Humans often cope with death by disguising it as life. Perhaps the most glaring example of this is the open-casket funeral, when humans go through the effort of dressing up a dead person and laying them in a giant jewelry box with plush lining, almost creating the impression that they’re… Continue Reading What Really Happens To Your Body After One Year In A Coffin

When you die, there are a lot of things you can do with your dead body–bury it, cremate it, have your ashes loaded into fireworks so you can rain down on people on the 4th of July, but some people will choose to have their dead bodies, or body parts,… Continue Reading Can You Cryogenically Freeze Your Body and Come Back to Life?

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A heart attack happens when the supply of blood to the heart muscle is suddenly blocked usually by a blood clot. Lots of people make a full recovery, but there’s a serious risk that the heart might stop beating called a cardiac arrest. It’s vital that you help someone who… Continue Reading Heart Attack Symptoms & How to Treat a Heart Attack – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance

Death and decomposition are the parts of our biology we try hardest to forget. But to study life, you’ve got to look death in the face. And try, if you can, to contain it… The Museum of Vertebrate Zoology at UC Berkeley has mastered the art of preserving dead things.… Continue Reading Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Strip Bodies to the Bone | Deep Look

Hello! I just returned from the Central American nation of Belize. And as you can tell, I got this amazing tan. Obviously, I didn’t get a tan. But we did get a hurricane. *Dramatic music* Up top…global warming. *Music* This question comes from an interview I did on NPR. *evil… Continue Reading Ask a Mortician- Liquefying Bodies

An allergy is a body’s unexpected reaction of something it has come into contact with. Something that triggers an allergic reaction is called an allergen. One of the most common allergens is plant pollen, which often causes hayfever. Other allergens include animal hair, insect stings, specific drugs and foods, especially… Continue Reading How To Treat A Severe Allergic Reaction, Signs & Symptoms – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance

It may be hot in the summer where you live, but here’s a question: how hot is too hot? Like, at what temperature does your body ACTUALLY start to break down? That escalated quickly. Well, so have the world’s seasonal temperatures. In Death Valley, one of the hottest places on… Continue Reading How Much Heat Can Your Body Take Before Killing You?

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Heat stroke is caused by the failure of the thermostat in the brain, which regulates the body’s temperature. If someone has a high fever or has been in the heat for a long period of time, the body can become dangerously overheated. Heatstroke can develop from someone who is already… Continue Reading How To Treat Heat Stroke, Signs & Symptoms – First Aid Training – St John Ambulance