60-Second Science

Mom was right. A cold nose might put you at risk of catching a cold. Dr. Prescott explains. Post originally appeared at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) by leej.

Don’t give up on your New Year’s resolutions!

February is here. So are Valentine’s chocolates and Girl Scout cookies. Hardly helpful when you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier in 2015. But don’t lose heart. It’s not too late to get back on track, reaffirm your commitment to your resolutions and make the most of the rest of the year. So [...] Post originally appeared at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) by Shari Hawkins.

Flu outbreak 2015: What you need to know

Flu season always takes a toll, making millions sick and claiming thousands of lives in the U.S. each year. But this year’s flu outbreak is shaping up to be a particularly bad one, having already spread to at least 46 states with a highly dangerous strain that poses a serious threat to the elderly and [...] Post originally appeared at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) by Shari Hawkins.

Ask Dr. P: Collaborate or compete?

As a scientist, I am often asked this question. I always answer this with one word: yes. Post originally appeared at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) by smithr.

Valentine’s Day delight: chocolate’s ‘dark’ health secrets

Can chocolate be good for you? We have some good news. Post originally appeared at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF) by Ryan Stewart.