Items tagged health

Rainwater everywhere on Earth unsafe to drink due to ‘forever chemicals’, study finds

Tags: environment, health, science

New glasses for the deaf and hard of hearing display subtitles while people speak

Tags: health, tech

This is How the Media is Misleading You on “Technology Addiction”

Tags: tech, health, media

Your Smartwatch's Heart Rate Monitor Was Developed by a Furry

Dr. David Benaron is an inventor whose team at Stanford laid the groundwork for the optical heart rate monitor. He's also a cheetah named Spottacus.

Tags: health, tech, fandom

Why I Quit Google’s WebAssembly Team, And How It Made Me Sick

Tags: big tech, work, health

People in the Middle Ages Slept Not Once But Twice Each Night: How This Lost Practice Was Rediscovered

Tags: health, middle ages

Multiple Sclerosis Is Likely Caused by a Virus, Finds Study of 10 Million Military Personnel

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Ten Million a Year

If the pandemic so terrified us that billions of us retreated into panicked cocoons for months, what can explain or justify our blindness and indifference towards the ten million lives ended each year by the repeated inhalation of smog?

Like I said many times before: We chose to be terrified by the pandemic. It was a choice.

Tags: environment, pandemic, health

Fire at Romanian COVID-19 hospital kills seven people

Tags: romania, health, disaster

Colombian officials accidentally reveal details on Big Pharma’s immunity for adverse reactions to COVID vaccines

Besides the eye-watering costs, the nation agreed to indemnify the manufacturers from any legal responsibility for adverse events arising from the use of their products.

Tags: health, business, politics

International Cat Day: Meet Truffles, the kitty who wears glasses to help kids feel better about theirs

Tags: animals, health

Abolish the Olympics

They’ve long been a financial boondoggle that ruins lives and enriches the corporate class. This year, they might also spread a deadly Covid variant among a largely unvaccinated population.

Tags: sports, business, health

Better air is the easiest way not to die

Tags: environment, health

I have one of the most advanced prosthetic arms in the world — and I hate it

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The Completely Bonkers History of the Bathroom Scale

A century ago, few Americans had any idea how much they weighed. Here’s why that changed so dramatically.

Tags: america, health, tech

Mental health ’emergency’ among child refugees in Greece

Tags: europe, youth, health, disaster

Why Is the Netherlands Rioting Over COVID Now?

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Can Oral Sex Give You Cancer?

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People Who Eat Chili Pepper May Live Longer – Reduced Risk of Dying From Cardiovascular Disease or Cancer

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Study supports link between traffic-related air pollution and mental disorders

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Largest study to date confirms overlap between autism and gender diversity

Tags: health, gender

400.000 décès prématurés en raison de la pollution de l’air

Tags: environment, health, disaster

La polio est officiellement éradiquée en Afrique, « une délivrance »

Tags: africa, health

Report reveals young people felt less anxious and more connected to school in lockdown

Tags: education, health

Air pollution is much worse than we thought

Ditching fossil fuels would pay for itself through clean air alone.

Tags: environment, health

Universal basic income seems to improve employment and well-being

Tags: work, health, economics

Tyson Worker: 'I'm putting my life on the line to make sure they get the chicken out.'

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Young people capitalize on cheap coronavirus flights: 'If I die, I die'

Tags: youth, health, travel

Coronavirus and the Blindness of Authoritarianism

Tags: health, politics

FDA clears ‘world’s first’ portable, low-cost MRI following positive clinical research

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The Psychological Impacts Of Poverty, Digested

Tags: economics, health

The Real Reason to Panic About China's Plague Outbreak

Tags: china, health

What are children dying from and what can we do about it?

Tags: youth, health

DeepMind’s Latest A.I. Health Breakthrough Has Some Problems

Tags: computers, health

Amputee can feel objects again with prosthetic arm inspired by Luke Skywalker

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Teenager can walk again thanks to Dutch 3D printed spinal implant

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Fitbits, other wearables may not accurately track heart rates in people of color

Tags: health, tech, racism

Debunked: The absurd story about smartphones causing kids to sprout horns

Tags: youth, health, tech

Support networking

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What Jewish law really says about abortion

Tags: religion, health

Anti vax movement: Russian trolls fueled anti-vaccination debate in U.S. by spreading misinformation on Twitter, study finds

Tags: america, health, internet

The solution to make America physically active

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Pollution - Les voitures font exploser le nombre de cas d'asthme chez les enfants

Tags: cars, youth, health, disaster

Cars are killing us. Within 10 years, we must phase them out

Tags: cars, health, disaster

Herbalist Who Told Diabetic Boy To Use Lavender Oil Instead Of Insulin Is Jailed For His Death

Tags: youth, health, law

Basic Income: Canada’s Trial Had a Huge Effect on People’s Health

Tags: economics, health

Worry less about children's screen use, parents told

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Here's how Iceland radically cut teenage drug use

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Challenges in the Diagnosis of Magnesium Status

Tags: food, health, science

Therapy Drones Are Helping Injured Falcons Fly Again

Tags: animals, health, tech

I Tried Soylent. It Didn’t Go Well.

Tags: food, tech, health

Get Your Children Good and Dirty

Researchers are discovering how crucial microbes are to our health and to avoiding a range of newly common diseases. So it’s time to get dirty, eat better and stop overusing antibiotics

Tags: youth, health

Processed meat and cancer – what you need to know

Tags: food, tech, health

My Cyborg Ear: How a Surgeon and Titanium Cured My Lifelong Deafness

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Alcohol or Marijuana? A Pediatrician Faces the Question

Tags: youth, health

I Want To Live.

Tags: health, comics

The Shitty Secret Behind All Those July 4th Hot Dogs

Factory hog farms dispose of millions of gallons of toxic pig waste every day by storing it in cesspools and spraying it into the air.

Tags: food, tech, health

New Swimwear Line Proves You Don't Need 2 Breasts To Look Sexy

Tags: gender, health, fashion

India beats the odds, beats polio

Tags: india, health

Irish children are dying from neglect and abuse

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Commuting Is Bad for Your Body and Health

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Scientists invent artificial BLOOD made of water, salt and protein that works in mice

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Greeks, Romans wiped their asses with pottery discs

Tags: antiquity, health

Diary of a Benefit Scrounger: Disability Roulette

Tags: health, law

Bionic hand makes amputee 'feel human again' – video

Tags: health, tech, media