Jennifer Lee

August 26, 2019
Erectile dysfunction linked to concussions, Harvard study of NFL players finds – CNBC

Erectile dysfunction linked to concussions, Harvard study of NFL players finds – CNBC

Head trauma in former NFL players may be linked to low testosterone and erectile dysfunction later in life, according to a study by Harvard researchers. More than 3,400 former professional football players, the largest group studied to date, were surveyed by…
August 26, 2019
Keto-friendly cereals Magic Spoon, Catalina Crunch are what’s for breakfast – Vox.com

Keto-friendly cereals Magic Spoon, Catalina Crunch are what’s for breakfast – Vox.com

Whats up with the vaporwave cereal? my friend asks, spotting the box of Fruity-flavored Magic Spoon on my counter. The packaging is Pepto pink, with a purple gradient down the side and, on the front, a bespectacled girl astride a cereal-munching bird. There…
August 25, 2019
Cracking the code of dyslexia – CBS News

Cracking the code of dyslexia – CBS News

As an only child, Cathy Drennan gravitated toward grown-ups, especially smart ones. "I was kind of an intellectual, geeky kid," she laughed. "I'd go to a dinner party and there was a kids' table and an adults' table, and I was like, 'I'd rather sit at the adu…
August 25, 2019
One man’s brush with death after vaping-related lung failure – Boston.com

One man’s brush with death after vaping-related lung failure – Boston.com

Within days, Alexander Mitchell had gone from being a 20-year-old hiking enthusiast to being kept alive by two machines forcing air into and out of his lungs and oxygenating his blood outside of his body. He went from being sick to being on deaths door in li…
August 25, 2019
Patient’s death may be first in US tied to vaping – PennLive

Patient’s death may be first in US tied to vaping – PennLive

CHICAGO (AP) Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens …
August 24, 2019
One man’s near-death experience with vaping-related lung failure – The Washington Post

One man’s near-death experience with vaping-related lung failure – The Washington Post

Within days, Alexander Mitchell had gone from being a 20-year-old hiking enthusiast to being kept alive by two machines forcing air into and out of his lungs and oxygenating his blood outside of his body. He went from being sick to being on deaths door in li…
August 24, 2019
Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as ‘superbugs’ continue to worry experts – USA TODAY

Antibiotic-resistant Salmonella strain confirmed as ‘superbugs’ continue to worry experts – USA TODAY

(Photo: Getty Images) A strain of Salmonella Newport in some beef in the United States and in some soft cheeses in Mexico has been found to be resistant to antibiotic treatment, according to a release from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention publi…
August 24, 2019
Storms on Jupiter are messing with the planet’s colorful bands, stunning images show – RT

Storms on Jupiter are messing with the planet’s colorful bands, stunning images show – RT

For the first time ever, radio wave images made it possible for scientists to look deep into the atmospheric conditions below Jupiter’s colorful ammonia clouds after an “energetic eruption” took place 50 kilometers (31 miles) beneath the surface. The eruption…
August 23, 2019
Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows – Ars Technica

Deadly superbug outbreak in humans linked to antibiotic spike in cows – Ars Technica

11 with 10 posters participating A deadly outbreak of multi-drug resistant Salmonella that sickened 225 people across the US beginning in 2018 may have been spurred by a sharp rise in the use of certain antibiotics in cows a year earlier, infectious disease …