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What we learned from John Singleton: Why Black men need to get serious about their health

Getty Images When the news broke in April that filmmaker John Singleton had died from a stroke, at only 51 years old, fans and colleagues were shocked by the untimely and completely unexpected loss. In the wake of this tragedy, we’ve since found out that a number of other celebrated Black men are dying from… Read More »

This former Apple engineer has analyzed the microbes in his body 600 times — here's what he learned

Most of us would find it off-putting to imagine that there are many trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi living in our body, invisible to the naked eye. But Richard Sprague, a Seattle-based software engineer, has dedicated years of his life — and tested himself hundreds of times — to unravel their mysteries.

Mechanic saves woman's life using CPR technique he learned from 'The Office,' report says

An Arizona mechanic saved a stranger’s life using a CPR technique he learned from a popular episode of the TV sitcom “The Office,” according to a report last week. Cross Scott, 21, was test-driving a customer’s car near the Tucson auto shop where he works when he noticed a car on the side of the… Read More »