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Stop Acting Your Age

Oliver Wendell Holmes famously said:  Men do not quit playing because they grow old; they grow old because they quit playing. This quote highlights how attitudes about age can shape physical behavior. When people feel young, they engage in youthful activities, they are more physically fit and they are slimmer. There is also good reason [...]

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How Successful People Achieve Mastery

Watch one. Do one. Teach one. This is the classic philosophy for teaching aspiring young doctors. In medical school and residency I had my fair share of experiences predicated on this teaching method. It was scary at times, but it worked. Knowing I had to teach something down the line made me pay more attention [...]

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The Best Time of Day to Make a Decision

If you have to have surgery, most people prefer to be the first patient of the day. We assume surgeons are at their best in the morning—well rested, fresh and alert – and there is evidence to support this. A 2006 Duke University study showed that more complications occur later on in the day. Operations [...]

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