Jennifer Lee

December 8, 2019
Eugenia Zukerman: The acclaimed flutist and broadcast journalist on keeping her sense of humor and dignity in the face of Alzheimer’s – CBS News

Eugenia Zukerman: The acclaimed flutist and broadcast journalist on keeping her sense of humor and dignity in the face of Alzheimer’s – CBS News

Eugenia Zukerman is an internationally acclaimed flutist.  ("I really fell in love with it. It became my friend. It became my constant companion," she said of the flute.) And, if she looks familiar, it may just be because she spent more than 20 years bringing…
December 8, 2019
Why Do Smells Trigger Strong Memories? – Livescience.com

Why Do Smells Trigger Strong Memories? – Livescience.com

The delicious scent of baking bread wafting out from the open doors of a nearby bakery can act like a time portal, instantly sweeping you from a busy street in New York to a tiny cafe in Paris that you visited years ago. Scent particles, in general, can reviv…
December 8, 2019
Flu season off to a fast start, driven by unexpected virus, CDC says – NBCNews.com

Flu season off to a fast start, driven by unexpected virus, CDC says – NBCNews.com

The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and theres a decent chance flu season could peak much earlier than normal, health officials say. The la…
December 8, 2019
Israeli researchers manipulate memories in mice, say could apply to humans – The Jerusalem Post

Israeli researchers manipulate memories in mice, say could apply to humans – The Jerusalem Post

Israeli researchers manipulate memories in mice, say could apply to humans - The Jerusalem Post
December 8, 2019
WHO Calls Measles Outbreaks Cases Across The Globe A ‘Collective Failure’ – HuffPost

WHO Calls Measles Outbreaks Cases Across The Globe A ‘Collective Failure’ – HuffPost

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. In figures described…
December 7, 2019
Surgeons Transplant a Testicle From One Brother to His Twin – The New York Times

Surgeons Transplant a Testicle From One Brother to His Twin – The New York Times

Dr. Bojovic said that after the penis transplant, the surgical team received inquiries from people undergoing female-to-male sex reassignment who wondered if they might receive transplants instead of the usual surgery, which creates a penis from the patients …
December 7, 2019
Woman’s e-cigarette habit leads to her ‘cobalt lung’ diagnosis – an incurable disease found only in metal workers – Yahoo Lifestyle

Woman’s e-cigarette habit leads to her ‘cobalt lung’ diagnosis – an incurable disease found only in metal workers – Yahoo Lifestyle

As the total number of e-cigarette and vaping-related injuries (EVALI) reaches 2,291 across all 50 states, researchers in California are unveiling a new potential danger of vaping: cobalt lung. The news comes from a case study published in the European Respi…
December 7, 2019
US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus – CNBC

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus – CNBC

The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years. An early barrage of illness in the South has begun to spread more broadly, and there's a decent chance flu season could peak much earlier than normal, health officials say. The l…
December 6, 2019
Here’s why beetroot juice is the best post-workout recovery drink – Times of India

Here’s why beetroot juice is the best post-workout recovery drink – Times of India

As per a study carried out by Northumbria University in England, drinking beet juice can help muscles recover faster than any other food item. The study was conducted on twenty people, who were divided into three groups. One group consumed 250 ml of beetroot …