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2014-07-09 16:26:46

Case featuring success of Access Health CT will be taught as part of curriculum at Harvard Business School and Harvard School of Public Health SOUTHPORT, Conn., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The launch of Access Health CT, Connecticut's official health insurance marketplace (also known as the Exchange), is the subject of an upcoming marketing case study authored by Harvard Business School professor John A. Quelch for use at both Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard School of...

2014-07-02 23:06:55

Eating less fat has caused people to eat more processed foods. People should worry less about limiting saturated fat in their diets and focus more on eating a variety of whole or minimally processed foods. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Decades of well-meaning advice to not eat much fat (especially saturated fat) led food manufacturers and consumers to replace fat with refined carbohydrates and sugar. But low-fat chips, cookies, and other highly processed foods aren't necessarily a...

2014-07-01 23:02:56

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Provides $100,000 Grant to ChopChopKids to Develop and Run Series of 8 Healthy Cooking Classes at Select Boys & Girls Club Locations Starting July 7th Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 This summer, Boys & Girls Clubs’ members in Worcester and Boston will be the first groups to learn first-hand about healthy cooking and eating from two thought-leaders in the culinary world -- Sally Sampson, founder of ChopChopKids and renowned cookbook...

2014-06-27 11:45:35

Harvard SEAS Harvard engineers use new resin inks and 3D printing to construct lightweight cellular composites In wind farms across North America and Europe, sleek turbines equipped with state-of-the-art technology convert wind energy into electric power. But tucked inside the blades of these feats of modern engineering is a decidedly low-tech core material: balsa wood. Like other manufactured products that use sandwich panel construction to achieve a combination of light weight and...

2014-06-13 23:04:09

Sexual activity is a major quality-of-life issue for both men and women. Many of the symptoms of cardiovascular disease conspire to diminish sexual enjoyment. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 Millions of people live full, active lives after a heart attack or diagnosis of heart disease. Some, though, stop having sex. While the physical and emotional strains of heart disease can take a toll on a couple's intimate activities, there is ample reason to persevere, reports the June 2014...

2014-06-10 23:09:43

For men with erectile problems, taking one of the four medications available can produce an erection 70% of the time. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 For the estimated half of men between the ages of 40 and 70 who have trouble getting or sustaining an erection, taking a medication can often remedy the problem. With four erectile dysfunction drugs on the market, men have options. But their choices are often limited by cost and health insurance rules, reports the June 2014 Harvard...

2014-06-10 23:05:15

IT’S ABOUT TIME® (IAT), a pioneering educational publisher and consulting firm, has announced their sponsorship support of Spokes America 2014 wherein 7 MIT, Harvard, and Columbia students will cycle across country to bring STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) to children in underserved communities. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 IT’S ABOUT TIME® (IAT) has joined the ranks of sponsors including IAC, Texas Instruments, Teach for America, MIT and...

2014-06-06 23:06:12

One can enjoy healthier restaurant food by following a few guidelines. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Dining out can sometimes threaten healthy eating plans. The butter, sugar, and salt that chefs add, plus gigantic portion sizes, can make even a healthy heart stutter. But eating out can be a wonderful and healthful experience with a few adjustments and a little planning, reports the June 2014 Harvard Health Letter. One quick way to make a meal healthier is to make it smaller....

2014-06-04 12:25:06

Thought Leaders Outline Team-Based Approach to Patient-Centered Care BOSTON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Thomas H. Lee, Press Ganey chief medical officer, and Dr. Toby Cosgrove, Cleveland Clinic CEO, have published an article in the June issue of Harvard Business Review. The article, "Engaging Doctors in the Health Care Revolution," provides strategies to engage physicians in redesigning care delivery to be more patient-centered. As health care leaders and practicing...

2014-06-03 23:08:57

In the 20th century, COPD was considered a man's disease. Today, women account for more than half of all COPD deaths. Women who smoke or used to or have a family history of COPD should be tested. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Not long ago, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) was considered a man's disease. But men no longer hold a monopoly on this chronic and progressive lung condition, according to the May 2014 Harvard Women's Health Watch. Today, more women than...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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