New Story Just Out: How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Weather Forecasts

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. How The Government Shutdown Is Affecting Weather Forecasts
The National Weather Service is still putting out weather forecasts, but employees are doing it without pay. And, weather forecasting equipment is not being maintained.

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New Story Just Out: A Former Regulator Rethinks Nuclear Energy

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. A Former Regulator Rethinks Nuclear Energy
Greg Jaczko used to lead the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. But in his new book, he says nuclear power is too hazardous.

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New Story Just Out: Teenage Diver Finds Tons Of Golf Balls Rotting Off California

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Teenage Diver Finds Tons Of Golf Balls Rotting Off California
She discovered more than 50,000 balls in the ocean near coastal California golf courses. When the golf balls degrade, as these were doing, they release plastic particles and toxic chemicals.

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New Story Just Out: Scientists Find Brain Cells That Make Pain Hurt

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Scientists Find Brain Cells That Make Pain Hurt
Researchers have pinpointed the neurons that give pain its unpleasant edge. By turning these neurons off in mice, the scientists relieved the unpleasantness of pain without numbing sensation.

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New Story Just Out: Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Daily Movement — Even Household Chores — May Boost Brain Health In Elderly
Whether it’s exercise or housework, older Americans who move their bodies regularly may preserve more of their memory and thinking skills, even if they have brain lesions and other signs of dementia.

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