Should you sit or stand at your desk? Use a standing desk or treadmill desk? Outliers gets a bit bewildered by all the advice flowing from studies and health experts on the physical benefits of getting up out of that office chair.
Anyone who's ever had to perform acrobatic contortions to squeeze into stylish skinny jeans may want to loosen up. As one woman Down Under learned the hard way, prolonged periods of “external compression” can result in unintended muscular and neurological consequences.
America has the individual mandate for health insurance and requires hospitals to offer emergency treatment. But Argentina's largest province, Buenos Aires, has the clown mandate: Public hospitals are now required to hire specially trained clowns to help treat child patients.
Piedmont Healthcare collected another trophy for its shelf this month, but it wasn't for excellence in healthcare.
As the Cleveland Cavaliers fight to take home their first NBA championship, they have a new cohort of tiny fans cheering them on. Tiny, tiny fans.
Sharing a bathroom already has its pitfalls—and you know what they are. But a new study is flushing out more nauseating concerns lurking in those communal spaces.
One New York City dermatologist has become known by some locals as the lady who sparked “mass public hysteria about tattoos.”
The movie “Carol” made news last month at the Cannes Film Festival, not so much because of its content, but because of the people who weren't allowed to see it: women sans high heels.
Fans of cheesy 1970s TV shows will remember “The Six Million Dollar Man,” the story of Steve Austin, a critically injured astronaut who is rebuilt with bionic parts. Austin, played by Lee Majors, goes on to become a special agent who uses his superhuman abilities to help the government.
EMTs generally don't have a glamorous job. But some are getting a chance to rub shoulders with the beautiful people, thanks to a new business that supplies on-site medical staffing at events around the country.
The Madison Avenue adventures of Don Draper, Peggy Olson and the other denizens of Sterling Cooper & Partners faded to black this month as “Mad Men” ended its heralded seven-season run on AMC.
They don't really want to put a bug in your ear, just help you hear like one. Researchers at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, say insects' sophisticated way of processing sound could help refine hearing aids.