Pet Care

What to Do if You Find Kittens Outside

With operations either temporarily closed or limited for animal welfare groups and services nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, certain situations such as discovering kittens outside, may need to be handled differently than they normally would. Please use the following handy flow chart, inspired by our friends at Alley Cat Allies, to determine best next […]

Health News

No need to steer clear of electric cars if you have a pacemaker

A study published in Technology and Health Care shows that four leading brands of e-cars do not trigger electromagnetic interference (EMI) with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIED). CIEDs like pacemakers and defibrillators may malfunction when they are exposed to strong electromagnetic fields (EMF) generated by powerful motors. While rare events, such errors could have serious […]

Health News

This simple finger test 'can reveal if you have cancer'

Simple finger test that can reveal if you have lung cancer: Clubbed nails which don’t create a diamond-shaped gap when pressed back-to-back ‘could be a sign of disease’, nurse warns Healthy people should see a diamond-shaped gap between their nails together Those without a gap may have clubbed fingers, which can be a sign of […]

Health Problems

Asking if behavior can be changed on climate crisis

One of the more complex problems facing social psychologists today is whether any intervention can move people to change their behavior about climate change and protecting the environment for the sake of future generations. Now researchers Hanne Melgård Watkins at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Geoffrey Goodwin at the University of Pennsylvania report after […]