The Lifeology Library

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  • How to Write Clearly and Concisely
    How to Write Clearly and Concisely
    In this course, learn why it is important to make your writing clear and concise and how to do so.
  • What is a Medical ID?
    What is a Medical ID?
    In this course, learn what a medical ID is, why you might need one and what information to include if you decide to get one.
  • How do you use an at-home EKG/ECG monitor?
    How do you use an at-home EKG/ECG monitor?
    How do you use an at-home EKG/ECG monitor to measure heart rate and rhythm? Learn more in this Lifeology Instructional course.
  • How to Write About Science for Kids
    How to Write About Science for Kids
    In this course, we will look at different ingredients you can use to help write about science for kids, making your content engaging, fun and accessible!
  • Gage Scientists Who Inspire! 2022
    Gage Scientists Who Inspire! 2022
    In this card deck, Gage and Lifeology are highlighting women and gender diverse individuals in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) who are also members of the gage platform.
  • What is a clinical research study?
    What is a clinical research study?
    What are clinical research studies and clinical trials (a type of study) and why do people participate in them? Learn more in this flashcard course.
  • How to keep your science writng simple and engaging
    How to keep your science writng simple and engaging
    In this course, learn how to keep your science writing simple and engaging for broader audiences. Let’s learn more with Sam…
  • What happens during blood draws and why do some require you to fast?
    What happens during blood draws and why do some require you to fast?
    In this course, learn what the blood draw process is like and the difference between a fasting and non-fasting blood draw.
  • What is a CT scan?
    What is a CT scan?
    What is a CT or “CAT” scan and what can you expect if you need one? Learn more in this Lifeology instructional course.
  • How to Be Inclusive in Science Storytelling
    How to Be Inclusive in Science Storytelling
    In this SciComm flashcard course, learn what it means to be inclusive in your science communication and storytelling!
  • ¿Qué es COVID-19?
    ¿Qué es COVID-19?
    En este curso aprenderás más sobre COVID-19 y el virus que lo causa. También aprenderás sobre los últimos descubrimientos para prevenir y tratar esta enfermedad.
  • About Early-Stage Breast Cancer
    About Early-Stage Breast Cancer
    In this course, learn about early-stage breast cancer and its risk factors, treatment options and care options, including participation in clinical trials.
  • Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
    Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer
    In this course, learn about metastatic breast cancer, how it differs from early-stage breast cancer and how care options can improve quality of life.
  • What are clinical trials? Indigenous.
    What are clinical trials? Indigenous.
    Every year, thousands of people help researchers find new ways to prevent, treat, and cure illness by taking part in clinical trials.
  • ¿Qué es COVID-19? Adolescentes.
    ¿Qué es COVID-19? Adolescentes.
    En este curso aprenderás más sobre COVID-19 y el virus que lo causa. También aprenderás a protegerte y a proteger a los que te rodean.
  • ¿Qué son los ensayos clínicos?
    ¿Qué son los ensayos clínicos?
    Miles de personas participan en ensayos clínicos cada año. Esto ayuda a que los científicos encuentren nuevas formas de prevenir, tratar y curar enfermedades.
  • What is COVID-19? For adolescents.
    What is COVID-19? For adolescents.
    In this card deck, learn more about COVID-19 and the virus that causes it. Learn about how to protect yourself and others around you.
  • ¿Qué es Covid-19? Una historia para niños
    ¿Qué es Covid-19? Una historia para niños
    ¿Qué es COVID-19? ¿Qué sabemos al respecto hoy? ¿Cómo podemos protegernos a nosotros mismos y a los demás al tiempo que volvemos a la normalidad?
  • What is COVID-19? A story for kids
    What is COVID-19? A story for kids
    What do we know about COVID-19 today? How can we protect ourselves and others while getting back to fun activities?
  • What is COVID-19?
    What is COVID-19?
    In this card deck, learn more about COVID-19 and the virus that causes it. Learn about the latest developments in how we can all help to prevent and treat this disease.
  • ¿Qué es COVID-19?
    ¿Qué es COVID-19?
    En este curso aprenderás más sobre COVID-19 y el virus que lo causa. También aprenderás sobre los últimos descubrimientos para prevenir y tratar esta enfermedad.
  • What is a clinical research study?
    What is a clinical research study?
