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2013-07-26 23:04:35

Around the world, professionals are working to improve society, yet most change efforts fail. Advocates and changemakers met at the 7th NexusEQ Conference to fuel a global movement for positive change by tapping the science and practice of emotional intelligence. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 Is change possible? How can we work with the human brain to build a sustainable future? Today, we face economic, environmental, and educational disaster: What will it take to turn the tide?...

2013-07-25 23:21:06

Many Americans eat too much sugar, which contributes to obesity, heart disease, and an increased risk for death. Breaking the habit is good for long-term health. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 A sugar-laden diet can be a killer. That's the conclusion of an international study from the Harvard School of Public Health. The authors attributed 180,000 deaths worldwide each year—25,000 in the United States—to consumption of sugary beverages, explains the July 2013 Harvard Women's...

2013-07-22 23:00:09

For men with heart disease, steps that prevent heart attacks include taking needed medications, staying physically active, adopting a healthy diet, engaging in a cardiac rehabilitation program, getting a flu shot, drinking alcohol in moderation, and maintaining a healthy weight. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Sometimes there seems to be no end to the media's advice for men about heart health. The ever-expanding menu of foods that are good for the heart and bad for it, the must-do...

2013-07-20 23:00:05

Eating blueberries and strawberries three times a week or more is linked to lower risk for heart disease. Boston MA (PRWEB) July 21, 2013 A spoonful of sugar isn't needed to help this medicine go down: eating more blueberries and strawberries may be a tasty way to protect the heart, reports the July 2013 Harvard Heart Letter. The berry connection was uncovered in a new study led by Dr. Eric Rimm, associate professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School. He...

2013-07-19 23:00:17

Supplemental nutrition drinks are helpful for people who struggle with a loss of appetite, have difficulty chewing, or need to fill nutritional gaps in their diet. They provide a healthy balance of protein, carbohydrate, and fat. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Supplemental nutrition drinks can be a boon for people who struggle with a loss of appetite, find it difficult to chew, have trouble preparing balanced meals, or are recovering from surgery or illness. But they aren't magic...

2013-07-17 23:05:00

New article outlines how marketing directors must focus on innovation and creativity to stay relevant in the industry NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 MediaJobs.com discusses the future of the advertising industry in the article, Is Open Innovation the Future of Advertising? The article gives an inside look at how traditional advertising agencies are being forced to make creative changes in order to continue moving forward. The article cites a blog featured in the Harvard Business...

2013-07-10 19:48:13

Researchers find that a changing atmosphere affects how much water trees require Spurred by increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, forests over the last two decades have become dramatically more efficient in how they use water, a Harvard study has found. Studies have long predicted that plants would begin to use water more efficiently as atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rose. A research team led by Research Associate Trevor Keenan and Assistant Professor of Organismic and...

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