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Stories by Sheena Faherty

Artificial Sweeteners May Have Despicable Impacts on Gut Microbes

I find it ironic that Thanksgiving coincides with American Diabetes Month. In honor of that irony, two recently published studies have suggested a possible link between what you eat, how it impacts the behavior of the microbes living in your gut, and type II diabetes.

November 26, 2014 — Sheena Faherty

Battle of the `Staches Raises Money for Men's Health

People who donate money or fundraise for a cause are often silent heroes. However, unlike many fundraising efforts, it's readily apparent who's participating in one that's currently taking the nation by its facial hair.

November 21, 2014 — Sheena Faherty

Can Humans Hibernate? Ask the Dwarf Lemur

After a teenage stowaway flew from California to Hawaii hidden in the wheel well of an airplane this week, investigators immediately began to wonder how he had survived the freezing temperatures and low-oxygen conditions of the unpressurized compartment.

April 25, 2014 — Sheena Faherty

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