Tony Weinhaus, PhD (director of anatomy at the University of Minnesota) and Jennifer Wright (embalmer and director of Sunset Funeral Care) say that working with dead bodies allows them to provide knowledge and comfort to students and the deceased person’s family members, respectively. Wright and Dr. Weinhaus also see firsthand how people’s lifestyles and habits factor into their overall health. “Working with the body, you realize to some degree that
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By Kathryn Doyle NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – The blue glow from televisions and other screens suppresses natural mechanisms that help us fall asleep at night, but blocking just the blue wavelength may restore normal nighttime sleepiness, according to a new study. Teen boys who used computers and other digital devices while wearing the glasses every evening for a week felt markedly more relaxed and sleepy at bedtime than when
In the study, published in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias, the researchers tracked the alcohol intake of 664 people, assessed their cognitive functioning with a handful of tests, and performed scans of their brains. What they found: Imbibing later in life — as long as it was at a light to moderate level — was associated with better episodic memory, or the ability to remember specific
Last month I had the fortune to join over 1,900 pioneers from 90 countries at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Tianjin, China, to discuss how innovation can improve the state of the world.Throughout hundreds of panels, workshops, private meetings and social gatherings, we examined how to deal with climate change, how to invest in…
Misery loves misconception: Learn the truth about flu protection to stay healthy this season. If you’re planning to get a flu shot, now is the time: the vaccine offers the best protection before flu season kicks into high gear in late fall. “The flu vaccine is the number one way to prevent influenza unless you live in a bubble,” said Susan Rehm, MD, vice chair for Cleveland Clinic’s Department of
“Most guys have never even heard that anything in their diet could impact sperm count.” But the truth is, an emerging body of research suggests that the foods you pile on your plate may play a role in the number of sperm you have (count), whether they’re normally shaped (morphology), and how well they move (motility). Related: 6 Ways to Boost Your Odds of IVF Success How that does that play
Having trouble sleeping? ABC’s Tech Contributor Tina Trinh tries out the newest technology that could help you get a better night’s sleep.
Corporations and national advocacy groups are throwing big dollars behind TV ads before voters decide 158 state ballot measures.
Antibiotic and heavy metal contamination in environment contributes to resistance of harmful bacteria
(NaturalNews) Low concentrations of various pharmaceutical drugs are making their way into our water systems and soil through improper disposal, such as flushing, and through human excretion.When people take antibiotics, or other medications, they are often passed through the…
(NaturalNews) If you need another reason to add more celery into your diet, researchers have now identified a compound in the vegetable that demonstrates anti-tumor activity. Effective against several types of cancer — including those of the pancreas, ovaries, liver, small intestine…