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Entries by Michael Macher from 04/2010

TED Talks: Anne Wojcicki Of 23AndMe Discusses Consumer Genomics (VIDEO)

Posted 04.05.2010 | Technology

Here's a question: If you could find out whether you were genetically predisposed to a life-altering disease like Alzheimer's or breast cancer, would ...

'Ask Sophie!' How Do Your Moods Affect Your Relationship? (VIDEO)

Posted 04.06.2010 | Healthy Living

Did you miss it? In yesterday's session, Sophie explored how shifts in mood can affect interactions with your partner. Exhaustion or irritabi...

Pew Study: U.S. Birth Rate Decline Linked To Recession

Posted 04.06.2010 | Healthy Living

Birth rates in the United States began to decline in 2008 after rising to their highest level in two decades, and the decrease appears to be linked to...

Tiger Woods Now 'Meditating Religiously' (VIDEO)

Posted 04.06.2010 | Healthy Living

Tiger Woods updated the world on his spiritual development at yesterday's press conference in Augusta, Ga., stating that he now "meditates religiously...

Revolutionary Robot Prosthesis A Gamechanger For Amputees (VIDEO)

Posted 04.07.2010 | Technology

"You're nuts." That's what inventor and self-taught physicist Dean Kamen told the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) when they asked...

High Pollen Count Means Bad Allergies This Season (VIDEO)

Posted 04.09.2010 | Healthy Living

Though the the first taste of Spring weather is usually a joyous time for the winter-weary, there are many who -- surprisingly -- feel downright lousy...

Surviving Infidelity: Norman Mailer's Widow Speaks Out

Posted 04.09.2010 | Healthy Living

My heart aches for Sandra and for Elin. It's almost as bad as discovering your father is a child molester. The person you thought you knew the best in...

Developing Nations: Laboratories For Health Care Innovation

Posted 04.09.2010 | Healthy Living

JACLYN SCHIFF, KAISER HEALTH NEWS A few months ago, GE Healthcare rolled out a portable electrocardiogram machine, trumpeting the new product's abili...

Elderly Driving: New Guidelines Issued For Drivers With Dementia (VIDEO)

Posted 04.13.2010 | Healthy Living

It's a difficult question: When is the right time to take away the car keys from an aging parent? Now the American Academy of Neurology has issued new...

LIVE VIDEO EVENT 8PM EST: The Secret's Bob Proctor Talks About Manifestation With Kathlyn & Gay Hendricks

Posted 04.19.2010 | Healthy Living

Bob Proctor has been tirelessly circling the globe for more than five decades, teaching the Law of Attraction and other key principles of manifestatio...

Artificial Light At Night Disrupts Cell Division, Research Shows

Posted 04.22.2010 | Healthy Living

Just one "pulse" of artificial light at night disrupts circadian cell division, reveals a new study carried out by Dr. Rachel Ben-Shlomo of the Univer...

Man Sheds 365 Pounds Through Yoga (VIDEO)

Posted 04.23.2010 | Healthy Living

A Detroit man, Larry Sherman, was able to shed an incredible 365 pounds over the last four years. His secret? Yoga. The formerly 540-pound Sherman a...

World Yoga Day 2010 (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2010 | Healthy Living

Today, April 24, is World Yoga Day--a part of World Healing Day. Originally inspired by the Global Consciousness Project at Princeton University, Worl...

Spanish Hospital Claims 1st Full-Face Transplant

Posted 04.26.2010 | Healthy Living

MADRID — A team of surgeons has carried out the world's first full-face transplant on a young Spanish farmer unable to breathe or eat on his own...

Tracheostomy Tubes Recalled After 3 Deaths

Posted 04.26.2010 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — A Massachusetts company is recalling tracheostomy tubes used to help patients on ventilators breathe after receiving reports that t...

Tosca Reno: From Overweight To Fitness Guru On GMA Health (VIDEO)

Posted 04.26.2010 | Healthy Living

Talk about a radical transformation. At age 40 Tosca Reno was unfit, unhappy and unknown. Now a decade later, she's a fitness guru and author of the a...

'Ask Sophie!' LIVE Event 2PM EST: How Do I Keep My Partner Happy? (VIDEO)

Posted 04.27.2010 | Healthy Living

This week, Sophie talks about the differences in how men and women communicate, and offers tips on how to keep you (and your partner) happy. She'll ...

Eva Markvoort: Woman Blogs Final Days Battling Cystic Fibrosis

Posted 04.27.2010 | Healthy Living

Propped in a hospital bed, Eva Markvoort sat surrounded by her family and said into the camera, "My life is ending." Markvoort had cystic fibrosis, a...

HuffPost Energy Makeover Winner Marissa Campise Talks Toxin-Free Skin Care On GMA Health (VIDEO)

Posted 04.28.2010 | Healthy Living

HuffPost Living Total Energy Makeover winner Marissa Campise appeared on GMA Health recently to discuss month three of her personalized energy makeove...

Poll: A Third Say Pets Listen Better Than Husbands

Posted 04.30.2010 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES -- Husbands, if you end up in the doghouse, consider it a promotion. A third of pet-owning married women said their pets are better liste...