Why Doctors Should Be Versed in Linguistics and Sociology

by Carla Henderson

Education scientist Nicole Woods on making sure doctors don’t just know what to do—but why they’re doing it A few years ago, Dr. Nicole Woods’ father needed a medical test. The physician was clear: no carbs beforehand. He rattled off a lengthy list of foods to avoid. Woods’ mother struggled to f...

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Can You Reprogram an Injured Brain?

by Carla Henderson

An expert explains how we can reprogram cells, why the gut-brain connection is so exciting and what personalized medicine means for women’s health. Maryam Faiz’s path to neuroscience wasn’t exactly a straight one. She considered architecture. She flirted with urban planning. She took a summer of...

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A Guide to the Best House Plants, According to Science

by Carla Henderson

Here's what your plant babies can (and can't) do for your health. Thirty years ago, a couple enterprising scientists from NASA decided to investigate whether a class of pollutants called volatile organic chemicals—found in common products like paint, nail polish and shampoo—could be removed from...

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Nurses Share the Extra Items They Keep On-Hand to Do Their Jobs

by Carla Henderson

You work hard. Nurses work harder. Here’s what three of them pack in their bags to get through a high-stakes shift. Image: Kate Ince | Styling: Emily Nolan Sue Float nurse who fills staffing gaps in medical and surgical units “I noticed people weren’t eating their lunches or dinners, so...

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19 Guaranteed Ways to Boost Your Energy

by Carla Henderson

1 / 19 Photo Credit: Shutterstock Stop your snoozing We all love the snooze button, but it doesn’t love us back. Marlie Cohen, certified personal trainer, holistic health coach and blogger behind Kale and Krunches, says that getting up at the same time every day—without hitting snooze—...

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Exercise Bike – Nordictrack S22i Problems

by James Doss

Exercise Bike - Nordictrack S22i Problems Exercise Bike – Nordictrack S22i Problems : Exercise bikes could be a very effective machine if you are a fitness freak or thinking about losing weight. The Nordictrack S22i is an outstanding exercise bike with high-tech features. But unfortunately, so...

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