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Busted Myths on Lifting Weights

Busted Myths on Lifting Weights   http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/06/26/science/100000001622839/weight-gains.html Gretchen Reynolds talks about the myths of lifting weights, the right way to do it, and the wrong way. She consults Dr. Stuart Phillips on who needs to lift weights and how to

Busted Myths on Lifting Weights

Busted Myths on Lifting Weights   http://www.nytimes.com/video/2012/06/26/science/100000001622839/weight-gains.html Gretchen Reynolds talks about the myths of lifting weights, the right way to do it, and the wrong way. She consults Dr. Stuart Phillips on who needs to lift weights and how to

Rising Trend: A Mediterranean Diet

Rising Trend: A Mediterranean Diet   http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/02/25/health/100000002085482/the-benefits-of-olive-oil.html This video is David Gillen, with the New York Times, interviewing Gina Kolata, fellow New York Times employee. It points out the benefits of a Mediterranean diet. After a little bit of digging,

Rising Trend: A Mediterranean Diet

Rising Trend: A Mediterranean Diet   http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/02/25/health/100000002085482/the-benefits-of-olive-oil.html This video is David Gillen, with the New York Times, interviewing Gina Kolata, fellow New York Times employee. It points out the benefits of a Mediterranean diet. After a little bit of digging,

Iced Coffee, Please.

I love this infographic for several reasons. For starters, I absolutely love coffee. It grabbed my attention right away for that reason – which I know it may not grab others the same. It’s added element of humor also makes

Iced Coffee, Please.

I love this infographic for several reasons. For starters, I absolutely love coffee. It grabbed my attention right away for that reason – which I know it may not grab others the same. It’s added element of humor also makes

Great Lede/Bad Lede

GREAT LEDE http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/the-benefits-of-exercising-outdoors/While the allure of the gym — climate-controlled, convenient and predictable — is obvious, especially in winter, emerging science suggests there are benefits to exercising outdoors that can’t be replicated on a treadmill, a recumbent bicycle or a

Great Lede/Bad Lede

GREAT LEDE http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/21/the-benefits-of-exercising-outdoors/While the allure of the gym — climate-controlled, convenient and predictable — is obvious, especially in winter, emerging science suggests there are benefits to exercising outdoors that can’t be replicated on a treadmill, a recumbent bicycle or a

What does the hardened gunk mean?

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/?p=43011#.USTaVuh8uCM   It’s pretty standard for scientists to look at human skeletons to reconstruct past human health. But a new approach looks not at our ancestors themselves but the hardened gunk on their teeth to re-create the timeline of human

What does the hardened gunk mean?

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/?p=43011#.USTaVuh8uCM   It’s pretty standard for scientists to look at human skeletons to reconstruct past human health. But a new approach looks not at our ancestors themselves but the hardened gunk on their teeth to re-create the timeline of human

Do Multivitamins Have As Much Purpose As We Give Them?

With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins? This article talks about how many billions of dollars per year (around 30) is spent on multivitamins that may or may not have scientifically-proven results. So many Americans buy multivitamins in

Do Multivitamins Have As Much Purpose As We Give Them?

With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins? This article talks about how many billions of dollars per year (around 30) is spent on multivitamins that may or may not have scientifically-proven results. So many Americans buy multivitamins in