as, for example, a historically informed argument from Ta-Nehisi Coates that …

Critical Thinking

Tweeting Oncologist Draws Ire And Admiration For Calling Out Hype

New advances in medicine also tend to come with a hefty dose of hype. Yes, some new cancer drugs in the hot field of precision medicine, which takes into account variables for individual patients, have worked remarkably well for some patients. But while many patients clamor for them, they aren't …

Cancer

Breathing Tubes Fail to Save Many Older Patients

Earlier this year, an ambulance brought a man in his 80s to the emergency room at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. He had metastatic lung cancer; his family had arranged for hospice care at home.<p>But when he grew less alert and began struggling to breathe, his son tearfully called 911.<p>“As …

Medicine

Why our brains see the world as ‘us’ versus ‘them’—and what to do about it

Our brains are wired to build walls, but we do our best work when we knock them down.<p>Anti-immigrant policies, race-related demonstrations, Title IX disputes, affirmative action court cases, same-sex marriage litigation.<p>These issues are continually in the headlines. But even thoughtful articles on …

Psychology

Staying Together by Living Apart (in a Duplex)

We were looking at duplexes in Los Angeles and our real estate agent had brought us to a small property, two side-by-side houses on a single lot.<p>“It’s a very popular situation now,” he said. “Live in one and rent out the other.”<p>“That’s not what we’re doing,” I said.<p>“Right,” he said, but he wasn’t …

Relationships

The Strategic Lies of Oncologists

“We’ll have to invent symptoms,” the doctor said. Since this physician was a paragon of integrity, the patient gasped. With what words could she thank the doctor for such a breach of insurance rules?<p>Many have fulminated against oncologists who lie <i>to</i> patients about their prognoses, but sometimes …

Health Care

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

2 Winning Solutions to Any Presentation Challenge

A field guide to transfixing and transforming your audience.<p>What does the audience want from your words? They want to be moved.<p>They want to be led from where they are right now--their fears, their hopes, their nervous tics, their outlook on life--to somewhere new. Somewhere better. Somewhere …

TED Talks

Why America is the World’s First Poor Rich Country – Eudaimonia and Co

Consider the following statistics. The average American can’t scrape together $500 for an emergency. A third of Americans can’t afford food, shelter, …

Income Inequality

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Barbara Ehrenreich Gets Pumped For Death

In her latest book, the 'Nickel and Dimed' author explains why she'll keep going to the gym but refuses to waste her final years in a doctor's office.<p>Barbara Ehrenreich lifts. And not in some sort of metaphorical, hippie-dippy Up With People kind of way. I mean that Barbara Ehrenreich lifts serious …

The Moral Rot That Threatens America

I asked a senior German diplomat the other day what issues the United States and Germany are cooperating on. He looked blank. Not Iran, obviously. Not trade, evidently. Not climate change, blatantly. Not Russia, plainly. Not migration, pointedly. With alliances like these, who needs enemies?<p>From a …

trump's

Elon Musk Wants You Afraid of 1 Thing When Meeting With Him (Your Employees Should Fear This Too)

It's a fear every leader should facilitate.<p>Elon Musk certainly has no shortage of self-confidence and is known for his bold leadership lessons and business and personal advice he emphatically shares. Despite the brashness, he's not known for being mean-spirited, so don't think the worst when I tell …

Leadership