Ode to The Betamax Guy

Ode to The Betamax Guy

If you’re old enough you probably remember the Betamax guy. During the great age of VHS tape (roughly from the late 1970s through the mid-2000s), he was the guy in the neighborhood that stuck with Sony’s Betamax format until the bitter end – always insisting that it...
Thank Your Dad for the Ice Cream

Thank Your Dad for the Ice Cream

Dads are nearly 75% more likely to incentivize (er, bribe) children with ice cream than moms are, according to the ice cream experts at Baskin-Robbins. This means that many, many children have happy memories of getting ice cream from their dad. Baskin-Robbins found...
Taking Care of Lower Back Pain

Taking Care of Lower Back Pain

A new study finds that treating lower back pain with physical therapy as a first step can save big on healthcare costs while improving outcomes for patients. The Alliance for Physical Therapy Quality and Innovation (APTQI) looked at the cost of treatments for lower...
Will More Autonomous Vehicles Mean Fewer Accidents?

Will More Autonomous Vehicles Mean Fewer Accidents?

Autonomous vehicles are coming, and the result may be fewer “fender bender” accidents on the road, according to a new report from professional services firm KPMG U.S. KPMG found that original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) will see a substantial, 48%, dent in their...
Life Gets More Expensive for America’s Hungry

Life Gets More Expensive for America’s Hungry

The economy has improved a lot in recent years, but there are still millions of hardworking Americans facing hunger. The rising cost of food is making their lives even more difficult. According to a study from hunger-relief organization Feeding America, food-insecure...
Don’t Blame the Brain

Don’t Blame the Brain

Since a stroke occurs in the brain, it might seem like that’s where the problem started. But that is not usually the case. The Society for Vascular Surgery is out to set us straight. According to the Society, most ischemic strokes are caused by a complication of...