Category Archives: Health News

Becca Kufrin Shut Down a Slut-Shaming Instagram Troll Who Commented About Her Relationship with Thomas Jacobs

Things Becca Kufrin is here for: Music festivals. Silly IG videos. Her relationship with Thomas Jacobs (which is still going strong as hell, tyvm). Things Becca Kufrin is decidedly *not* here for: Trolls. Slut-shaming. Letting slut-shaming from trolls go unchecked. The former Bachelorette and recent Bachelor in Paradise alum took to Instagram on Saturday to… Read More »

Wearable, Non-Invasive Sensor Measures Glucose in Sweat

Scientists at Penn State University developed a wearable glucose monitor that can non-invasively measure glucose levels within sweat in real time. The low-cost sensor consists of laser-induced graphene and a nickel-gold alloy that can detect the very low levels of glucose in sweat without the use of enzymes. The sensor contains a microfluidic chamber into… Read More »

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »