There's a new age dawning: breakthroughs in health and medicine that will let us live longer and live younger; advances that will exponentially change our society, our economy, and our future. But to enjoy it and relish your longevity, you will need to be a genetic engineer now. The upside? You will literally get to change your family medical destiny—if you want to.
It's the first sensation we feel, our most primal connection to others. Neurologists and psychologists have biological markers now to explain what seems intuitively obvious to so many of us—that most human beings require the physical presence of others, the comforting touch of others, in order to stay healthy.
It may be hard to believe now, but in the early 20th century, simple acts of affection—like picking up a crying baby to comfort them or showering them in hugs and kisses—were lambasted as unnecessary and detrimental to a child's cognitive development.
From providing accurate COVID-19 information to advocating for testing and vaccination with cultural sensitivity, these community healthcare workers were key to serving marginalized Hispanic populations.
Scientists have long suspected a link between artificial sweeteners and obesity in humans, but until now that connection had only been shown in lab mice. Now, in a first of its kind trial, scientists have shown that artificial sweeteners disrupt the microbes in our gut—possibly in ways that increase the risk of weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease.