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High-Altitude Hypoxia Can be Detected Before Symptoms are Apparent

A team of Mayo Clinic researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to incapacitating physical symptoms which can be a safety threat at high altitudes. Jan Stepanek, M.D., the Aerospace Medicine Program director and co-director of the Aerospace Medicine & Vestibular Research Laboratory, says, “This study opens the door for objective assessments [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Lost In Space (pkg)

On July 16, 1999 John Kennedy Jr. died when the plane he was piloting crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off Martha’s Vineyard. Experts suspect Kennedy was a victim of what’s called the “graveyard spiral.” It can happen to pilots, including very well-trained pilots, because in certain situations the inner ear [...]

Created by Joel Streed