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In 1983, President Reagan declared November to be the national Alzheimer’s disease awareness month. Alzheimer’s disease affects over 5 million Americans today, compared to less than 2 million when November was first termed the national awareness month.  It is important to know and be able...

7 Tips To Improve Your Bedside Manner TodayHave you ever wondered how you can connect better with your patients, or have higher satisfaction scores and decrease overall complaints?  Improving your bedside manner is the answer!  Bedside manner, by Wikipedia definition, is a term describing how...

Self-esteem is how you feel about yourself, determined by your feelings and an evaluation based on your perception of yourself.And a healthy sense of self-esteem, we're told, is critical to success in any undertaking.If you're lucky enough to have strong self-esteem, it may be hard...

Many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make realistic and long-lasting lifestyles changes—is by eating a healthy breakfast every morning. Studies how that eating breakfast jump-starts your metabolism, so it’s an easy...

Brain is the most important organ of the human body yet most of its functioning is still unknown to doctors and scientists. We humans use merely five per cent of the brain's total functioning throughout our life. The full potential of a human brain's working has...

It’s over a hundred years since the first case of Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed. Since then we’ve learned a great deal about the protein ‘tangles’ and ‘plaques’ that cause the disease. How close are we to having effective treatments – and could we even prevent dementia from...

Research about productivity teaches us one clear lesson: Multitasking doesn't work.So what are busybodies of the 21st century to do?According to users on the question-and-answer site Quora, there are a range of daily behaviors people can tweak — even just slightly — to free up lots of extra time...

Walker Posey's family has been in the funeral business since 1879. For most of that time, Posey Funeral Directors in North Augusta, South Carolina, was strictly a brick-and-mortar enterprise. But in recent years, Posey has helped get the family business online — despite initial resistance...

Your critics aren’t always going to be the nicest people to interact with. To take the criticism effectively without the emotional hit to the self-esteem, ignore how it’s delivered.When a critic gives you their opinion, the first natural reaction is to respond emotionally. It doesn’t...

It’s an unfortunate paradox: Family members who devote countless hours to caring for a loved one may wind up becoming so worn down — physically, mentally and emotionally — that they may need care themselves.Pamela D. Wilson, a leading expert in the...

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