Health News

Desperate to hit the gym when they reopen? Do these exercises first

Desperate to hit the gym when they reopen? Do these five exercises first, writes MARIAM AL-ROUBI The lockdown has given Britain something it did not need – an even more sedentary lifestyle. But it’s not just the closure of gyms and swimming pools that has harmed the nation’s well-being over the past three months.  Millions have also missed out on […]

Personal Health

Couples who share a bed, sleep better

In most countries, couples share a bed. Studies, how this affects the quality of sleep, have so far come to conflicting results. A new study now shows that couples who sleep in the same bed, synchronize your stages of sleep and dreaming. Twelve young, healthy couples spent together, and separated for four nights in the […]

Health News

COVID-19 in the radiology department: What radiographers need to know

Using their expertise and a range of state-of-the-art imaging technology and techniques, radiographers work with other healthcare professionals to delineate what disease or condition is causing a patient’s illness. To respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, radiographers need to be equipped with the best information available to understand the potential risks posed by the virus to […]

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Scientists around the world are already fighting the next pandemic

If a two-year-old child living in poverty in India or Bangladesh gets sick with a common bacterial infection, there is more than a 50% chance an antibiotic treatment will fail. Somehow the child has acquired an antibiotic resistant infection—even to drugs to which they may never have been exposed. How? Unfortunately, this child also lives […]

Pet Care

Puppy Mill "Mom” Beats the Odds, but Carries the Trauma

Submitted by Isabella D., Midland, MI When I adopted my dog Groovy from an animal shelter, her backstory broke my heart. The shelter told me she was a breeding dog at a puppy mill, but after trying to breed her several times without getting any puppies from her, the mill dumped her at the shelter. […]

Kids Health

The reason Target’s $10 million donation is so important

A high profile name has come forward to pledge financial support not just to groups working towards social justice, but also to help rebuild Minnesota’s riot-torn Twin Cities. Target, whose headquarters is in Minneapolis, has announced that it will support its long-standing partners like the National Urban League and the African American Leadership Forum. They […]

Health News

Your doctor’s ready: Please log in to the videoconference

The coronavirus has prompted many medical centers to switch from in-person appointments to video visits. A new study from UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals suggests that for some hospitals, video visits may become a permanent feature of the patient-provider landscape. Prior to March 2020, all patients at the UCSF Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic received medical […]