Another Wildfire Danger: Heart Attacks

WEDNESDAY, April 11, 2018 — Wildfire smoke may trigger a heart complication or stroke in vulnerable people, a new U.S. study suggests. Looking at the impact of the widespread California wildfires of 2015, researchers found a spike in emergency department visits for heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular complications. The risk was largely seen among […]

How to overcome impostor syndrome

1. Accept that you’re not alone 2. Identify the root cause 3. Remind yourself of your accomplishments 4. Be comfortable with who you are The Perfectionist The Expert The Soloist The Natural Genius The Superwoman/man 5. Reframe your thoughts Many high achievers share a closely guarded secret: they think they are complete frauds, that their […]

The traits of fast typists discovered by analyzing 136 million keystrokes

Researchers from Aalto University in Finland and University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom have collected extensive data about the typing behavior of 168,000 volunteers. The researchers developed an online typing test following scientific standards and published it on the free typing speed assessment website typingmaster . com. Users transcribed sentences voluntarily after giving their […]

Veggies a Healthy Recipe for Older Women’s Hearts

WEDNESDAY, April, 4, 2018 — Eating lots of vegetables may help older women keep their blood vessels healthy, Australian researchers report. The biggest benefit seems to come from cruciferous vegetables, including cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and broccoli. Eating these strong-smelling veggies was linked to less thickening of the carotid arteries, located in the neck. Thickening […]