Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Sleeping Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

LifeHacker has a top 10 list of ways to sleep better and smarter. Seeing as how I’m always suffering through some form or another of insomnia — which always leads to chronic lateness — you might be able to see how this would be of interest to yours truly.

“Need a turbo boost to beat the sleepy doldrums pinch? Try a cup of coffee followed by a quick 15-minute nap to reboot your brain and get you going again.”

Of course, knowing like tidbits like the one above is one thing. Actually putting this kind of information into practice is a whole ‘nother kettle of fish.

Abstaining from common sense….

Thursday, March 11th, 2004

There is now proof that sex-ed is better than abstinence:

Those who make a public pledge to abstain until marriage delay sex, have fewer sex partners and get married earlier, according to the data, gathered from adolescents ages 12 to 18 who were questioned again six years later. But the two groups’ STD rates were statistically similar.

The problem, the study found, is that those virginity “pledgers” are much less likely to use condoms.

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Cancer fries

Tuesday, June 25th, 2002

Great. Now the World Health Organization is debating on whether potato chips and french fries cause cancer. What’s is science going to find that causes cancer next? Music? Walking? Sex? Just another case of ignorance being bliss right here….