A trip to the doctor's office may help you feel better, but it can also send you right back to bed if you're unlucky enough to pick up someone else's germs during your visit.
And researchers say you might be getting those germs from the doctor's stethoscope.
Originally published on Fri February 28, 2014 7:50 am
Rajan Narayanan isn't your average yoga instructor. During his classes, he uses words like "neuroplasticity," avoids Sanskrit terms and sometimes shows up to teach in a suit and tie.
And often, as was the case on a recent Monday at a Maryland conference center, most of his students are doctors and nurses.
Stretched out on orange and green yoga mats for a weekend-long workshop, the 30 students learned breathing techniques, lifestyle tips and research findings that support the health benefits of yoga.
Originally published on Thu February 27, 2014 1:31 pm
Just how big a deal is the "gigafactory" that Tesla Motors says it's going to build to make batteries for its electric cars?
-- It's projected to cost $5 billion between now and the year 2020. Tesla expects to invest about $2 billion. Partners — who it's rumored could include Apple and Panasonic — would invest the rest.
Originally published on Thu February 27, 2014 2:44 pm
Yesterday, we crunched thousands of pizza prices from around the country, and argued that you should always buy a bigger pizza. (And in a separate post, we presented the case against buying a bigger pizza.)
Thursday's economic news isn't great:
-- There were 348,000 first-time claims for unemployment insurance filed last week, up 14,000 from the week before, the Employment and Training Administration says.