Medical Students Learn More Than Anatomy From Donated Bodies
Despite advances in computer simulation, medical schools still widely use cadavers. And one group of students discovers there’s much to learn from the dead beyond anatomy.
How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?
Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
How to Repair ObamaCare’s Fiscal Damage
Repealing the Affordable Care Act could reduce the federal deficit as much as $1 trillion over a decade.
Schlepping bronze, a Ketchikan artist retraces Seward’s route
On the anniversary of the treaty with Russia to buy Alaska, a Ketchikan artist went on a mission in Washington, D.C., to find the spot where William Seward signed the Treaty of Cession, exactly 150 years prior.
Breast Milk Storage Tips
How long after you pump should you dump? That’s a question many mothers ask to ensure their breast milk is as fresh as possible for their baby. Lactation consultants from Kapiolani Medical Center for Women & Children say most breast milk will keep for five to seven days in the refrigerator. As a general rule of thumb, breast milk will stay fresh for the following times when stored: At room temperature (60-85 degrees): 3-4 hours In the typical home freezer (approximately 32 degrees): 3-6 months In a deep freezer (-4 degrees): Up to 12 months