Public Health




Managing Menopause-Related Weight Gain

Studies suggest that menopause does cause a number of physiological changes that can affect weight, including increased fat mass (total body fat and especially visceral fat), decreased muscle mass, and reduced energy expenditure.

Washing Machine’s Tyranny of Design Must Be Stopped

Ergonomics indicates that devices need to fit the user in height and other body dimensions, but it seems lacking when designing washing machines.

The Robber’s Cave May Save Us in Times of Extreme Turmoil

A classic psychology experiment from many decades ago carries the promise we may need when there’s division among us in any area.

When Immunity Goes Rogue

Do you have an autoimmune condition? There are some steps you can take to fight back.