- Ebola incapacitates its victims and kill them quickly, they rarely have a chance to travel and spread the disease beyond their small villages. However, Ebola is in Conakry, the capital city, with two million residents.
- The Wellness Information Network and Washburn are teaming for a free event to help people learn their health numbers, like their blood pressure, height, weight, body mass index, flexibility and strength.
- National Health Care Decision Day is observed April 16th. On that day in Topeka, information tables staffed by health professionals will be available from 10 am to 2 pm at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library as well as inside the main entrance at Stormont-Vail.
- Experts say the long winter's excessive snowfall and precipitation followed by warmer temperatures means more moisture in the air. All of this raises mold and pollen counts to epic proportions.
- A new study finds post-menopausal women who spend time taking care of grandkids lower their risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive disorders - as long as it's not too much time!
- A new study from MIT scientists warns coughs and sneezes breed gas clouds that travel between five and 200 times beyond the individual droplets that were thought to fall in groups.