Apple's $3,500 mixed-reality headset is being pitched as a'superpower' for doctors and teachers
Apple, which is poised to launch its Vision Pro mixed-reality headset on Feb. 2, is already envisioning future workplace applications for the device, including using it for surgery, aircraft repair and teaching students. In a video sent to employees this week, Apple executives Mike Rockwell and…#apple #visionpro #mikerockwell #alandye #rockwell #homepod #cupertino #technicians #applevisionpro #davescott (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 19, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What does your dog ’s tail wag really mean?
When your dog greets you with a furiously wagging tail, are they happy to see you—or is there more going than meets the eye? Wagging, which is mainly confined to domestic dogs, may represent a whole canine language that we are only beginning to understand. A new review article in Biology Letters pulls together more than 100 studies covering why dogs wag their tails and what those wags mean . Science spoke with three of its authors—bioacousticians Silvia Leonetti of the University of Turin and Taylor Hersh of Oregon State University, and evolutionary cognitive scientist Andrea Ravignani...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 17, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

‘Beef’ Star Ali Wong Pays Tribute To Family For Teaching Her “The Value Of Failure” In Emmys Speech
Ali Wong accepts the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie award for "Beef" onstage at the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Peacock Theater on January 15, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Variety via Getty Images) Ali Wong took home the…#aliwong #limited #beef #peacocktheater #emmyawards #adolphuswong #nikki #beefwong #bestactress #netflix (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Steven Yeun Credits ‘Beef’ for Teaching Him That “Judgment and Shame Is a Lonely Place” While Accepting Limited Series Actor Emmy
Steven Yeun thanked the Beef team for teaching him to never bail on his characters while accepting the award for best lead actor in a comedy series at the 2023 Emmy Awards on Monday night. “Thank you for this immense honor and a blessing,” Yeun told the crowd. “I have a lot of people to think of,…#stevenyeun #beef #2023emmyawards #netflix #leesungjin #aliwong #criticschoiceawards #goldenglobes #dannycho #amylau (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO urges countries to invest in drowning prevention to protect children - No Authors Listed.
On World Drowning Prevention Day this year, WHO is releasing an investment case on drowning prevention showing how just two actions – investing in day care for pre-school aged children and teaching basic swim skills to school-age children – could protec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Are We Learning from AI Now?
Welcome to the future. Robots haven’t taken over. Yet. But they’re teaching us a lesson. A lesson in conversation. The new MVP? The art of asking. Yes, asking. We’re not talking about small talk over coffee. We’re talking about significant talks with machines.…#mvp (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Stop Teaching' Kids It's Their Fault They're Fat'Stop Teaching' Kids It's Their Fault They're Fat
New draft recommendations focus on lecturing children with obesity about diet while ignoring medications or surgery. Dr Yoni Freedhoff says this is another form of weight bias.Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - January 12, 2024 Category: Surgery Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

The New Segregation on Campus
If you’ve heard that the diversity, equity and inclusion agenda is going away, don’t believe it. An emerging practice at elite medical schools segregates students by race to teach them about alleged structural racism in healthcare. The University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine… (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I'm an American teacher in China. I can't see myself going back to the US to teach
xPACIFICA/Getty Images I'm an American living in Shanghai. I've been a teacher in China for the last seven years and have no plans of returning to the US. English has been a required subject in school since 2001. For a country of 1.4 billion people, there is no way to accurately generalize…#shanghai #midwest #mathsciencehistory #mandarin #spanish #harlierush #appliedlinguistics (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sahil Bloom teaches you how to set goals
For specific tips on how to set goals, we spoke to Sahil Bloom, a writer, investor, and speaker extraordinaire who thinks deeply about these concepts and shares them on social media and in his newsletter, the Curiosity Chronicle. What framework do you use to set goals? The first thing you want to…#sahilbloom #curiositychronicle #majorgoals #checkpointgoals #antigoals #jamesclear #atomichabits #abcsystem #arrivalfallacy #stanforduniversity (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 10, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epidemiology of poisoning in patients admitted to Afzalipour Teaching Hospital in Kerman, Iran - Shojaei Baghini M, NaseriBooriAbadi T, Rastgoo M, Poornakhaei M, Mohammadpour A.
Background and Objectives: Poisoning is one of the most common causes of hospitalization. The external causes of poisoning and toxic agents differ in age, gender, and occupational groups. It is essential to understand the epidemiological pattern of poisoni... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Massive study of dog aging likely to lose funding
Scientists who study aging are howling about the possible demise of one of the field’s biggest studies, the Dog Aging Project. The effort has been probing cognitive and physical aspects of aging in about 50,000 dogs and is running a clinical trial to test a drug that may boost the animals’ longevity. But organizers say the project will probably lose funding this year from the National Institute on Aging (NIA), which has furnished at least 90% of its annual budget, now about $7 million. “It is a big loss if this project in dogs does not continue,” says gerontologist João Pedro de Magalhães of the University ...
Source: ScienceNOW - January 8, 2024 Category: Science Source Type: news

This 81-year-old fitness trainer rejoined the workforce after retirement: ‘We can do more than most people think we can do’
On Monday and Friday mornings, you can find 81-year-old Harry King teaching workout classes and giving one-on-one training sessions at Planet Fitness in Greenville, South Carolina. Two years ago, King saw a help-wanted sign for a fitness trainer at his local gym, and the prospect of trying…#harryking #planetfitness #greenville #southcarolina #fortune #kings #genzers #babyboomers #fortunecom (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Universities use DEI statements to enforce groupthink
Yoel Inbar must not be allowed to teach psychology at UCLA—or so a student petition informed the California university's administration this past July. Inbar is an eminent, influential, and highly cited researcher with a Ph.D. in social psychology from Cornell University. There is no question that…#ucla #inbar #phd #cornelluniversity #dei #supremecourt #firstamendment #natehoneycutt #ohiostateuniversity #johnsailer (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

I teach the psychology of family murder. Here ’s what we can learn from Gypsy Rose
In 2015, Gypsy Rose Blanchard shot to infamy when her then-secret boyfriend, Nicholas Godejohn, killed her mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard. Gypsy Rose was briefly feared dead herself — an unprotected wheelchair-bound teenager with grave medical issues. The truth, retold over and over in…#gypsyroseblanchard #nicholasgodejohn #gypsyrose #deedeeblanchard #deedeeblanchards #mbp #hollywood #disney #juliegregorys #takecareofmaya (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 6, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news