jay dad zimmerman

Veteran Teaches Therapists How To Talk About Gun Safety When Suicide’s A Risk

Jay Zimmerman got his first BB gun when he was 7, and his first shotgun when he was 10. “Growing up in Appalachia, you look...

Outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw and undercooked oysters

Why you should take note The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with federal and provincial public health partners to investigate gastrointestinal illnesses in...

The Purpose Of Sleep? To Forget, Scientists Say

Over the years, scientists have come up with a lot of ideas about why we sleep. Some have argued that it’s a way to...
Palliative Care Improves Quality of Life

Palliative Care Improves Quality of Life

Palliative care is a special type of medical care. It’s designed to ease the discomfort and stress of living with a serious or life-threatening...
Idaho

In Remote Idaho, A Tiny Facility Lights The Way For Stressed Rural Hospitals

ARCO, Idaho — Just before dusk on an evening in early March, Mimi Rosenkrance set to work on her spacious cattle ranch to vaccinate...
Noise

Hear, Hear! Noise Is Taking A Toll

Study finds that noise pollution is robbing nearly two decades of healthy hearing from the residents of Delhi and Mumbai It isn’t news anymore that...
diet meal

Stay On The Diet Wagon

“80% diet, 20% exercise.” That is apparently the mantra to lose weight effectively. Basically, take in fewer calories than you burn. Full disclosure: I’ve...
Prebiotics

Dietary prebiotics improve sleep, buffer impacts of stress, says study

In recent years, reams of research papers have shed light on the health benefits of probiotics, the "good bacteria" found in fermented foods and...
Andy

Twin tragedies give survivor a new face, and a new life

Andy Sandness is showing off the successful results of his face transplant 10 years after he almost killed himself with a gunshot He’d been waiting...
laughter therapy

Humor May Be Antidote For Pain Of Death For Patients, Survivors

ust weeks before Christmas some years ago, Shirley Rapp and her family faced the devastating news that she had what appeared to be a...