By Heather Tick and Jane Ballantyne. Special to The Seattle Times Opinion June 17, 2018 America’s problematic health-care system must share some of the blame for its opioid and pain crises. The twinned problems of improperly treated pain and overused opioids require a transformation in management strategies to facilitate better ownership by patients themselves of their pain and overall well-being, and lead to less reliance on passive handouts from doctors, especially when those handouts consist only of risky drugs. We
The most popular course at Yale teaches how to be happy. We took it for you. Article by Adam Sternbergh for The CUT, May 25, 2018 Professor Laurie Santos didn’t set out to create the most popular course in the history of Yale University and the most talked-about college course in America. She just wanted her students to be happy. And they certainly look happy as they Ale into a church — a literal church, Battell Chapel,
Article by The University of Kansas, May 1, 2018 A University of Kansas anthropological geneticist is part of an international research team working to shed light upon one of the unanswered questions concerning the peopling of the New World: Namely, what was the size of the original founding population of the Americas? Despite numerous genetic studies that have helped contribute to knowledge about how ancient groups populated the Americas, scientists have not reached a consensus
Scientists have tracked down an elusive ‘tangled knot’ of DNA Article in Science Daily, April 23, 2018 Source: Garvan Institute of Medical Research Summary: In a world first, researchers have identified a new DNA structure — called the i-motif — inside cells. A twisted ‘knot’ of DNA, the i-motif has never before been directly seen inside living cells. It’s DNA, but not as we know it. In a world first, Australian researchers have identified a
Original Article Contributors: Ron Z. Goetzel, PhD, Rachel Mosher Henke, PhD, Maryam Tabrizi, PhD, MS, Kenneth R. Pelletier, PhD, MD (hc), Ron Loeppke, MD, MPH, David W. Ballard, PsyD, MBA, Jessica Grossmeier, PhD, MPH, David R. Anderson, PhD, LP, Derek Yach, MBChB, MPH, Rebecca K. Kelly, PhD, RD, CDE, Tre’ McCalister, MA, EdD, Seth Serxner, PhD, Christobel Selecky, MA, Leba G. Shallenberger, DrPh, James F. Fries, MD, Catherine Baase, MD, Fikry Isaac, MD, MPH, K.