Everything you need to know about the new Barbie Wellness

Barbie hasn’t taken a break since she made her debut at the New York Toy Fair just over 60 years ago (via Time). She’s been busy, and has worn a few hats since then. In fact, she’s been many things including a corporate executive, an astronaut, a UNICEF ambassador, an athlete (with several sports including Major League Baseball and basketball under […]

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We know bushfire smoke affects health, but the long-term consequences are hazy

In previous years, Australians might have been exposed to bushfire smoke for a few days, or even a week. But this bushfire season is extreme in every respect. Smoke haze has now regularly featured in Australian weather reports for several weeks, stretching across months in some areas. What we considered to be short-term exposure we must now call medium-term exposure. […]

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Everything You Think You Know About Herpes Is Wrong

Hate to break it to you, but you probably have herpes. Turns out, nearly two-thirds of the global population is infected with herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), according to a recent report released by the World Health Organization (WHO). The WHO researchers estimated that 3.7 billion people under the age of 50 are infected with HSV-1, which is best known […]

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