Articles By Steve Smith
Safety, Sex, And Heart Defibrillators
Research has found that patients of implanted heart defibrillators and their partners have fears about having sex immediately after surgery, but those same fears are quelled a few months later.
The Wealthiest Americans Will Probably Get An Organ Transplant Before You
Wealthier organ transplant candidates in the United States have a better chance of getting organs and living for the duration of their wait, all because they had more money and more than likely had insurance.
The App That Might Help People Experiencing Cardiac Arrest
If you find someone under cardiac arrest but don't know where the nearest automated external defibrillator (AED) is, there may be an app for that.
Virtual Reality May Help Women With Eating Disorders See Their True Selves
Women who gave an estimate of their body image changed that estimate once they were shown two virtual reality, body-swapping illusions.
Mucus Is Actually Keeping Us Healthy
This TED Talk from Katharina Ribbeck shows how mucus is there to keep our bodies healthy, as gross as it may be.
To Lose Weight, Do What Slim People Do
Slim people eat a healthy breakfast and exercise regularly, according to an online survey conducted by the Cornell Food & Brand Lab.
The Artificial Nose That Tells You When Your Food's Going Bad
Scientists have developed a sensor that can detect high levels of ethylene, which tell if your produce is spoiling.
What It's Like To Walk On A Treadmill For Hours While You Work
LifeSpan's TR1200-DT7 treadmill desk is its most popular product, so we tested it out. Here's what we learned.
And The Drunkest Fans In The NFL Root For...
BACtrack shared consumer Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) data and found that the drunkest fans in the NFL root for the Buffalo Bills.
Just A Single Piece Of Junk Food Could Trigger Metabolic Syndrome
Eating a single piece of junk food can trigger signals of metabolic disease, according to new research.
People Are Deleting Health Apps Just As Fast As They're Downloading Them
A national online survey has found plenty of Americans download health apps, but most of them don't use those apps for very long.
Our Empathy For Robots Is Weaker Than Our Empathy For Humans
Researchers have found that the way we empathize with robots is similar to the way we empathize with humans, just not as strong.