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medical devices
medical devices

A New Netflix Doc Exposes Huge Problems With the Way Certain Medical Treatments Are Approved

'The Bleeding Edge' shows how the FDA doesn’t hold medical devices to the same standards of safety and effectiveness as it does prescription drugs, even though some devices will presumably remain in the body for the rest of people's lives.
Sam Fragoso
8.3.18
body
body

Does Working in an Open-Plan Office Affect Your Health?

Critics note that they are distracting, uncomfortable, increase stress, hurt productivity, and potentially spread germs.
Mark Hay
8.2.18
healthcare
healthcare

The Next Generation of Doctors Is Pushing for Universal Healthcare

The student caucus of the American Medical Association got the organization to agree to reconsider its decades-long opposition to single-payer healthcare.
Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News
8.1.18
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Celebrities Need to Stop Endorsing Detox Teas

Cardi B is the last person I'd expect to go full Kim Kardashian on me with this weight-loss product endorsement.
Rajul Punjabi
8.1.18
oh good
oh good

People Are Contracting Flesh-Eating Bacteria at the Beach

This is how scared you should be.
Matthew Terrell
8.1.18
body
body

This Is What It's Like to Care for Someone Who is in a Coma

Nurses are often tasked with everything from feeding to physical therapy to toilet care.
Mark Hay
7.31.18
body
body

This Type of Workout Can Help You Avoid Back Pain

"The truth is, the spine is a robust structure. We're just using it incorrectly."
Fiona Wilson
7.31.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Your Body Type Should Not Determine How You Work Out

Somatotyping doesn't work. You’re better off experimenting with different approaches to diet and exercise, and adjusting what you do based on how your body responds.
Christian Finn
7.31.18
Sex
Sex

People Are Shoving Beads into Their Penis Skin for Better Sex

Google image "pearling" at your own risk.
Grant Stoddard
7.30.18
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

The Length of Your Ring Finger Can Help Predict Your Athleticism

There's more than two decades of evidence to draw from.
Grant Tomkinson
Makailah Dyer
7.30.18
Skin Deep
Skin Deep

This Terrifying App Shows You What Not Using Sunscreen Will Do to Your Face

Sunface is a free facial aging app that lets you take a selfie and see what your skin will look like in the future based on your level of UV exposure.
Susan Rinkunas
7.27.18
Fitness
Fitness

Our Ancient Ancestors Would Crush Us in a Fitness Competition

We’ve evolved into a bunch of out of shape weaklings.
Michael Easter
7.27.18