Guidelines for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in Women

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week June 19th, 2017Guidelines for Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in WomenThe American Heart Association periodically updates its guidelines for the prevention for cardiovascular disease in women. The guidelines are really a look at long-term as well as short-term prevention. The leading cause of death in women is heart disease and stroke with heart disease accou

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The Wonderful World of Research

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week June 12th, 2017The Wonderful World of ResearchThe fitness and nutrition “industry” many times relies on the hopes, fears and comparative ignorance of the American public to sell products. Whether it be equipment, foods, supplements or diet plans, the problem is not in getting information to the public, it is getting the public to accurately assess how

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Cholesterol

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week June 5th, 2017Cholesterol Although the body produces cholesterol (since it IS an essential nutrient that is critical to the production of vitamin D as well as some hormones and even acids found in bile), it can also be consumed through the diet. There is not necessarily a one to one link between dietary cholesterol and the amount of cholesterol found in the

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Liquid Candy

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week May 29th, 2017Liquid CandyWell-done consumer studies are not very common.  But one study produced as a by-product of the National Health and Nutrition Survey (a somewhat cooperative effort between the government and a group called the Milk Processor Education Program) came close to a very real issue concerning calorie consumption by Ame

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Diabetes and Exercise--Part Two

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week May 22nd, 2017Diabetes and Exercise--Part TwoI wrote last week about the relationship between exercise and diabetes with respect to the control of the condition and the possible alleviation of the symptoms--particularly with Type II diabetes.  By promoting exercise as a preventative or ameliorating measure, however, it would be prudent to discuss some inform

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Diabetes and Exercise

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the WeekMay 15th, 2017Diabetes and ExerciseMost people now realize that diabetes has, unfortunately, become a regular part of our culture. Even worse, it seems to be considered by many as an inevitable part of aging.  But the real truth is that the most common type of diabetes (Type II) is directly related to poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle. Indeed, it has become the worl

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Brain Attack

By Paul Kennedy

Topic of the Week June 26th, 2017  Brain AttackWhenever one reads about cardiovascular diseases, many may not realize that these diseases include stroke. Since a stroke is considered a condition in the brain, most don't understand that it really is related to the cardiovascular system in many ways with respect to both cause and the actual process. A stroke is essenti

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94% Of New Jobs Created Share This One Trait -- Are You Prepared?

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

A 2016 employment study by a team from Harvard, Princeton and NBER and highlighted in Quartz found that, of the jobs created from 2005-2015, 94% were temporary, on-call, contract or freelance. Are you prepared for the increasing impermanence of employment? An increasingly contingent workplace means you will need to be more self-reliant and create your own opportunities &md

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How To Build A Successful Career In A Future Without Jobs

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

Whether you blame robots, artificial intelligence, or automation more broadly, the proactive professional needs to plan for a successful career in a future without jobs . It is not enough to know how to navigate a company hierarchy because that company may completely restructure. It is not enough to understand how to find another job because it might make more sense to freelance or launch a busine

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How To Choose Your Next Career Move: 40 Factors To Consider

By Caroline Ceniza-Levine

One client prioritized location over all because he was part of a dual-career couple, and his wife had committed to a three-year residency and was not relocatable. Another client aspired to be a Chief Marketing Officer, so each of her career moves focused on adding a skill or expertise that she would need for the C-level job – people management, P&L responsibility, digital, etc. At one p

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