New Story Just Out: Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Popular Surgery To Ease Chronic Shoulder Pain Called Into Question
U.K. scientists say arthroscopic surgery to remove bone spurs or bits of ragged tissue in sore shoulders offered no more pain relief than than sham surgery in their randomized test.

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New Story Just Out: Dog Owners Have Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease, Swedish Data Suggests

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Dog Owners Have Lower Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease, Swedish Data Suggests
Researchers looked at hospital visits in Sweden’s public health care system, and checked them against dog registration records. They found dog owners had lower rates of heart disease.

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New Story Just Out: Scientists Glimpse Houston’s Flooded Future In Updated Rainfall Data

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Scientists Glimpse Houston’s Flooded Future In Updated Rainfall Data
Hurricane Harvey’s deluge left some homeowners and politicians wondering whether the whole system for predicting floods is any good. Scientists are hoping better data can lead to better flood maps.

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New Story Just Out: Greece Was Hit By Storm Some Called A ‘Medicane.’ What’s That?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Greece Was Hit By Storm Some Called A ‘Medicane.’ What’s That?
European weather sites posted imagery showing the swirling wind patterns and a waterspout over the Mediterranean. The low pressure system shared characteristics of tropical cyclones.

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New Story Just Out: Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Regulators’ OK In Nebraska, Clearing Key Hurdle

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Keystone XL Pipeline Gets Regulators’ OK In Nebraska, Clearing Key Hurdle
The Nebraska Public Service Commission voted 3-2 on Monday to approve the controversial pipeline — albeit not on the route preferred by TransCanada, the company behind the Keystone XL.

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New Story Just Out: Spit Test May Help Reveal Concussion Severity

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Spit Test May Help Reveal Concussion Severity
When a child suffers a concussion, it’s very hard to tell if the brain injury will cause long-term problems. A experimental test that looks for bits of genetic material in spit might help.

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New Story Just Out: Amos Winter: How Do You Build An All-Terrain Wheelchair For The Developing World?

Yet another interesting headline in the world of health and well-being. Amos Winter: How Do You Build An All-Terrain Wheelchair For The Developing World?
In many countries, uneven and unpaved roads make it hard to get around in a standard wheelchair. MIT engineer Amos Winter describes his design for an affordable, lever-powered, all-terrain wheelchair.

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