Personal Health

A Black Man Died After Police Covered His Head With a Spit Hood While Arresting Him—Here's What That Is

A 41-year-old Black man’s arrest and subsequent death after being restrained by police in Rochester, New York, and placed in a “spit hood” is under investigation by the state attorney general’s office. The county medical examiner ruled Daniel Prude’s death a homicide due to “complications of asphyxia in the setting of physical restraint." Whether the […]

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Obesity greatest risk factor for young adults with COVID-19

Young adults with underlying conditions such as morbid obesity, diabetes and hypertension are at the highest risk of being placed on a ventilator or dying from COVID-19, according to a study of 3,000 hospitalized patients aged 18 to 34. The analysis, published Wednesday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, focused on patients hospitalized between April […]

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Women with higher neuroticism are less physically active

Personality traits help to understand why some people are physically active and others are not. A new study from the Gerontology Research Center and the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, shows that the role of personality may vary depending on how physical activity is measured. Personality traits reflect […]

Kids Health

Baby on Board! Candice Accola Is Pregnant With 2nd Child

Baby on the way! Candice Accola is pregnant and expecting her second child with husband Joe King. Celebs Announcing Pregnancies in 2020 “Something I have not shared yet on this podcast is that I’m actually pregnant,” Accola, 33, told listeners on the Monday, August 17, episode of her and Kayla Ewell’s “Directionally Challenged” podcast. “I’ve […]

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How building features impact veterans with PTSD

The built environment, where someone lives (private) or works (public), influences a person’s daily life and can help, or hinder, their mental health. This is especially true for those with mental health conditions such as PTSD, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Researchers in the Wm Michael Barnes ’64 Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas […]