Skydiver’s headcam captures scary near-death moment while parachuting

It was a lucky twist of fate that this skydiving couple managed to survive. A pair nearly fell to their deaths this month when their parachute lines became twisted mid-air — a horrifying moment captured for posterity on the pair’s headcams.  Toms Vajeika, 30, and his unnamed girlfriend were skydiving above Fano, Italy on July… Read More »

End of Alzheimer’s? Scientists REVERSE age-related memory loss in mice

Researchers from Cambridge and Leeds found a treatment which not only stopped but successfully reversed age-related memory decline in mice. They say their discovery could lead to the development of treatments to help prevent memory loss in people as they age. Although the initial research was conducted on mice the same mechanism could also be… Read More »

Women at work: how to make yourself heard

Women at work – have you ever felt unheard? Healthista spoke to author Janie Van Hool who has some tips on how to make yourself heard in the workplace  In this exciting era of change, the call to raise women’s voices at work is persistent, insistent, and growing. Women persistently lag their male peers in… Read More »

A Chilling Cure: Facing Killer Heat, ERs Use Body Bags to Save Lives

As a deadly heat wave scorched the Pacific Northwest last month, overwhelming hospital emergency rooms in a region unaccustomed to triple-digit temperatures, doctors resorted to a grim but practical tool to save lives: human body bags filled with ice and water. Officials at hospitals in Seattle and Renton, Washington, said that as more people arrived… Read More »

A deep dive into addiction following the death of Keyshia Cole’s mother, Frankie Lons

Loading the player… Frankie Lons died of a reported overdose on July 18 at the age of 61. In a heartbreaking message shared via Instagram, Lons’ daughter, Elite Noel, shared, “Worse pain ever…to see my mama in a body bag on her birthday!” After a years-long, very public battle with addiction, Lons’ death is a… Read More »