    What are clinical research studies and clinical trials (a type of study) and why do people participate in them?
  • Empathy in Science Communication
    Empathy in Science Communication
    In this course, learn how to empathize when talking about controversial science topics.
  • Countering Misinformation
    Countering Misinformation
    In this course, learn about why misinformation spreads so rapidly in today’s age and how to arm yourself with the knowledge to counteract it.
  • How to Create Actionable and Engaging Patient Education
    How to Create Actionable and Engaging Patient Education
    This course will help you learn to create patient education that’s engaging, helps people make sense of health information, and is easy to understand and act on.
  • The Health Trust Gap and How To Fix It
    The Health Trust Gap and How To Fix It
  • How to Write About Science Collaboratively
    How to Write About Science Collaboratively
    Do you and your colleagues have a science idea that you want to share? In this course, learn how to collaboratively tell a science story and thrive as a team.
  • How to Address Conspiracy Theories
    How to Address Conspiracy Theories
    In this flashcard course, learn how to address conspiracy theories as a science communicator. Hint: Empathy is key.
  • An Inclusive History of Science Communication
    An Inclusive History of Science Communication
    In this flashcard course, learn a brief but inclusive history of science communication. Continue to learn through a discussion among students of scicomm!
  • The Ethics of Science Communcation
    The Ethics of Science Communcation
    You may have heard of research ethics and media ethics. But have you thought about what ethics means for science communication (SciComm)? Continue to learn!
  • Qu’est-ce qu’une infodémie?
    Qu’est-ce qu’une infodémie?
    Dans ce cours, apprenez ce qu'est une infodémie et ce que vous pouvez faire pour ralentir et empêcher la propagation de la désinformation.
  • Apa itu infodemik?
    Apa itu infodemik?
    Pelajari apa itu infodemik dan apakah perkara yang boleh anda lakukan untuk melambatkan dan mencegah penyebaran maklumat salah dalam kursus ini.
  • How to use a CGM
    How to use a CGM
    What is a CGM? And how do I use one? Learn more in this Lifeology Instructional course.
  • How do I measure my blood pressure at home?
    How do I measure my blood pressure at home?
    Perhaps your doctor has asked you to measure your blood pressure at home, or you are just curious. How do you correctly measure it?
  • Are hearing aids right for me?
    Are hearing aids right for me?
    In this Lifeology Instructional course, learn the basics of hearing, hearing loss, and whether hearing aids might be right for you.
  • What is sepsis?
    What is sepsis?
    Knowing the signs of sepsis could save your life! In this course you will learn about sepsis and what happens when the immune system overreacts to an infection.
  • What’s in our blood?
    What’s in our blood?
    A simple blood test can tell you an amazing amount about your health. In this course, you’ll learn about the cells that reside in your blood and how they keep you healthy.
  • Somatic BRCA Mutation in Cancer
    Somatic BRCA Mutation in Cancer
    This course will explain what a somatic BRCA gene mutation is and what it means for you.
  • Overnight fasting for metabolic health
    Overnight fasting for metabolic health
    In this course you will learn what time-restricted eating is and why practicing it regularly can improve your metabolic health!
  • Why do side effects happen?
    Why do side effects happen?
    In this course you will learn some of the reasons why side effects can sometimes accompany prescription medications.
  • Side effects from medication
    Side effects from medication
    Are you really going to experience side effects from your medications?
  • What is meditation?
    What is meditation?
    Meditation isn’t just a good stress-buster - it can have physical benefits for your health and even lower your risk of cancer.
  • Why do we crave sweet tasting food?
    Why do we crave sweet tasting food?
    In this course, you will learn why sweet things taste so good and how you can overcome sugar cravings.
  • Aromatase Inhibitor
    Aromatase Inhibitor
    The information in this course will help women with hormone receptor positive breast cancer
  • What is metabolism?
    What is metabolism?
    Simply put, it’s the way your body consumes and stores energy! Continue to learn about metabolism and how to be metabolically healthy!
  • Food and Dose
    Food and Dose
    Some medications say to take with food, others say without food, and some don’t specify – why?
  • Historic STEAM Heroes
    Historic STEAM Heroes
    In this Lifeology course, we highlight people in history who faced adversity and overcame obstacles in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).
  • ¿Qué es una infodemia y cómo podemos prevenirla?
