Canada’s Largest Cavern Discovered By Possibility And Called After Star Wars Beast

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Why Do I Get Aching Days After I’ve Exercised?

Why Do I Get Aching Days After I’ve Exercised?

You might feel sore after strenuous or new workouts. Credit: Shutterstock You crush your morning workout — running farther, lifting heavier or getting in one more round of that circuit. But that sweet satisfaction can quickly turn to regret the next morning when you're too sore to swing your legs out of bed. Many of…
U.S. Judge Overrules Mississippi Law That Prohibits Abortions After 15 Weeks

U.S. Judge Overrules Mississippi Law That Prohibits Abortions After 15 Weeks

A woman walks into the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, on April 5. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images A woman walks into the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi, on April 5. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images Updated at 9:35 a.m. ET A…
Judge Overrules Mississippi’s Restriction On Abortions After 15 Weeks

Judge Overrules Mississippi’s Restriction On Abortions After 15 Weeks

A patient walks into the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi on April 5. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images A patient walks into the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last abortion clinic in Mississippi on April 5. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images A federal judge in Mississippi has…
Researchers Slipped Up: The Oceans May Not Be Warming Faster After All

Researchers Slipped Up: The Oceans May Not Be Warming Faster After...

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Ocean wave under gray sky at daytime in Azores, PortugalSandro Kradolfer | Unsplash A study published earlier this month stating that the world's oceans had absorbed up to 60% more heat than initially thought over the previous 25 years is being re-evaluated. Prior studies have measured ocean heat content using…
Weight-Loss Supplements Contain Dangerous Stimulants Years After Being Prohibited

Weight-Loss Supplements Contain Dangerous Stimulants Years After Being Prohibited

Some sports and weight-loss supplements still contain experimental stimulant drugs that were prohibited years ago by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to a new study.  The study, published today (Oct. 22) in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, analyzed 12 brands of sports and weight-loss supplements, looking for four potentially dangerous stimulant drugs…
Hail the Lizard King. T. Rex’s Puny Arms Worked After All.

Hail the Lizard King. T. Rex’s Puny Arms Worked After All.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Tyrannosaurus rex and other meat-eating dinosaurs are often mocked for their laughably puny arms, but new research indicates that these fearsome predators could do a lot more with these little limbs than previously realized. By studying the arm movements of two distant relatives of T. rex — the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo)…
When ICU Delirium Causes Signs Of Dementia After Discharge

When ICU Delirium Causes Signs Of Dementia After Discharge

Richard Langford, at home in East Nashville, Tenn., still has significant trouble with mental focus and memory issues 10 years after a sudden and serious infection landed him in the hospital ICU for several weeks. Morgan Hornsby for NPR hide caption toggle caption Morgan Hornsby for NPR Richard Langford, at home in East Nashville, Tenn.,…
Columbus Found the New World … So Why Isn’t America Called After Him?

Columbus Found the New World … So Why Isn’t America Called...

Christopher Columbus famously sailed the ocean blue in 1492, so why isn't the New World named after him? The answer has to do with Columbus' reputation at the time Europeans named the newfound continents, as well as a highly successful publicity campaign led by the Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci, said Matt Crawford, an associate professor…
Illness in Females Can Continue Years After Sexual Attack

Illness in Females Can Continue Years After Sexual Attack

Women can experience lingering health problems years after workplace sexual harassment or sexual assault, a new study finds. These health problems can include high blood pressure, poor-quality sleep, anxiety and symptoms of depression, the researchers found after doing medical exams of about 300 women. The findings are timely given the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, in…
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