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February 26, 2015

Online Health Information – Keep It Simple!

Australian health websites are too difficult for many people to read.

February 26, 2015

Vaccinate Against Measles

Future outbreaks of measles can only be prevented by vaccination.

February 25, 2015

Wiley at SXSW 2015: The Books Behind the Presenters

Wiley announces the authors presenting at SXSW 2015 and their speaking schedules.

February 25, 2015

Coding For Dummies Published in Partnership with Codecademy

Learn how to code with this easy-to-follow guide and online exercises developed by Codecademy

February 25, 2015

Road to Power Explores Mary Barra’s Inspiring Rise from Factory Floor to the CEO of General Motors

In her new book, Road to Power: How GM's Mary Barra Shattered the Glass Ceiling, Bloomberg reporter Laura Colby explores how Mary Barra drove herself to the pinnacle of a company that steers the nation's wealth. Beginning as a rare female electrical engineer and daughter of a General Motors die maker, Barra spent more than thirty years building her career before becoming the first woman to ever lead a global automaker.


February 24, 2015

Wiley Receives Nine Prestigious PROSE Awards

Hoboken, NEW JERSEY- February 20, 2015    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), a global knowledge-based services provider, is honored to be the recipient of nine PROSE Awards for 2015.  The PROSE Awards recognize excellence in professional and scholarly publishing by highlighting distinguished books, journals and electronic content. 

February 24, 2015

Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It

Phil Simon examines how we use (and often misuse) both language and technology at work. With case studies from progressive companies like Klick Health, Sidecar, and PR 20/20, MESSAGE NOT RECEIVED shares they use new platforms, tools, and collaborative technology to improve how we communicate and how messages are received.

February 23, 2015

Mark Roberge, Chief Revenue Officer, Hubspot Details Strategies and Secrets of the Sales Acceleration Formula

It isn’t uncommon to hear companies and boardrooms across the globe focusing on their next sales strategy.  “While mantras like innovation and “organic growth” are important, what is really crucial to scaling a business is having an excellent sales force that is capable of outselling the competition”,  according to Mark Roberge

February 23, 2015

Top Dog: Impress and influence everyone you meet

An entertaining and practical guide to achieving better communication skills.

12:00 AM EST February 23, 2015

Certain Factors Influence Whether Cancer Patients Involve Family Members in Treatment Decisions

Family members often play an important role in providing care for patients with cancer, but which patients are more or less likely to involve family members in decisions regarding their care is not well known.

12:00 AM EST February 23, 2015

Help is Just a Call Away for Mothers with Postnatal Depression

New research reveals that telephone-based peer support may help reduce postnatal depression, also known as postpartum depression, in new mothers. Findings published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing also found that social support from peers may be effective for maternal depression up to two years after delivery. At the start of the study all mothers were moderately depressed, but this dropped after telephone peer support to 8.1% (3/37) depressed at midpoint, rising to 11.8% (4/34) at the end of the study, suggesting some relapse.

February 19, 2015

Advisor Releases Book, Outlines New Twist on Old Investment Philosophy

The book, published by Wiley, debunks the “buy and hold” investment philosophy, and outlines the importance of integrating a “buy, hold, and sell” philosophy instead. Moraif -- who called the 2008 market crash and advised his clients to get out of the market before the downturn -- is a steadfast proponent of the philosophy and frequently discusses its significance on his radio show, “Money Matters with Ken Moraif.”   

February 18, 2015

New “Getting a Job” Series from For Dummies®

The fast and easy way to prepare for a job search or career change

February 18, 2015

Avoid Knee Pain with Weight Loss and Exercise

An intensive program of diet and exercise seems to protect overweight adults with diabetes from developing knee pain in the short term according to a new study published in Arthritis Care & Research.

February 18, 2015

Licorice Extract Protects the Skin from UV-induced Stress

New research published in the January 2015 issue of Experimental Dermatology introduces a new plant-derived agent which protects skin from the harmful effects of UV irradiation.

February 18, 2015

Needle-free Vaccination: How Scientists Ask Skin Cells for Help

New research published in the January 2015 issue of Experimental Dermatology introduces a new approach to stimulate the skin immune response by applying needle-free vaccination.

February 18, 2015

New Treatment Option for Older Adults with Systemic Vasculitis

A randomized controlled trial in patients 65 years of age and older shows that a “new and lighter treatment” plan was safer and more effective than conventional therapy in inducing remission in the systemic necrotizing vasculitides—a group of diseases that cause inflammation in various blood vessels

February 18, 2015

Osteoarthritis More Common Following ACL Surgery, Mostly in Men

New research published in Arthritis & Rheumatology reports that osteoarthritis (OA) is more common in patients following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, commonly known as ACL surgery, than in those with uninjured knees

February 18, 2015

Poor Care for Blacks, Hispanics with End-stage Renal Disease from Lupus Nephritis

A new study found that Black and Hispanic patients are less likely than Whites to receive proper care prior to diagnosis with end-stage renal disease due to lupus nephritis, especially in terms of vascular access placement.

February 18, 2015

Proactive Labour Induction Can Improve Perinatal Outcomes, Suggests New Danish Study

A proactive labour induction practice once women are full term can improve perinatal outcomes suggests a new Danish study.