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2013-11-07 23:26:33

Before having any medical imaging test, such as a CT scan or x-ray, a woman should ask her doctor how the test will be used to guide her treatment and whether the benefits outweigh the risks. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 When doctors recommend imaging tests such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computed tomography (CT) scans, many people don't ask questions—they just assume that it's the right thing to do. Yet medical imaging isn't always necessary or...

2013-11-04 23:22:31

The Corporate Learning unit of Harvard Business Publishing will present two sessions on leader development at Learning 2013, held Nov. 3-6 in Orlando, Florida. "It’s Time to Shake Up Leader Development: New Expectations, New Technologies" and "How Farmers Insurance Is Transforming its Mid-Level Managers Into Effective Leaders" will present recent research and real-world examples. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Harvard Business Publishing will deliver two...

2013-11-03 23:00:10

Only 20% of people take their medications as prescribed. Cost and access are big parts of the problem, but people who understand their disease risks and make peace with their need for medication are more likely to take them as prescribed. Boston, MA (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Up to 80% of people—including more than half of those who've recently had a heart attack—don't take their medications as prescribed, reports the November 2013 Harvard Heart Letter. There are many different...

2013-10-22 11:00:30

A new report by researchers from Harvard University and others in a working group convened by the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center (MRCT) at Harvard proposes recommendations for addressing a problem that has vexed drug regulators: how to expand public access to data from clinical trials while protecting patients' privacy and weighing pharmaceutical companies' business interests. Recently, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) announced it will provide public access to participant-level...

2013-10-17 23:22:41

Solect Energy Installs 80kW ET Solar Array Powered by SolarBridge Microinverters Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Harvard Business School has just completed a large rooftop solar installation using AC modules from ET Solar powered by SolarBridge Technologies microinverters. Massachusetts-based solar energy company Solect Energy Development, LLC installed the 80kW project at Tata Hall, a new executive education facility. The Harvard Business School project – the first of its kind on a...

2013-10-14 23:22:47

When a family member develops a type of heart disease with a known genetic cause, all close family members should consider genetic testing. Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 It's easier to follow a heart-healthy diet than you think. All it takes are some simple changes in food choices, reports the October 2013 Harvard Heart Letter. Wholesale changes aren't necessarily needed. Instead, small changes can make a big difference, says registered dietitian Kathy McManus, director of...

2013-10-11 12:50:38

Harvard-led research shows nitrogen compounds carried on the wind are sufficient to disrupt pristine, protected environments Thirty-eight U.S. national parks are experiencing “accidental fertilization” at or above a critical threshold for ecological damage, according to a study published in the journal Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics and led by Harvard University researchers. Unless significant controls on ammonia emissions are introduced at a national level, they say, little...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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