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Open WOD 15.5 Tips | Mental Performance [407]

Open WOD 15.5 Tips | Mental Performance [407]

Diabetes Miracle! For each WOD of the 2015 Open I will make a few tips and suggest some Mentality WOD posts to help you perform your best. These 5 weeks are a huge physical and mental challenge, and you have to be adaptable, prepared and confident to get the most out of yourself. For each of the Open…

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Why we still need human relationships in an era of digital medicine

Why we still need human relationships in an era of digital medicine

Diabetes Miracle! Is computerized medicine all it’s cracked up to be? Or has it so dramatically eliminated the human factor that we risk doing more harm than good? Photo: @CharlesOrnstein via Twitter That was the premise of Wednesday’s AHCJ New York City chapter meeting with guest speaker Robert Wachter, M.D., professor and associate chair, department…

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Today’s webcast: Tips for pitching to top publications

Today’s webcast: Tips for pitching to top publications

Diabetes Miracle! March 27, 1 p.m. ET A big feature in a glossy magazine can bring more than financial rewards. Writing for top publications strengthens your platform and boosts your chances of receiving a prestigious fellowship, or even a book deal. On the practical side, working with highly skilled editors will boost your writing and…

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GGS Spotlight Interview: Rachel Steffens

GGS Spotlight Interview: Rachel Steffens

Diabetes Miracle!     Meet Rachel Steffens!   Name: Rachel F. Steffens, PhD   Age: 35   Location: NW Indiana near Lake Michigan   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? My GGS philosophy means being an advocate and helping others to be happier and healthier. It means fostering and celebrating strength…

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Medicare ‘doc fix,’ passed by House, shifts some costs to seniors

Medicare ‘doc fix,’ passed by House, shifts some costs to seniors

Diabetes Miracle! Image by 401(K) 2012 via Flickr The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2 on Thursday, a bill that would prevent an automatic cut of 21 percent in Medicare payments to physicians and would require seniors to pay more in the form of higher copayments and premiums. The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization…

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Which Is Better, A Little or None? [406]

Which Is Better, A Little or None? [406]

Diabetes Miracle! You know you can’t make it to the full hour workout today, so you do nothing instead. You believe that you don’t have time to meditate or take 30 minutes of quiet time, so you don’t take any at all. You can’t commit to 100% clean eating for a month, so you keep eating…

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Welcome AHCJ’s newest members

Welcome AHCJ’s newest members

Diabetes Miracle! Please welcome these new professional and student members to AHCJ. All new members are welcome to stop by this post’s comment section to introduce themselves. Ronald Campbell, staff reporter, Center for Health Reporting, Alhambra, Calif. (@campbellronaldw) Fatima S. Faisal, student, Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y. Apoorva Mandavilli, editor in chief, SFARI.org, New York (@apoorva_nc)…

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ACA changes on the way, CMS official says

ACA changes on the way, CMS official says

Diabetes Miracle! We tend to focus on the Affordable Care Act as a law that simply gives more people health insurance – and it has. But as we’ve noted before, the health reform law also contains all sorts of programs and provisions that aim to change how health care is delivered: how we pay, what…

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The Girls Gone Strong Guide To Grocery Shopping On A Budget

The Girls Gone Strong Guide To Grocery Shopping On A Budget

Diabetes Miracle!   At GGS, we believe that a diet that emphasizes nutritious whole foods is an important part of building a healthy lifestyle. While we would love to have unlimited resources to buy only the best foods available, the reality is that most of us only have a certain budget available for grocery shopping….

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Psychology Behind AMRAPs vs Rounds For Time [405]

Psychology Behind AMRAPs vs Rounds For Time [405]

Diabetes Miracle! “Which would you prefer, mentally – AMRAP or RFT?” I asked this question on Mentality WOD’s Facebook Page and the responses were intriguing and fun to read. In an AMRAP (as many rounds/reps as possible) workout, you have a designated amount of time to do as much work as possible. In a RFT (rounds/reps…

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