Health

The Case Against Headphones

The Case Against Headphones

Many teenagers and college students walk around in a daze, oblivious to their surroundings because they’re wearing headphones to listen to their personal sound system. Not only do headphones make them socially isolated, but also they are contributing to hearing loss.

The Truth About Walking Versus Running

The Truth About Walking Versus Running

For years fitness enthusiasts have believed walking and running burned the same number of calories per mile. This old school thinking says no matter what speed we move, we’re expending around 100 calories per mile when moving over level ground.

Walking Counters the Effects of a Fatty Meal

Walking Counters the Effects of a Fatty Meal

High-fat diets can lead to coronary artery disease, heart attack and stroke. Did you know that eating just one high-fat meal impairs the blood vessels? After the meal, fats flood the bloodstream and trigger an inflammatory reaction in the cells lining the blood vessels.

Low Testosterone Shortens Lifespan

Low Testosterone Shortens Lifespan

Men have more heart disease than women before age 60. Many scientists reason that since men have much higher levels of testosterone than women, the hormone must be linked to heart attacks.