Monthly Archives: October 2012

105 Looks: A Makeover For Beauty E-Commerce (And You)

No longer do you have to elbow out the crowds at the cosmetics counter to get a personalized assessment of your beauty needs. Now there’s a company out there that has “techified” the department-store beauty makeover with “one-on-one Skype sessions” and personalized boxed goodies. From Fast Company: 105 Looks: A Makeover For Beauty E-Commerce (And…

The Family Doctor, Minus the M.D.

A number of clinics around the country are getting high marks for the services and care they provide for their patients. The only catch is that they are staffed, not by doctors, but by nurse practitioners. How do you feel about that? From the New York Times: The Family Doctor, Minus the M.D.

Alcoholism Twice as Deadly for Women as for Men

Researchers in German recently concluded a 14-year study on women with alcohol addiction and how they fared during that period. Among their findings was the conclusion that these women were “five times more likely to die” than women who were not addicted to alcohol. From Livescience.com: Alcoholism twice as Deadly for Women as for Men

What your boss’s smile may be bad news

If you’ve ever thought that striving to turn your boss’s frown upside down, was a good career strategy, think again. Researchers at the University of California have found that important people tend not to smile at others who they feel are important as well. It seems that these people are thought of as being a…