Does walking build muscle? | Live Science

Jennifer E. Engen

Whether you’re a regular gym-goer with muscle-building constantly on the mind, or a fitness-tracker buff with eyes set firmly on that daily 10,000, you’ll surely have thought, does walking build muscle? After all, it’s our most regular form of exercise, and for some who might have trouble lifting weights or […]

Post-bacc program for pre-meds emphasizes health systems science

Jennifer E. Engen

A program for prospective medical students aims to teach them about health systems science, the third pillar of medical education, before they even enter the door to officially begin their undergraduate medical education.   The yearlong post-baccalaureate pre-medical program is offered through University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Extension in collaboration […]

Is mouthwash necessary? | Live Science

Jennifer E. Engen

Mouthwash is something most of us have at home, but is mouthwash necessary? Where does it fit into your dental care routine and should you use mouthwash before or after brushing your teeth? Getting the most out of your dental hygiene routine is key to maintaining a healthy smile in […]