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Book of the Week: The Checklist Manifesto

This week I read The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande, MacArthur Fellow and professor at Harvard Medical School. I’ve heard about the results of having a checklist, but I’ve never read the source. 431 more words

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How to Reduce Your Chances of Alzheimer's - Harvard

I have mentioned numerous times how much concern I have regarding dementia and Alzheimer’s disease because three of my close family members suffered from one or the other of them. 455 more words

The NYJL Children's Education Council Provides Education Support

A graduate at the top of her class of Harvard Medical School, internationally acclaimed surgeon Dr. Michelle Copeland operates a private practice in NYC, where she performs cosmetic, plastic, and reconstructive procedures on thousands of patients each year. 132 more words

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Could Alzheimer’s stem from infections? 'Provocative' Harvard study may hold key to disease

Could it be that Alzheimer’s disease stems from the toxic remnants of the brain’s attempt to fight off infection?

Provocative new research by a team of investigators at Harvard leads to this startling hypothesis, which could explain the origins of plaque, the mysterious hard little balls that pockmark the brains of people with Alzheimer’s. 973 more words

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Secretul fericirii, potrivit specialiştilor în neuroştiinţe

“relaţiile bune ne menţin mai fericiţi şi mai sănătoşi. Punct“.

Legăturile sociale ne fac bine şi singurătatea ucide. Se pare că oamenii cu legături sociale mai bune cu familia, prietenii, comunitatea, sunt mai fericiţi, mai sănătoşi şi trăiesc mai mult decât cei cu legături mai slabe… 346 more words

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Scientists weigh creating a synthetic human genome, opening the door to humans with no biological relatives

Scientists are contemplating the fabrication of a human genome, meaning they would use chemicals to manufacture all the DNA contained in human chromosomes.

The prospect is spurring both intrigue and concern in the life sciences community, because it might be possible, such as through cloning, to use a synthetic genome to create human beings without biological parents. 296 more words

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The Greater Boston SOHN Local Chapter

It is our pleasure to announce the formation of The Greater Boston SOHN Local Chapter dedicated to the specialty of ORL nursing. The Greater Boston Chapter seeks to promote the goals of SOHN at the local level. 80 more words

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