    ¿Qué es una infodemia y cómo podemos prevenirla?
    En este curso, aprenderás sobre qué es una infodemia y sobre qué puedes hacer para frenar y prevenir la propagación de información errónea.
  • What is an infodemic and how can we prevent it?
    What is an infodemic and how can we prevent it?
    In this flashcard course, learn what an infodemic is and what you can do to slow and prevent the spread of misinformation.
  • A to Z STEM Careers – for kids!
    A to Z STEM Careers – for kids!
    Which STEM career is right for you? In this course, learn about possible Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) careers from A to Z!
  • How to Prepare for a Sci-Art Collaboration
    How to Prepare for a Sci-Art Collaboration
    “Sci-Art” (science-art) collaborations between scientists and artists can produce compelling science communication! Continue to learn how to collaborate successfully with artists.
  • What are clinical trials?
    What are clinical trials?
    Thousands of people take part in clinical trials every year. They help researchers find new ways to prevent, treat, and cure illness. Continue to learn more about clinical trials.
  • What is COVID-19?
    What is COVID-19?
    In this card deck, learn more about COVID-19 and the virus that causes it. Learn about the latest developments in how we can prevent and treat this disease.
  • How Art Can Improve Your Science
    How Art Can Improve Your Science
    Art can increase public engagement in science, but it can also help those who practice science in many different ways.
  • The Science of Science Communication
    The Science of Science Communication
    What is the science of science communication all about, and how can you apply it to your communication efforts? Learn more in this card deck!
  • How to Tell a Science Story
    How to Tell a Science Story
    Stories can move us to think, participate, reflect and act! Learn in this course how to tell science stories.
  • Why is autophagy good for your health?
    Why is autophagy good for your health?
    In this course, you will learn why autophagy is beneficial for your health, and how exercise and intermittent fasting could help you fight disease.
  • What is autophagy?
    What is autophagy?
    In this course, you will learn how autophagy works and how it happens in your cells.
  • What is Science Communication?
    What is Science Communication?
    This course will introduce you to science communication and how to practice it effectively!
  • Style in Science Communication
    Style in Science Communication
    In this course, learn from the great Massimiano Bucchi about how style can be a signal of quality in science communication!
  • How do nanoparticles improve agricultural sustainability?
    How do nanoparticles improve agricultural sustainability?
    How can nanotechnology help keep crops healthy? Learn more in this flashcard course.
  • How to Build Trust in Science and Health
    How to Build Trust in Science and Health
    Learn about the health trust gap and how you can help to fix it through better communication.
  • How safe are the COVID-19 vaccines?
    How safe are the COVID-19 vaccines?
    How safe are the COVID-19 vaccines? In this card deck, learn how the COVID-19 vaccines were made quickly without skipping safety steps.
  • What happens to nanoparticles in the environment?
    What happens to nanoparticles in the environment?
    What is a nanoparticle? What role do nanoparticles play in technology? Why is it important to be responsible when using them? Let's find out more!
  • What is an AICD (Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator)?
    What is an AICD (Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator)?
    This course will help you learn what AICDs are and how they work!
  • How to communicate science with visuals 101
    How to communicate science with visuals 101
    There are many ways to effectively communicate science with visuals! In this course, you'll learn some basics to help you tell visual science stories.
  • How do vaccines work?
    How do vaccines work?
    Vaccines may seem scary, but they are among the safest and most important of all health treatments! In this course, learn about how vaccines work and how they are made.
  • How is a Lifeology course created?
    How is a Lifeology course created?
    Lifeology courses help people learn science and health information in a mobile-beautiful illustrated flashcard format. But how is a Lifeology course created?
  • Why do we sleep?
    Why do we sleep?
    Learn about the mysterious concept of sleep, the sleep patterns of different animals and why we all need good sleep!
  • Why Do I Need Vitamins?
    Why Do I Need Vitamins?
    Learn why you need vitamins. But first, can you solve this mysterious case of vitamin deficiency?
  • What are vitamins?
    What are vitamins?
    Learn what vitamins are and why you can’t live without them!
  • Why are fruits and vegetables good for me?
    Why are fruits and vegetables good for me?
    Fruits and vegetables are good for you, but probably not in the way you expect.
  • How many fruits and vegetables do I need daily?
