Wednesday, February 21, 2018
dental service dog

Meet JoJo, the Only Dental Comfort Dog Assistant

There’s a reason kids are excited for dental appointments in Northbrook, Illinois. The most popular employee at Pediatric Dentistry doesn’t have a D.D.S. She’s not a trained dentist, she’s never worn a pair of rubber...
definition of a standard drink

The World Can’t Agree on the Definition of a Standard Drink

Go to your local bar. Order a “standard drink.” What does the bartender give you (other than a strange look)? The real answer is actually dependent on the country you live in. Just about every spot...
broken heart syndrome

It’s True: You Really Can Die from a “Broken Heart“

It may sound like a cliché from a movie or song, but Danish researchers have learned that you really can die from a broken heart. The researchers examined a type of irregular heartbeat known as...
ResearchKit for Former NFL Players

Harvard Researchers Use Apple’s ResearchKit to Create Health App for Former NFL Players

While the love of football is undiminished in the United States, an increasing chorus of health professionals and others are expressing concern for the present and future health of the men who play the...
adult coloring books

Adult Coloring Books Good for Mental Health

Would you like three free coloring pages? Enter your name and email address below and we'll send them straight to your inbox!  When’s the last time you opened a fresh pack of crayons and spent...

“Concussion” Depicts Struggles of a Pathologist Against NFL

The Holidays are usually a time for family, gifts and general celebration. In 2015, it was a time for “Concussion.” Will Smith stars as Dr. Bennet Omalu, a Nigerian-born forensic pathologist whose autopsy of former Pittsburgh...