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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.…

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Super Hair-o

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

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Brainpickings

Maria Popova: a tour de force on the web whose mind you deserve to explore.   It comes in various formats, from Brainpickings to Curiosity Counts.  This fresh nimble Brooklynite soars the digital universe and compiles its most insightful content in a monster Twitter feed and remarkable weekly newsletter.  I suggest you subscribe immediately. Which brings me…

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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.

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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…

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A few of our favorite things

Creative team building exercises can be fun!  Our team got together and imagined words that describe Sterling Health and our goals. What words describe your health?  Create your own Wordle and share in the comments.

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Is junk food really cheaper?

A recent New York Times article brought to light a startling realization about food:  McDonalds is not, in fact, cheaper than a healthy meal cooked at home.   Check out the image below for the play-by-play of fast food versus the fresh alternative.

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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!

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