Airplane Water Quality

Airplane Water Quality

AIRPLANE WATER QUALITY Water on airplanes can be so dirty that a new study recommends not drinking it or even washing hands with it, The Washington Post reported. (Drink bottled water and clean with hand sanitizer instead.) Contaminants such as E. coli and coliform...
Dogs and the ticker

Dogs and the ticker

DOGS AND THE TICKER Owning a dog may help heart attack and stroke survivors live longer and healthier, the American Heart Association (AHA) announced. A Swedish study published by the AHA found a strong likelihood that dog ownership works against social isolation and ...
Healthy Diet, Healthy Mood

Healthy Diet, Healthy Mood

HEALTHY DIET HEALTHY MOOD Depression patients might consider altering their diet, according to a study in the journal PLOS ONE. In this randomized controlled study, a Mediterranean-style diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, and little processed food, was...
Brain Stimulation For Depression

Brain Stimulation For Depression

BRAIN STIMULATION FOR DEPRESSION A brain implant is a pretty grave step to treat depression, and not all trials have been successful, but a new paper in the American Journal of Psychiatry says that among people who have had it done, many have seen their depression...
Hospitals And Housing

Hospitals And Housing

HOSPITALS AND HOUSING Denver Health and a handful of other hospital operators around the country are getting into the housing business, Kaiser Health News reported. It’s an effort to address the problem of long-term patients: people who no longer have an acute health...