Category: Health

Professional runner Gabriele “Gabe” Grunewald died Tuesday after a 10-year battle with cancer, People reported this week. She was 32. Grunewald inspired thousands over the last decade with her commitment to her sport—and her hope for the future—even as she underwent grueling treatments for tumors discovered throughout her body. In April 2009, the night before the first race…

Some products made by cereal and snack manufacturing company General Mills are contaminated with “troubling” levels of glyphosate, a cancer-causing ingredient found in the popular weedkiller Roundup, according to a report published yesterday by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit watchdog group. The report asserts that popular cereals like Honey Nut Cheerios and Multi Grain Cheerios contain an…

The antidote to fake health news? According to Austin Chiang, the first chief medical social media officer at a top hospital, it’s to drown out untrustworthy content with tweets, pics and posts from medical experts that the average American can relate to. Chiang is a Harvard-trained gastroenterologist with a side passion for social media. On Instagram,…

With mountains of product leaks and an underwhelming amount of innovation, the moments of sincere, unmanufactured awe that Apple events used to be known for are few and far between these days. But at Apple’s 2018 event, when COO Jeff Williams unveiled the Apple Watch Series 4’s ability to take an honest-to-God Electrocardiogram (ECG) — a feat unconquered by any other…