Interesting Articles

The Woman’s Heart Attack

You know the way a typical “Hollywood Heart Attack” looks? Well, women’s heart attacks don’t look anything like that, so read this article. It could save your life.   From the New York TImes: A Woman’s Heart Attack http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/28/opinion/sunday/womens-atypical-heart-attacks.html?_r=0

Sit Less, Live Longer?

Here’s some news even straphangers will enjoy. (For those of you who don’t know what a straphanger is, ask someone who commutes from the suburbs into the city each day…on crowded buses and trains.) Sitting less, and even just standing still will help you live longer.   From the New York Times: Sit Less, Live…

Plantar Fasciitis Relief

Plantar Fasciitis is terrible pain in the heel that often plagues runners, basketball players, and even avid walkers. It can be very painful and and frustrating when it occurs as it will often sideline the afflicted. The good news is there are things you can do to relieve the trauma of PF.   From the…

Training the Brain to Love Broccoli

Your brain “lights up” when you eat things like cookies (what a shock!), but scientists are trying to find a way to get that same reaction when you eat foods that are lower in calories, like vegetables. It may not be as much fun, but it would certainly be better for you.   From The…

A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep?

There have been myriad articles about how sleep deprivation can cause you bodily harm, and yet, researchers are finding more and more people who say they sleep less than the recommended seven hours a night. There are some, however, who are not affected adversely by a lack of sleep, and genetics may have something to…