Pay Attention: Exploring how forest bathing benefits both body and mind

In our series, Pay Attention, we explore ways to sharpen our focus and recapture our attention from distracting technology. Americans spend an average of 93 percent of their time indoors or inside a car, meaning just 12 hours a week is spent outside. There is mounting scientific evidence that spending time in nature is good for your body and your More...

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By admin On Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Dramatic rise in suicides is “more than a mental health issue,” CDC says

Just days after the tragic death of fashion icon Kate Spade, which the medical examiner confirmed Thursday was a suicide, new government research sheds light on a disturbing increase in suicides in the United More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Boy missing part of his arm gets 3-D printed “upgrade”

NEW YORK — A third grader from New York City is finally able to shake hands thanks to his new prosthetic arm made entirely with a 3-D printer. Just a few weeks after 9-year-old Jeremy Seacott of Staten More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Immunotherapy treatment saves life of woman with late-stage breast cancer

It has been said that “into each life, a little rain must fall,” but for 52-year-old Judy Perkins, it’s been a monsoon. “I had a mastectomy. I had all my lymph nodes out. Ten years later, More...

By admin On Monday, June 4th, 2018

Here’s what could happen if you don’t properly remove mascara

A woman in Australia who had a habit of not washing off her mascara developed serious eye problems that could have taken her vision, according to a new report. The 50-year-old woman went to the eye doctor after More...

By admin On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Despite skepticism, family behind “right to try” law hopeful it will save lives

A new law, signed by President Trump Wednesday, allows terminally ill patients easier access to experimental drugs. Eight-year-old Jordan McLinn celebrated the long-awaited moment by hugging the president. More...

By admin On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Iowa judge agrees to halt fetal heartbeat abortion law

DES MOINES, Iowa — An Iowa judge agreed Friday to temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country under an agreement between the state and abortion rights groups. Attorneys for the More...

By admin On Friday, June 1st, 2018

Altruistic organ donor meets baby boy she helped save

Our series A More Perfect Union aims to show what unites us as Americans is far stronger than what divides us. In this installment, we introduce you to a woman who gave the ultimate gift with an altruistic organ More...

By admin On Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Trump signs “right to try” bill today – Will it help terminally ill patients get access to life-saving drugs?

Morten Wendelbo is a lecturer at the Bush School of Government and Public Service and a research fellow at the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs at Texas A&M University; Timothy Callaghan is More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Taytulla birth control pills recalled by Allergan due to out-of-order pills that could cause pregnancy

Allergan is recalling almost 170,000 sample packs of birth control pills because placebo and active capsules were packaged out of order, heightening the risk of unwanted pregnancy. The drugmaker on Tuesday More...

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