    How many fruits and vegetables do I need daily?
    Learn how many and what kinds of fruits and vegetables you need to stay healthy.
  • What is blood sugar?
    What is blood sugar?
    Learn what blood sugar is and why it’s so important for your body to control the sugar in your blood.
  • Do you have an implanted device in your body, like a pacemaker?
    Do you have an implanted device in your body, like a pacemaker?
    Understand how that device can send life-saving information to your healthcare provider.
  • What is fitness and how can I get it?
    What is fitness and how can I get it?
    Learn what fitness really means and how to achieve it.
  • Is hunger good for me?
    Is hunger good for me?
    Mild hunger can benefit your health! Learn more in this course about hunger and intermittent fasting.
  • What is Intermittent Fasting?
    What is Intermittent Fasting?
    Understand what intermittent fasting is and how it can help you improve your health and lose weight.
  • What is Immunotherapy?
    What is Immunotherapy?
    In this course, follow Shaundra’s journey through immunotherapy, a treatment that helps her immune system fight cancer.
  • Hallmarks of Cancer
    Hallmarks of Cancer
    Understand the hallmarks of cancer, how cancer overcomes the body’s defenses to grow, and how it can be treated.
  • What is DNA?
    What is DNA?
    Learn about DNA and its role in the lives of all living things!
  • What is Cancer?
    What is Cancer?
    Learn what happens when cells break the rules
  • What’s the deal with oxidative stress and aging?
    What’s the deal with oxidative stress and aging?
    Learn how the stress and energy demands of living (and reproducing!) set you up to age, and what you can do about it.
  • What is my biological age?
    What is my biological age?
    Understand how your age on the inside can be different than your calendar age.
  • What is aging?
    What is aging?
    We all age – but at different rates! This course will cover what to expect as you age
  • How can I strengthen my immune system against infections?
    How can I strengthen my immune system against infections?
    Learn how your immune system fights threats like viruses and how you can train it to work smarter.
  • How does the coronavirus work in my body? For kids.
    How does the coronavirus work in my body? For kids.
    In this story, kids learn how the coronavirus works in the human body, and how the body can fight it!
  • How to keep Covid away!
    How to keep Covid away!
    Created for kids to better understand the 2019 novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 illness it causes.
  • What does the coronavirus do in my body?
    What does the coronavirus do in my body?
    Learn what the novel coronavirus does in your body, how it causes the COVID-19 illness and how your body fights back!
  • What do I need to know about the 2019 novel coronavirus?
    What do I need to know about the 2019 novel coronavirus?
    Learn about this virus scientists call COVID-19. What is it, where did it come from, what it means for you?
  • Viruses mutate. What does that mean for us?
    Viruses mutate. What does that mean for us?
    In this course, learn what virus mutations are and why they matter for public health.
  • 500 Women Scientists Who Inspire
    500 Women Scientists Who Inspire
    This living Lifeology card deck is a collaboration with 500 Women Scientists, featuring women from their Request a Woman in STEMM database!
  • What Florence Nightingale taught us about airborne infection
    What Florence Nightingale taught us about airborne infection
    This course will help light your way to knowing how to stay healthy and protect yourself from airborne diseases. You’ll learn how microbes, such as viruses, travel.
  • Evelyn Nicol, a Legendary Woman in STEAM
    Evelyn Nicol, a Legendary Woman in STEAM
    Evelyn Carmon Nicol was a pioneering immunologist. Learn about her in an illustrated Lifeology card deck illustrated by children’s book author Anna Doherty.
  • What is Mindfulness?
    What is Mindfulness?
    Learn about mindfulness, and how and why to practice it. But first, a story!
  • What is Lifeology?
    What is Lifeology?
    Science matters. We can make better decisions about life and health if we keep up with science, like new findings about the brain and advances in medicine.
  • How can nature improve my mental health?
    How can nature improve my mental health?
    Learn about how spending time in nature can improve your mental health!
  • Women in STEAM
    Women in STEAM
    This living Lifeology card deck highlights women in science, tech, engineering, arts, math and medicine who inspire us and inspire you. New women are added monthly!
  • How to Grow During Times of Stress and Trauma
    How to Grow During Times of Stress and Trauma
    Learn the art and science of reclaiming your mental health after a crisis.