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Heart Health and How We Can Help

February 9th, 2018|

Written by Rachael Wolfenden and Janine Roberts - In 2004, the American Heart Association (AHA) faced a challenge: cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet many women dismissed it as an older man’s disease. To dispel the myths and raise awareness of heart disease and stroke as the leading [...]

Enabling Passion for Purchase

September 13th, 2017|

Written by Jay Greenzweig - I recently had the opportunity to reflect on my 30+ years in business and consider the most memorable moments that make up the DNA of my life, my career, and our company. One of the most powerful events was my philosophical evolution from generating sales to enabling a “passion for purchase.” [...]

Experiencing Science Through Virtual Reality

August 23rd, 2017|

Written by FORCE Communications - In the UK, a surgeon performs a procedure with the assistance of a virtual reality (VR) camera. In California, a 7-year-old boy’s anxiety is relieved when VR technology transports him from the chemotherapy ward to his home or beautiful distant lands. In Germany, medical students use VR to experience ailments [...]

Tips for Effective Scientific Writing

April 6th, 2017|

Written by Aaram Kumar - Do you enjoy creating scientific communications? Are you trying to launch your career or build your reputation as a science writer? Are you unsure of how to write attention-grabbing and engaging articles? Before you start typing, ask yourself what you want your content to accomplish. Know your objectives from the beginning, [...]

Working With Diabetes: Family Ties

February 8th, 2017|

Written by Tricia Barton - After having lunch with my 91-year-old grandma, who has type 2 diabetes, she asked me to assist her with her glucometer, which she uses to measure her blood sugar level. I explained that I could read the directions and certainly try, but I didn’t have any experience with glucometers. My [...]

Second Helpings – The Pasta Bowl Challenge

December 20th, 2016|

One of the great American tragedies is that so many people still go hungry every day. Even worse is that so much food goes to waste. In Indianapolis, one agency that’s helping to combat both of these issues is Second Helpings, https://www.secondhelpings.org. Second Helpings rescues overstocked and damaged cases of food and food nearing expiration [...]

Knowledge Is Powerful Medicine

October 6th, 2016|

The last decade has seen dramatic change in the healthcare sector with influence shifts and power struggles that have pharma, biotech, and device companies, as well as agencies, payers, providers, and patients, more focused on scientific and technologic innovation. The tumultuous struggle among stakeholders has generated nationwide outrage and is poised to be a central topic [...]

Ensuring Impressive Results: Six Adult Learning Principles You Absolutely Need to Know

September 30th, 2016|

We encourage you to consider andragogy, the word of the week, potentially one that isn't readily part of our everyday vernacular but one that we should embrace. As educators, andragogy is a concept we encounter (though potentially unknowingly) every day. Andragogy is adult learning theory, and understanding some of its rudimentary concepts can improve how [...]

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