Using AI to Manage Opioid Use in Hospital ICUs

Using AI to Manage Opioid Use in Hospital ICUs

In an effort to help clinicians provide better, more personalized pain management care, a research team led by Daniel Lopez-Martinez at the Harvard-Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Division of Health Sciences and Technology and MIT Media Lab, along with colleagues at MIT and Columbia University, announced last week the creation of an AI deep reinforcement learning algorithm for critical care pain management.

Why Are Gen Xers So Stressed About Money?

Why Are Gen Xers So Stressed About Money?

Here we discuss a survey that set out to investigate Generation X’s investment and savings behaviors, and the anxiety Generation X feels about finances. This is incredibly stressful and anxiety-producing, as older individuals in Generation X are planning to leave the labor market, but don’t have enough money saved up for retirement.

Attention Deficit/“Goal-Getting” Disorder

Attention Deficit/“Goal-Getting” Disorder

ADHD relates to executive function, a developmental path that matures into our 20s and supports self-management , planning and judgment. By high school , core impairments around ADHD often impact not only goal setting but also “goal-getting” behaviors like persistence, planning, and foresight.

Woman forced to leave pool after mums complain about 'inappropriate' bikini

Woman forced to leave pool after mums complain about 'inappropriate' bikini

The Glassons bikini Yvette had been wearing to the pool. Yvette told she felt body shamed after the duty manager told her, “You've got to put a towel around you if you are wanting to walk around wearing that bikini".She said she refused to cover up her bikini and as a result, had to leave.

Trade in Your Old Car Seats This Month at Target

Trade in Your Old Car Seats This Month at Target

You can leave your old, damaged and expired car seats in the drop-off box at your local Target location. Since launching the car seat trade-in program in 2016, Target says it has recycled approximately 500,000 car seats.

'My son's appetite changes were a sign of something scary'

'My son's appetite changes were a sign of something scary'

After a night in Emergency we went on to spend four days in the Children’s Hospital enrolled in a crash course in Diabetes management.

Who can actually use those 'parents with prams' spaces, anyhow?

Who can actually use those 'parents with prams' spaces, anyhow?

The pram park bays in question that the mum posted to Facebook. Next time you're completely mum-frazzled and the kids are screaming and you're desperate for a car park, you can take that pram spot and know there won't be a fine in it.

Can My Dentist Cure Depression?

Can My Dentist Cure Depression?

As chronic gum disease (and other inflammatory conditions) lead to a significant and prolonged general increase in inflammatory markers throughout the body, treating them should give us a better chance for mental health.

The Gifted Child with ADHD

The Gifted Child with ADHD

ADHD affects the ability to manage life – particularly when situations require sustained effort, consistency and planning. Here are some suggestions: Focus on Long Term Skills ADHD is best seen as an executive function disorder.

Stanford Neuroscientists May Revolutionize Pain Management

Stanford Neuroscientists May Revolutionize Pain Management

The Stanford researchers sought to discover the neurons responsible for the emotional experience of pain. Using a combination of brain-imaging and molecular testing, the researchers discovered a group of cells in the amygdala that serves as an on-off switch to pain aversion in laboratory mice.

Leading Organizations Across Cultures

Leading Organizations Across Cultures

Instead of searching for a universally right way to lead, he urges international managers to consider organizations as entities comprised of people with their own mental models and meanings that they attribute to the world.

Performance Management Needs to Become Feedback Management

Performance Management Needs to Become Feedback Management

NeuroLeadership Institute research suggests that we need to rethink the conventional paradigm and focus much less on encouraging and training people to give feedback, and focus more on cultivating the habit of “asking for feedback.” A recent NeuroLeadership Institute study of managers in the workplace showed that the “asking for feedback” approach makes the experience much less threatening for everyone involved.

Fearing the Truth

Fearing the Truth

Preventing avoidable failure thus starts with encouraging people throughout a company to push back, share data, and actively report on what is really happening in the lab or in the market so as to create a continuous loop of learning and agile execution.

How to survive the school holidays as a working mum

How to survive the school holidays as a working mum

“I race out the office to get to vacation care on time which means having to finish off work late in the evening when the kids are in bed,” says Alice, a project manager and mother-of-two.

Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

Do Nice Guys Really Finish Last?

Studies examining the different personality traits that make up the Five-Factor Model have shown strong links between specific traits and economic success or failure. These results also suggest that agreeable people often don't view money as being that important in their lives, especially if they place a greater value on family and friends instead.

Procrastination: The Hidden College Epidemic

Procrastination: The Hidden College Epidemic

Dr. Lisa Dissinger, a licensed child psychologist and parent coach, recently sat down with her own son Peter, a recent college graduate, to discuss time management and how we can prepare a child to avoid the pitfalls of putting things off until the last minute.

3 Ways Guilt Impacts Parents of Struggling Adult Children

3 Ways Guilt Impacts Parents of Struggling Adult Children

Even if there is some truth behind some of your perceived past parenting short-comings, condemning yourself to irrational levels of guilt will likely get in the way of your ability to be effective in now supporting your adult child.