“At issue is a decision to refuse free doughnuts, pies and bread that were being donated to senior centers around Putnam County, north of New York City. Officials were concerned that the county was setting a bad nutritional precedent by providing mounds of doughnuts and other sweets to seniors.”
From this article Lower vitamin D levels, more hip fractures:
“According to research presented at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation’s Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO in Washington, D.C. this week, people who used their phones for more than 60 minutes a day had a worse hearing threshold than those with less use”.
From this article Got Crocs? Be careful on the escalator:
“At rail stations and shopping malls around the world, reports are popping up of people, particularly young children, getting their toes caught in escalators. The one common theme seems to be the clunky soft-soled clogs known by the name of the most popular brand, Crocs.”
From this article Six out of 10 Britons would rather die than exercise:
Demanding exercise such as strength training or running offers the potential for more positive health benefits than pole dancing, but pole dancing does have a place. Strength training or running has to be sufficiently demanding to force the body to change. It will remain demanding if improvements are to be ongoing.
From this article, From this article, Guinness good for you - official:
“A pint of the black stuff a day may work as well as an aspirin to prevent heart clots that raise the risk of heart attacks.