Just a few nights of bad sleep upsets your brain

Just a few nights of bad sleep upsets your brain

Thanks to the clocks going back, many of us managed to grab a little bit of extra shut-eye over the weekend. And that’s no bad thing because, as a country, we seem to be chronically...
Daytime wounds ‘heal more quickly’

Daytime wounds ‘heal more quickly’

Wounds heal more quickly if they occur during the day rather than after dark, a study suggests. It found burns sustained at night took an average of 28 days to heal, but just 17 for those that...
Poverty And Healthy Behaviors

Poverty And Healthy Behaviors

A recent article from Kevin Williamson has generated a fair amount of discussion about the relationship between poverty and behavior. Kevin writes that the poverty he witnessed growing up was at...
Healthy Living: Daylight Saving Time & your health

Healthy Living: Daylight Saving Time & your health

Remember to reset your clocks this weekend.  On Sunday at 2am, we will fall back an hour for Daylight Saving Time.  Dr. Oneil Bains with Virginia Mason Medical Center is answering our questions...
Tarantula poison to try a better burn pain treatment

Tarantula poison to try a better burn pain treatment

Researchers at Imperial College London have studied the use of the toxin protoxin II (ProTxII), present in tarantula venom, to reduce pain from burns. The results are published today in The Journal...
Teach your daughter to have a healthy body image

Teach your daughter to have a healthy body image

Many women, men and children are impacted by eating disorders in the United States. Disorders including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder and OSFED, otherwise specified...
Is it actually healthy to stop eating red meat?

Is it actually healthy to stop eating red meat?

We all hear about how bad red meat is for both the planet’s health and our own. Planet-wise, there’s no argument: The detrimental effects of greenhouse gases from livestock production on the earth’s...

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