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Mouthwash may kill beneficial bacteria in mouth and trigger diabetes, Harvard study suggests

Mouthwash may seem a beneficial, or at least harmless, addition to a daily tooth brushing routine.<p>But a new study suggests that swilling with anti-bacterial fluid could be killing helpful microbes which live in the mouth and protect against obesity and diabetes.<p>While mouthwash is supposed to target …

Diabetes

Trump DOJ Vs. Harvard Over Discrimination Case Is Getting Serious

The Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University for allegedly discriminating against Asian Americans in its admissions policies — and …

Conservative View

Weight gain during pregnancy may help shorter women have healthy babies

A new study has shown that little weight gain during <b>pregnancy</b> may be beneficial for the child, for shorter women who are more likely to deliver low …

Pregnancy

The Value of Local Independent Bookstores - News - Harvard Business School

Professor Ryan Raffaelli teams up with Porter Square Books in Cambridge, MA – one of the hundreds of bookstores he’s studied – to explore industries …

Harvard Business School

How older patients can dodge pitfalls entrenched in health care system

Being old and sick in America frequently means a doctor won't ask you about troublesome concerns you deal with day to day – difficulty walking, …

Health Care

Motorcycle crashes cause far more severe injuries than car accidents

(Reuters Health) - Motorcycle crashes are much more likely to cause severe injuries, fatalities and extensive medical costs than car accidents, a Canadian study suggests.<p>While plenty of previous research has documented the potential for motorcycle collisions to lead to far more extensive injuries …

Harvard Medical School

A New National Museum in Alabama Will Finally Look Back at Racial Terror in America

There is a long-held belief among communities of African descent that when we invoke or remember our ancestors they, in turn, remember us. It is a …

Racism

Inside a road trip with the Warriors: 'This is not the real NBA, the way we get taken care of here'

Yahoo Sports<p>Draymond Green, still salty a questionable call cost the Golden State Warriors a close game in Boston on Thursday night, strolled out of …

Basketball

Meghana Dhar

Stats<p>Age<p>29<p>Residence<p>San Francisco, California<p>Education<p>Bachelor of Arts / Science, University of California, Berkeley; Master of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School

This Soft Robot Hugs the Heart and Helps It Beat

A team of engineers and physicians has developed a soft robot implant that hugs the heart and helps it to pump.<p>Made from specially prepared rubber …

Medicine

Tessa Vacher-Desvernais - MBA - Harvard Business School

“I knew how to build brands, but I didn’t know how to build high performance organizations.”<p>Tessa Vacher-Desvernais describes herself as a blend. …

MBA

Can Digital Pills and Drug Delivery Systems Get People to Take Their Meds?

They are among new approaches to dealing with a big problem in American health care<p>Comment on this Story

Medicine

Female doctors adjust lives to accommodate home

(Reuters Health) - Female physicians are more likely to make professional adjustments to accommodate their responsibilities at home, according to a new study.<p>In particular, male doctors tend to have more help at home for childcare or elder care, the study authors reported online November 21 in the …

Gender

How being thankful can boost your well-being and success, according to science

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, most of us are saving our expressions of gratitude for the holiday. But according to scientists, counting …

Happiness

A Stanford professor didn't just debate his scientific critics – he sued them for $10 million

In 2015, Mark Z. Jacobson of Stanford and several colleagues predicted that wind, solar and hydroelectric power could provide 100 percent of the …

Business

LA Traffic Looks Like Your Arteries Will After Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here. You know what that means: Lots of turkey and lots of traffic. That’s especially true in Los Angeles, where this year, …

Environment

Was That Fake? - 'vaping' & 'popcorn' lung

Was That Fake?<p>Is someone really calling for the murder of President Donald Trump's son Barron? This one is unfortunately true. ISIS wants the …

Determine

35+ Boston Restaurants with Cozy Fireplaces

Enjoy your next meal hearthside.<p>By · 11/23/2016, 1:44 p.m.<p><i>This post was updated November 22, 2017.</i><p>The Champagne Lounge at Oak Long Bar. / Photo …

Restaurants

Millions of Americans are not getting treatment for hearing loss

<i>Dr. Chris Taylor, left, examines the ear of Medi-Cal patient Richardo Alvarez, 5, at the Las Palmas Health Clinic in Sacramento in 2005. ; Credit:</i> …

Alzheimer's Disease

11 questions you should ask in an interview if you really want the job

• <b>A manager at IBM shares the top 11 questions candidates ask that make her want to hire them.</b>• <b><br>Asking the right questions shows that you are engaged and committed to the interview process.</b>• <b><br>You should prepare at least five, and ask three during the interview.</b>• <b><br>Some of the questions include, "What is the</b> …

Employment

6 Ways to Create a Competitive Work Culture That's Team First (And Not Me First)

Every employer wants to hire competitors. But how do you create a culture that is collaborative and not cutthroat?<p>Tradition has it that competition brings out the best in people. It helps them grow. Accept defeat. Learn humility. It promotes creativity and, in many cases, leads to innovation. …

Management

5 Things To Know If You're Experiencing Pain Or Numbness In Your Buttcheeks

It could be a sign of this common—and often misunderstood—condition.<p>Ever sat on a chair or the toilet for a while and felt your whole leg go numb?<p>Then you have some indication of what people with sciatica are dealing with—only in the case of sciatica patients, the tingly, painful feeling in their …

Pain

35-Year-Old Bodybuilder's Sudden Death Raises Questions About Insulin Use

Ghent Wakefield was an aspiring WWE wrestler<p>In December of last year, Ghent Wakefield was found dead in his home in Tunstall, England. The 35-year-old bodybuilder was an aspiring WWE performer, but a bicep injury some years before his death sidelined those dreams.<p>Wakefield filed a claim against …

Harvard Medical School

Is Sleeping In On Weekends Bad For You? It Won't Give You More Energy During The Week

If you're like me, you treat the weekend like some sort of hybrid between a carnival and a no-holds-barred, lifestyle free-for-all. You eat …

Wellness

What makes YouTube’s surreal kids’ videos so creepy?

Earlier this month, journalist James Bridle launched a wide-reaching debate on the “industrialized nightmare production” of YouTube Kids videos. These weren’t overtly violent, sexual, or scatological videos, but they felt viscerally <i>wrong</i><i>.</i> They consist of inane, confusing, low-budget animation …

Surrealism

The Justice Department Is Investigating Harvard University’s Affirmative Action Policies

A Justice Department investigation into Harvard University’s approach to affirmative action is officially underway. The DOJ kicked off the probe, left over from the Obama administration, with a pointed letter that lambasted the Ivy League flagship for not handing over the documents that it needs …

News (U.S.)

Why the phrase ‘with fidelity’ is an affront to good teaching

“With fidelity” are some of the most damaging words in education.<p>Districts spend a ton of money paying people to pick out massively expensive, …

Education

Why Democrats Must Regain the Trust of Religious Voters

If the party wants to win back votes in the Trump era, it will need to stop ignoring people of faith.<p>Democrats ignored broad swaths of religious America in the 2016 election campaign and the nation has suffered because of it. Yet calls for a recommitment to faith outreach—particularly to white and …

Politics

FULL TEXT: Apology from Wilfrid Laurier officials over handling of free speech controversy

On Nov. 21, the president and vice chancellor of Wilfrid Laurier University, Deborah MacLatchy, and Laurier professor Nathan Rambukkana issued …

Canadian News

How to Build a Winning Culture on a Losing Team - Scott O'Neil by Harvard University - Listen to music