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Body 101
If a high sugar diet is bad for you, why is fruit healthy?

If a high sugar diet is bad for you, why is fruit healthy?

Don't look at nutrition through a simple "macro-nutrient" perspective. Fruits and vegetables are not just "calories" or "grams of sugar". They are nutritional packages that combine multiple difference micro- / macro- / phyto- nutrients.
How do Pain Relievers work?

How do Pain Relievers work?

Ever wondered how 2 tiny Advils can make a headache or sore muscles fade away? TEDed, the new educational arm of TED, explains with a short, informative video below.
Your blood vessels laid end-to-end could circumnavigate the Earth..twice

Your blood vessels laid end-to-end could circumnavigate the Earth..twice

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Swiss Army Liver

Swiss Army Liver

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BioDigital Human

BioDigital Human

Welcome to BioDigital Human, a remarkable project that NYU researchers presented and demonstrated at TEDMED.  As described by its founders, BioDigital Human is made such that Anatomical landmarks are paired with embedded education, instructive and training information.  BioDigital Human is the most intuitive way to organize and navigate medical information. Check out the video below....
Super Hair-o

Super Hair-o

Fresh from the Sterling Health Creative Lab.. The next time you run your fingers through your hair, remember: Tweet
Animations of Unseen Biology

Animations of Unseen Biology

Drew Berry creates stunning and scientifically accurate animations to illustrate how the molecules in our cell move and interact.
Harvard's Inner Life of the Cell

Harvard’s Inner Life of the Cell

Your body is made of about 100 trillion cells.  Ever wonder what happens inside one of them?  BioVisions, a beautiful series from Harvard University and XVIVO sets out to visualize the inner life of the cell.  This science fiction-esque video, “Powering the Cell:  Mitochondrion” is an accurate animated depiction of what happens in your body’s cellular...
Beautiful skin begins in the produce department.

Beautiful skin begins in the produce department.

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Speedy Sneeze

Speedy Sneeze

Sneezes regularly top 100 miles per hour.  How’s that for a quick liquidation of your nasal cavity assets.  Visualization by Sterling Health intern Justin Coggin. Tweet
Body 101:  muscles and joints

Body 101: muscles and joints

Your body is amazing. Over 650 skeletal muscles working together yield your bilaterally symmetrical biological frame, composed functionally of 325 working pairs of muscles and over 187 joints. How many can you feel? I’m at about 150, up from just 100 a couple months ago. Yoga and other exercise activities that simultaneously strengthen and stretch...
Heartbeat 100K

Heartbeat 100K

70 beats per minute x 60 minutes in an hour x 24 hours in a day results in approximately 100,800 heartbeats per day or 36,792,000 in a year. Your heart pumps 1,900 gallons of blood every 24 hours. Respect! Tweet
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