8th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain
The 8th World Congress of the World Institute of Pain (WIP 2016, to be held May 20–23 ) is a major biennial gathering of pain management specialists. Aimed at physicians, researchers, students and nurses, WIP 2016
Language on Twitter Tracks Rates of Coronary Heart Disease
Twitter can serve as a dashboard indicator of a community’s psychological well-being and can predict county-level rates of heart disease.
Friends’ Personality Insights May Predict Your Longevity
Romantic partners walking down the aisle may dream of long and healthy lives together, but close friends in the wedding party may have a better sense of whether those wishes will come true.
Is Obesity a Self-Fulfilling Prophecy?
The Huffington Post: There are lots of people of normal, healthy weight who, when they look in the mirror, see a fat person. Many of them know that their perceptions are skewed, because trusted friends
Fitness Trackers Only Help Rich People Get Thinner
The Atlantic: Last year I bought a Lumo Lift, a device that tracks calories and buzzes whenever its wearer slouches. I wore it for about two weeks, wrote an article about it, and put it in
Ebola lapses show lab safety protocols should factor in human error
Los Angeles Times: Christmas Eve brought the unwelcome news that a lab worker at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been exposed to the Ebola virus. It was the latest in a series