The Healthy Science Blog

We approach health and human wellness with vigorous curiosity from the vantage point of cutting edge science and technology.

Why is Seattle Buzzing about Plant-Based Foods?
Lynda Bateman - 23 April 2019 · 6 min read
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The world seems to have fallen in love with vegetables again. In fact, here in Seattle we are gobbling them up, but not just any old veg, sales of organic produce which saw a slump after an initial boom almost 10 years ago, are now skyrocketing again
Are You Taking an Antidepressant?
Lynda Bateman - 15 April 2019 · 7 min read
A friend’s story keeps banging around my head. She was prescribed anti-depressants to keep her calm after a Bell’s palsy episode that left her face mildly slack. Her GP told her the prescription would help her deal with the stress
How to Live Long and Prosper
Skip Press - 12 April 2019 · 10 min read
Any Baby Boomer that grew up watching the original “Star Trek” TV show knows where the title of this article came from
The Reinvigoration of a Classic 60s Rock Group
Skip Press - 11 April 2019 · 6 min read
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Like The Beatles and the Rolling Stones, PEOPLE! started out doing covers of existing hits. They made a big impact when radio station program manager Mikel Hunter Herrington...
Dead Tired
Lynda Bateman - 11 April 2019 · 6 min read
We all get tired. After a hard day of work, a stressful period in our lives, or a lot of physical activity, our body needs rest. In our younger years, we probably didn’t think about sleep
Staying Cell-Deep Beautiful
Skip Press - 10 April 2019 · 4 min read
What if you could forestall the ravages of aging and sunbathing from the inside? These days, that becomes increasingly possible.
Finding My Fountain of Youth
Skip Press - 9 April 2019 · 5 min read
"Life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18." Samuel Clemens aka Mark Twain said
A Summer Skin Master Class: Did You Know Sun Damage Takes Years to Appear?
Lynda Bateman - 8 April 2019 · 6 min read
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Summer days are spent outside, and with temperatures set to soar, stocking up on hats and sunscreen is fast becoming only half the story
Running, Aging, and Living in Space
Skip Press - 2 April 2019 · 5 min read
Published on and Blue Horizon aerospace company billionaire Jeff Bezos believes that in the future, 90% of humans will live in colonies of...
Are We Older Than We Think?
Lynda Bateman - 27 March 2019 · 7 min read
What is our REAL age? A study of how our perceived age can be very different than how old we are at the cellular level.