The COVID-19 pandemic has caused millions to lose jobs and triggered historic fluctuations of the stock market. But while many people have seen their savings in retirement plans drop considerably, financial experts advise that those with some extra cash during this time can still find savvy avenues to invest.
Many battlefield injuries that would have been lethal a decade ago are today treatable due to a combination of innovations in body armor, combat-zone care and casualty evacuation systems.
With stay-at-home orders beginning to be lifted and people more accustomed to social-distance shopping rules, consumers are once again buying produce at normal levels.
“Leadership is a very variable process,” says Brian Slagle, CFO at Lifetime Products. “I don’t think people should have a leadership style but be variable to their audience. At the end of the day, it’s about being the best to the people you’re leading—not being the best leader.”
The health care community weighs in on how to make insulin affordable.
More than 7 million Americans depend on insulin, a medication that has no substitute and for which prices continue to rise. The steep cost of insulin makes it difficult for the growing number of Americans with diabetes to afford this lifesaving medication.
“It’s a big problem,” says Diana Isaacs, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, a spokesperson for the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (ADCES). “People with Type 1 ...
Deryl McKissack, a civil engineer by training, founded her namesake Washington, D.C.-based firm 30 years ago, which focuses on architecture, engineering and construction management work on energy and educational facilities, cultural institutions, iconic monuments and large aviation projects.
Now she leads a company that has more than 150 employees with offices in Washington, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas and Los Angeles.
Notable projects she’s worked on include the George H.W. Bush Libra...
Medical executives weigh in on the best ways to reduce hospital readmissions.
At the University of Missouri, Lisa J. Paschal was in a degree program that focused on counseling and human resource services. “I was intrigued by human and organizational psychology—I loved classes in sociology and management principles,” she recounts. “I was fortunate enough to have a number of intern experiences that led me to know I wanted to work in a corporate environment rather than a government setting or clinical setting.”
Isabel Garcia didn’t grow up wanting to be a lawyer. She entered the University of Florida intending to study science upon the advice of her stepfather. “My stepfather told me, as he dropped me off at the steps of my freshman dorm, that if I wanted to be successful, I needed to study science, engineering, or math,” Garcia recalls. It wasn’t until her senior year that Garcia decided science wasn’t for her and applied to law schools on the recommendation of a school counselor. The day af...
If you lived through the ’70s, you’re probably one of 30 million people who regularly watched “Happy Days” on ABC Tuesday nights, or caught the episodes in syndication as the show aired daily around the world for decades.
And you most certainly remember Don Most, the actor behind Ralph Malph, the redheaded practical joker with the catchphrase, “I still got it!”
Most has stayed busy since the legendary show ended, doing theater, performing music and continuing to act in TV and movies. His late...