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Sleepy Science: Is There a Best Position to Sleep In?

27 Feb 2019

One thing is very clear. If you are a baby, you should be sleeping on your back. Infants who sleep on their back, as opposed to their stomachs, have a reduced risk of sudden infant death syndrome ...

How Do Veterinarians Die?

7 Aug 2018

I wouldn’t blame you for thinking something along the lines of “just like everyone else,” but I’m here to tell you otherwise....

The Number Four Kills Again… Or Does It?

4 Jan 2018

Do superstitions kill? You may have heard the one about Chinese people dying in larger numbers on the fourth of every month because, in both Cantonese and Mandarin (and also in Japanese), the words...

Can a hospice cat signal death is looming?

20 Mar 2017

16th century Italians looked on black cats with a wary eye. Especially if one snuggled up to a bedridden patient. The cat’s affection, they thought, signaled that death was approaching. Oscar the...

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