Sunday, May 25, 2014

Marlo Thomas: Never Too Late to Reinvent Yourself (video)

Marlo Thomas: Never Too Late to Reinvent Yourself: Video - Bloomberg:
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Actress, producer and activist Marlo Thomas discusses her new book, "It Ain't Over...Till It's Over: Reinventing Your Life--and Realizing Your Dreams--Anytime, at Any Age" and her work with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. She speaks with Pimm Fox on Bloomberg Television's "Taking Stock." (Source: Bloomberg, April 19)

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Doctor Coaches Athletes on Sleep

The Doctor Who Coaches Athletes on Sleep - Danielle Elliot - The Atlantic: "As Czeisler detailed the detriments of sleep deprivation at the conference, one particular effect caught the attention of just about every guy in the packed room—the lucky ones in seats, the latecomers kneeling on the floor, the ESPN analyst sharing the stage: After just one week of sleeping five hours or less each night, a man’s testosterone levels drop as if he’s aged about 11 years. In other words, a 22-year-old NBA rookie will have the testosterone levels of a 33-year-old veteran if he doesn’t sleep. Testosterone fuels muscle and impacts decision-making abilities. There’s no way a player is performing at his peak when testosterone is depleted."

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Sunday, May 11, 2014

Oakland Style, Antinormal (video)

Intersection: Oakland’s Style - Video - "Intersection: Oakland’s Style BY TAMIR ELTERMAN April 22nd, 2014 “People are antinormal,” Sarah Barnekow said of the style in Oakland, Calif."

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Sunday, May 4, 2014

Circumcision, Benefits Outweigh Risks

Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Study Reports - . . . The authors conclude that the benefits — among them reduced risks of urinary tract infection, prostate cancer, sexually transmitted diseases and, in female partners, cervical cancer — outweigh the risks of local infection or bleeding. Several studies, including two randomized clinical trials, found no long-term adverse effects of circumcision on sexual performance or pleasure. . . .read more at links above

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