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Using Technology To Reduce Paper Waste

March 30, 2017 Melanie Betz

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States generated 68.6 million tons of paper and paperboard waste in 2014. This fact immediately evoked memories of going through countless packs of 3-by-5-inch cards to make stacks of flashcards when I was a dietetic intern just six



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Putting ‘You’ in Usability

February 23, 2017 Kathleen Pellechia

As a dietitian, I never thought that usability testing and user-centered product design would be part of my vocabulary, let alone tasks I would be actively involved in. According to Usability.Gov, “user experience (UX) focuses



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Is That App OK for My Kids?

October 19, 2016 Ellen Schuster

With today's children getting their first smartphone at an average of 10, parents need to be more vigilant than ever. As an RDN, you might be asked for recommendations for a child looking to learn



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Free Yourself from Free-Text Documentation

September 15, 2016 Cathy Walsh

I still remember the opening words of a medical student's history and physical, which I encountered doing a chart review as a new registered dietitian: "This unfortunate sole…" Looking back, I can't tell if he