Dress Rehearsal For Death: Using Virtual Reality To Foster Empathy For Dying Patients
Virtual reality, already seen as a tool to foster empathy, may also help families and medical staffers understand better what it's like to be dying.
As Insurers Offer Discounts For Fitness Trackers, Wearers Should Step With Caution
Millions of Americans use wearable devices to monitor their diet and fitness. Some insurance companies offer incentives to use them,...
Oh, The Places You'll Go: Toilet Signs Try To Help
Using toilets is not always intuitive. That's when a sign or two can be helpful — and sometimes hilarity-inducing.
Migrant Kids Survive Hardship To Reunite With Parents. Then What?
Most children moving to the U.S. from Central America come without adults, hoping to join parents or family already living...
PHOTOS: Dust And Danger For Adults — And Kids — In Bolivia's Mines
When photographer Simone Francescangeli took pictures of the miners, he was struck by the dangerous environment — and the number...
2 Years After Locked ER Cost A Young Woman Her Life, Somerville Hospital Promises Changes
Laura Levis, 34, collapsed just outside Somerville Hospital's emergency room on Sept. 6, 2016. She died a week later. Her husband, Peter DeMarco outlined the...
New Efforts Seek Safer Beauty Products For Black Women
Many beauty products, especially those marketed to African-American women, contain potentially toxic ingredients.
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