Yannis S. Kalantzakis

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We May Have Been Wrong About Autism And Empathy

People with autism make moral decisions in a similar manner to those without the condition, according to a new study.<p>ChristianNasca via Getty …

Autism

Device trade group seeks break from tariffs

<i>With help from Mohana Ravindranath and Darius Tahir</i><p><b>TRADE GROUP: TARIFFS WILL COST IMAGING COMPANIES MILLIONS</b>: A medical imaging trade group is asking for special exemptions for components of medical devices from the Chinese import tariffs.<p>The list of items subject to an additional 25 percent duty …

Health Care

Research Says: Your Mom Influenced Your Intelligence

Were you the kind of kid who always aced math tests, could memorize historical facts with ease, and recite Shakespeare back to your English teacher …

IQ

If You Have These 8 Personality Traits, You’re More Likely To Suffer From Anxiety

There are quite a few personality traits common among people who suffer from anxiety, as well as a few traits that can make anxiety worse. It can …

Depression

The truth about fasting: Does the 72-hour water fast really work? We tried it and the results were surprising

W hat it would be like if you had no food for three days? No coffee, no juice, no supplements. Just plain old water. Well, let me tell you...<p>First of …

Wellness

How to Win Every Argument

In his 1936 work <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>, now one of the bestselling books of all time, Dale Carnegie wrote: “I have come to the …

Critical Thinking

How Often You Should Post on Social Media, According to 10 Studies

There's a lot of debate when it comes to recommended frequency for social media publishing. Here's what the data has to say about it.<p>When it comes to determining the optimal frequency for posting on social media, even the industry giants can't seem to be able to come to a consensus. One publication …

Social Media

How the net neutrality repeal will affect you

Months after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a proposal to roll back net neutrality policies enacted in 2015 under President Barack Obama, the Commission today formally repealed rules that prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from discriminating against certain apps …

How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Healthcare Industry

A growing number of startups are beginning to use artificial intelligence to improve—and in some ways upend—the healthcare industry. And that might …

Doctor Smart uses blockchain technology to provide instant global health care

Blockchain technology is changing the way health care is provided to patients around the world, as the transparency of a distributed ledger is a good fit for the industry.<p>An ecosystem for digital health care and wellness services called Doctor Smart is building a health care solution for the masses …

The Rise And Rise Of Suicide: We Must Remove The Stigma Of Mental Illness

Twice this week my heart has ached on hearing news of two incredible people taking their own lives—iconic fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain. My heart goes out to those who loved them. It also goes out to anyone who has lost someone they love to suicide. So many of us …

Mental Health

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and the Preventable Tragedies of Suicide

The pattern of highly accomplished and successful people committing suicide is transfixing. It assures the rest of us that a life of accolades is not all that it’s cracked up to be and that achieving more will not make us happier. At the same time, it reveals the fact that no one is safe from …

What Kind Of Parent Are You: Carpenter Or Gardener?

There are two kinds of parents in modern America, says Alison Gopnik in her recent book, The Gardener and the Carpenter.<p><b>About 'How To Raise A Human'</b><p>Does raising kids have to be stressful? Is it really dangerous for babies to sleep with mom? Do chores have to be a fight? Over the next month, NPR …

Parenting

Should you trust your gut feelings?

Intuition has fallen out of favour in an age of rational, analytical thinking. But your emotional responses are not as fallible as some would have you believe, says neuroscientist Valerie Van Mulukom.<p>Imagine the director of a big company announcing an important decision and justifying it with it …

Psychology

How to Create a Strong First Impression as a Leader

Lead with authenticity, and these tips will help you communicate the rest to make the best first impression as a leader.<p>5 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>You’ve likely heard this saying: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” And it’s true. You …

10 Unexpected Meatball Recipes You Need to Make for Dinner

Meatballs: We love ’em, but we’ve been eating them the same way our entire life (drenched in red sauce with a pound of spaghetti). There’s nothing</i> …

Defending hospitals against life-threatening cyberattacks

Like any large company, a modern hospital has hundreds – even thousands – of workers using countless computers, smartphones and other electronic …

Homemade Protein Bars Recipe

Your body needs protein to maintain organ and tissue structures and it's needed for immune system function. It's not difficult to get enough protein …

Recipes

Five industries that blockchains could—maybe—revolutionize - MIT Technology Review

Energy<p><b>Why you should buy in:</b> Energy trading is a byzantine process riddled with middlemen taking cuts (the name “Enron” may ring a bell). Making …

Aion launches first public blockchain network

If you believe blockchains will proliferate in the coming years, it stands to reason that you will need some sort of mechanism to move information between them — a network of blockchains with bridges and processes for sharing information between entities. That is exactly what The Aion Network is …

5 Exercises To Help You Look Great In A T-Shirt This Summer

It's what we all want, after all<p>Stepping out in a crisp white Tee is a simple and highly effective summer style power move, but it comes with one very important caveat: you've got to be in decent shape to pull it off.<p>To help you flatten your stomach, tone your arms and shape up those lats a bit, we …

The Holy Trinity of Business Growth: People, Process and Metrics

How do you keep your company profitable as it scales above 50 employees?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We have a client who reported to us some interesting comments heard at an industry-related seminar. A seminar presenter contended that as a business grows …

Small Business

Psychologists to Well-Meaning Parents: Indulging Your Kid's Anxieties Makes Them Worse

Anxiety among young people is at an all-time high. Here's how psychologists tell parents to respond.<p>We live in anxious times, and it's taking a serious toll on our kids. Nearly one in three teens and adults will suffer from serious anxiety, reported <i>The New</i> <i>York Times Magazine</i> in the course of a …

Psychology

8 Things a Parent Should Never Say to Their Child

Threatening violence or the loss of love might seem like obvious no-nos, but there are more subtle phrases just as damaging.<p>In the absence of any …

Parenting

This Marketing Strategy Might Revolutionize the Industry the Way Email Did. Here's How to Get Ahead of the Trend.

What do you know about Messenger marketing?<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Email revolutionized the marketing industry. Now Messenger marketing has a chance to do the same.<p>What is Messenger marketing? It's a combination of an email subscription list and …

Marketing

This Is Why Blockchains Will Transform Healthcare

The blockchain revolution has made its way to the healthcare industry, and it’s only the beginning of what’s possible. Healthcare Rallies for Blockchain, a study from IBM, found that 16% of surveyed healthcare executives had solid plans to implement a commercial blockchain solution this year, while …

Blockchain

What factors drive adoption of health apps and what obstacles stand in the way?

Digital health for chronic illness is no longer a technology problem – it’s an implementation problem.

Best Presentation Ever: How to Elevate Any Talk to Make It Motivating, Meaningful and Memorable

TEDx coach and popular speaker shares advice on how to make an impact<p>Are you reaching your potential as a speaker? When you give a presentation, do audience members give you their full attention? Do they clamor to ask questions and participate? When your presentation is over, do audience members …

Public Speaking

Digital Transformation Across the Healthcare Ecosystem

Session ID:<p>156<p>Description<p>The healthcare industry is being dramatically impacted by ongoing digital disruption. From the big data created by …