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Celebrating Healthy Weight Week

"Healthy weight" is defined simply as a weight that lowers your risk for health problems. In honor of Healthy Weight Week 2015, we have prepared some information and resources to help you on your way to your best weight.  More
Science

The Science of Grieving

The subject of death and dying, although commonplace and part of the life cycle, is often difficult to think or talk about, especially when it happens close to you. Historically, care for the dead was done by one's own family or community members. In our current culture, the process of dealing with corpses is more removed and sterile. How has that changed the grieving process?   More
Science

Buzzing about Bees

Honey bees have been in the headlines recently with stories about colony collapse and crop failures due to lack of pollination. The mystery of their decline has even seeped into popular culture, receiving several mentions on the BBC show Doctor Who. What causes this alarming collapse, and is it too late to save the humble bee?   More
Science

Pondering the Importance of Light

One need not look far for a reminder of how useful light is in everyday life. Headlights, streetlights and traffic lights make our daily travels safer, the lights at home and work allow us to be functional well after dark. There is so much more to light than meets the eye.  More