People who are "sarcastic, cynical, resentful, impatient, or irritable" are more likely to die of a heart attack, says the European Society of Cardiology. The study was published in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. researchers. Lead author Dr. Tracey Vitori of the University of Tennessee said, "There is much cardiac patients can do to take control of their own health. From a physical side — smoking cessation, increase physical activity, and eat a balanced diet. Our study also indicates that managing hostile behaviors could be important."
Last year, I was asked by the self-improvement site, Better Humans, to write about how I cope with chronic pain (I've had severe spinal arthritis since I was a teen). I have finally written that piece. It has been getting an enthusiastic response and many people are finding its contents helpful, so I thought I'd… READ THE REST
A World Health Organization-led team investigating the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic will meet Chinese scientists on Friday and plans to visit labs, markets and hospitals in Wuhan, reports Reuters. "The team plans to visit hospitals, laboratories and markets. Field visits will include the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Huanan market, Wuhan CDC (Center for Disease… READ THE REST
President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, will be getting their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Monday, From the Associated Press, citing Biden's incoming press secretary, Jen Psaki: Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband, Doug Emhoff, will receive their doses the week after next. The announcement was made Friday, hours after Vice… READ THE REST
You could be forgiven for thinking drones are basically big boy toys because…well, they're a heck of a lot of fun. But with the proliferation of powerful, inexpensive drone models on the consumer market, industries are turning to these tiny powerhouses like never before for a variety of important, even life-saving tasks, according to the… READ THE REST
You can find $15 earbuds almost anywhere, but at that price point, you're just hoping to get something even vaguely decent. You get what you pay for most of the time. And most of the time, that means basically junk. So if audio quality matters to you (and it should), most buyers need to step… READ THE REST