Tag: Health

Bananas may improve heart health, especially for women

Filed in Health by on July 22, 2022 0 Comments
Bananas may improve heart health, especially for women

Potassium helps counteract the negative effects of salt in the diet and lower blood pressure, researchers said. File Photo by Gary C. Caskey/UPI | Photo license It may sound bananas, but new research shows eating this potassium-rich food can improve heart health. Avocados and salmon also are high in potassium, helping counteract the negative effects […]

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‘Smart necklace’ biosensor may track health status through sweat

Filed in Health by on July 22, 2022 0 Comments
‘Smart necklace’ biosensor may track health status through sweat

Researchers have successfully tested a device that may one day use the chemical biomarkers in sweat to detect changes in a person’s health. In a new study published in the journal Science Advancesa team from The Ohio State University demonstrated a battery-free, wireless biochemical sensor that detected the blood sugar – or glucose – humans […]

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6 inexpensive ways to eat healthy at home

Filed in Health by on July 20, 2022 0 Comments
6 inexpensive ways to eat healthy at home

So you pick up your phone and suddenly you’ve spent $35 on a carb-heavy meal that would have cost a fraction to prepare at home. It’s a less-than-ideal start to the week, and making it a habit could have implications for your overall well-being. Eating nutrient-dense, balanced meals is one of the most important things […]

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Gender-Affirming Care Improves Mental Health—and May Save Lives

Filed in Health by on July 19, 2022 0 Comments
Gender-Affirming Care Improves Mental Health—and May Save Lives

In the middle of a slew of anti-trans legislation proposed earlier this year, Spencer Cox, the Republican governor of Utah, made an impassioned plea to his state’s legislature as he tried to veto a bill that would bar trans youth from competing in girls’ sports. “I want them to live,” he wrote of the trans […]

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Out & About | Arts & Entertainment

Filed in Entertainment by on July 16, 2022 0 Comments
Out & About |  Arts & Entertainment

The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University presents “Local Art in the Age of the 2020 Global Pandemic,” an exhibition featuring the work of 40 artists living or working in Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District during the early days of the pandemic. The exhibition is on display now through Sept. 30. A public reception will […]

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