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Tuesday: July 12, 2011

Turns out living in a city might be better for your health than living in the country. Who knew?Turns out living in a city might be better for your health than living in the country. Who knew?

Interesting article regarding the overall health snd stress levels of those who live in cities compared to those who live out in those rural areas (read country). So what happens if you live in the suburbs of a major city? I'm sure it must be like having the best of both worlds all the time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 2:04 PM | Tags (7) | city | country | wsj | health | stress | life | subrubs |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: May 11, 2010

Experts figure out that eating more nuts is key to lowering your cholesterol.Experts figure out that eating more nuts is key to lowering your cholesterol.

It is not yet clear why nuts have this effect, although one suggestion is that it is down to the plant sterols they contain, which are thought to interfere with cholesterol absorption. Lead researcher Joan Sabate said increasing nut consumption as part of a healthy diet should be recommended.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 9:56 AM | Tags (8) | health | nuts | cholesterol | bbc | absorption | sterols | food | eats |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 17 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: February 24, 2010

Always wanted to know what your face reveals about your overall health?Always wanted to know what your face reveals about your overall health?

According to Chinese medicine and this article, your face is a window to your health. Turns out that your face can provide subtle and not-so-subtle clues about all kinds of  particular ailments.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 6:27 AM | Tags (7) | chin | face | forehead | nose | plinkett | reveal | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 43 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: February 1, 2010

A writeup on how to defrag your mind in just five easy steps.A writeup on how to defrag your mind in just five easy steps.

This article is appealing to me because I always liken a good clearing of the head to the act of defragmenting a hard drive. The processes are apparently quite similar. With that in mind, good luck and happy defragmenting.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 7:09 AM | Tags (7) | brain | defrag | fragment | harddrive | health | mind | steps |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 125 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 11, 2010

Prolonged 3D sessions may be bad for your eyes. Who knew?Prolonged 3D sessions may be bad for your eyes. Who knew?

Experts say there are no studies tracking how common it is to get a headache after watching a 3D movie, but Rick Heineman, a spokesman for RealD, a provider of 3D equipment to theaters, said headaches and nausea were the chief reasons 3D technology never took off.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 6:28 AM | Tags (11) | 3d | sessions | prolonged | technology | eyes | vision | health | nausea | vertigo | tracking | study |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 44 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: December 7, 2009

A handy tutorial on how to fight those dreary winter blues.A handy tutorial on how to fight those dreary winter blues.

One of the symptoms of winter blues is increased difficulty getting up in the morning, even if you've had plenty of sleep. Plugging a bright, florescent lamp into a timer and having it turn on before your alarm goes off will help simulate an artificial dawn.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 6:41 AM | Tags (6) | blues | depression | health | tutorial | wikihow | winter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 28, 2009

CNN takes a look at whether or not video games are good for your health.CNN takes a look at whether or not video games are good for your health.

This is an odd choice to post as the link in question really isn't an in-depth article as much as it is a five frame slideshow done in Flash. Soon all of your news will be in slideshow format. Thanks, CNN.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 2:53 PM | Tags (5) | cnn | gaming | health. videogames | highlights | slideshow |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

A list of the ten riskiest foods in America brought to you by MSNBC.A list of the ten riskiest foods in America brought to you by MSNBC.

The presence of salmonella and E. coli in potato dishes could indicate cross-contamination from raw or cooked ingredients or possibly from raw meat or poultry during handling and preparation.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Health @ 3:30 PM | Tags (8) | bacteria | contamination | ecoli | food | health | ingredients | msnbc | risks |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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