As of September 23, 2010, the United States ranked forty-ninth internationally for both male and female life expectancy combined. If you want evidence that our health care system is not providing health care to our citizens, look no further than the results of this study, published online today in Health Affairs: What Changes In Survival Rates Tell Us About US Health Care. You may be surprised to learn why we've fallen behind.
Edyeglass technology hasn't advance very much since the 19th century... until now. TruFocals, soon to be re-branded Superfocus, are the coolest things in prescription eyeglasses since Benjamin Franklin made his own. In fact, they are designed just like Franklin's glasses.
The Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), an international organization of 33 countries, recently released the latest figures on the obesity rates of all of its member countries. Though the U.S. was just shy of coming in first, we still have a big fat influence on the world.
Twenty-one First Ladies, including Michelle Obama, have pushed healthy diets as their main projects. I guess they should have found different causes to get behind, because in spite of their efforts, the efforts of the medical community, the insurance industry, the health and fitness industry and many more sectors of the economy... we keep eating fewer and fewer of them.
Celery brings your friends and family into the world of speedy connection. With this machine they can communicate just as fast as the rest of us, and be more involved and in touch with the people they love.
You may not have paid much attention to your 'personality type,' those rubrics of A, B, and C, developed by psychologists in the 1950's. A comprehensive study of Type D personality (a Type added to the group in the 1990's), its relationship to heart disease, and the findings will no doubt be disappointing to those in that group. This will make them really grumpy.