04/24/2014
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  • NEWS

    New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association suggests that using marijuana may raise the risk of cardiovascular complications, particularly for young and middle-aged adults. Read more


  • NEWS

    Researchers at Washington State University, Spokane have developed a new technology based on the movements of the steering wheel to detect drowsy drivers and alert them if it appears that they're starting to fall asleep. Read more


  • NEWS

    New research suggests that people who have mild problems with thinking clearly – but have an intact memory – may be more prone to early death than people who have no problems with their memory or thinking. Read more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Here are tips on keeping your metabolism from getting too low.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Medicine would be the ideal profession if it did not involve giving pain.

    —Samuel Hopkins Adams


  • NEWS

    According to a study of mice published in The Journal of Neuroscience, pain and inflammation may affect the sex drive of women more than men. Read more


  • NEWS

    Animals with the largest brain volume – not volume related to body size – have more self-control and cognitive abilities, compared to animals with smaller brains, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Expecting it to make a few extra dollars for a political organization run by her then husband, Tom Hayden, Jane Fonda releases a video titled “Jane Fonda’s  Workout.”  She has serious misgivings about the whole thing, figuring it could hurt her reputation as an actress. Not  to mention that the video had been very much a low budget production—she had written the script while on a ski vacation, did her own hair and makeup and was filmed with a single camera.  But not only does “Jane Fonda’s Workout” become wildly popular, it also launches an exercise phenomenon—working out at home while watching TV. It remains the best-selling video of all time. Read more

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