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Instant Soups, Noodles Cause Scald Burns in 10,000 Kids Every Year

Instant soups and noodles may sound convenient, but they are not so convenient for kids. Microwavable instant soup spills can cause painful scald burns among many children, reports a new study. Microwavable instant soup products cause at least two out of every 10 scald burns that send children to emergency departments each year, according to… Read More »

The Exercise Every Leader Needs

Sarah Richardson, CIO, DaVita Healthcare Partners By definition, boot camp is, “a short, intensive, and rigorous course of training.” While historically known as a military training camp for new recruits with strict discipline, it has become a common term for exercise and education, among many other contexts. Admittedly, I am a bit of boot camp junkie. The… Read More »

Every Older Patient Has a Story. Medical Students Need to Hear It.

Whatever the cluster of second-year students at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York expected to hear from an 82-year-old woman — this probably wasn’t it. At first, Elizabeth Shepherd, one of several seniors invited to meet with future doctors in an anti-ageism program called “Introduction to the Geriatric Patient,” largely followed the script. As student… Read More »