Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
Can Coffee Delay Alzheimer’s Disease? This is an interesting question worth considering. A study that was published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (2012) found that people older than 65 who had higher blood levels of caffeine developed Alzheimer’s disease two to four years later ... 04/11/2013 - 7:39 am | View Link
Study finds coffee may delay Alzheimer's disease NEW YORK (WABC) -- Go ahead and pour that extra cup of joe, it could help you hold off Alzheimer's disease. That's the findings of researchers at the University of South Florida and the University of Miami. Higher doses of caffeine appears to cause a delay ... 06/8/2012 - 2:56 am | View Link
Coffee beats Alzheimer’s Scientists say they have the first direct evidence that regularly drinking coffee can not only reduce the risk of suffering the brain-wasting disease but delay its onset. Their study found that older people who kept caffeine levels topped up in their blood ... 06/7/2012 - 1:11 pm | View Link
Drinking Coffee May Delay Alzheimer’s Disease June 7, 2012 -- Drinking three cups of coffee per day may help turn the tide against Alzheimer's disease among older adults who are already showing signs of memory problems, a new study shows. Alzheimer's disease is the most common type of dementia. 06/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Drinking Coffee May Delay Alzheimer’s Disease Coffee May Lower Alzheimer's Risk continued... Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, reviewed the new findings for WebMD. He is the Mount Sinai chair in Alzheimer's disease research at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. "There is some support for ... 06/6/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
At a Meijer store in Michigan, it appears that where there’s fire, there’s an employee claiming he got fired. A store greeter says he lost his job for leaving his post, which is against the rules, but he only walked away to help a customer put out a van fire in the parking lot.
He says he figured he was doing the right thing last month even though he knew that he was violating company police, reports UpNorthLive.com, but that the customer came first in this situation.
“When the guy came in and said his dashboard was on fire I grabbed the fire extinguisher and I followed him outside and sure enough his dashboard was on fire,” he explained, adding that they were able to put out the fire quickly and he returned to his post.
As quick as that was, he claims he was called into the store director’s office later where he was suspended for his actions, and was fired later that week.
“The one supervisor told me that my heart was in the right place, but my brain wasn’t,” he said.
Meijer didn’t comment on personnel matters, instead simply saying in a statement:
“The safety of our customers and team members is a top priority at Meijer.
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The National Park Service has thinned another 46 animals from the elk herd in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
The elk were killed as part of an ongoing plan to keep the herd at a size that is ideal for the western North Dakota park — between 100 and 400 animals.