Passive cooling really does ease scary indoor heat

Passive cooling, including some classic ways to fight the heat, really can keep homes from hitting dangerous temperatures.

U. Oregon • futurity
yesterday ~6 min

Belfast’s silent public health crisis? Why we need widespread testing for lead-contaminated water

Belfast needs to rid its infrastructure of lead water pipes and raise public awareness of the serious health issues caused by excess levels of lead in the water.

Nuala Flood, Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Architecture, Queen's University Belfast • conversation
June 24, 2022 ~8 min


What the Supreme Court's ruling on abortion means for women's health and well-being: 4 essential reads

Scholars explain how the Supreme Court’s ruling on abortion is likely to affect women’s health.

Matt Williams, Breaking News Editor • conversation
June 24, 2022 ~7 min

Roe overturned: What you need to know about the Supreme Court abortion decision

By a 6 to 3 majority, the Supreme Court decided to overrule the landmark Roe decision and end almost 50 years of access to abortion being a constitution right.

Nicole Huberfeld, Edward R. Utley Professor of Health Law and Professor of Law, Boston University • conversation
June 24, 2022 ~11 min

Misinformation will be rampant when it comes to COVID-19 shots for young children – here's what you can do to counter it

With COVID-19 shots finally available for infants and preschoolers, knowing how to combat misinformation on social media and elsewhere could be more important than ever.

Maya Ragavan, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences • conversation
June 24, 2022 ~9 min

WHO Considers Declaring Monkeypox a Global Health Emergency

VOA Learning English • voa
June 23, 2022 ~5 min

Smell of desert rainstorms may have health benefits

The smell of the desert after a rainstorm could be good for your health thanks to plants releasing oils and chemicals that cut stress, researchers report.

Mikayla Mace-Arizona • futurity
June 23, 2022 ~7 min

‘Exomuscle’ boosts upper body strength and endurance

A wearable exomuscle that serves as an extra layer of muscles could one day increase upper body strength and endurance of people with restricted mobility.

Peter Rüegg-ETH Zurich • futurity
June 23, 2022 ~5 min


What’s the best way to tackle teacher burnout?

Teachers are facing a range of challenges old and new, and many are experiencing burnout as a result. Here, two experts explain how to improve things.

Boston University • futurity
June 23, 2022 ~7 min

What’s the best way to tackle teacher burnout?

Teachers are facing a range of challenges old and new, and many are experiencing burnout as a result. Here, two experts explain how to improve things.

Boston University • futurity
June 23, 2022 ~7 min

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