Michael Hill

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How to Make Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Need a healthy meal in a hurry? Forget Burger King and Chipotle. Protein shakes may be the fastest food of all.<p>There’s little to no prep work, no …

8 Easy Ethnic Recipes to Bust Out of Your Dinner Rut

It's so easy to get into a dinner rut: you make what the whole family likes, but after a while everyone gets tired or the same ol' same. Here are 8 easy ethnic recipes to make meal-time exciting again.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken Drumsticks with Mango Chutney</b><p>Tandoori chicken is simply chicken …

Feeling Anxious? Have a Pickle

I’m from northern Vermont, and am the descendant of a long line of uptight Puritans and taciturn ice fishermen. Chattiness is not our bag. At parties, we’re big on nail-biting reticence and we tend to have an over-developed concept of personal space. A lot of us, as kids, hid behind the couch when …

University of Maryland

11 tech innovations changing medicine

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. These trends have a variety of stakeholders: patients, medical professionals, researchers, medical students, and consumers. They are important because of the impact they will likely have on all of us at one time or …

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Physics

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

High cost of hepatitis drug reflects a broken pricing system

Jane Blumenfeld isn't sure when or how she contracted<p>hepatitisC. All she knows is that back in 2000, when she tried to donate blood, the lab told her she had it.<p>After that she shared the nightmare of millions of hepatitis C victims.<p>Hoping to stave off the disease's most dire outcomes — progressive …

Engineers’ synthetic immune organ produces antibodies

Cornell engineers have created a functional, synthetic immune organ that produces antibodies and can be controlled in the lab, completely separate …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union jack table at Ultraviolet in Shanghai.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/4/1428156134970/058c42cb-0bc9-4b6d-80e4-f4b47e16f725-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Carlos Barria /Reuters<p>British food on a union …

British Food

The Technology That Will Eliminate the Need for Organ Donors

Eight years ago, Stephen and Amelie Trice learned that their three-year-old son Troupe needed a new heart. After many months of perplexing …

How The Sync Project Will Use Music as Data-Driven Therapy

Music can have various psychological effects on us: numerous studies conclude that certain genres can enhance our moods, boost concentration, trigger emotional reactions or pump up our energy levels. We also have specific musical tastes and preferences – but why do we like some songs more than …

Medical ‘meltdown’ imminent, warns top doctor

WASHINGTON – The signs are everywhere of an imminent “catastrophic collapse” of the U.S. health-care system that will leave Americans clamoring for …

ResearchKit An “Enormous Opportunity” For Science, Says Breast Cancer Charity

This week Apple bundled a big announcement inside it’s long awaited Apple Watch ‘Spring Forward’ event. Namely the launch of ResearchKit: an iOS software framework that lets people, currently U.S.-based only, volunteer to join medical research studies. This is arguably a lot more interesting than …

Quick Chinese dumplings

Your favorite Chinese take-out food is easier than you think to make at home!<p>Pin<p>Dumplings can be super-easy to make yourself at home with the use of …

Recipes

So, you want to write about medicine?

Last year, I was honored to receive an invitation to address the Medical Student Section of the American Medical Association (AMA) on writing about …

Cost of Care: The U.S. health care system is bleeding green

We are getting a bad deal with American health care. And it’s unsustainable.<p>We spent $2.919 trillion for health care in 2013, or $9,255 per American. …

Consumers still struggling with medical debt

Elizabeth and Britt Harmon struggled for years to have a child, and were thrilled when their son Orin was born in February 2013. But they were unprepared for the medical problems that then upended the Brooksville, Maine, couple's lives.<p>Orin was born with a heart condition known as pulmonary …

Keith Jarrett's Immortal ‘Koln Concert’ Turns 40

How did a solo piano album shake up the music world during the age of disco, fusion and rock? And what makes it sound as fresh today as it did 40 …

After Alzheimer's Diagnosis, 'The Stripping Away Of My Identity'

<i>This is the second in NPR's series "Inside Alzheimer's," about the experience of living with Alzheimer's. In part one, Greg O'Brien talked about learning that he had the disease.</i><p>A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, says Greg O'Brien, doesn't mean your life is instantly over. "There is this …

Low Carb Mexican Casserole

Mexican Casserole - Low Carb<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>30 mins<p>Total time<p>45 mins<p>Author: Andres Regalado<p>Recipe type: Entree<p>Cuisine: Mexican<p>Serves: …

Cleanse your body with the alkaline diet

Alkaline eating helps the body maintain healthy pH levels which improve digestion, skin tone and mood as well as weight loss. Natasha Corrett's new book has a range of four cleanses with recipes to rebalance your body.<p>Five years ago, Natasha Corrett was overtired, overworked and unhappy with her …

15 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Under 375 Calories

Just set-it-and-forget-it — so goes the appeal of the slow cooker, and it just so happens to be the perfect time of year for it. Slow-cooker meals …

Nutrition

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …

Nutrition

The Hemsley Sisters on Their Perfect Day of Eating

Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, the sister duo behind 'The Art of Eating Well,' share their healthy outlook.<p><b>What would the perfect Hemsley-approved day of eating consist of?</b><p><i>On waking</i>: warm water with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice or an herbal tea<p><i>Breakfast</i>: Our anytime eggs (for a sit down breakfast …

Healthy Eating

23 Slow Cooker Desserts You Need To Make This Winter

Pulled pork can wait. There's cake to eat.

Doctor Delays Could Be A Thing Of The Past

Everything in health care seems to take a long time.<p>Remember the last time you tried to schedule a routine doctor’s appointment? More than likely, the receptionist told you the doctor couldn’t see you for another week or even another month.<p>Perhaps you’ve had the experience of a loved one being …