Alicia Elmgren

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Why Do Vitamins Make Urine Bright Yellow?

Andy asks: After I eat vitamins or vitamin enriched cereal, my pee turns bright yellow. What’s going on here?<p>If you’ve ever taken a daily …

Typographic heart and brain diagrams by Ork Posters

Typographic heart and brain diagrams by Ork Posters

A Winnipeg shelter served a record-breaking 1,125 Thanksgiving meals today. Is poverty a growing problem in Canada? http://ow.ly/pOK1N

Some #Canadian and U.S. nurses are outraged and disgusted by a new #MTV reality show called 'Scrubbing In,' which shows the very personal and professional lives of nurses. Take a look at why they are upset here: http://ow.ly/qcKRv Do you think it’s inappropriate to have a reality show based on medical professionals?

Could selfies someday replace the finger prick for testing blood sugar?

Bloodless glucose monitoring: many have tried, none have succeeded. At least yet.<p>There’s no question why the diabetes community would want to ditch …

Device moves continuous oxygen saturation monitoring from the fingertip to the wrist

Fitbits and Nike FuelBands are great in that they have opened up a huge market for wearable self-tracking devices, but in medicine, taking that …

PurThread weaves high-tech fabric to keep the ick out of hospital curtains

A veteran of the pharmaceutical industry and a biotechnology entrepreneur has a new venture — microbe-resistant textiles for hospitals.<p>Lisa Grimes, …