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How Does Alcohol Affect Sleep?

How Does Alcohol Affect Sleep?

There are plenty of us out there who have trouble sleeping. Some may take medication. Others may decide to have a nightcap, or they just like to drink alcohol. Regardless there’s been plenty of myths and research done on how alcohol affects you. And new research shows how exactly boozing it up before bedtime… [Read more]

How Many Burpees Does It Take To Burn Your Favorite Food?

How Many Burpees Does It Take To Burn Your Favorite Food?

How many “burpees” does it take to burn your favorite foods, drinks and deserts?  If you are like me then you probably don’t want to know.  Like most, I absolutely hate the burpee exercise but I do them almost twice a week in bootcamp… [Read more]

National Transportation Safety Board Wants to Lower Alcohol Limits for Drivers

National Transportation Safety Board Wants to Lower Alcohol Limits for Drivers

In 1982, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that every state in the U.S. reduce the drunken-driving limit from 0.10% to 0.08%. A year later, Utah became the first state to lower the limit, but it wasn't until 2004 that all of the states reduced their limits to the current 0.08%. Now, the NTSB is pushing for it to be lowered to 0.05%. Currently, there are over a hundred countries… [Read more]

Refurbished Pacemakers Save Lives In Mumbai

Refurbished Pacemakers Save Lives In Mumbai

Pacemakers retrieved from the deceased can be refurbished and successfully reimplanted in patients who otherwise could not afford the device, a new study demonstrates. Dr Bharat Kantharia (University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston) and colleagues have been collecting pacemakers from funeral homes in the US with the consent of deceased patients' families and taking them to Holy Family Hospital… [Read more]

Think Before You Buy: 10 Most Toxic Cars

Think Before You Buy: 10 Most Toxic Cars

Image Source: autoguide.com After buying a vehicle, do you attempt to maintain that precious new-car scent for as long as possible? If so, you might want to rethink your ways. Read on and you will know which cars have the best health and environmental ratings According to the Ecology Center, a regional leader that works for a safe and healthy environment, new study shows that the "good smell"… [Read more]