GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Rubbing or massaging is often an instinctive response to pain. Now researchers have found that another kind of touch, vibration, can also help reduce certain types of pain by more than 40 percent. The researchers are encouraged by the prospect that vibration therapies could bring pill-free pain relief to chronic sufferers.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Some college students who think they have normal hearing may actually be overestimating their abilities. In a University of Florida study of college students who believed they had normal hearing, one-quarter did not have normal hearing sensitivity.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A sweat-drenched treadmill seems a likely haven for germs to set up housekeeping, including the dangerous antibiotic-resistant bug MRSA. This is one of the reasons why most fitness centers sanitize equipment and supply members with antibacterial wipes.