Shakeela Swaby

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Why Compassion Is So Important In Health Care (And What It Looks Like)

Sure, a doctor's medical knowledge and guidance is of utmost importance when you're receiving care for a condition such as cancer. But what is also important is a doctor's <i>compassion</i>, which is the ability of the doctor to actively and deeply imagine the suffering a patient is going through. But what …

Selfless love turns off brain's need for reward - Futurity

Brain scans of people who meditate show neurological boundaries between two types of love: romantic and selfless.

Professional Development for Nurses

New! Guideline Summaries<p>Stay up-to-date on current recommendations supported by the latest evidence.<p>Working Together to Promote Nutritional Health<p>It …

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Real life is the game that – literally – <i>everyone</i> is playing. But it can be tough. This is your guide.<p>Basics<p>You might not realise, but real life is a …

U.S. Health Care vs. The World [Infographic]

A Physician Finally Gets Nursing - Off the Charts

<i>By Shawn Kennedy, editor-in-chief</i><p>Earlier this month, the <i>New York Review of Books</i> published an article by a patient who described his hospital stay …

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Ads Focused On A Few Drug Risks Might Make Them Memorable

The way that prescription drugs are advertised on TV could be better, especially when it comes to communicating the risks and side effects of medicines. Now the Food and Drug Administration is calling for research into how the ads could be improved.<p>The problem, as Michael Wolf, a health services …

6 Daily Rituals You Can't Afford to Skip

<b>1. A morning routine.</b><p>Some people enjoy reading the paper and drinking a quiet cup of coffee, while others use this time to go for a run or exercise at the gym. A few simple minutes of food prep the night before, and setting the alarm for as little as 10 minutes earlier, will help set the right pace …

Falling in Love With Any Work You Do

Like most high school and college students, I went through a lot of summer jobs.<p>I was a hostess at Applebee's. I worked in a Ford Motor Company plant where I drove a hi-lo, picking car parts to ship off to assembly plants around the world. I was a bartender at a dive bar outside Detroit, a waitress …

'Number sense' lets kids do basic algebra - Futurity

Confronted with a simple mathematical problem, most children ages 4 to 6 can use algebraic concepts intuitively to solve for a hidden variable.

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

What Your Poop Is Trying to Tell You

What the hell is that? Seriously, did that just come out of you or did it crawl up the pipe? If you've just exorcised a poo that looks nothing like …

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11 myths fertility doctors hear

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.<p>Just like when you become a parent, there is no written manual on how to get pregnant.<p>For one in six couples, infertility issues are an …