This online calculator developed by an Actuarial Research professor will estimate how long you should expect to live, including your healthy years and unhealthy years.
On August 10, a derecho with wind gusts as high as 130 miles per hour rolled across Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and Indiana. Here’s a recent history of derechos.
“Paul Quits the Beatles” was the headline on April 10, 1970 after Paul McCartney hinted he was leaving the band.
U.S. health officials now recommend people wear cloth masks in public areas where social distancing can be difficult, such as grocery stores.
A historian writes about how fashions of the past were an early social distancing construct to keep people separate.
An anthropologist identifies four communication strategies for people to maintain social connection.
The author of three books about essayist, poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau says “Walden” has much wisdom for us in trying times like today.
Childhood anxiety scholar Mirae J. Fornander outlines strategies parents and grandparents can follow to keep kids feeling secure.
Biologist Jeffrey Gardner how hand sanitizer works and why he doesn’t recommend making your own at home.
As the coronavirus spreads into more and more communities, public health officials are placing responsibility on individuals to help slow the pandemic. Social distancing is the way to do it. Geriatrician Thomas Perls explains how this crucial tool works.
The odds of a recession due to the new coronavirus outbreak are rising every day. Finance Professo Alexander Kurov advises what to do with your investments
The CDC estimates that one in four older adults will fall each year. Here’s what you can do to avoid a dangerous fall.
St. Patrick, as he lay on his death bed on March 17 in A.D. 461, supposedly asked those gathered around him to toast his heavenly journey with a “wee drop of whiskey.”
It’s common for people to focus on their health at the start of the year. But few consider the well being of the microbes that live inside the human gut – the microbiome – which are vital to an individual’s good health