“The Daniel Fast” — eating only fruits, vegetables and whole grains for 21 days — is becoming popular among Protestants, The Atlantic reports.
Children today run a mile 90 seconds slower than their parents did 30 years ago, researchers report at the American Heart Association‘s annual meeting.
It’s not just happening here, it’s a worldwide trend, they say.
The remedy is simple: Get kids moving at least for an hour a day, doctors advise. The time can even be split into segments, such as walking to, and home from, school.
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Studies and experts question whether Daylight Saving Time has a bright side, National Geographic reports.
Well, that extra hour of daylight saves energy, right? Not exactly … Continue reading
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Retirement tip: A condo in Boca is a better bet than a dacha on the Black Sea.
The United States comes in eighth out of 91 countries in the Global Age Watch Index 2013. The report uses income security, health status, employment and educational opportunities and the “enabling environment” — social connections, physical safety, civic freedom, public transportation — to rank the best and worst places to live for those older than 65.
Russia tanks in the 78th spot. Continue reading