How Technology Is Transforming Ophthalmology

By Staff
Friday, December 2, 2022 9:00 AM These technologies have the potential to fundamentally transform eyecare.

Helping Seniors Make Informed Decisions About Surgery

By Staff
Wednesday, November 30, 2022 11:42 AM As a field, we’ve been really remiss in not understanding long-term surgical outcomes for older adults.

Sleep Deprivation Affects Half of American Adults

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:54 PM At least a quarter of the population complained of daytime sleepiness and difficulties with sleep.

U.S. Home Births on the Rise

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Monday, November 28, 2022 11:07 AM There were more than 50,000 home births in the U.S. in 2021, an increase of 12 percent over the prior year and the highest level since at least 1990.

How to Take a Career Break

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10:46 AM Career breaks are extended and usually unpaid stretches of time off work. Such breaks can be aspirational—giving you time to travel, pursue a degree, change careers or launch a business.

Twitter’s Layoffs Are a Blow to Accessibility

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022 2:45 PM Despite its late start, Twitter had established itself as one of the more inclusivity-focused social networks over the past two years. ‘Twitter was setting an example,’ says Neil Milliken, the global head of accessibility at Atos. Now it’s setting a very different example. With no evidence that the company has shifted accessibility-related duties to other teams, there may be no one left to ensure the site complies with laws like the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Reese Witherspoon Just Shared Her Simple Trick for Exceptional Likability

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Monday, November 21, 2022 2:50 PM Everybody has to learn to tell their story. I don't care who you are, where you're from: If you're a small-business owner, you need to learn how to tell your story, whether it's on social media, for marketing, whether it's trying to raise money, you're gonna have to tell your story, and tell it in a compelling way, and find the parts that really resonate with people.

The Health Benefits of a Random Act of Kindness

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Friday, November 18, 2022 11:22 AM You’re making the world a better place. But don’t forget—any kindness you give to others is also a gift to yourself.

Musk Issues Ultimatum to Staff: Commit to ‘Hardcore’ Twitter or Take Severance

By Staff
Thursday, November 17, 2022 12:01 PM This will mean working long hours at high intensity. Only exceptional performance will constitute a passing grade.

Introducing Amazon Clinic, a Virtual Health Service That Delivers Convenient, Affordable Care for Common Conditions

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Wednesday, November 16, 2022 2:46 PM Amazon Pharmacy and One  Medical (once the deal closes) are two key ways we’re working to make care more convenient and accessible. But we also know that sometimes you just need a quick interaction with a clinician for a common health concern that can be easily addressed virtually. That’s why today we’re also introducing Amazon Clinic, a message-based virtual care service that connects customers with affordable virtual care options when and how they need it—at home, after dinner, at the grocery store, or on the go—for more than 20 common health conditions, such as allergies, acne and hair loss.

How to Explain Informed Consent to a Parent Without Sounding Like a Lawyer

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Monday, November 14, 2022 3:30 PM If you have an informed-consent document written in language that anyone can understand and that contains the elements of informed consent required by law and standard, then you have the playbook for discussing the various issues surrounding myopia control.

With Retailers Well Stocked, Imports Are Slowing as Holiday Season Ramps Up

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Thursday, November 10, 2022 11:14 AM There are still challenges in the supply chain, but the majority of holiday merchandise is already on hand and retailers are well prepared.

Meta Lays Off More Than 11,000 Employees

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Wednesday, November 9, 2022 3:17 PM I want to take accountability for these decisions and for how we got here. I know this is tough for everyone, and I’m especially sorry to those impacted.

NRF Says Strong Consumer Fundamentals Counter Inflation and Interest Rates in Holiday Forecast

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Tuesday, November 8, 2022 2:33 PM There are many factors impacting our holiday forecast, but business conditions are generally positive as consumer fundamentals continue to support economic activity.

Second Specialty Office Offers Great Opportunity

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Friday, November 4, 2022 12:07 PM In optometry school, they often told us that the eyes are an extension of the brain. In the dry eye world, I realized that the eyelids are an extension of the skin. It really all goes together.