Health News

What happens in the brain when people make music together?

Music is a tool that has accompanied our evolutionary journey and provided a sense of comfort and social connection for millennia. New research published today in the journal American Psychologist provides a neuroscientific understanding of the social connection with a new map of the brain when playing music. A team of social neuroscientists from Bar-Ilan […]

Kids Health

Here’s What It Really Means When You See A Cardinal

If you’re a bird-watcher, you may have noticed that unlike many species of birds, cardinals often stick around in the winter, rather than flying south (via Tufts). For this reason, you’ll often see them in depictions of peaceful winter scenes on holiday cards and in Christmas scenes. But that may not be the only reason […]

Kids Health

Heres What You Shouldnt Bother Buying At Ross Dress For Less

Shopping at a Ross store is a little like hitting the ultimate one-stop garage sale. The store carries everything from clothing for the whole family (hence the ‘Dress for Less’), jewelry, purses and bags of all sorts, luggage, shoes, cosmetics, household items, and even some gourmet food products and pet supplies. If you stay a […]

Health News

Q And A: What is a bicuspid aortic valve?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I consider myself to be in good health. I work out several times a week, but recently I began experiencing episodes of shortness of breath after going up and down the stairs in my home. After running on the treadmill a few weeks ago, I got dizzy and fainted. I went to […]

Kids Health

What It Really Means When You Dream About Being Lost

Getting lost in real life is pretty rare these days as most of us have navigating systems in our cars or on our mobile devices. Unfortunately, when it comes to our dreams, a GPS may not be that accessible. Frequently dreaming of feeling lost or not knowing where you are is something many of us […]

Health News

This Is What Actually Causes Mastitis

Ever wonder what causes mastitis? As you probably know, this condition is common among breastfeeding women. Up to 33% of new mothers develop mastitis during lactation, according to a 2003 review featured in the journal Disease in Childhood. Its causes range from skin or nipple damage to genetic factors. Poor nutrition may play a role, […]

Health News

What to know about youth summer camps during COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released guidelines to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection at youth summer camp. But what do those guidelines mean for families and children who look forward to the ritual of attending overnight or day summer camp? “There not one strategy that’s going to completely eliminate risk. […]